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Enabling Better Mobility Through Innovations For Mobile Devices

Date: 02/18/2015, 1:00pm to 2:00pmSpeaker: Dr. Sean J. BarbeauOrganization: University of South FloridaOST-R Office: Office of Research, Development and Technology (RDT) 

Abstract

Mobile phones are quickly reshaping our world. As of November 2014, 97 percent of US households have mobile phones, with the average household owning 5.2 connected mobile devices. Mobile app use on these devices is skyrocketing,...

Innovations in Travel Time Reliability Monitoring

Date: 10/19/2011, 1:00pm to 2:00pmSpeaker: George List, PhD, PEOrganization: North Carolina State UniversityOST-R Office: Office of Research, Development and Technology (RDT)Sponsored by: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology (OST-R), University Transportation Centers Program (UTC)DISCLAIMER: The views, opinions, findings and conclusions reflected in this presentation...

From Generation Gap to Mobility Gap: Preparing for New Transportation Policy challenges in an Aging America

Date: 09/23/2011, 1:00pm to 2:00pmSpeaker: Joseph CoughlinOrganization: Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyOST-R Office: Office of Research, Development and Technology (RDT)Sponsored by: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology (OST-R), University Transportation Centers Program (UTC)DISCLAIMER: The views, opinions, findings and conclusions reflected in this...

Challenge and Opportunities for Transit in Rural America

Date: 08/17/2011, 1:00pm to 2:00pmSpeaker: Linda K. CherringtonOrganization: Texas Transportation InstituteOST-R Office: Office of Research, Development and Technology (RDT)Sponsored by: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology (OST-R), University Transportation Centers Program (UTC)DISCLAIMER: The views, opinions, findings and conclusions reflected in this presentation...

Making Data Matter for Transportation Decision Making

Date: 07/20/2011, 1:00pm to 2:00pmSpeaker: Joseph L. SchoferOrganization: Northwestern UniversityOST-R Office: Office of Research, Development and Technology (RDT)Sponsored by: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology (OST-R), University Transportation Centers Program (UTC)DISCLAIMER: The views, opinions, findings and conclusions reflected in this presentation are the...

State of Good Repair: Can We Really Achieve It In Today's Environment?

Date: 05/18/2011, 1:00pm to 2:00pmSpeaker: Michael MeyerOrganization: Georgia Institute of TechnologyOST-R Office: Office of Positioning, Navigation and Timing & Spectrum Management (PNT) 

Abstract

Dr. Meyer briefly overviewed the transportation investments throughout the United States to keep the existing transportation system in a state of good repair. In his presentation, he mentioned that the United...

Managing During Hard Times: Lessons Learned in Transit Efficiencies and Non-Traditional Revenue Generation

Date: 04/20/2011, 1:00pm to 2:00pmSpeaker: Joel VolinskiOrganization: University of South FloridaOST-R Office: Office of Research, Development and Technology (RDT)

Abstract

This research provides information to those who plan public services, particularly public transportation and alternative forms of transportation, during times of tight budgets and declining revenues. Dozens of techniques...

Connected Motorcycle Research at VTTI and the Virginia Connected Corridors

 Date: 03/18/2015, 1:00pm to 2:00pmSpeaker: Dr. Zachary DoerzaphOrganization: Virginia Tech Transportation InstituteOST-R Office: University Transportation Centers (UTC)   

Abstract 

Research indicates that applications enabled by Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC) may lead to transformational improvements in safety for the traveling public. Although most efforts have focused on the more common for...

Reflections on Transportation Policy and Planning: Looking Back, Looking Forward

Date: 03/18/2011, 1:00pm to 2:00pmSpeaker: GenevieveOrganization: University of Southern CaliforniaOST-R Office: Office of Research, Development and Technology (RDT)Sponsored by: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology (OST-R), University Transportation Centers Program (UTC)DISCLAIMER: The views, opinions, findings and conclusions reflected in this presentation are the...

Are Adaptive Signal Control Systems a Solution to Urban Congestion?

Date: 04/15/2015, 1:00pm to 2:00pmSpeaker: Dr. Zong TianOrganization: University of Nevada RenoOST-R Office: University Transportation Centers (UTC) 

Abstract 

Adaptive traffic signal control systems are an emerging technology for urban arterial operations. This presentation focuses on the current status of adaptive traffic signal control system applications in the U.S. An overview of adaptive signal system...