Deo Chimba

Professor
Civil and Architectural Engineering

Dr. Deo Chimba is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering at Tennessee State University. He is a registered Professional Engineer in three states Tennessee, Florida and Ohio. He is also a registered Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE). He received his undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering from University of Dar es Salaam in 2002, Master's of Science in Civil Engineering from Florida State University in 2004 and Ph.D. in Transportation Engineering from University of Miami in 2008 . Prior to joining Tennessee State University, Dr. Chimba worked for four years as a Transportation Engineer with Stanley Consultants, Inc. located in West Palm Beach, Florida. His research interest include highway safety, traffic analysis, traffic forecasting and demand modeling, traffic simulation, public /transit transportation, bicycle and pedestrian studies and application of statistics in transportation and civil engineering. He has published quality papers in peer-review Journals or conference proceeding using advanced statistical modeling techniques for highway safety, traffic analysis, transportation planning and traffic flow studies . He has secured funding from TDOT, DHS, and others for research and educational innovations.

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Office: 108 F Torrence Hall
Phone: 615-963-5430 
Email: dchimba@tnstate.edu  
www.tnstate.edu/faculty/dchimba
www.tnstate.edu/eri/faculty.aspx

EDUCATION

  • University of Miami (UM), May 2008
  • Florida State University (FSU), December 2004
  • University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM), June 2002

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

  • Associate Professor: Tennessee State University, August 2015-Present
  • Assistant Professor: Tennessee State University, Jan 2010-July 2015
  • Transportation Engineer: Stanley Consultants, Feb 2006–Dec 2009
  • Teaching/Research Assistant: University of Miami, Miami, Jan 2005–Feb 2006
  • Research Assistant: Florida State University, Jan 2003–Dec 2004

PROFESSIONAL LICENSES AND AFFILIATIONS

  • Registered Professional Engineer in Tennessee, Florida and Ohio
  • Registered Professional Traffic Operations Engineer
  • National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying
  • Member of Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Highway Safety Analysis
  • Traffic Operations and Analysis, Simulation, Bicycle, and Pedestrian Studies
  • Application of Statistics in Transportation
  • Public /Transit Transportation
  • Traffic Demand Forecasting and Modeling
  • Emerging Technologies in Transportation Engineering
  • Land Use Growth Management

TEACHING COURSES
Undergraduate

Course#

Course Number

Course Name

CVEN

3200

Transportation Engineering

CVEN

4320

Highway Engineering

CVEN

4090

Traffic Engineering

CVEN

4050

Transportation Modeling

CVEN

3130

Soil Mechanics

CVEN

3131

Soil Mechanics Lab

CVEN

3120

Mechanics of Materials

ENGR

2110

Statics

Graduate

Course#

Course Number

Course Name

CVEN

5090

Advanced Traffic Engineering

CVEN

5500

Advanced Geometric Design of Highways

CVEN

5100

Pavement Design

CVEN

5660

Highway Safety Engineering

CVEN

5050

Transportation Modeling

CVEN

5640

Transportation System Evaluation Procedures

RESEARCH GRANTS

  1. Deo Chimba (PI) : Evaluation of Transit Priority Treatments in Tennessee . Funded by the US Department of Transportation (USDOT), (Consortium led by Western Michigan University, WMU), 09/01/2017 to 6/30/2019. Amount $64,205.

  2. Deo Chimba (PI) : Simulating the Impact of Traffic Calming Strategies . Funded by the US Department of Transportation (USDOT), (Consortium led by Western Michigan University, WMU), 09/01/2017 to 6/30/2019. Amount $64,205.

  3. Deo Chimba (PI) : Impact of Access Management Practices to Pedestrian and Bicycle Operations . Funded by the US Department of Transportation (USDOT), (Consortium led by Western Michigan University, WMU), 09/30/2016 to 12/31/2017. Amount $80,000.

  4. Deo Chimba (PI) : Impact of Access Management Practices to Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety . Funded by the US Department of Transportation (USDOT), (Consortium led by Western Michigan University, WMU), 09/30/2015 to 03/31/2017. Amount $74,560.

  5. Deo Chimba (PI) : Development of Decision Support Tools to Assess Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety . Funded by the US Department of Transportation (USDOT), (Consortium led by Western Michigan University, WMU), 07/01/2014 to 06/30/2016. Amount $89,028.

