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Archived Webinar Recordings

Upcoming Webinars: Spring 2023

Date TopicPresentersRegistration
March 1, 2023How to Build Diversity + Enhance Inclusion within the Transportation Workforce Mehri Mohebbi, Ph.D., University of Florida; Virginia Sisiopiku, Ph.D, University of Alabama at Birmingham; Dimitra Michalaka, Ph.D., The CitadelRegister
March 8, 2023Data Fusion for Signalized Arterial Performance MeasurementShoaib Samandar, Ph.D., ITRE at NC State University and Nagui Rouphail, Ph.D., NC State UniversityRegister
April 5, 2023Development of Guidance for Scheduling of Freeway Work Zones to Minimize Congestion and Safety ImpactsRod Turochy, Ph.D., Auburn University and Virginia Sisiopiku, Ph.D., University of Alabama at BirminghamRegister
April 19, 2023Identification of Unpredictable Sources of Non-Recurring Congestion and Mitigating StrategiesIshtiak Ahmed, Ph.D., P.E. and Christopher Cunningham, PE, North Carolina State UniversityRegister

April 26, 2023Identification of Unpredictable Sources of Non-Recurring Congestion & Mitigating Strategies
Angshuman Guin, Ph.D, Georgia Institute of TechnologyRegister

May 3, 2023Barriers & Facilitators of People with Disabilities in Accepting & Adopting Autonomous Shared Mobility Services
Sherrilene Classen, Ph.D., University of Florida Register

Fall 2022 Webinars

September 21, 2022Transportation Infrastructure, Safety, and Travel Route Characteristics of Bike Share, e-Pedal-Assist Bike Share, and e-Scooter System OperationJeff Davis, Ph.D. and Kweku Brown, Ph.D., The CitadelVideo
October 5, 2022A Framework for the Development of a Diverse Workforce in the Southeast RegionRuth Steiner, Ph.D. and Jeremy Griffith, University of Florida; Steven Click, Ph.D., Tennessee Technical UniversityVideo
October 12, 2022Automatic Safety Diagnosis in Connected Vehicle EnvironmentShuang Tu, Ph.D. and Di Wu, P.E., Jackson State UniversityVideo
October 18, 2022Utilization of Connectivity and Automation in Support of Transportation Agencies' Decision MakingMohammed Hadi, Ph.D., Florida International University; Michael Hunter, Ph.D., Georgia Tech; Shoaib Samandar, Ph.D., North Carolina State UniversityVideo
October 19, 2022Impact and analysis of rider comfort in shared modes during the COVID-19 pandemicBecca Kiriazes, Ph.D. Georgia TechVideo
October 26, 2022Smartphone-Based Incentive Framework for Dynamic Network-Level Traffic Congestion ManagementViswa Sri Rupa Anne, Georgia Institute of Technology and Yuqiang Ning, University of Florida
PIs: Lili Du, Ph.D., University of Florida and Srinivas Peeta, Ph.D, Georgia Institute of Technology

November 3, 2022Deep Learning on Traffic State PredictionRobert W. Whalin, Ph.D., and Guojing Hu, Ph.D., Jackson State UniversityVideo
November 8, 2022Real-Time Data-Based Decision Support Systems for Arterial Traffic ManagementMohammed Hadi, Ph.D., Florida International University, and Lily Elefteriadou, Ph.D., University of FloridaVideo
November 9, 2022Assessing and Addressing Deficiencies in the HCM Weaving Segment Analyses- Phase IIIshtiak Ahmed, Ph.D., North Carolina State University, and Ehsan Amini, Ph.D., University of FloridaVideo
November 15, 2022Integrated Corridor Management: Cooperative Signal Control with Freeway Operations and Ramp MeteringAli Hajbabaie, Ph.D., North Carolina State University; Mohammed Hadi, Ph.D., Florida International University; and LiLy Elefteriadou, Ph.D., University of Florida
November 16, 2022Transportation disadvantaged populations: Travel characteristics and emerging mobility solutionsEleni Bardaka, Ph.D., North Carolina State University; Xia Jin, Ph.D., Florida International University; and Jeffrey LaMondia, Ph.D., Auburn UniversityVideo
November 30, 2022Evaluating the Effectiveness of Detour Plans for a Major Construction ProjectAndrew Sullivan, Ph.D. and Virginia Sisiopiku, Ph.D, University of Alabama at BirminghamVideo
December 7, 2022A Better Understanding of Shopping Travel in the USMatt Bhagat-Conway, Ph.D, University of North Carolina at Chapel HillVideo
December 9, 2022Examining modal shifts between automobiles, transit, and Uber trips and quantifying their impactsVirginia Sisiopiku, Ph.D, and and Da Yan, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Mohammed Hadi, Ph.D., Florida International UniversityVideo


Researchers from the STRIDE Center presented the latest products emerging from their cutting-edge transportation research during a 3-day virtual showcase.

