UMD's Cinzia Cirillo and Partha Lahiri team up to apply Bayesian statistics to transportation research.
Department faculty, staff, and students were highly active at the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting.
Researchers are developing a tool to help officials better meet the needs of vulnerable populations.
Faculty, staff, and students gave more than 50 presentations during the four-day event.
The team received Best Paper in the scientific papers category for the North American region.
In a 2016 paper, Cirillo demonstrates that gasoline taxes reduce greenhouse emissions more effectively than ownership taxes.
Faculty, staff, and student involvment exemplified the theme "Transportation Innovation: Leading the Way in an Era of Rapid Change."
Michael Manness was chosen for his contribution to transportation modeling and travel behavior.
Areas include visualization, resilience, high-speed rail, and green vehicles.
New grant supports research between UMD and Politecnico di Torino, Italy in sustainable, safe, and smart infrastructures.
Establishment of the new Center for Integrated Transportation Systems Management (CITSM)