  6. Deo Chimba (PI) : Transportation Research Center for Livable Communities RITA Tier 1 University Transportation Center . Funded by the US Department of Transportation (USDOT), (Consortium led by Western Michigan University, WMU), October 01, 2013 to September 30, 2018. TSU portion, $372,000.

  7. Deo Chimba (PI) : Evaluating Freight Intermodal Connectors (FICs) in Tennessee . Funded by the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), 8/01/2016 to 02/01/2019. TSU portion $214,935.

  8. Deo Chimba (PI) : Highway Safety Manual, Safety Performance Functions (SPF) & Roadway Calibration Factors . Research collaborating with UTK (lead), Funded by the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), 10/01/2015 to 03/31/2019. TSU portion $113,431.

  9. Deo Chimba (PI) : High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Detection System Testing. Funded by the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), 10/01/2015 to 03/31/2018. Amount $157,937.

  10. Deo Chimba (PI) : Establishing Traffic Enforcement Performance Evaluation Standards for Tennessee . Funded by the Governors Highway Safety Office (GHSO), Sharmila Patel (Project Manager), 10/01/2014 to 9/30/ 2015. Amount $33,494.

  11. Deo Chimba (PI) : Guidance for Site Selection, Safety Effectiveness Evaluation, and Crash Modification Factors of Median Cable Barriers in Tennessee. Funded by the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), Brian Hurst (Project Manager), August 01, 2011 to July 31, 2018. Amount $105,000.

  12. Deo Chimba (TSU-PI) : Retrace Pavement Marking Retroreflectivity levels in Tennessee Highways . In Collaboration with University of Tennessee Chattanooga (UTC), Funded by the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), Jerry Hatcher (Project Manager), August 15, 2013 to July 31, 2018. TSU Portion $78,360.

  13. Deo Chimba (PI) : Statistical Assessment of the Impact of Disabled and Abandoned Vehicle Incidents on Tennessee Highways. Funded by TDOT, Gary Ogletree (Project Manager), 8/2011 to July 31, 2018. Amount $70,000.

  14. Deo Chimba (PI) : Statewide Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety Analysis and Safety Investment Policy. Funded by the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), Jessica Wilson (Project Manager), August 01, 2011 to July 31, 2013. Amount $43,200.

  15. Deo Chimba (PI) : Safety Effectiveness Evaluation of the Cable Rail Systems in Tennessee—Phase 2. Funded by the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), Steve Allen (Project Manager), 12/14/2011 to December 13, 2014. Amount $35,000.

  16. Deo Chimba (PI) : Safety Effectiveness Evaluation of the Cable Rail Systems in Tennessee—Phase 1. Funded by the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), Steve Allen (Project Manager), 12/14/2010 to December 13, 2011. Amount $25,000.

  17. Sachin Shetty (PI), Deo Chimba (Co-PI) : HS-STEM for Undergraduates: Preparing Minority Scholars in Protection of Digital and Transportation Infrastructure through Vertical Integration of Concepts, Laboratory Experiences and Research Training . Funded by the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), 9/2011 to August, 2015. Amount $500,000.

  18. Deo Chimba (PI) : TSU Faculty Development Fund. Funded by the Tennessee State University, May, 2010. $1,000.

PUBLICATIONS IN PEER-REVIEWED TECHNICAL JOURNALS

  1. Wali, B., Khattak, A. J., Waters, J., Chimba, D. , & Li, X. (2018). Development of Safety Performance Functions: Incorporating Unobserved Heterogeneity and Functional Form Analysis. Transportation Research Record, 0361198118767409.

  2. Chimba, D ., Musinguzi, A., and Kidando, E. Associating pedestrian crashes with demographic and socioeconomic factors. Journal of Case Studies on Transport Policy. Volume 6, Issue 1, Pages 11-16, 2018.

  3. Chimba, D ., Kidando, E., and Onyango, M. Evaluating the Service Life of Thermoplastic Pavement Markings, a Stochastic Approach . ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part B Pavements, Vol. 144, Issue 3, 2018.

  4. Mulokozi, E., Teng, H., Kwigizile, V., and Chimba, D. Modeling Dynamics of Vehicle-Based Performance Measures of High-Occupancy Vehicle and General-Purpose Traffic Systems. Journal of Transportation Engineering, Part A: Systems ; Volume 144 Issue 2 – 2018.

  5. Chimba D ., Ruhazwe E., Allen S., and Waters J. “Digesting the Safety Effectiveness of Cable Barrier Systems by Numbers”. Journal of Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice Volume 95, January 2017 , pp 227–237 .

