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McTrans: HCS7 Update – Release 7.2

McTrans: HCS7 Update – Release 7.2

Published: Feb 27th, 2017

The Streets module now analyzes Diverging Diamond Interchanges (DDI) as one of the most popular additions to the HCM6 procedures.  Adjustments to saturation flow for the crossover movement and the […]

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 […]

In-Pavement Systems Evaluated to Detect Availability of Parking for Commercial Trucks at Rest Areas

In-Pavement Systems Evaluated to Detect Availability of Parking for Commercial Trucks at Rest Areas

Published: Feb 27th, 2017

Dr. Scott Washburn served as the principal investigator for a recently completed Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) grant-funded project, which tested three different in-pavement systems to detect the presence of […]

UFTI Researchers Create a Decision Support System for Assigning Safety Service Patrols to a Roadway

UFTI Researchers Create a Decision Support System for Assigning Safety Service Patrols to a Roadway

Published: Feb 24th, 2017

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), along with a research team at the University of Florida led by Dr. Siva Srinivasan, have created a decision support system that will help […]

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.

Coastal Engineering Researchers Evaluate the Monitoring System on the Sunshine Skyway Bridge

Coastal Engineering Researchers Evaluate the Monitoring System on the Sunshine Skyway Bridge

Published: Jan 25th, 2017

The results of the following FDOT research project is now available online: Sunshine Skyway Bridge Monitoring Phase 1: System Assessment & Integration Recommendations Summary [103KB] Final Report [3.9MB] Principal investigator: Jennifer A. […]

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 […]

UFTI Hosts Annual Reception during the 96th TRB in Washington, D.C.

Published: Jan 23rd, 2017

Every year during the Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB), the UFTI hosts a reception of more than 150 students, alumni, academics, and transportation professionals in the public […]

The Old Florida Heritage Highway Symposium Produces Thoughtful Discussions on Transportation and the Environment

Published: Oct 28th, 2016

The Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) hosted its annual Transportation Symposium on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at the Reitz Union on the UF Campus. The event  focused on the Old Florida […]

UFTI Co-Hosts an Open House for UF’s Driving Simulator

Published: Oct 28th, 2016

The University of Florida Transportation Institute (UFTI) co- hosted an Open House on October 28, 2016 to showcase its recently upgraded full car driving simulator.  Faculty, students and staff from […]