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UFTI Student Deja Jackson Awarded UF Dr. J. Michael Rollo Diversity Impact Award

Published: Jun 5th, 2017

University of Florida Transportation Institute (UFTI) student Deja Jackson was named the graduate student awardee for the UF Dr. J. Michael Rollo Diversity Impact Award. The award was presented to […]

UFTI Participates in FDOT Research Program Peer Exchange

Published: May 31st, 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). […]

New Book on Best Practices & Evidence in Driving Simulation

New Book on Best Practices & Evidence in Driving Simulation

Published: Apr 28th, 2017

UFTI affiliate Sherrilene Classen, Ph.D., professor and chair of the UF Department of Occupational Therapy, has edited a multi-author book published by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) titled Driving […]

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 Continues Highway Capacity Analysis Webinar Series

Published: Apr 28th, 2017

This webinar series presents lectures, software demonstrations and application examples on the Highway Capacity Manual (HCM) procedures – including updates in the 6th Edition. Step-by-step instruction of the HCM methodologies will […]

UFTI Students Participated in ESSIE Poster Competition

Published: Apr 5th, 2017

Last month, 40 students from the Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment (ESSIE) presented their research posters to professional engineers from companies in Florida. Several students from the UFTI […]