  6. Angel, M., Sando T., Chimba D ., and Kwigizile V. Effect of Rain on Traffic Operations on Florida Freeways. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board (TRR), No 2440, 2014, pp 51-59.

  7. Chimba D. Proactive Approaches to Audit Pedestrian Safety Locations, A Model for Developing Countries. Pan African Conference on Science, Computing and Telecommunications (PACT). IEEE Xplore, pp 160-165; 2014. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=7055123 .

  8. Mbakisya, O., Malyuta, D., Owino, J., and Chimba D. Verification of Pavement Marking Degradation Models using Eastern Tennessee Pavement Marking Retroreflectivity Data . Pan African Conference on Science, Computing and Telecommunications (PACT) . IEEE Xplore, pp 56-61; 2014. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=7055137 .

  9. Kwigizile V., Sando T., and Chimba D . Understanding the role of Alcohol and Drugs on Bicyclists Injury Severity. Advances in Transportation Studies Journal . Section A 34, 2014, pp 43-54

  10. Chimba D ., and Kutela, B. Scanning secondary derived crashes from disabled and abandoned vehicle incidents on uninterrupted flow highways. Journal of Safety Research , Vol 50, pp 109–116, 2014.

  11. Chimba D ., Kutela, B., Ogletree, G., Horne, F., and Tugwell, M. The Impact of Abandoned and Disabled Vehicles to Freeway Incident Durations. ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, Vol 140 Issue 3, 2014, 04013013.

  12. Chimba D ., Sando T., Kwigizile V., and Kutela B. “ Modeling School Bus Crashes Using Zero Inflated Model ”. Journal of Transportation Statistics V10, N1 2014 , ISSN 1094-8848.

  13. Chimba D ., Emaasit, D., Allen, S., Hurst, B., and Nelson, M. Factors affecting Median Cable Barrier Crash Frequency: New Insights . Journal of Transportation Safety and Security (Taylor and Francis) , Vol. 6, 2014, pp 62-77.

  14. Mergia, W, Y., Eustace, D., Chimba, D ., and Qumsiyeh , M. “ Exploring Factors Contributing to Injury Severity at Freeway Merging and Diverging Locations in Ohio ”. Accident Analysis & Prevention (ELSEVIER), Volume 55, 2013, pp 202-210

  15. Chimba, D ., Emaasit D., and Kutela, B. Likelihood Parameterization of Bicycle Crash Injury Severities. Journal of Transportation Technologies , Vol. 2 No. 3, 2012, pp 213-219.

  16. Chimba, D ., Emaasit D., and Kutela, B. Integrating Origin-Destination Survey and Stochastic User Equilibrium: A Case Study for Route Relocation . Journal of Transportation Technologies , Vol. 2 No. 4, 2012, pp 297-304.

  17. Chimba, D and Mbakisye, O. “Optimization of Short-Term “On-Street Park-Pay License Plate Surveying”, ASCE Journal of Infrastructure System, 18(3), 2012; pp 194-201.

  18. Kwigizile V., Sando T., and Chimba D . Inconsistencies of Ordered and Unordered Probability Models for Pedestrian Injury Severity. Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board (TRR), No 2264, 2011, pp 110-118

  19. Chimba, D and Lan, C-J. Capacity-constrained traffic forecasting model. Journal of Transportation Planning and Technology (Taylor Francis) , Vol 34 (6), 2011, pp 529-545

  20. Chimba, D . Fee Model for Offsetting Impact of Land Use Developments to Travel Delay. Advances in Transportation Studies an international Journal . Section A 24, 2011, pp 45-57

  21. Sando, T . , Chimba, D ., Kwigizile, V, and Walker H. “Safety Analysis of Continuous Green through Lane Intersections. Journal of Transportation Research Forum, Vol50 (1), 2011, pp 5-17

  22. Kwigizile V., Chimba D ., and Sando T. A Cross-Nested Logit Model for Trip Type-Mode Choice: Application. Advances in Transportation Studies Journal . Section A 23, 2011, pp 29-40

  23. Chimba D ., Sando T., and Kwigizile V. “ Effect of Bus Sizes and Operations to Crash Occurrences ”. Accident Analysis & Prevention Vol 42, Issue 6, 2010, pp 2063-2067

  24. Chimba, D ., and Sando, T. “Multinomial Probability Assessment of Motorcycle Injury Severities", Advances in Transportation Studies Journal Section B 21, 2010, pp 73-81

  25. Chimba, D ., and Sando T. “The prediction of highway traffic accident injury severity with neuromorphic techniques”. Advances in Transportation Studies an international Journal , Section A 19, 2009, pp. 17-26.

