Safety

Safety

Group Leader: Dr. Siva Srinivasan

Dr. Siva Srinivasan is an associate professor in the Department of Civil & Coastal Engineering with an affiliate appointment in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning. His research expertise is in the areas of travel demand forecasting, transportation safety, and transportation analytics. He was the former chair of the TRB committee on Effects of Information and Communication Technologies on Travel Choices and is a current member of the editorial advisory board of the journal Transportation Research Part B.

Mission

To develop and deliver databases, analytical methods, software tools, and professional capacity to provide end-to-end solutions (problem diagnosis to countermeasure deployment) for enhancing safety in all transportation modes  and to facilitate integrated assessments of traffic operations and safety benefits of transportation projects.

Organization

Our Team

Data

FLORIDA TRAFFIC SAFETY DASHBOARD. SIGNAL 4 Analytics

BIG DATA ANALYTICS

Projects

TopicProjectsStatusPI
HSM Transportation Safety Center (Phase 3)OngoingNithin Agarwal
HSMCrash Prediction Method for Freeway Facilities with HOV and HOT LanesCompletedSivaramakhrishnam Srinivasan
HSMGIS-Based Instructional Tool for Crash Prediction Methods CompletedIlir Bejleri
HSMHighway Safety Software (HSS)CompletedMcTrans
HSMDevelopment of Case Studies, Numerical ExercisesCompletedSivaramakrishnan Srinivasan
HSMInstructional Modules for Teaching Roadway Safety Analysis CompletedSivaramakrishnan Srinivasan
HSMFDOT #82013 Development and Calibration of Highway Safety Manual Equations for Florida CompletedSivaramakrishnan Srinivasan
HSMCharacterizing Curve Crashes in Florida (AWD08322)OngoingIlir Bejleri
Safety and Traffic operations Before and After Implementation of Advanced Signal ControlCompletedLily Elefteriadou
Safety and Traffic operations Warrants, Design, and Safety of Road Ranger Patrols CompletedSivaramakhrishnam Srinivasan
Safety and Traffic operations Road Ranger Program for Arterials (AWD10023)OngoingSivaramakhrishnam Srinivasan
Safety and Traffic operations Crash Prediction Method for Freeway Facilities with HOV and HOT Lanes CompletedSivaramakhrishnam Srinivasan
Safety and Traffic operations Traffic Study on Lawrence Street in Spring Hill, FL for the Hernando County Department of Public Works (AWD09721)CompletedSivaramakhrishnam Srinivasan
Safety and Traffic operations Video Based Machine Learning for Smart Traffic Analysis and Management (AWD06024) Ongoing
Safety and Traffic operations Before and After Study of Gainesville Pedestrian-Bicyclists Connected Vehicle Pilot (AWD06406) Ongoing
Safety and Traffic operations Evaluating the Operations and Safety Benefits of AI-driven Driver Information-focused Countermeasures for CAV Technologies (AWD10000)OngoingEakta Jain
Safety and Traffic operations I-STREET Initiative Evaluation of Intelligent School Zone Beacon and Vehicle - Cyclist Detection and Warning System (AWD04951)Completed
Safety and Traffic operations Florida ATMA demonstration and EvaluationCompletedNithin Agarwal
ToolCrash Prediction Method for Freeway Facilities with HOV and HOT LanesCompletedSivaramakhrishnam Srinivasan
ToolGIS-Based Instructional Tool for Crash Prediction Methods CompletedIlir Bejleri
ToolHighway Safety Software (HSS) CompletedMcTrans
ToolDevelopment of Case Studies, Numerical Exercises,CompletedSivaramakrishnan Srinivasan
ToolInstructional Modules for Teaching Roadway Safety Analysis CompletedSivaramakrishnan Srinivasan
ToolDevelopment of Support Systems, Instructional Modules, and a Case Study for the Enhanced Driving Simulator at the Gator Tech Smart HouseCompletedSivaramakrishnan Srinivasan
Instructional material Highway Safety Software (HSS) CompletedMcTrans
Instructional material Instructional Modules for Teaching Roadway Safety Analysis CompletedSivaramakrishnan Srinivasan
Instructional material Development of Support Systems, Instructional Modules, and a Case Study for the Enhanced Driving Simulator at the Gator Tech Smart HouseCompletedSivaramakrishnan Srinivasan
Instructional material Highway Safety AnalysisTrainingMcTrans
Analytics / surrogate measures Video Based Machine Learning for Smart Traffic Analysis and Management (AWD06024) Ongoing
Analytics / surrogate measures Evaluating the Operations and Safety Benefits of AI-driven Driver Information-focused Countermeasures for CAV Technologies (AWD10000)OngoingEakta Jain
Analytics / surrogate measures I-STREET Initiative Evaluation of Intelligent School Zone Beacon and Vehicle - Cyclist Detection and Warning System (AWD04951)Completed
Analytics / surrogate measures Big Data Management Pilot, Florida Department of TransportationCompleted
Vulnerable road usersTransportation Safety Center (Phase 3)OngoingNithin Agarwal
Vulnerable road usersI-STREET Initiative Evaluation of Intelligent School Zone Beacon and Vehicle - Cyclist Detection and Warning System (AWD04951)Completed
Vulnerable road usersBefore and After Study of Gainesville Pedestrian-Bicyclists Connected Vehicle PilotOngoingLily Elefteriadou
Vulnerable road usersProjects on safe routes to schoolOngoingRuth L. Steiner

More projects can be found on the TRID database at https://trid.trb.org/

Selected Papers

1.Bejleri, I., Xu, X., Brown, D., Srinivasan, S., Agarwal, N (2021) Automatic Horizontal Curve Identification for Large Areas from GIS Roadway Centerlines, Transportation Research Record. 

