NYU ITE Chapter Hosts 2019 Northeast District Collegiate Traffic Bowl

NYU ITE Chapter Hosts 2019 Northeast District Collegiate Traffic Bowl NYU’s ITE chapter hosted this year’s Northeast District Collegiate Traffic Bowl, a quiz-style transportation competition. Teams from NYU, Cooper Union, University of Connecticut, University of Massachusetts Amherst and NJIT competed, with NYU finishing in second place. Competing for NYU were students Mateo Leon, Bruno Chede…

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Michael Pack, Director of the CATT Laboratory, University of Maryland

Michael Pack, Director of the CATT Laboratory, University of Maryland The Center for Advanced Transportation Technology Laboratory (CATT Lab) has been collecting probe-based vehicle speeds and trajectory data since 2008 for the bulk of the United States.  These data provide the timestamped location of travelers at frequent intervals to provide details on trip origins and…

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C2SMART Announces 12 New Research Projects

C2SMART Announces 12 New Research Projects C2SMART has designated funding for 12 new projects that seek to tackle a wide range of issues in transportation, both building on the center’s current work and investigating new challenges in the center’s research areas, including C2SMART’s new focus on underrepresented and disadvantaged populations in transportation. With these new…

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Francesco Corman, Disruption Management in Railway Networks

Francesco Corman, Disruption Management in Railway Networks A major problem of public transport, and railways in particular, is to improve quality of operations by updating an offline timetable to the ever-changing delays situation, in order to improve performance of the transport system. In railway systems, this relates to reducing train delays by reordering, retiming, or…

2nd Women in Transportation Panel Discussion and Networking Night

2nd Women in Transportation Panel Discussion and Networking Night The 2nd Women in Transportation Panel Discussion Networking Night had several prominent women speakers from New York City Department of City Planning (NYCDCP), New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority (NJSEA), and Cambridge Systematics who discussed their career paths, solicited advice and helped others better understand the…

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Ricardo Daziano, Immersive Virtual Reality Environments for Travel Behavior Analysis

Ricardo Daziano, Immersive Virtual Reality Environments for Travel Behavior Analysis The transportation ecosystem is moving toward new modalities and technologies. At the same time, technology is enabling new ways to collect and analyze travel-behavior data.  In fact, developments in the technologies related to virtual reality (VR) and gaming platforms can be used to produce highly realistic, immersive, and interactive experiences for data…