  26. Chimba, D ., Vargas, F., and Penn, M. “Multinomial Modeling of Purpose Driven Trips,” Transportation Land Use, Planning and Air Quality. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) , 2007, pp 64-78.

  27. Mussa, R., and Chimba, D . “Analysis of Crashes Occurring on Florida Six-Lane Roadways”, Advances in Transportation Studies an international Journal Section B 8, 2006, pp 43-56.

PUBLICATIONS IN PEER-REVIEWED FULL-PAPER REFEREED PROCEEDINGS

  1. Darren, E., Chimba, D and Ikiriko, S. Analyzing Factors Impacting Transit Bus Travel Time. Published in the Proceedings of 98 th Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting, 2019. # 19-00065.

  2. Dante, F., Chimba, D and Ruhazwe, E. Evaluating the Impact Responses of Median Cable Barriers. Published in the Proceedings of 98 th Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting, 2019. # 19-00130.

  3. Jonga, T., Chimba, D . Vehicle Emissions on Intersections along first-last mile Freight Intermodal Connectors. Published in the Proceedings of 98 th Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting, 2019. # 19-00283.

  4. Brionne, H., Chimba, D . Clustering the Effects of Traffic Control type, functional class and spatial distributions to intersection traffic safety. Published in the Proceedings of 98 th Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting, 2019. # 19-00124.

  5. Mbuya, C., Chimba, D and Ikiriko, S. Capacity Impact Assessment of Traffic Calming Measures on Residential Roads. Published in the Proceedings of 98 th Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting, 2019. # 19-00222.

  6. Ikiriko, S., Chimba, D and Mbuya, C. Impact of Transit Signal Priority on Isolated Intersection Operations: A Microscopic Simulation Evaluation. Published in the Proceedings of 98 th Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting, 2019. # 19-02415.

  7. Chimba, D., Masindoki, E., and Langford, C. Safety Evaluation of Freight Intermodal Connectors in Tennessee. Published in the Proceedings of 98 th Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting, 2019. # 19-00083.

  8. Chimba, D ., Soloka, K., Camp, J., Freeze, B., and Oldham, J. Assessing HOV Lanes Utilization and Occupancy Rates. Published in the Proceedings of 98 th Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting, 2019. # 19-00077.

  9. Chimba, D., Wambura, C., Khattak, A., Wali, B and Waters, J. Comparing HSM Calibrated and Local Developed SPFs for Rural Two Way Intersections. Published in the Proceedings of 98 th Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting, 2019. # 19-00228.

  10. Xiaoming Li., Chimba, D and Emmanuel Masindoki. The Economic and Societal Impact of Motor Vehicle Crashes on Freight Intermodal Connectors in Tennessee: A Risk Management Approach. Published in the Proceedings of Transportation Research Board ( TRB) Annual Meeting , 2018. # 18-00881

  11. Kidando, E., and Chimba, D . Pavement Marking Retroreflectivity Service life: Comparing Regression and Artificial Neural Networks Predictions. Published in the Proceedings of Transportation Research Board ( TRB) Annual Meeting , 2018. # 18-04181

  12. Behram Wali, Asad J. Khattak, Jim Waters, Deo Chimba and Xiaobing Li. Development of Safety Performance Functions for Tennessee: Unobserved Heterogeneity & Functional Form Analysis. Published in the Proceedings of Transportation Research Board ( TRB) Annual Meeting , 2018. # 18-00065.

  13. Alexis Walton., Henry Ajieh and Chimba, D . Correlating Access Management Features to Pedestrian Crashes. Published in the Proceedings of TRB Annual Meeting , 2018. # 18-00222.

  14. Amber Bryant and Chimba, D . Crash Modification Factors for Median Cable Barriers in Tennessee . Published in the Proceedings of TRB Annual Meeting , 2018. # 18-00225.

  15. Dewayne Danner and Chimba, D . Microsimulation of University Campus Evacuation Challenges: A Case Study. Published in the Proceedings of Transportation Research Board ( TRB) Annual Meeting , 2018. # 18-00226.

