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Winter 2002

In this issue

Research investigates effects of advance warning flashers at signalized intersections
Depending on vehicle speed, the "decision zone" where drivers decide whether to stop or continue extends some distance ahead of the intersection itself.

Institute researcher seeks to increase highway capacity
If roadway expansion alone cannot stop congestion, many researchers believe the solution may lie in advanced technologies for the passenger vehicle.

Chihak honored as Student of the Year
Benjamin Chihak's contributions to the HumanFIRST Program include the analysis of data to explore various passing lane configurations and the design and implementation of a custom audio system for a new driving simulator.