2021 STRIDE Products Showcase

Researchers from the STRIDE Center will present the latest products emerging from their cutting-edge transportation research during a 3-day virtual showcase. Each day will feature tools and strategies around a central theme. The event will take place on November 16, 17, and 18, from 12 PM to 2 PM, ET via Zoom. There is no cost to register. The presentations will be recorded and posted after the event.

State DOT professionals, transit agencies, planners, and researchers will have the opportunity to learn about five or more products during each day followed by a discussion with expert panelists in the field.   

The STRIDE Center is the USDOT grant-funded 2016 Regional University Transportation Center comprised of 10 colleges and universities in the southeast. The University of Florida is the lead institute.



(November 16, 2021, 12 PM to 2 PM, ET, virtual)

Participant Biographies [view]

Moderator: Dr. Noreen McDonald, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Invited Panelists:

  • Malisa Mccreedy, Director of Transportation and Mobility, City of Gainesville
  • Mathew Palmer, Durham, NC Public Schools
  • Xiang “Jacob” Yan, University of Florida

Kai Monast, North Carolina State University/ITRECongestion Web Mapping Tool for School Districts and Transit Agencies (Research Page) (Project Brief) (Cost of Congestion Spatio-Temporal Web Map) [VIDEO 2:22 min]
Dr. Xilei Zhao, University of FloridaMachine Learning Methodology for Micromobility Travel Demand Forecasting and SERMO Lab’s Micromobility Analytics Platform (Demo of Micromobility Analytics and Management Platform) [VIDEO 3:43 min]
Dr. Justin Mason, University of FloridaAutonomous Vehicle User Perception Survey (AVUPS) (Research Page) (Project Brief) [VIDEO 3:39 min]
Dr. Lili Du, University of FloridaData-driven Approach for First/Last Mile Gaps and Hybrid Transit
Services (Research Page) (Project Brief) [VIDEO posted soon!]
Dr. Virginia Sisiopiku, University of Alabama at BirminghamQuestionnaire on Transportation User Behavior (Research Page) (Project Brief)
[VIDEO 5:55 min]


(November 17, 2021, 12 PM to 2 PM, ET, virtual)

Participant Biographies [view]

Moderator: Dr. Mike Hunter, Georgia Institute of Technology

Invited Panelists:

  • Joseph Hummer, Traffic Control Management Engineer, North Carolina DOT
  • Maria Roell, Atlanta Regional Commission

Dr. Nasim Uddin, University of Alabama at BirminghamReal-Time Vehicle Location Model (Fly-by Traffic Congestion Management) (Research Page) (Project Brief) [VIDEO 5:10 min]
Dr. Nagui Rouphail, North Carolina State University/ITRE 1) Method for Extracting High Resolution Video Data; 2) New Capacity Analysis Method for Ramp Weave Segments and Computational Engine to Exercise the Method (Research Page) (Project Brief) [VIDEO 3:47 min]
Dr. Pruthvi Manjunatha, University of Florida and Dr. Lily Elefteriadou, University of FloridaSimulation Extension with CAV Functionality for VISSIM
(Research Page) (Project Brief) [VIDEO 4:19 min]
Dr. Angshuman Guin, Georgia Institute of TechnologyFramework for Using Google Location History Data for Route Choice and Network Analysis (Research Page) (Project Brief) [VIDEO 4:56 min]
Dr. Mohammed Hadi, Florida International University1) Framework and Methods to use CV Data for Estimating Performance Measurements; 2) Methods to use Data to Manage Traffic
(Research Page) (Project Brief) [VIDEO 6:23 min]
Dr. Lily Elefteriadou, University of FloridaGuidelines for Modeling Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs) [VIDEO 3:51 min]


(November 18, 2021, 12 PM to 2 PM, ET, virtual)

Participant Biographies [view]

Moderator: Dr. Lily Elefteriadou, University of Florida

Invited Panelists:

  • Virginia Whittington, Director of Regional Partnerships, MetroPlan Orlando
  • Alison Stettner, Director of the Office of Policy Planning, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)

Dr. Siva Srinivasan, University of FloridaCommunity Based Participatory Research (CBPR): Application for Transportation Planning (Project Brief) [VIDEO 6:03 min]
Dr. Mehri Mohebbi, University of Florida Transportation Equity Course (visit page) [VIDEO 3:50 min]
Dr. Ruth Steiner, University of FloridaTransit Accessibility Tool (Research Page) (Project Brief)
Dr. Noreen McDonald, University of North Carolina at Chapel HillTaxonomy of Shared Mobility Options for Healthcare (Research Page) (Project Brief) [VIDEO 4:05 min]
Dr. Ishtiak Ahmed, North Carolina State UniversityMicrosimulation Models of Continuous Flow Intersections for Ped-bike Crossings (Research Page) (Project Brief) [VIDEO 3:14 min]
Dr. Eleni Bardaka, North Carolina State UniversityAccessibility Methodology (Research Page) (Project Brief) [VIDEO 5:00 min]

For questions about this event, contact:

Ondine Wells, M.S., UFTI/STRIDE Technology Transfer Coordinator, owells@ufl.edu

Ines Aviles-Spadoni, M.S., UFTI/STRIDE Research Coordinator, iaviles@ce.ufl.edu