  16. Kidando, E., Ren Moses, Angela E Kitali, Thobias Sando and Chimba, D . Exploring the Influence of Rainfall on a Stochastic Evolution of Traffic Conditions. Published in the Proceedings of Transportation Research Board ( TRB) Annual Meeting , 2018. # 17-06187

  17. Chimba, D ., Guifeng, S., Kidando, E., Hager, K., and Patel S. Funding Allocation Criteria for Local Traffic Safety Enforcement Agencies . Published in the Proceedings of Transportation Research Board ( TRB) Annual Meeting , 2017. # 17-00493.

  18. Kidando, E., Chimba, D ., and Onyango, M. A Stochastic Model to Evaluate Service Life of Thermoplastic Pavement Markings. Published in the Proceedings of Transportation Research Board ( TRB) Annual Meeting , 2017. # 17-00409

  19. Burks, R., Soloka, E., and Chimba, D . Digesting Factors Influencing Construction, Maintenance and Utility Work Zone Traffic Injury Severities. Published in the Proceedings of Transportation Research Board ( TRB) Annual Meeting , 2017. # 17-01449

  20. Machumu, K., Sando, T., Mtoi, E., Chimba, D ., and Kwigizile, V. Effect of Managed Lanes Route Decision Distance to Traffic Flow. Published in the Proceedings of Transportation Research Board ( TRB) Annual Meeting , 2017. # 17-00178.

  21. Chimba, D ., and Musinguzi, A. Development of Decision Support Tools to Assess Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety: Focus on Population, Demographic and Socio-economic Spectra . P resented at the TRB 10 th University Transportation Centers Spotlight Conference is Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety in Washington DC, December 2016.

  22. Chimba, D . Proportionate Share to Counter the Transportation Impacts of Land Use Developments. Presented at the 17 th International Academy of African Business and Development Conference (IAABD).

  23. Kidando, E., and Chimba, D . Probabilistic Forecasting of Service Life of Thermoplastic Pavement Markings. Published in the Proceedings of TRB Meeting , 2016. Paper # 16-2167.

  24. Walter, N., Jiles, S., Kidando, E., and Chimba, D . Survival analysis and Modeling of Debris Related Incidents. Published in the Proceedings of Transportation Research Board ( TRB) Annual Meeting , 2016. Paper # 16-1951.

  25. Robinson, T., Chimba D ., and Kidando, E. Utilizing Bicycle Level of Service and Latent Demand Score for Small-City Bicycle Route Planning. Published in the Proceedings of Transportation Research Board ( TRB) Annual Meeting , 2015. Paper # 15-2174.

  26. Chimba D ., Emaasit, D., Cherry, C., and Pannell, Z. Patterning Demographic and Socioeconomic Characteristics Affecting Pedestrian and Bicycle Crash . Published in the Proceedings of Transportation Research Board ( TRB) Annual Meeting , 2014. # 14-0600

  27. Chimba D ., Kutela, B., Ogletree, G., Horne, F., and Tugwell, M. Disabled and Abandoned Vehicle Incidents Governing Laws, Literature and Survey from Different States. Published in the Proceedings of Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting , 2014. Paper # 14-0023

  28. Browder, K., Chimba D ., and Boykin, A. A Case Study of Near Downtown University Campus Parking Problems. Published in the Proceedings of Transportation Research Board ( TRB) Annual Meeting , 2014. Paper # 14-0146

  29. Angel, M., Sando T., Chimba D ., and Kwigizile V. Effect of Rain on Traffic Operations on Florida Freeways. Published in the Proceedings of Transportation Research Board ( TRB) Annual Meeting , 2014. Paper # 14-5258

  30. Chimba D ., Emaasit, D., Allen, S., Hurst, B., and Nelson, M. Safety Effectiveness Evaluation of the Cable Rail Systems In Tennessee. Published in the Proceedings of Transportation Research Board ( TRB) Annual Meeting , 2013. Paper # 13-0528

  31. Chimba D ., Kutela, B., Ogletree, G., Horne, F., and Hallavant, R. The Impact of Abandoned and Disabled Vehicles to Freeway Incident Durations. Published in the Proceedings of Transportation Research Board ( TRB) Annual Meeting , 2013. Paper # 13-1065

  32. Emaasit, D., Chimba D ., Cherry, C., and Wilson, J. A Methodology to Identify Factors associated with Pedestrian High Crash Clusters Using GIS Local Spatial Autocorrelation. in the Proceedings of Transportation Research Board ( TRB) Annual Meeting , 2013. # 13-0634