Each day featured tools and strategies around a central theme.

View the Agenda, Product Videos, and Project Briefs

Archived Webinar Recordings

2022Using Big Data to Spot Incident-Induced Congestion and Anticipate Demand-Induced CongestionGeorge List, Ph.D., North Carolina State University (NCSU); Michael Hunter, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech); Billy Williams, Ph.D., North Carolina State University (NCSU); Mohammed Hadi, Ph.D., Florida International University (FIU)April 13, 2022Video
2022Micro-Mobility as a Solution to Reduce Urban Traffic CongestionXilei Zhao, Ph.D., University of Florida (UF); Virginia Sisiopiku, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB); Ruth Steiner, Ph.D., University of Florida (UF)April 20, 2022Video
2022Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Leadership Webinar: Techniques to Diversify & Support Transportation WorkforceMehri M. Mohebbi, Ph.D. ,University of Florida; Virginia P. Sisiopiku, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham; Dimitra Michalaka, Ph.D., The CitadelMay 9, 2022
2022What do Drivers Really Think about Autonomous Vehicles?:
Quantifying Drivers’ Perceptions before and after Exposure to Autonomous Vehicle Technologies
Sherrilene Classen, Ph.D., University of Florida (UF); Virginia Sisiopiku, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB);
Wencui Yang, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)
May 18, 2022Video
2021STRIDE 2021 Product Showcase: Day 1, Transit and Mobility OptionsModerator: Noreen McDonald, UNC
Panelists: Malisa Mccreedy, City of Gainesville; Mathew Palmer, Durham, NC Public Schools; Xiang “Jacob” Yan, UF
Presenters: Kai Monast, NCSU/ITRE; Xilei Zhao, UF; Justin Mason, UF; Lili Du, UF; Virginia Sisiopiku, UAB
November 16, 2021Video
2021STRIDE 2021 Product Showcase: Day 2, Advanced Strategies and Technologies for Congestion MitigationModerator: Mike Hunter, GaTech
Panelists: Joseph Hummer, North Carolina DOT and
Maria Roell, Atlanta Regional Commission
Presenters: Nasim Uddin, UAB; Nagui Rouphail, NCSU; Pruthvi Manjunatha, UF; Angshuman Guin, GaTech; Mohammed Hadi, FIU; Lily Elefteriadou, UF
November 17, 2021Video
2021STRIDE 2021 Product Showcase: Day 3, Equity in TransportationModerator: Lily Elefteriadou, UF
Panelists: Virginia Whittington, MetroPlan Orlando and Alison Stettner, FDOT
Presenters: Siva Srinivasan, UF; Mehri Mohebbi, UF; Ruth Steiner, UF; Noreen McDonald, UNC; Ishtiak Ahmed, NCSU; Eleni Bardaka, NCSU
November 18, 2021Video
2021Findings from Autonomous Shuttle Demonstrations and Challenges AheadPruthvi Manjunatha, Ph.D., Justin Mason, Ph.D., Lily Elefteriadou, Ph.D., and Sherrilene Classen, Ph.D., University of FloridaOctober 20, 2021Video
2021Evaluation of Work Zone Mobility by Utilizing Naturalistic Driving Study Data, Phase IIHuaguo Hugo Zhou, Ph.D. and Dan Xu, Auburn UniversityOctober 6, 2021Video
2021Get Your Bus Out of Traffic: Where and When Congestion Impacts School Buses and Public TransportationKai Monast, North Carolina State University/ITRE; Ruth Steiner, Ph.D., University of Florida; Jeremy Scott, North Carolina State University / ITREAugust 4, 2021Video
2021Transportation’s Critical Role in the COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Abigail Cochran, Ph.D., Noreen McDonald, Ph.D., and Mary Wolfe, Ph.D. at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Kai Monast, MRP, North Carolina State University; and Ryan Brumfield, PE, North Carolina Department of TransportationJune 30, 2021Video
2021Transportation to Health Care and COVID-19: Exploring Pandemic-Era Travel Trends and Post-Pandemic Challenges and Opportunities Abigail Cochran, Ph.D., Lindsay Oluyede, MURP, Doctoral Candidate, and Olivia Jueyu Wang, Ph.D., from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Edward Fishman, Principal, Via Transportation, Inc.; and Herb Mullen, Director, Inter-County Public Transportation Authority (ICPTA)June 16, 2021Video
