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] [view project website]


Emissions Modeling and Integration into Traffic Micro-simulation (2012-014S)
PI:  Scott Washburn, Ph.D., University of Florida
Co-PIs:  Nagui Rouphail, Ph.D., North Carolina State University; H. Christopher Frey, Ph.D., North Carolina State University [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 (2012-022S)
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]


A Regional Land Use Transportation Decision Support Tool for Mississippi (2012-003S)
PI: Brian Morton, Ph.D., North Carolina State University
Co-PIs: John Poros, M.Arch., Mississippi State University and Joe Huegy, M.R.P., North Carolina State University [view report]


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 (2012-029S)
PI: Kari Watkins, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology
Co-PI:  Jeff LaMondia, Ph.D., Auburn University [view report] [course website]


Investigation of ATDM Strategies to Reduce the Probability of Breakdown (2012-042S)
PI: Mohammed Hadi, Ph.D., Florida International University
Co-PI: Lily Elefteriadou, Ph.D., University of Florida [view report]


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


Development of Educational and Professional Training Modules on Green/Sustainability Design and Rating Systems for Neighborhood Development and Transportation (2012-051S)
PI: Robert W. Peters, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham
Co-PIs: Virginia Sisiopiku, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham; Adjo Amekudzi, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology [view report]


Automated Sidewalk Quality and Safety Assessment System (2012-067S)
Supplemental Report: Atlanta Hotel District ADA Transition Plan 
[view supplemental report]
PI: Randall Guensler, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology [view report]


Signalized Intersection Simulation Program for Education (2012-076S)
PI: Scott Washburn, Ph.D., University of Florida
[View Report & User Guide] [Course Website]


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 (2012-089S)
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]


Final Reports

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, North Carolina State University [view report]


Engineers Change the World: A Hands-on Workshop for 13- to 18-Year-Old Girls (2013-028S)
PI: James Martin, Ph.D., North Carolina State University, Leslie Washburn, PE, University of Florida and Nina Barker, UFTI/T2, University of Florida [view report]


School Transportation: Development of an Education Module (2013-032S) 
PI: Noreen McDonald, Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Co-PI: Ruth Steiner, Ph.D., University of Florida [view report] [view course site and cost calculator]


Investigating the Effect of Drivers’ Body Motion on Traffic Safety (2013-051S)

PI: Angelos Barmpoutis, Ph.D., University of Florida
Co-PIs: Alexandra Kondyli, Ph.D., University of Florida; Virginia Sisiopiku, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham [view report] [view Driver' Motion Depth Database website]


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 [view report]


NCSU K-12 Workforce Development (LEGO Project Year 1 & 2, Combined)
PI: James Martin, PE, North Carolina State University [view report]