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UF Civil Engineering Graduate Student Models Car-Following Behavior of an Autonomous Transit Shuttle in Lake Nona, FL

For his master’s thesis, civil engineering graduate student Shinya Maehara is developing car-following models in the presence of an Autonomous Transit Shuttle (ATS). He is looking at how the autonomous shuttle in Lake Nona, Florida behaves when sharing the road… Read More

Presentations & Videos from the Interstate Transit Research Symposium, December 2-4, 2020

December 2, 2020 – Video Plenary (Click on name for presentation PDF) Paul Skoutelas, President, American Public Transit Association (APTA) Scott Bogren, Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) Jeanie Ward-Waller, Deputy Director, Planning and Modal Programs, Caltrans Transit Finance and… Read More

UFTI Presentations during the 100th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board

Dr. Jennifer Bridge Poster Session 1456 – Current Research in Railroad Infrastructure Design and Maintenance Presentation Number: TRBAM-21-00274 Title: “Track Performance in Tunnels and Rail Transition Areas with Under Tie Pads and Under Ballast Mats” Authors: Stephen Gonzalez, Zachary White,… Read More

Occupational Therapy Graduate Student Leads Focus Groups to Assess Transportation Mobility, Smart City Planning

Mary Jeghers, a doctoral student in the Department of Occupational Therapy’s Institute for Mobility, Activity, and Participation (I-MAP), assisted with organizing, recruiting, leading, and transcribing two focus group to gauge the transportation needs, barriers, and/or facilitators to residents in the… Read More