2012 Projects


2012-022S - Quantifying the Costs of School Transportation (COMPLETED)

PI: Noreen McDonald, Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Co-PIs: Ruth Steiner, Ph.D., University of Florida; Thomas Cook, Ph.D., North Carolina State University

[Abstract[UTC Project Information] [Final Report] [Appendix I] [Appendix II] [Appendix III]


2012-016S - Empirically-Based Performance Assessment and Simulation of Pedestrian Behavior at Unsignalized Crossings (COMPLETED) 

PI: Bastian Schroeder, Ph.D., North Carolina State University
Co-PIs: Lily Elefteriadou, Ph.D., University of Florida; Virginia Sisiopiku, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham

[Abstract[UTC Project Information] [Final Report]


2012-089S - Comparative Analysis of Dynamic Pricing Strategies for Managed Lanes (COMPLETED)

PI:  Jorge Laval, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology
Co-PIs: Yafeng Yin, Ph.D., University of Florida; Yingyan Lou, Ph.D., The University of Alabama

[Abstract[UTC Project Information] [Final Report]


2012-076S - Signalized Intersection Simulation Program for Education (COMPLETED)

PI: Scott Washburn, Ph.D., University of Florida

[Abstract[UTC Project Information] [View Report & User Guide] [Course Website]


2012-042S - Investigation of ATDM Strategies to Reduce the Probability of Breakdown (COMPLETED) 

PI: Mohammed Hadi, Ph.D., Florida International University
Co-PI:  Lily Elefteriadou, Ph.D., University of Florida

[Abstract[UTC Project Information] [Final Report]


2012-085S - Engaging Engineering Students with Transportation Safety: An Educational Module (COMPLETED)

PI: Lesley Strawderman, Ph.D., Mississippi State University

[Abstract[UTC Project Information] [Final Report] [Course Website]


2012-095S - A Naturalistic Driving Study across the Lifespan (COMPLETED)

Co-PIs: Despina Stavrinos, Ph.D. and Lesley Ross, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham

[Abstract[UTC Project Information] [Final Report]


2012-051S - Development of Educational & Professional Training Modules on Green/Sustainability Design & Rating Systems for Neighborhood Development & Transportation (COMPLETED)

PI: Robert W. Peters, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham
Co-PIs: Virginia Sisiopiku, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham; Adjo Amekudzi, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology

[Abstract] [UTC Project Information] [Final Report]


2012-029S - Developing a New Course for Public Transportation Education (COMPLETED)

PI: Kari Edison Watkins, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology
Co-PI:  Jeffrey LaMondia, Ph.D., Auburn University

[Abstract] [UTC Project Information] [Course Website] [Final Report]


2012-067S - Automated Sidewalk Quality and Safety Assessment System (COMPLETED)

PI: Randall Guensler, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology

[Abstract[UTC Project Information] [Final Report] [Supplemental Report: Atlanta Hotel District ADA Transition Plan]


2012-028S – Development of Pedestrian and Bicycle Transportation Course Modules (COMPLETED)

PI: Daniel Rodriguez, Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Co-PI:  Rod Turochy, Ph.D., Auburn University

[Abstract[UTC Project Information]  [Final Report]  [Course Website]


2012-036S - Consequence Based Route Selection for Hazardous Material Cargo: GIS-Based Time Progression of Environmental Impact Radius of Accidental Spills (COMPLETED)

PI: Berrin Tansel, Ph.D., Florida International University
Co-PIs: Adjo Amekudzi, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology; Nasim Uddin, University of Alabama at Birmingham

[Abstract[UTC Project Information]  [Final Report]


2012-078S - Analyzing the Impact of Carbon Regulatory Mechanisms on Supply Chain Management (COMPLETED)

PI: Sandra Eksioglu, Ph.D., Mississippi State University
Co-PI: Joseph Geunes, Ph.D., University of Florida

[Abstract[UTC Project Information] [Final Report]


2012-009S - Engineering: It's for Girls, Too! (COMPLETED)

PI: James Martin, P.E., North Carolina State University
Co-PIs: Nina Barker, Florida T2 Center; Lily Elefteriadou, Ph.D., University of Florida

[Abstract[UTC Project Information] [Final Report]


2012-003S - A Regional Land Use Transportation Decision Support Tool for Mississippi  (COMPLETED)

PI: Brian Morton, Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Co-PIs: John Poros, M. Arch., Mississippi State University; Joe Huegy, M.R.P., North Carolina State University

[Abstract[UTC Project Information] [Final Report]


2012-024S - Towards a Holistic Understanding of Quality of Life: An Analysis of Activity-Travel Patterns on Non-Mid-week Days 

PI: Siva Srinivasan, Ph.D., University of Florida
Co-PI:  Xia Jin, Ph.D., Florida International University

[Abstract[UTC Project Information]


2012-049S - Development of Graduate Level Course on Sustainable Asphalt Pavements (COMPLETED)

PI: James Richard Willis, Ph.D., Auburn University

[Abstract[UTC Project Information]  [Final Report]  [Course Website]


2012-014S - Emissions Modeling and Integration into Traffic Micro-simulation (COMPLETED)

PI:  Scott Washburn, Ph.D., University of Florida
Co-PIs:  Nagui Rouphail, Ph.D., North Carolina State University; H. Christopher Frey, Ph.D., North Carolina State University

[Abstract[UTC Project Information] [View Report]