  33. Chimba D ., and Kutela, B., Sando T., and Kwigizile V. Paralleling the Influence of Unscheduled and Scheduled Roadwork Characteristics to Traffic Incident Durations. Published in the Proceedings of Transportation Research Board ( TRB) Annual Meeting , 2013. Paper # 13-0637

  34. Kiara, M., and Chimba D . Comparative Analysis of Factors Affecting Transit Bus Crashes and General Traffic Crashes. Published in the Proceedings of Transportation Research Board ( TRB) Annual Meeting , 2013. Paper # 13-0109

  35. Sando T., Angel, M., Wesley, M., Chimba D ., and Kwigizile V. Operational Analysis of “Sharrows” on Roadways with Narrow Lane Widths. Published in the Proceedings of Transportation Research Board ( TRB) Annual Meeting , 2013. Paper # 13-2507

  36. Kwigizile V., Sando T., and Chimba D . Modeling Bicyclist Injury Severity: A Focus on the Impact of Alcohol and Drug Use . Published in the Proceedings of Transportation Research Board ( TRB) Annual Meeting , 2012. Paper # 12-0057

  37. Sando T., Chimba D ., and Kwigizile V. Operational analysis of interaction between vehicles and bicyclists on wide curb lane facilities. Published in the Proceedings of Transportation Research Board ( TRB) annual Meeting, 2011. Paper # 11-0087

  38. Kwigizile V., Sando T., and Chimba D . Implications of the Approaches for Modeling Pedestrian Injury Severity. Published in the Proceedings of Transportation Research Board ( TRB) Annual Meeting , 2011. Paper # 11-0038

  39. Chimba, D . “ Special Safety Mitigation Fee for Land Use Growth Management ". In the Proceedings of 2010 ITE Technical Conference, Section Savannah, GA, March 2010.

  40. Chimba D ., Sando T., and Kwigizile V. “Synchronizing Roadway and Traffic Operations Influencing Bus Crashes”. Published in the Proceedings of Transportation Research Board ( TRB) Annual Meeting, 2010 . Paper # 10-0527

  41. Sando T., Chimba D ., and Moses R. “The Influence of Narrower Lanes on Bus Sideswipe Crashes”, In the Proceedings of TRB, Annual Meeting, 2010 . Paper # 10-1577

  42. Sando T., Chimba D ., and Kwigizile V. “Safety Analysis of Continuous Green through Lane Intersections”. Published in the Proceedings of Transportation Research Board ( TRB) , Annual Meeting, 2010 . Paper # 10-1567

  43. Chimba, D ., Lan C., and Freddie V. “Traffic Growth Projection for Traffic Impact Studies", In the Proceedings of TRB, Annual Meeting, 2009 . Paper # 09-0843

  44. Chimba, D ., and Freddie V. Simplified Approach for Small Scale Traffic Projection. Published in the Proceedings of Transportation Research Board , 2008 . Paper # 08-0536

  45. Chimba, D ., and Lan C. “Evaluation of Motorcycle Crash Injury Severities by using Multinomial Models,” Published in the Proceedings of Transportation Research Board ( TRB) Annual Meeting, 2006, Washington DC. Paper # 06-1194

  46. Jibing, L., and Chimba D. "A Supplement to Advance Guide Sign Placement Guideline in MUTCD," In the Proceedings of TRB Annual Meeting, 2006 . Paper #06-2885

  47. Chimba D . "Sensitivity Analysis on Traffic Crash Prediction Models by Using STATA". In Proceedings of North American Stata Conference, Boston, MA, 2004

  48. Sando, T ., Chimba, D. and Mussa, R.  Macro Analysis of Statewide Interstate System Crash Data - GIS Approach.  Paper presented at the 30th International Traffic Records Forum . Nashville, Tennessee, July 2004.