2.Krasniuk, S., Classen, S., Morrow, S. A., Alvarez, L., He, W., Srinivasan, S., & Monahan, M. (2021). Clinical predictors of driving simulator performance in drivers with Multiple Sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis Journal. Online First (February 10, 2021). doi: 10.1177/1352458521992507. 

3.Carrick, G. Srinivasan, S. and Jermprapai K (*) (2018) Safety of Freeway Service Patrol Operations: a Case Study of Florida Road Rangers, Transportation Research Record. https://doi.org/10.1177/0361198118789952

4.Sun X. (*), Shahabi, M., Carrick,G. , Yin Y., Srinivasan, S., and Shirmohammadi N (*) (2018) Methods for Design of Safety Service Patrol Beats: the Florida Road Ranger Case Study Transportation Research Record https://doi.org/10.1177/0361198118788183

5.Carrick, G, Jermprapai, K (*), Srinivasan, S., and Yin Y. (2017) Development of Guidance for Deployment Decisions on Safety Service Patrols in Florida, accepted for publication on Transportation Research Record.

6.Jemprapai, K (*) and Srinivasan, S (2014) “Planning-Level Model for Assessing Pedestrian Safety”, Transportation Research Record Vol 2464, pp 109-117.

7.Zhu, X. (*) and Srinivasan, S. (2011) “Modeling Occupant-level Injury Severity: An Application to Large-Truck Crashes”, Accident Analysis and Prevention. Volume 43, Issue 4, pp. 1427–1437

8.Zhu, X. (*) and Srinivasan, S. (2011) “A Comprehensive Analysis of Factors Affecting the Injury-Severity of Large-Truck Crashes”, Accident Analysis and Prevention, Vol. 43, Issue 1, pp. 49-57.

9.Carrick, G. (*), Srinivasan, S., and Washburn, S. (2010) “Descriptive Analysis and Characterization of Law Enforcement Vehicle Crashes in Florida” Transportation Research Record, Vol. 2182, pp. 40-47.

10.Langford, J., McCarthy, D., Koppel, S., and Srinivasan, S. (2008) “In Defense of the Low Mileage Bias”, Accident Analysis and Prevention, Volume 40, Issue 6, pp.1996-1999.

Selected Theses/Dissertations

Carrick, Grady T. 2012. The Impacts of Police Traffic Stops on Freeway Operations and Capacity.

de Andrade, Gustavo Riente. 2018. Relationship between Traffic Operations and Road Safety.      

Gu, Zongni. 2017. A Framework for Measuring Transportation Safety Resilience.    

Haas, Philipe. 2015. An Examination of the Spatial and Temporal Transferability of Crash Prediction Models in Florida.

Hakim, Nahal. 2017. Examining the Impact of Built Environment on Fatal Crashes Involving Older Drivers.

Jackson, Deja. 2019. A Multi-Level Exploratory Analysis of Motorcycle Safety.  

Jermprapai, Khajonsak.2013. A Planning-Level Model for Assessing Pedestrian Safety. 

Lacayo, Rosario E. Case Study of Bicyclist and Pedestrian Crashes in Jacksonville, Florida.       

Meng, Lingchen. 2016. Analysis of Elderly Transportation Accessibility and Safety. 

Ouyang, Yiqiang. 2014. Examining the Influence of Built Environment on Traffic Crashes: a Spatio-temporal Data Mining Approach.              

Pierre-Jean, Reginald Marc. 2011. A Methodology for Exploring the Relationship Between Intersection Form Factors and Traffic Crashes Using Geographically Weighted Regression.              

Stafford, Michael R. 2017. Analysis of the Impact of Florida Interchanges on Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety.

Stahl, Heather. 2018. Improving Pedestrian Safety Along Commercial Corridors in Jacksonville, Florida.       

Thordin, Sofia. 2017. Evaluating Traffic Safety in Fort Lauderdale Using a Vision Zero Framework.           

Tia, Luke L. 2015. Exploring the Relationship Between Pavement Variables and Traffic Crashes.   

Xu, Xingjing. 2021. Exploring the Relationship Between Traffic Fatalities and Economic Development

Yarney, Abraham Kojo. 2019. Understanding Older-Driver Safety Based on Crashes, Near-Crashes, and Traffic Citations.               

Yu, Xiao. 2011. An Analysis of Injury Severities of Large-Truck Crashes              

Zhai, Liang. 2021. Predicting Reduction of Traffic Crashes During the Adoption of Level-5 Autonomous Vehicles.         

Zhang, Wei. 2019. Predicting Crash Risk Using Demographic and Land Use Characteristics. 

Participants

Photo of Nithin Agarwal Nithin Agarwal Director, UFTI T2 Center 352-273-1674
Photo of Behzad Aghdashi Behzad Aghdashi Director, McTrans Center (352) 294-3095
Photo of Ilir Bejleri Ilir Bejleri Associate Professor Department of Urban and Regional Planning
Photo of Yujie Hu Yujie Hu Assistant Professor, Geography Department (352) 294-7514
Photo of Eakta Jain Eakta Jain Associate Professor, Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering
Photo of Sanjay Ranka Sanjay Ranka Professor, Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering 3525144213
Photo of Karla Rodrigues-Silva Karla Rodrigues-Silva Post-Doctoral Associate, UFTI 352.642.4359
Photo of Guo Rui Guo Rui Lecturer, Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering
Photo of Siva Srinivasan Siva Srinivasan Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering 352-294-7807
Photo of Ruth Steiner Ruth Steiner Professor and Director, Center for Health and the Built Environment Urban and Regional Planning (352) 294-1492