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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 […]

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.

Doctoral Student Don Watson Receives the UTC Student of the Year Award

Doctoral Student Don Watson Receives the UTC Student of the Year Award

Published: Jan 25th, 2017

The UFTI congratulates Don Watson on being selected as the Southeastern Transportation Research, Innovation, Development & Education (STRIDE) Center’s 2016 Student of the Year. The award was presented to Watson on […]

NaviGators AMS Win First Place at the 2016 Maritime RobotX Challenge

Published: Jan 24th, 2017

The UF’s Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering’s NaviGator AMS was awarded first place in the 2016 Maritime RobotX Challenge, an international event held December 11-18, 2016, in Oahu, Hawaii. Thirteen […]

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 […]

Dr. Jonathan Scheffe Investigated the Use of Solar Lighting for Pedestrian Crosswalks

Dr. Jonathan Scheffe Investigated the Use of Solar Lighting for Pedestrian Crosswalks

Published: Jan 24th, 2017

The results of the following FDOT research project is now available online: Integrated Solar Lighting for Pedestrian Crosswalk Visibility Final Report [1.3MB] PI: Jonathan Scheffe, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace […]

Highway Capacity & Quality of Service Committee Receives Blue Ribbon Award at TRB

Published: Jan 24th, 2017

The Highway Capacity & Quality of Service Committee received the Blue Ribbon Award for promoting and sponsoring transportation research. The committee promulgates a broad range of tools applied by practitioners, researchers, […]

UFTI Students Present Research Posters at TRB

UFTI Students Present Research Posters at TRB

Published: Jan 24th, 2017

Students and faculty from the UFTI presented posters and papers at the 96th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB). The following is a sample of those who showcased their […]