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Joseph Crabtree

Director of Kentucky Transportation Center, Adjunct Assistant Professor

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Appointments

Director, Kentucky Transportation Center, University of Kentucky; 2010-present

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Kentucky; 2005-present

Program Manager, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Kentucky Transportation Center, University of Kentucky; 1997-2010

Operations Manager and Associate Director for Advantage I-75 Operational Test Project, Kentucky Transportation Center, University of Kentucky; 1994-1997

Program Manager, Policy and Impact Analysis, Kentucky Transportation Center, University of Kentucky; 1992-1994

Production Supervisor & Maintenance Manager, Mobil Chemical Company, Jacksonville and Frankfort, IL; 1987-1992

Nuclear Propulsion Officer, U.S. Navy; 1983-1987

Transportation Research Engineer, Traffic and Safety Section, Kentucky Transportation Research Program, University of Kentucky; 1979-1983


Education

Ph.D., Department of Civil Engineering, University of Kentucky; 2010

M.S., Department of Civil Engineering, University of Kentucky; 1979

B.S., Department of Civil Engineering, University of Kentucky; 1978


Publications

  • Crabtree, J.D., and Stamatiadis, N.; “Using Dedicated Short-Range Communications (DSRC) Technology for Freeway Incident Detection: A Performance Assessment Based on Traffic Simulation Data;” Transportation Research Board; Transportation Research Record 2000; 2007.
  • Crabtree, J.D., and Walton, J.R.; “Developing a Statewide ITS Strategic Plan, Business Plan, and Architecture: The Kentucky Experience;” Selected for Presentation and Publication at the Ninth World Congress on Intelligent Transportation Systems; October 14-17, 2002.
  • Crabtree, J.D.; “Model MACS: A State-Developed System for Electronic Screening of Commercial Vehicles;” Selected for Presentation and Publication at Intelligent Transportation Society of America’s Eleventh Annual Meeting and Exposition; June 4-7, 2001; Also Selected for Presentation and Publication at the Eighth World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems; September 30 – October 4, 2001.
  • Walton, J.R., and Crabtree, J.D.; “Remote Monitoring: An Innovative Approach to Monitoring Commercial Vehicles;” Selected for Presentation and Publication at Intelligent Transportation Society of America’s Eleventh Annual Meeting and Exposition; June 4-7, 2001; Also Selected for Presentation and Publication at the Eighth World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems; September 30 – October 4, 2001.
  • Walton, J.R. and Crabtree, J.D.; “A Needs Assessment and Technology Evaluation for Roadside Identification of Commercial Vehicles”; Conference Proceedings; Intelligent Transportation Society of America’s Tenth Annual Meeting and Exposition; May 2000.
  • Crabtree, J.D.; “ITS/CVO in the New Millenium: The Opportunity to Revolutionize Commercial Vehicle Administration and Enforcement;” Conference Proceedings; Institute of Transportation Engineers 2000 Conference on Transportation Operations: Moving into the 21st Century; April 2000.
  • Walton, J.R. and Crabtree, J.D.; “A Needs Assessment and Technology Evaluation for Roadside Identification of Commercial Vehicles”; Society of Automotive Engineers; SAE Technical Paper #1999-01-3726; November 1999.
  • Crabtree, Joe; “Advantage I-75 Prepares to Cut Ribbon on Electronic Clearance”; Public Roads; US Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration; Vol. 59, No. 2; Autumn 1995.
  • Crabtree, J.D. and Deacon, J.A.; “Highway Sizing”; Transportation Research Board; Transportation Research Record 869; 1982.
  • Crabtree, J.D. and Pigman, J.G.; “Opportunities for Small-Car Parking” (Abridgement); Transportation Research Board; Transportation Research Record 845; 1982.


Research Interests

Intelligent Transportation Systems

  • Commercial Vehicle Monitoring and Enforcement Technologies
  • Dedicated Short Range Communications

Research Program Management

  • Implementation of Research Findings
  • Research Performance Measures

Transportation and Quality of Life

  • Transportation Policy and Public Health
  • Equity of Access to Transportation Services