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UF Gatorloop Team Participates in the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition

Published: Feb 27th, 2017

Last month, the UF Gatorloop team concluded their run in the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Phase 2 competition. As one of 29 teams selected from hundreds to participate in the second […]

UFTI 2016 Annual Report Now Available!

Published: Jan 30th, 2017

The UFTI’s annual report showcases the major accomplishments, research, education and technology transfer activities from July 2015 to June 2016. To read the report Click Here.

McTrans HCS7 Released

Published: Jan 24th, 2017

Following the publication and review of the 6th Edition of the Highway Capacity Manual by the Transportation Research Board (TRB), McTrans has released the version of the Highway Capacity Software […]

Student Spotlight: Gaurav Sultania

Published: Jan 24th, 2017

A conversation with Gaurav Sultania, a student in the UFTI’s transportation engineering master’s program, graduating in May 2017.   What is your background? I completed my undergraduate studies with a […]

Florida LTAP Listening Sessions: A report from the T2 Director

Published: Oct 27th, 2016

During this past summer, the Florida Transportation Technology Transfer (T2) Center at the University of Florida Transportation Institute (UFTI) conducted a series of listening sessions under the Florida Local Technical […]

Researchers Recommend Strategies to Incorporate Autonomous Vehicles into MPO Long Range Transportation Plans

Published: Sep 30th, 2016

A recently enacted bill (HB 7061) in the Florida legislature requires that Long Range Transportation Plans (LRTPs) in the state include infrastructure changes to accommodate advanced technologies such as autonomous […]

UFTI Upgrades Its Full-Car Simulator, Creating Opportunities for Interdisciplinary Driving Research

Published: Sep 29th, 2016

An interdisciplinary group of researchers at the University of Florida (UF) has joined forces to enhance one of its driving simulators with up-to-date technology to study the human-vehicle interactions. Such […]

Graduate Students Receive Scholarships during the Central Florida WTS Awards Banquet

Published: Sep 27th, 2016

Congratulations to Eleftheria (Ria) Kontou and Megan McGinley, both graduate students in the UFTI transportation engineering program. Kontou and McGinley are executive board members of the WTS Florida Gator Student […]

The WTS Presents a Symposium on the “Old Florida Heritage Highway”, Oct. 19, 2016, 6 pm to 8 pm, Reitz Union

Published: Sep 27th, 2016

Mark your calendars! The WTS Advancing Women in Transportation student chapter at UF is hosting a symposium on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 from 6 pm to 8 pm in G-310, […]

UFTI Fellowship Spotlight: Kyle Ventura

Published: Sep 26th, 2016

Once in a while, you come across a really interesting graduate student, one that is not only academically talented, but one who can speak a second language and is musically […]