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What Can Intelligent Transportation Systems Offer?

Date: 09/17/2014, 1:00pm to 2:00pmSpeaker: Professor Hesham RakhaOrganization: Virginia TechOST-R Office: Office of Research, Development and Technology (RDT) 

Abstract

The transportation sector consumes around 100 quadrillion BTUs of energy worldwide [was 96 quad in 2011 according to the IEA, and the sector is only growing], which is mostly petroleum-based products including gasoline and diesel fuels. More...

Implementation of Greenhouse Gas Reduction Strategies: the Case of California (EC)

Date: 01/18/2012, 1:00pm to 2:00pmSpeaker: Betty DeakinOrganization: University of California, BerkeleyOST-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...

Transforming Our Traffic Safety Culture - A necessary condition for Toward Zero Death

Date: 12/21/2011, 1:00pm to 2:20pmSpeaker: Nicholas WardOrganization: Montana State University, Western 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...

Characterization Of Unpaved Road Conditions Through The Use Of Remote Sensing

Date: 11/19/2014, 1:00pm to 2:00pmSpeaker: Colin BrooksOrganization: Michigan Tech Research Institute, Michigan Technological UniversityOST-R Office: University Transportation Centers (UTC) 

Abstract 

Local governments and transportation agencies have shown growing interest in a cost effective system that rapidly assesses the changeable condition of unpaved roads in their jurisdictions. With advances in...

Human-Centered Systems are not Driverless - Augmented Reality Allows Humans "In the Loop" to See and Feel the Road

Date: 11/16/2011, 1:00pm to 2:00pmSpeaker: Max DonathOrganization: University of MinnesotaOST-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...

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...