2021Older Driver Experiences with Autonomous Vehicles: A Demonstration StudySherrilene Classen, Ph.D., University of Florida; Justin Mason, Ph.D., University of Florida; Virginia P. Sisiopiku, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)May 26, 2021Video
2021Combining Emerging Data Collection and Modeling Strategies in Support of Signal Control OptimizationMohammed Hadi, Ph.D, PE, Florida International University
Virginia P. Sisiopiku, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)
May 19, 2021Video
2021Work Zone Driver Behavior Extraction and Modelling using AI-system and VissimYichang (James) Tsai, Ph.D., P.E., Georgia Institute of Technology
Rod Turochy, Ph.D., Auburn University
May 12, 2021Video
2021Traffic Simulation Parameters, Merge Configurations, and Capacity Modeling for Freeway Work Zones Rod Turochy, Ph.D., Auburn University and Virginia P. Sisiopiku, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)April 21, 2021Video
2021Adapting K-12 Programs to a Virtual Environment during COVID-19Dimitra Michalaka, Ph.D., The Citadel; Jennifer Meadows, Ph.D., Tennessee Technical University, and Carey Wilson, Tennessee Technical University
April 14, 2021Video
2021Introduction to Equity EngagementMehri "Mehrsa" Mohebbi, Ph.D., University of Florida, Susan Wood, RTD; Miguel Angel Vazquez, Riverside University Health SystemMarch 31, 2021Video
2021Get on Board with FDOT!
Student Opportunities at the Florida Department of Transportation
Brigette Kornbroke, Michelle O'Donnell, and Vitor Suguri, Florida Department of TransportationMarch 24, 2021Video
2021Human factors research at UFTI: Current Research and Future DirectionsModerator - Alexander Bond, UFTI External Advisory Board member; Speakers: Paul Lewis, Eno Center for Transportation; University of Florida Researchers: Eakta Jain, Ph.D.; Nicholas Napoli, Ph.D.; Pruthvi Manjunatha, Ph.D.; Sanaz Motamedi, Ph.D.; Justin Mason, Ph.D.; and Wayne C.W. Giang, Ph.D.March 10, 2021Video
2021Introduction to Mobility Patterns & Transportation Project Equitable ProcessMehri "Mehrsa" Mohebbi, Ph.D., University of Florida; Dr. Larry Schooler; Joey Goldman, Kearns & WestFebruary 17, 2021Video
2021STRIDE 2021 Virtual Student Poster Showcase & CompetitionJanuary 29, 2021Video
2020Strategies for Mitigating Congestion in Small Urban and Rural AreasDimitra Michalaka, Ph.D., Associate Professor at The Citadel
and Michael Hunter, Ph.D., Professor at Georgia Tech
November 4, 2020Video
2020New Approaches to Conducting Traffic Impact Assessment (TIA) in the Southeastern United States Ruth Steiner, Ph.D, University of Florida and Tabitha Combs, Ph.D, University of North Carolina, Chapel HillOctober 21, 2020Video
2020Framework for the Operational Analysis of Ramp WeavesNagui M. Rouphail, Ph.D., NCSUOctober 12, 2020Video
2020I-STREET: A Real-World Transportation Testbed in Gainesville, FLPruthvi Manjunatha, Ph.D., University of FloridaSeptember 16, 2020Video
2020Evaluation of the Operational Effects of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs) through MicrosimulationPruthvi Manjunatha, Ph.D., University of Florida; Michael Hunter, Ph.D., Georgia Tech; and Lily Elefteriadou, Ph.D, University of FloridaSeptember 9, 2020Video
2020Discovering Potential Market for the Integration of Public Transportation & Emerging Shared-Mobility ServicesLili Du, Ph.D., University of Florida, and Ming Lee, Ph.d. (on behalf of Xia Jin, Ph.D.), Florida International UniversityAugust 19, 2020Video
2020Planning for Urban Freight Delivery:
How do City Codes Accommodate Freight?
Noreen McDonald, Ph.D., and Charles Edwards, UNC at Chapel HillAugust 12, 2020Video
2020South Carolina (SC) Bike and Pedestrian ClearinghouseDimitra Michalaka, Ph.D, P.E. , The CitadelAugust 5, 2020 Video
2020Creation of graduate curriculum explaining relationships between Public Health, Physical Activity, Urban Mobility and The Built EnvironmentDr. William J. Davis and Dr. Daniel B. Bornstein , The CitadelJuly 8, 2020Video