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

  1. Robinson, T., Chimba D., and Kidando, E. Utilizing Bicycle Level of Service and Latent Demand Score for Small-City Bicycle Route Planning. Published in the Proceedings of Transportation Research Board ( TRB) Annual Meeting, 2015. Paper # 15-2174.
  2. Chimba, D ., Emaasit, D., Cherry, C., and Pannell, Z. Patterning Demographic and Socioeconomic Characteristics Affecting Pedestrian and Bicycle Crash. Presented at Transportation Research Board (TRB) 2014 Annual Meeting. # 14-0600
  3. Chimba, D ., Kutela, B., Ogletree, G., Horne, F., and Tugwell, M. Disabled and Abandoned Vehicle Incidents Governing Laws, Literature and Survey from Different States. Presented at Transportation Research Board 2014 Annual Meeting. Paper # 14-0023Browder, K.,
  4. Chimba, D ., and Boykin, A. A Case Study of Near Downtown University Campus Parking Problems. Presented at Transportation Research Board (TRB) 2014 Annual Meeting. Paper # 14-0146
  5. Angel, M., Sando T., Chimba, D ., and Kwigizile V. Effect of Rain on Traffic Operations on Florida Freeways. Presented at Transportation Research Board (TRB) 2014 Annual Meeting. Paper # 14-5258
  6. Chimba, D ., Emaasit, D., Allen, S., Hurst, B., and Nelson, M. Safety Effectiveness Evaluation Of The Cable Rail Systems In Tennessee. Presented at Transportation Research Board 2013 Annual Meeting. Paper # 13-0528
  7. Chimba, D ., Kutela, B., Ogletree, G., Horne, F., and Hallavant, R. The Impact of Abandoned and Disabled Vehicles to Freeway Incident Durations. Presented at Transportation Research Board 2013 Annual Meeting. Paper # 13-1065
  8. Emaasit, D., Chimba, D ., Cherry, C., and Wilson, J. A Methodology to Identify Factors associated with Pedestrian High Crash Clusters Using GIS Local Spatial Autocorrelation. Presented at TRB 2013 Annual Meeting. # 13-0634
  9. Chimba, D ., and Kutela, B., Sando T., and Kwigizile V. Paralleling the Influence of Unscheduled and Scheduled Roadwork Characteristics to Traffic Incident Durations. Presented at TRB 2013 Annual Meeting. Paper # 13-0637
  10. Kiara, M., and Chimba, D . Comparative Analysis of Factors Affecting Transit Bus Crashes and General Traffic Crashes. Presented at Transportation Research Board 2013 Annual Meeting. Paper # 13-0109
  11. Sando T., Angel, M., Wesley, M., Chimba, D ., and Kwigizile V. Operational Analysis of "Sharrows" on Roadways with Narrow Lane Widths. Presented at Transportation Research Board 2013 Annual Meeting. Paper # 13-2507
  12. Sando T., Chimba, D ., and Kwigizile V. Operational analysis of interaction between vehicles and bicyclists on wide curb lane facilities. Presented at Transportation Research Board 2011 annual Meeting. Paper # 11-0087
  13. Kwigizile V., Sando T., and Chimba, D . Implications of the Approaches for Modeling Pedestrian Injury Severity. Presented at Transportation Research Board 2011 annual Meeting. Paper # 11-0038
  14. Chimba, D . "Special Safety Mitigation Fee for Land Use Growth Management". In the Proceedings of 2010 ITE Technical Conference and Exhibit, Section Savannah, GA, March 2010.
  15. Chimba, D ., Sando T., and Kwigizile V. "Synchronizing Roadway and Traffic Operations Influencing Bus Crashes". In the Proceedings of TRB, 89th Annual Meeting, 2010. Paper # 10-0527
  16. Sando T., Chimba, D ., and Moses R. "The Influence of Narrower Lanes on Bus Sideswipe Crashes", In the Proceedings of TRB, 89th Annual Meeting, 2010. Paper # 10-1577
  17. Sando T., Chimba, D ., and Kwigizile V. "Safety Analysis of Continuous Green through Lane Intersections". In the Proceedings of TRB, 89th Annual Meeting, 2010. Paper # 10-1567
  18. Chimba, D ., Lan C., and Freddie V. "Traffic Growth Projection for Traffic Impact Studies", In the Proceedings of TRB, 88th Annual Meeting, 2009. Paper # 09-0843
  19. Chimba, D ., and Freddie V. "Simplified Approach for Small Scale Traffic Projection". In the Proceedings of TRB, 87th Annual Meeting, 2008. Paper # 08-0536
  20. Chimba, D ., and Lan C. "Evaluation of Motorcycle Crash Injury Severities by using Multinomial Models," In the Proceedings of TRB 85th Annual Meeting 2006, Washington DC. Paper # 06-1194
  21. Jibing, L., and Chimba D . "A Supplement to Advance Guide Sign Placement Guideline in MUTCD," In the Proceedings of TRB, 85th Annual Meeting 2006. Paper #06-2885






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