Research Projects Page

Completed Research Reports

The reports posted on this page are from research projects in which MDOT SHA was the primary sponsor and State Planning and Research (SPR) Part 2 funds were utilized. Electronic copies of research reports completed since 2000 are available. Final reports are organized by subject area and can be downloaded in PDF format.

Click on a subject area to access a list of published reports for that topic. If you are unsure which subject area a specific report is filed under please use the search tool below.

For information on reports provided on this page, contact the Research Division at

Research Request for Proposals

The MDOT SHA conducts an annual request for proposals based on priority research topics. If you are a researcher at a Maryland Institution of Higher Education in Civil Engineering or another transportation related field and would like to be added to the distribution list, please email your name, title, university affiliation, and email address to  

The e-mail account is staffed Monday–Friday 7:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m. You can expect a response within one business day.

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Project TitleProject NoReportsReport Date
GUidelines for Proposals_May2022 Final Report [PDF - 1479 KB]5/3/2022
SHA_RFPtemplate5.3.2022 Final Report [PDF - 773 KB]5/3/2022
Evaluating the Effect of Complete Streets on Mode Choice, A Case Study in the Baltimore-Washington AreaSHAUM5-25Summary [PDF - 269 KB]10/31/2021
FY 22 RFP Response-to-Questions Summary [PDF - 194 KB]9/13/2021
Guidelines for Proposals Summary [PDF - 462 KB]8/24/2021
Guidelines for Preparing Research Reports Final Report [PDF - 221 KB]6/2/2020
FY 22 Research Proposal Template Summary [PDF - 214 KB]8/24/2019
FY2018 Research Annual Report Summary [PDF - 689 KB]3/29/2019
Quarterly Progress Report Template Final Report [PDF - 83 KB]4/4/2018
End-of-Project Check List Summary [PDF - 116 KB]6/8/2015