About the University of Florida Transportation Institute
The UFTI, housed in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, aims to advance transportation,
disseminate research results, and provide educational opportunities related to transportation.
The UFTI brings together faculty, staff, and students from many diverse backgrounds to provide
solutions to a variety of transportation problems.
The University of Florida Transportation Institute is an umbrella organization housing several
transportation-related centers within the University of Florida.
UFTI Vision Statement:
To conduct and foster impactful, cross-cutting, multimodal transportation research; educate the
next generation of transportation leaders; and facilitate technology transfer.
UFTI Mission Statement:
To lead the profession in shaping a better transportation future by functioning as a preeminent
center of multidisciplinary transportation research, students’ top choice for transportation
education, and a provider of state-of-the-art analysis and decision-support tools.