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Winter 2000

In this issue

Research Observes Final Seconds Before Crash
Researchers are trying to discover how drivers react in the last vital seconds before a collision, and learn how general warnings could be communicated to drivers to promote avoidance behavior.

New Technology May Improve Safety for Pedestrians
"We believe we can help prevent accidents," says associate professor Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, who, with graduate student Osama Masoud, created the system.

ITS Institute to Expand Program at UMD
The University of Minnesota, Duluth (UMD), is increasing its involvement in ITS-related research and education activities, thanks in part to efforts by the ITS Institute.