2020Macroscopic Fundamental Diagram Approach to Traffic Flow with Autonomous/Connected VehiclesDr. Robert Whalin, Jackson State University, and Guojing Hu, PhD Candidate, Jackson State UniversityJuly 1, 2020Video
2020Fly-By Image Processing for Real Time Congestion MitigationDr. Nasim Uddin and AbdelAziz AbdelLatef, UABJune 3, 2020Video
2020Technology Influence on Travel Demand and BehaviorsDr. Virginia Sisiopiku, UABMay 13, 2020Video
2020Performance Measurement and Management Using Connected and Automated Vehicle DataDr. Mohammed Hadi, FIUApril 22, 2020Video
2020Modeling Bus Ridership Trends on a Hyper-Local Level Between 2012 and 2018Dr. Simon Berrebi, GaTechApril 1, 2020Video
2020Do Southeastern Millennials Uber? Initial Findings from North CarolinaDr. Allie Thomas, UNC Chapel HillFebruary 12, 2020Video
2020Impact of Smartphone Applications on Trip Routing and Congestion ManagementDr. Angshuman Guin, GaTech;
Dr. Mohammed Hadi, FIU
January 29, 2020Video
2019Freeway Facility Reliability: Improved Modeling of Incident ImpactsDr. Nagui Rouphail and Dr. Behzad Aghdashi, NCSUNovember 13, 2019Video
2019ENO Center for Transportation: Analyzing Bus Ridership DeclineDr. Simon Berrebi, GaTech;
Dr. Alice Grossman, Senior Policy Analyst, Eno Center for Transportation
November 7, 2019Video
2019TRB committee on Travel and Land Development (ADD30): Managing ParkingHosted by UNC Chapel Hill, STRIDE Project E
Timothy Reardon and Kasia Hart, Metropolitan Area Planning Council;
Aaron Zimmerman, District of Columbia Department of Transportation
November 6, 2019Video
2019Evaluation of Pedestrian and Bicycle Options at Continuous Flow IntersectionsChris Cunningham and Ishtiak Ahmed, NCSUOctober 23, 2019Video
2019The Impact of Driver Characteristics on Headway Selection and Free-Flow Speed at Work Zones by Utilizing Naturalistic Driving Study DataDr. Huaguo Hugo Zhou and Dan Xu, Auburn UniversityOctober 2, 2019Video
2019Innovation in Access to Healthcare: Understanding Transport BarriersDr. Noreen McDonald and Mary Wolfe, UNC Chapel HillSeptember 18, 2019Video
2019Comparing Transit Agency Peer Groups using Cluster AnalysisDr. Kari Watkins, Georgia Institute of TechnologyJune 12, 2019Video
2019Overview of I-STREET: A Real-World Transportation Testbed in Gainesville, FLDr. Clark Letter, UFMay 15, 2019Video
2018An Overview of Work Zone Crash Severity Trends and Work Zone Planning to Minimize Secondary CrashesDr. Rod Turochy, Auburn UniversitySeptember 13, 2018Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
2017Recalculating...Connected Autonomous Vehicles? It's Time For an Intellectual ResetGregory Winfree, Director of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI)November 30, 2017Link
2017FROM RUMBLE STRIPS TO TEXT STOPS: INFRASTRUCTURE SOLUTIONS FOR DISTRACTED DRIVINGRobert W. Peters, Ph.D.,Department of Civil, Construction & Environmental Engineering; Despina Stavrinos, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, and Mariah Stasiak, TRIP Lab Manager, Department of Psychology (University of Alabama at Birmingham)June 16, 2017
2017EVALUATION OF TRAFFIC CONTROL OPTIONS IN WORK ZONESVirginia P. Sisiopiku, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Civil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering, and Ossama Ramadan Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Civil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering (University of Alabama at Birmingham)June 9, 2017
2017STRIDE RESEARCH SUMMER SEMINARRobert Peters, Ph.D., Ilir Bejleri, Ph.D. and Siva Srinivasan Ph.D., Priyanka Alluri, Ph.D., P.E., David C. Schwebel, Ph.D., Brian J. Morton, Ph.D., Virginia Sisiopiku, Ph.D., Ossama Ramadan, Ph.D., Ruth Steiner, Ph.D.June 2, 2017Link
2017DO’S AND DON’TS OF SMARTPHONE GPS DATA SOURCES FOR CYCLIST TRAVEL BEHAVIORKari E. Watkins, Ph.D., Frederick Law Olmstead Assistant Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Civil & Environmental EngineeringMay 12, 2017
2017DYNAMIC ATM STRATEGY SELECTION TOOL (FREEVAL-DSS)Dr. Nagui Rouphail and Dr. Behzad Aghadshi, Institute for Transportation Research & Education (ITRE), North Carolina State UniversityMay 12, 2017
