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UFTI Participates in FDOT Research Program Peer Exchange

Published: May 22nd, 2017

FDOT held a peer exchange, which is a review of a state DOT’S Research, Development, and Technology program by representatives of other state DOTs, federal transportation agencies, academic institutions, the […]

UFTI Goes to the Florida State Capitol for Gator Day

Published: Apr 28th, 2017

Faculty and staff representing the University of Florida Transportation Institute (UFTI) traveled to the state capitol in Tallahassee, Fla., on April 5, 2017, to participate in Gator Day, an annual […]

UFTI Welcomes Two New External Advisory Board Members

UFTI Welcomes Two New External Advisory Board Members

Published: Apr 28th, 2017

The UFTI welcomes Alex Bond, and Grady Carrick, Ph.D., to the UFTI’s  External Advisory Board. Alexander Bond, AICP, is a director at the Eno Center for Transportation, a Washington, D.C. […]

Tom Byron to Take Over as New UFTI EAB Chair

Tom Byron to Take Over as New UFTI EAB Chair

Published: Apr 28th, 2017

Tom Byron, PE, assistant secretary of Intermodal Systems Development at the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), will be serving as the new chair of the UFTI’s External Advisory Board (EAB). […]

UFTI Researchers Collaborating with the City of Gainesville to Test New Traffic Data Collection Approaches That Include AVs

Published: Apr 28th, 2017

NSF, FDOT, the City of Gainesville are helping the UFTI to test new technologies and algorithms that will facilitate the presence of autonomous and connected vehicles.

UFTI Affiliate Dr. Chris Ferraro Tests Various Materials as Partial Replacements for Portland Cement in Concrete

UFTI Affiliate Dr. Chris Ferraro Tests Various Materials as Partial Replacements for Portland Cement in Concrete

Published: Apr 28th, 2017

Concrete is seen everywhere in transportation construction. Concrete is made by combining Portland cement, sand, water, and coarse aggregate. Portland cement is the “glue” that holds concrete together and gives […]

McTrans releases new analysis tool for Diverging Diamond Interchanges (DDIs)

McTrans releases new analysis tool for Diverging Diamond Interchanges (DDIs)

Published: Apr 28th, 2017

Diverging Diamond Interchanges (DDI) McTrans’ Streets module now includes the analysis of diverging diamond interchanges (DDI), adding this to the list of interchange ramp terminal designs to implement the new […]

UFTI Hosted Workshop on DSRC and Other Communication Options for Transportation Connectivity on May 3, 2017

Published: Apr 5th, 2017

The UFTI will host a workshop on May 3, 2017, in the Reitz Union, room G310 on the UF campus in Gainesville, Florida.

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 […]