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McTrans to work with SwRI on FDOT District 5 Project regarding R-ICMS using HCS7

Published: Feb 5th, 2019

The UFTI’s McTrans Center will be working with the Southwest Research Institute’s (SwRI) Critical Systems Department (CSD) as subject matter expert consultants for HCS7 (a product of McTrans) under the […]

UFTI Evaluates Advanced Vehicle and Communication Technologies through Traffic Micro Simulation

Published: Feb 5th, 2019

A project funded by the Southeastern Transportation Research, Innovation, Development and Education Center, which is the U.S. Department of Transportation’s grant-funded, Regional (Southeastern) University Transportation Center (UTC) housed at the […]

UFTI Testing Driver Alerts in Active School Zones

Published: Feb 5th, 2019

The University of Florida has partnered with Temple, Inc., and Applied Information, Inc., to test and evaluate the use of GPS and cell phone technology that can send an alert […]

UFTI Affiliate Conducts Study to Analyze, Validate and Optimize Virtual Cement and Concrete Testing

UFTI Affiliate Conducts Study to Analyze, Validate and Optimize Virtual Cement and Concrete Testing

Published: Dec 4th, 2018

Cement and concrete (C/C) can behave differently if proportions, materials or processing steps are not correct, and this can lead to big changes in performance. Currently, empirical methods derived from […]

UFTI Affiliate Leads Technical Assistance for Safe Routes to School Program Application

Published: Oct 29th, 2018

Dr. Ruth Steiner, a professor in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at UF, is leading the Safe Routes to School Technical Assistance Program, which will provide expertise to […]

University Term Professor Mang Tia Uses Development of Mix Designs for RAP Concrete for Florida Concrete Test Bed

Published: Apr 2nd, 2018

The objective of this project was to use specially designed software to optimize the mix of recycled asphalt pavement, RAP, as a replacement for up to 40% of the aggregate […]

UF Professor Reynaldo Roque Studies Impact of Recycled Asphalt Shingles (RAS) on Asphalt Binder Performance

UF Professor Reynaldo Roque Studies Impact of Recycled Asphalt Shingles (RAS) on Asphalt Binder Performance

Published: Apr 2nd, 2018

In this project, University of Florida researchers evaluated the effects of adding recycled asphalt shingles (RAS) and recycled asphalt pavement (RAP) to virgin asphalt binder, in an effort to accurately […]

University of Florida Researchers Compare Persistence and Fecundity of Florida Ecotype and Non-Florida-Ecotype Wildflowers

Published: Apr 2nd, 2018

Roadside plantings beautify Florida’s highways and make traveling more pleasant, but they also perform a vital engineering function by helping to preserve the integrity of the roadway and to prevent […]

HCS7 Software Update

Published: Mar 8th, 2018

In Release 7.5, the Streets module now provides a new larger interchange graphic that can be direction-oriented by the user. The TWSC module has been rebuilt with an upgraded internal […]

New Research Product: “Goal One: A Safe Return Each and Every Day”

Published: Feb 14th, 2018

Abstract: Universities, colleges, and other learning institutions regularly conduct research on behalf of state departments of transportation (DOTs). Much of the research involves data collection and testing work by student […]