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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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…

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Saurabh Amin, Analytics-Driven Operations for Critical Infrastructure Resilience

Saurabh Amin, Analytics-Driven Operations for Critical Infrastructure Resilience This talk presents a prescriptive analytics framework for designing inspection and response operations of service utilities facing risks of natural disasters and security attacks. In the first part of the talk, we introduce a stochastic orienteering and network probing problem for localizing failures in the aftermath of…

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NYU ITE/ITS Student Chapters Host Women in Transportation Event

NYU ITE/ITS Student Chapters Host Women in Transportation Event NYU’s ITE and ITS student chapters hosted the 2nd Annual Women in Transportation Panel Discussion and Networking Night at C2SMART on March 28, featuring several female leaders from agencies and companies in transportation. The panel included prominent speakers from New York City Department of City Planning…

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Shengchuan Zhao, Transportation Infrastructure Development Under Rapid Motorization in China

Shengchuan Zhao, Transportation Infrastructure Development Under Rapid Motorization in China Professor Shengchuan Zhao, Dean of the School of Transportation and Logistics at Dalian University of Technology, presents a seminar on Transportation Infrastructure Development Under Rapid Motorization in China. The talk will cover the following subjects: Rapid Economic Growth and Motorization Transportation Infrastructure Development Dynamics of…

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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…

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