CUTR Webcast Recording: Carpooling Without the Car – Walking School Bus and Bicycle Train Program

October 20, 2011 The purpose of the Safe Routes to School program is to encourage walking and biking as a healthy and safe transportation mode, and to relieve concerns parents and schools may have with students walking and bicycling to school. Some key issues for why parents won’t let their children in Florida and other…

Patent Awarded: Wireless Emergency Reporting System Patent

Researchers from the Center for Urban Transportation Research and the USF Computer Science and Engineering Department were awarded U.S. Patent # 8,045,954 – Wireless Emergency-Reporting System – Bidirectional location-based multimedia messaging system.  Issued October 11, 2011, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. For more information, contact Sean Barbeau, Ph.D.  

Patent Awarded: Optimizing Performance of Location-Aware Applications Using State Machines Patent

Researchers from the Center for Urban Transportation Research and the USF Computer Science and Engineering Department were awarded U.S. Patent # 8,036,679 – Optimizing performance of location-aware applications using state machines – Dynamically adjusts GPS sampling rates to allow high resolution tracking while moving and conservation of battery energy when  stopped.  Issued October 11, 2011, U.S. Patent…