Andrew P. Tarko

Professor of Civil Engineering and Director of Center for Road Safety (CRS)

Address
Purdue University
School of Civil Engineering
550 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2051
Phone (765) 494-5027
Other Phone home - (765) 463-4298
Fax (765) 494-0395
Office HAMP G175B
Education
Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1994
Ph.D., Cracow University of Technology, 1993
M.S.C.E., Cracow University of Technology, 1981
Research Interests
Highway safety, traffic flow theory, traffic engineering, and transportation systems modeling and evaluation.
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Recent Publications
  • Songchitruksa, P. and A. P. Tarko (2006). "The Extreme Value Theory Approach to Safety Estimation", Accident Analysis and Prevention, accepted for publication.
  • Figueroa, A. and A.P. Tarko (2005). "Speed Factors on Two-Lane Rural Highways in Free-Flow Conditions", Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1912, pp. 39-46.
  • Savolainen, P. and A.P. Tarko (2005). "Safety Impacts at Intersections on Curved Segments", Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1908, pp. 130-140.
  • Tarko, A.P. and R. Perez-Cartagena (2005). "Variability of Peak Hour Factor at Intersections", Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1920, pp. 125-130.
  • Perez-Cartagena, R. and A.P. Tarko (2005). "Calibration of Capacity Parameters for Signalized Intersections in Indiana", ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, pp. 904-911.
  • Tarko, A. P. and M. Kanodia (2004). "Effective and Fair Identification of Hazardous Locations", Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1897, pp. 64-70.