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UF AVIAN Team Tests Automated Technology at FDOT TERL

Published: Dec 5th, 2017

In October 2017, the University of Florida Autonomous Vehicles at Intelligent Intersections and Advanced Networks (AVIAN) team visited the Traffic Engineering Research Lab (TERL) to test their developed hardware and […]

FDOT-funded Project that Launched I-STREET has been Completed

Published: Dec 5th, 2017

The University of Florida Transportation Institute worked on an FDOT-funded project to develop a roadmap for I-STREET (Implementing Solutions from Transportation Research and Evaluation of Emerging Technologies), the real-world testbed […]

Big Data Visualization Workshop

Published: Oct 26th, 2017

The UFTI hosted a free workshop on “Visualizing Transportation Big Data for Efficient Decision  Making” on December 8, 2017. The workshop took place from 8 AM to 12 PM at […]

Improved Analysis Tool for Concrete Pavement

Published: Oct 26th, 2017

University of Florida researchers developed three-dimensional finite element (3D-FE) models to more accurately predict the behavior of concrete slabs. They also followed up on a project to characterize strain gauge […]

Signal Timing Optimization with Consideration of Environmental and Safety Impacts

Published: Oct 26th, 2017

Members of the University of Florida Transportation Institute, along with researchers from Florida International University (FIU), developed a new procedure for optimizing signal control considering environmental and safety impacts.  The […]

Pedro Maldonado Interns with AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety

Published: Oct 3rd, 2017

From June to August 2017, Pedro Maldonado interned with the American Automobile Association Foundation for Traffic Safety (AAAFTS) in Washington, D.C. Maldonado was part of the traffic research group and […]

UFTI Set to Launch Advanced Technology Testbed I-STREET

Published: Aug 30th, 2017

The University of Florida, in partnership with the Florida Department of Transportation and the City of Gainesville, is preparing to launch the advanced transportation technologies testbed I-STREET (Implementing Solutions from […]

UFTI Student Interns with FHWA

Published: Jul 31st, 2017

This summer one of the UFTI’s Ph.D. students, Deja Jackson, participated in an internship program with the Federal Highway Administration for the second time. Jackson interned with the FHWA’s Turner-Fairbank […]

Multidisciplinary Students Present Their Transportation-Related Projects

Published: Jul 31st, 2017

Jerone Dunbar and Brianna Posadas, Ph.D. students in computer and information science engineering working with Dr. Juan Gilbert, recently completed multidisciplinary projects focusing on transportation. Dunbar presented his paper at […]

TRB AV Symposium Recap

Published: Jul 31st, 2017

The 2017 Automated Vehicles Symposium was held in San Francisco, CA, and was a joint conference between the Transportation Research Board (TRB) and the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI). […]