Better Buses: Advancing Social Equity for New Yorkers: How Can Improved Bus Service Transform Economic Opportunity

Better Buses: Advancing Social Equity for New Yorkers: How Can Improved Bus Service Transform Economic Opportunity On December 9th, NYU’s Rudin Center for Transportation had a forum called “Better Buses: Advancing Social Equity for New Yorkers:  How Can Improved Bus Service Transform Economic Opportunity”. The panelists were: Polly Trottenberg, Commissioner, NYC Department of Transportation David…

ITE/ITS Women in Transportation: Conversation and Networking Event

ITE/ITS Women in Transportation: Conversation and Networking Event On November 19th, the NYU ITE/ITS Student Chapter in partnership with the C2SMART Center hosted the second Women in Transportation panel. The students had the opportunity to network with the panelists before the event starts and enjoy some refreshments. The event started with a short Trivia game about women…

Mostafa Mirshekari, Structure as a Sensor for Indirect Occupant Monitoring through Structural Vibrations

Mostafa Mirshekari, Structure as a Sensor for Indirect Occupant Monitoring through Structural Vibrations Occupant monitoring is an important part of various smart infrastructure systems such as smart healthcare, security, and efficient energy management. The application of current sensing approaches for occupant monitoring is limited in real life scenarios due to sensing requirements such as line…

Oliver Gao, Systems Integration and Innovation in Urban Transportation, Environment, and Health: Models, Tools, and Insights

Oliver Gao, Systems Integration and Innovation in Urban Transportation, Environment, and Health: Models, Tools, and Insights Transportation-related air pollution, GHG emissions and energy problems are a significant issue in the U.S. and across the world. The World Health Organization estimates that urban air pollution causes 200,000 deaths per year worldwide and that it will be…

C2SMART Hosts Managing Urban Parking and Mobility Workshop with IPMI

C2SMART Hosts Managing Urban Parking and Mobility Workshop with IPMI On November 12 – 13, 2019, IPMI and C2SMART held a collaborative meeting Managing Urban Mobility (and Parking) at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering, Brooklyn, N.Y. The meeting is convening select leaders from the largest cities across the country including New York…

C2SMART students present at UTRC-NYIT Transportation Technology Symposium

C2SMART students present at UTRC-NYIT Transportation Technology Symposium C2SMART students Srusthi Rath and Mina Lee present their work at the New York Transportation Technology Symposium on November 1, 2019. Mina Lee presented a poster on Forecasting E-scooter Competition with Direct and Access Trips by Mode and Distance in NYC as part of her work with…

Talk from the Top – Life Cycle Cost for Infrastructure Investments

Talk from the Top – Life Cycle Cost for Infrastructure Investments The Institute of Asset Management’s NxtGen is a lively, inclusive community of asset management professionals with a great enthusiasm and curiosity for the discipline, poised to develop the next generation of knowledge and best practice, and accelerate awareness of its benefits for the individual,…

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Kaan Ozbay, Towards a Safer Urban Transportation System in the Era of Connected & Autonomous Vehicles & Big Data

Towards a Safer Urban Transportation System in the Era of Connected & Autonomous Vehicles & Big Data   Abstract Natural and man-made disruptive events can have major impact on our transportation system. These events range from simple traffic accidents to major loss of infrastructure as a result of natural disasters, such as hurricanes and earthquakes.…

Transportation Camp

Transportation Camp TransportationCamp NYC 2019 returned to C2SMART and NYU Tandon to foster open conversations and collaborations in mobility and the radical changes the present is experiencing in transportation globally – in cities and between them. Unlike a traditional conference, the specific session topics were determined by participants, which providesd each attendee an opportunity to…

Xinyue Ye, Visually Exploring Massive Urban Trajectories to Enhance Urban Sustainability and Resilience

Xinyue Ye, Visually Exploring Massive Urban Trajectories to Enhance Urban Sustainability and Resilience Thanks to advanced technologies in sensing and computing, the mobility patterns and dynamics of cities and their citizens are recorded and manifested in a variety of urban trajectory datasets, which include the moving paths of human, taxi, bus, fleets, cars, and so…