2016STATEWIDE TRAINING OF SAFETYANALYST IN FLORIDAPriyanka Alluri, PhD, PE, Florida International University
2016AN OPEN ACCESS DATABASE FOR INVESTIGATING BODY MOVEMENTS WHILE PERFORMING DRIVING TASKS Dr. Angelos Barmpoutis of the Digital Worlds Institute, Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering, University of Florida
2014Connected and Automated Vehicles Meet Big Data: Current Research & Future DirectionsAdel W. Sadek, Ph.D., Professor of Civil Engineering, Director, Institute for Sustainable Transportation & Logistics, Director, Transportation Informatics Tier I University Transportation Center, University at Buffalo, the State University of New YorkFebruary 1, 2014Seminar
2013TRAVEL TIME RELIABILITY: NETWORK-LEVEL CHARACTERIZATION AND SYSTEM MANAGEMENT IMPLICATIONSHani Mahmassani, William A. Patterson Distinguished Chair in Transportation & Director of the Transportation Center, Northwestern UniversityMarch 8, 2013
2012IMPROVED TIMELINESS AND ACCESSIBILITY TO CRASH DATA AND TOOLS FOR SAFETY ANALYSISIlir Bejleri, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of FloridaNovember 29, 2012
2012WTS UF TRANSPORTATION SYMPOSIUM ON LEADERSHIPKathy Caldwell, ASCE National Past Presidet; Marcia Ferranto, WTS International President; and Laura Kelley,Deputy Executive Director of Orlando-Orange County Expressway AuthorityNovember 6, 2012
2012How the Upper Troposphere Can Inform Transportation Related Air PollutionBarron Henderson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, UF Environmental Engineering SciencesOctober 30, 2012
2012Optimization Problems in Rail TransportationKrishna C. Jha, Innovative SchedulingOctober 23, 2012
2012A Revised Version of the HCM 2010 Urban Streets Automobile LOS MethodologySeckin Ozkul, Doctoral StudentSeptember 25, 2012
2012Two-Lane Highway Simulation and AnalysisJing Li, Ph.D., University of Florida, Civil EngineeringSeptember 18, 2012
2012The Economics of Potential Reduction of Rural Road Systems in KansasAbhinav Alakshendra, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Urban & Regional Planning, University of FloridaSeptember 6, 2012
2012Two-lane Highway Simulation and AnalysisJing Li, doctoral studentAugust 9, 2012
2012An Evaluation of the Joint Operation of Ramp Metering and Variable Speed Limits using CORSIMEvangelos Mintsis, master’s studentJuly 26, 2012
2012Two-Lane Highway Operations under a Lane ClosureDon Watson, master’s studentJuly 19, 2012
2012Lane Changing on FreewaysCorey Hill, master’s studentJuly 12, 2012
2012Differentiated Pricing of Transportation NetworkMahmood Zangui, doctoral studentJuly 12, 2012
2012Integrated Pricing of Roads and Electricity Enabled by Wireless Power TransferFang He, doctoral studentJune 28, 2012
2012Modeling Household Social-Recreational Activity Participation PatternsKwangkyu Lim, doctoral studentJune 21, 2012
2012Integration of Toll Plazas Modeling into CORSIM, Implementation of Toll Plaza Analysis into FREEPLANRobin Osborne, M.S.June 7, 2012
2012Geometric Design, Speed, and SafetyJohn M. Mason, Jr., Ph.D., PE, vice president for research, Auburn UniversityMarch 28, 2012
2012Auction Use in the Supply Chain among Buyers, Suppliers and Transportation Service Providers: Can Sustainability be Incorporated in a Multiple Criteria Approach?Suzanne Andrews, MEng.March 22, 2012
2012Data-driven Analysis, Modeling and Design for Future Mobile NetworkingAhmed Helmy, Ph.D., associate professor, Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering, University of FloridaMarch 12, 2012
2012Development of Autonomously Navigating Ground VehiclesCarl D. Crane, Ph.D., professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering/Director of the Center for Intelligent Machines and Robotics (CIMAR), University of FloridaMarch 1, 2012
2012Evacuation Planning for Livestock in a Case of a Nuclear Power Plant AccidentChrysafis Vogiatzis (doctoral student, ISE) and Ines Aviles-Spadoni, M.S. (CMS)February 23, 2012