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Fu, L., Thakali, L., Usman, T., and Kwon, T. J. (2014). Application of WRM Performance Models for Evaluating the Implications of Varying Service Standards. Final Report submitted to Ontario Ministry of Transportation.

Fu, L., Thakali, L., Usman, T., and Kwon, T. J. (2014). Application of WRM Performance Models for Evaluating the Implications of Varying Service Standards. Final Report submitted to Ontario Ministry of Transportation. Abstract This report describes the result of a study aiming at illustrating how models of winter road maintenance (WRM) performance measures can be applied to investigate the implications of different winter road maintenance level of service (LOS) standards …Read More

Hossain, S. M. K., & Fu, L.(2014). Optimal Snow and Ice Control for Parking Lots and Sidewalks. Funding Sources: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC); Landscape Ontario, Milton, Ontario; Snow and Ice Management Association (SIMA) USA;The Region of Waterloo; Toronto Region and Conservation Authority (TRCA).

Hossain, S. M. K., & Fu, L. (2014). Optimal Snow and Ice Control for Parking Lots and Sidewalks. Funding Sources: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC); Landscape Ontario, Milton, Ontario; Snow and Ice Management Association (SIMA) USA; The Region of Waterloo; Toronto Region and Conservation Authority (TRCA).                                    Executive Summary Snow and …Read More

Hossain, S. M. K., Fu, L., & Hosseini, F. (2014). Evaluation of Organic Liquid Salts for Transportation Facilities. Funding Sources: Toronto Region and Conservation Authority (TRCA), Toronto, Ontario and MITACS

Hossain, S. M. K., Fu, L., Hosseini, F. (2014). Evaluation of Organic Liquid Salts for Transportation Facilities. Funding Sources: Toronto Region and Conservation Authority (TRCA), Toronto, Ontario, and MITACS Project Objectives: The overall objective of the proposed research is to review and summarize the current snow melting methods, materials, and their environmental impacts/benefits, compiling effectiveness of current and emerging organic anti-icing products in the context of snow and ice controls …Read More

Omer, R., Fu, L.,Hossain, S. M. K., Muresan, M., & Hosseini, F.(2013). Evaluation and Optimization of Winter Snow and Ice Control Operations for Railway Platforms. Funding Source: GO Transit, Metrolinx, Toronto, Ontario

Omer, R., Fu, L.,Hossain, S. M. K., Muresan, M., Hosseini, F.(2013). Evaluation and Optimization of Winter Snow and Ice Control Operations for Railway Platforms. Funding Source: GO Transit, Metrolinx, Toronto, Ontario Executive Summary Every winter season, significant quantities of salts are applied to railway platforms and transit stations to keep them free of snow and ice at all times and minimize slip and fall incidents. The application of excessive amount …Read More

Kwon, T. J., Fu, L., & Perchanok, M.S. (2013). Performance Benchmarking of RWIS Pavement Temperature Forecasts. Proceedings of the 92nd Annual TRB conference, Washington D.C., Jan 13-17.

Kwon, T. J., Fu, L., & Perchanok, M.S (2013). “Performance Benchmarking of RWIS Pavement Temperature Forecasts”, Proceedings of the 92nd Annual TRB conference, Washington D.C., Jan 13-17. Abstract This paper describes a study focusing on performance evaluation of RWIS pavement temperature forecasts. To identify the factors influencing the accuracy of forecasts, five research hypotheses were constructed that RWIS forecasting accuracy would be affected by climatic patterns (e.g., maritime, continental, and …Read More

Fu, L. & R. Sooklall, M. (2006). Effectiveness of Alternative Chemicals for Snow Removal on Highways, Final Report submitted to Ministry of Transportation Ontario, Department of Civil Engineering.

Fu, L. and R. Sooklall, M. (2006). Effectiveness of Alternative Chemicals for Snow Removal on Highways, Final Report submitted to Ministry of Transportation Ontario, Department of Civil Engineering.

Fu, L., L. Miranda Moreno, Q. Ali Shah, C. & Lee, E. (2005). Effects of Winter Weather and Maintenance Treatments on Highway Safety, Final Report submitted to Ministry of Transportation Ontario, Department of Civil Engineering.

Fu, L., L. Miranda Moreno, Q. Ali Shah, C. Lee, E. (2005). Effects of Winter Weather and Maintenance Treatments on Highway Safety, Final Report submitted to Ministry of Transportation Ontario, Department of Civil Engineering.

Fu, L, J. Henderson, & B. Hellinga. (2003). Inventory of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Projects in Canada, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Waterloo, June, 2003. (project funded by ITS Canada)

Fu, L, J. Henderson, and B. Hellinga. (2003). Inventory of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Projects in Canada, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Waterloo, June, 2003. (project funded by ITS Canada)

Saccomanno, L. Fu, C. Ren & L. Miranda (2003). Identifying Highway-railway Grade Crossing Blackspots: Phase 1, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Waterloo, Oct. 2003 (project funded by Transport Canada)

Saccomanno, L. Fu, C. Ren and L. Miranda (2003). Identifying Highway-railway Grade Crossing Blackspots: Phase 1, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Waterloo, Oct. 2003 (project funded by Transport Canada)