Shifting Narratives to Prevent Bicyclist & Pedestrian Deaths

Shifting Narratives to Prevent Bicyclist & Pedestrian Deaths Self-Paced Course   Course Overview: This self-paced, online course teaches journalists, law enforcement officers, and transportation professionals how we might tap into what we know about language in order to shift the narrative and prevent bicyclist and pedestrian deaths. More specifically, Journalists will learn new ways to…

FTSS: Physics Regularized Machine Learning for Smart Mobility

Physics Regularized Machine Learning for Smart Mobility View recorded webinar on YouTube In recent years, artificial intelligence (AI) such as machine learning (ML) techniques have been widely adopted to develop smart mobility systems. Particularly, as the foundation of smart traffic control systems, many ML-based models have been implemented to model traffic flows. However, despite those…

FTSS: Customized AI and Edge Computing for Safer and Smarter Transportation Infrastructure Systems

Customized AI and Edge Computing for Safer and Smarter Transportation Infrastructure Systems   View the recorded webinar on YouTube   Sensors are essential for the intelligence needed by smart transportation infrastructure systems. Deployment of these sensors has increased over the past decades. Although these sensors can collect a substantial amount of data, the bandwidth and…

Sisinnio Concas, Ph.D., attends ITS World Congress

High frequency connected vehicle data are at the heart of the advancement of its technology. However, with access to these data comes a great responsibility to secure and protect individuals from accidental breaches and bad actors. Sisinnio Concas, ACME Program Director, participated at the ITS World Congress in Hamburg, Germany (Oct 11-15, 2021). As part…

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2021 National Roadway Safety Award

Congratulations to the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for being selected as one of the seven recipients of the 2021 National Roadway Safety Award! In addition, FDOT received an Honorable Mention for the successful transition of traditional in-person education and skill-building to online training through its Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP). The National Roadway Safety…

FTSS: Leveraging local ADS-B transmissions to assess the performance of air traffic at general aviation airports

  Leveraging local ADS-B transmissions to assess the performance of air traffic at general aviation airports View recorded webinar on Youtube     The University of Maryland and the Ohio State University are collaborating on a project to develop a novel hardware and software architecture for locally and automatically recording air traffic operations data at…

CUTR names new Executive Director and Associate Director

Fred Mannering, Ph.D. CUTR Executive Director Lisa Staes CUTR Associate Director   On October 7, 2021, Robert H. Bishop, dean of the University of South Florida’s College of Engineering, announced that Fred Mannering, Ph.D., accepted the position of Executive Director and Lisa Staes accepted the position of Associate Director for the Center for Urban Transportation…

FTSS: Self-supervised Deep Learning Framework for Anomaly Detection in Traffic Data

  Self-supervised Deep Learning Framework for Anomaly Detection in Traffic Data View recorded webinar on Youtube The current state of the practice in traffic data quality control (QC) features rule-based data checking and validation processes, where the rules are subjective and insensitive to variation inherited with traffic data. To improve the traffic data QC process,…