Transportation Systems

The systems working group focuses on the planning, design, construction, operations and management of the transportation infrastructure and systems including the highway network, railroads, airports, public transport and waterways.
Recent research has been undertaken in traffic safety and control, asset management, intelligent transportation systems (ITS), bicycle facilities, vintage trolleys and trains, automated people mover systems and rail freight transportation.

Active Research Projects


Rail Crossing Behavior with Naturalistic Driving Study (NDS)

Published Apr 2016 by Dave Nelson

Exploring the Science of Sustainability: Robustness and Resilience of Coupled Infrastructure and Natural Networks

Published Aug 2016 by Amlan Mukherjee

Novel Optimization Algorithms for Oversaturated Traffic Network Coordination

Published Aug 2016 by Ossama Abdelkhalik

Completed Research Projects


Impact of High Speed Passenger Trains on Freight Train Efficiency in Shared Railway Corridors

Published Dec 2013 by Kuilin Zhang



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