Final Reports


2012 (Year 1)

Engineers Change the World: A Hands-on Workshop for 13-to-18-Year-Old Girls (2012-009S)
PI: James Martin, PE, NCSU
Co-PIs: Nina Barker, UFTI/T2 and Leslie Washburn, PE, UFTI/T2 [view report]


Empirically-Based Performance Assessment and simulation of Pedestrian Behavior at Unsignalized Crossings (2012-016S)
PI: Bastian Schroeder, Ph.D., North Carolina State University
Co-PIs: Nagui Rouhpail, Ph.D., North Carolina State University; Lily Elefteriadou, Ph.D., University of Florida; Virginia Sisiopiku, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham [view report]


Quantifying the Costs of School Transportation
PI: Noreen McDonald, Ph.D., UNC Chapel Hill
Co-PIs: Ruth Steiner, Ph.D., University of Florida and Thomas Cook, Ph.D., North Carolina State University [view report] [appendix I] [appendix II] [appendix III]


Development of Pedestrian and Bicycle Transportation Course Modules (2012-028S)
PI: Daniel Rodriguez, Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Co-PI:  Rod Turochy, Ph.D., Auburn University [view report] [course website]


Developing a New Course for Public Transportation Education
PI: Kari Watkins, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology
Co-PI:  Jeff LaMondia, Ph.D., Auburn University [view report]


Development of Graduate Level Course in Sustainable Pavements (2012-049S)
PI: J. Richard Willis, Ph.D. Auburn University [view report]


Analyzing the Impact of Carbon Regulatory Mechanisms on Supply Chain Management (2012-078S)
PI: Sandra Eksioglu, Ph.D., Mississippi State University (Currently at Clemson University)
Co-PIs: Joseph Geunes, Ph.D., University of Florida and Gokce Palak, Ph.D., Shenandoah University [view report]


Engaging Engineering Students with Transportation Safety: An Educational Module (2012-085S)
PI: Lesley Strawderman, Ph.D., Mississippi State University [view report] [course website]


Comparative Analysis of Dynamic Pricing Strategies for Managed Lanes
PIs: Jorge Laval, Ph.D. GaTech; Yafeng Yin, Ph.D., University of Florida; Yingyan Lou, Ph.D., University of Arizona [view report]


A Naturalistic Driving Study across the Lifespan (2012-095S)
PIs: Despina Stavrinos, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham and Lesley Ross, Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
Co-PI: Virginia Sisiopiku, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham [view report]


MSU K-12 Workforce Development
PI: Eric Heiselt, Mississippi State University [view report]


NCSU K-12 Workforce Development
PI: James Martin, PE, North Carolina State University [view report]


UAB K-12 Workforce Development
PI:  Virginia Sisiopiku, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham [view report]


UF K-12 Workforce Development
PI: Nina Barker, T2
Co-PI: Leslie Washburn, P.E., UF Transportation Institute [view report]


2013 (Year 2)

Teaching Schoolchildren Pedestrian Safety: A Pragmatic Trial Using Virtual Reality (2013-004S)
PI: David Schwebel, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham
Co-PI: Virginia Sisiopiku, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham and Daniel Rodriguez, Ph.D., UNC Chapel Hill [view report]

Livability Performance Measures to Transportation Plans and Projects (2013-018S)
PI: Leigh Blackmon-Lane, Ph.D., North Carolina State University [view report]

UAB K-12 Workforce Development (2013)
PI:  Virginia Sisiopiku, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham [view report]

Engaging in Engineering Initiative with Centennial Elementary School (2013)
PI:  Dr. Ann Xu, Ph.D. Georgia Institute of Technology [posted soon]

NCSU K-12 Workforce Development (LEGO Project, 2013)
PI: James Martin, PE, North Carolina State University [view report]