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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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

UFTI Faculty Member Creates New Simulation Program for Teaching Signalized Intersections

Published: Aug 2nd, 2016

The Introduction to Transportation Engineering undergraduate course at the University of Florida is the first real experience students have with highway engineering and traffic analysis. It is taught generally by […]