Lily Elefteriadou, Optimizing Traffic Signal Control with Connected and Autonomous Vehicles in the Traffic Stream

Lily Elefteriadou, Optimizing Traffic Signal Control with Connected and Autonomous Vehicles in the Traffic Stream  The presentation discussed the on-going work to develop optimization algorithms, simulation tools, and sensor capabilities for enhancing traffic signal control operations when the traffic stream consists of connected vehicles, autonomous vehicles, and conventional vehicles.  The presentation also discussed algorithms…

C2SMART Activity at the 99th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB 2020)

C2SMART Activity at the 99th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB 2020) C2SMART made a significant impact at the 99th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board in Washington D.C. on January 12th to the 16th, 2020. Once again, our members and affiliates presented a wide variety of research during lectern and poster…

C2SMART Faculty Contribute to Mayor’s BQE Expert Panel’s Final Recommendations

C2SMART Faculty Contribute to Mayor’s BQE Expert Panel’s Final Recommendations The Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) Expert Panel released its Final Report on January 30, 2020 with recommending to fix a critical section of the expressway. The panel, which included C2SMART Director Professor Kaan Ozbay, Associate Director Professor Hani Nassif, and Affiliated Faculty Professor Mitchell Moss, called for…

Yacine Ghamri-Doudane, Mobile Crowd Sensing (MCS) – a First Step Towards Building Collective Intelligence

Yacine Ghamri-Doudane, Mobile Crowd Sensing (MCS) – a First Step Towards Building Collective Intelligence This presentation focused on the discussion of the concept of “crowd sensing”, as an approach to collect data from embedded sensors in smartphones. Its positioning as a first, inexpensive, step for the building of a collective intelligence makes it a tool…

Apply Now: Women Leaders in Transportation: A Workshop for Students

Women Leaders in Transportation: Workshop for Students C2SMART Center and the NYU Rudin Center for Transportation are hosting a Women Leaders in Transportation Workshop for Students. This half-day event will provide attendees with the opportunity to grow their leadership skills and network with current women leaders in the transportation field. Featuring:   Jennifer Strasser Vice…

C2SMART Researcher Awarded Sidra Solutions Postgraduate Award

C2SMART Researcher Awarded Sidra Solutions Postgraduate Award C2SMART Post-doctoral Associate Yue Zhou received the “SIDRA SOLUTIONS Postgraduate Award”. Each year, the SIDRA SOLUTIONS Postgraduate Award is given to the most outstanding postgraduate student from a tertiary institution in Australia or New Zealand, based on the quality of his or her research and potential to make…

Gonçalo H. A. Correia, Shared on-demand automated vehicles for first/last mile transit and beyond

Gonçalo H. A. Correia, Shared on-demand automated vehicles for first/last mile transit and beyond In this presentation Gonçal talked about recent developments from TU Delft research about the usage of automated vehicles as part of public transport networks. The research objectives, methods and results were discussed in a critical perspective with the main goal of…

Laila AitBihiOuali, Relationship between Gender and Safety in Public Transport

Laila AitBihiOuali, Relationship between Gender and Safety in Public Transport Concerns over women’s safety on public transport systems are commonly reported in the media. In this paper we develop statistical models to test for gender differences in the perception of safety and satisfaction on urban metros and buses using large-scale unique customer satisfaction data for…

K. Shankari, e-mission: An Open Source, Extensible Platform for Human Mobility Systems

K. Shankari, e-mission: An Open Source, Extensible Platform for Human Mobility Systems Transportation is the single largest source of carbon emissions in the US.  Decarbonizing it is challenging because it depends on individual behaviors, which in turn, depend on local land use planning. The interdisciplinary field of Computational Mobility (CM), which focuses on collecting, analysing…