The STRIDE Center is the 2016 USDOT Region 4 (Southeast) University Transportation Center (UTC) housed at the University of Florida Transportation Institute (UFTI). Our mission is to develop novel strategies for Reducing Congestion. The Center has nine partners, representing seven states in the Southeastern U.S. The UFTI and its partners in the STRIDE Center are recognized leaders at state, regional, national, and international levels. The STRIDE Center is focused on assembling and integrating research projects throughout the region in a way that maximizes contributions to solving current and future transportation problems as well as strengthening expertise and developing new technologies.