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2011

Fall 2011 – Vol. 12, No. 3

  • Smartphone research aims to help visually impaired pedestrians
  • University of Minnesota startup to improve traffic flow on congested roads
  • Institute promotes transportation careers at recent events
  • New online game teaches risks of distracted driving
  • Fall seminar series features roundabout research
  • Vision system for truck stops gets FHWA grant
  • TechPlan research examines technology impacts on public health, travel behavior

Summer 2011 – Vol. 12, No. 2

  • Cars and roads share info, alert drivers
  • Seminar: Can fuel-economy displays promote safe, fuel-efficient driving?
  • Researchers exhibit at USDOT
  • Institute lab hosts online accessibility tool
  • Signs use solar power to make rural intersections safer
  • Conference features Institute researchers
  • Career Expo draws record attendance

Spring 2011 – Vol. 12, No. 1

  • Technology lets buses bypass congestion
  • Students, staff attend TRB
  • Institute outreach sparks interest at TechFest
  • National, local researchers featured in seminar series
  • STREET project featured in Webcast seminar
  • Technology holds promise to prevent drunk driving, speaker says

2010

Winter 2010 – Vol. 11, No. 2

  • SMART-Signal targets improved arterial intersection performance
  • MTO research explores options for Denali National Park
  • International visitors tour U of M research labs
  • Institute at the 2010 Minnesota State Fair
  • Tech camps bring pre-college students to campus
  • Study shows relationship between technology, public policy

Summer 2010 – Vol. 11, No. 1

  • Awards honor outstanding students
  • Kids try traffic engineering
  • Researchers present at ITS Minnesota
  • Rural intersection field test
  • Safe Teen Car research
  • Researchers develop portable, low-cost traffic data collector
  • ITS America hosts demo of driver-assistive technologies

2009

Winter 2009/2010 – Vol. 10, No. 3

  • Educational outreach includes State Fair exhibit, Gridlock Buster activities
  • Middle schoolers prepare for robotics competition on campus
  • Chairman Oberstar visits University for transportation research update
  • A portable weigh station for rural roads
  • STREET creates new learning tools for transportation courses
  • Fall seminars explore technology, policy issues; available online

Summer 2009 – Vol. 10, No. 2

  • Modeling Traffic Impact on Denali Park Road
  • Visiting professor shares transit insights
  • ITS America president tours research labs
  • ITS Institute research featured at 2009 CTS Research Conference
  • Campus visit introduces high school students to robotics
  • Rajamani to address IASTED international conference
  • New online game explores world of traffic management

Spring 2009 – Vol. 10, No. 1

  • Beyond the loop: Researchers develop the next generation of vehicle detectors
  • Huber Awards honor outstanding graduate students
  • Pre-college outreach engages young minds
  • NATSRL Research Workshop showcases current projects
  • SMART-Signal garners 2009 CTS Research Partnership Award

2008

Winter 2008 – Vol. 9, No. 3

  • New Bus Rapid Transit service will put ITS technologies in the spotlight
  • IEEE honor for Autoscope
  • Pre-college outreach builds ITS awareness
  • Arpin named 2008 Student of the Year
  • ITS researchers, students attend TRB annual meeting

Summer 2008 – Vol. 9, No. 2

  • Motorcycles and alcohol: Research examines a dangerous combination
  • ITS Institute labs in the news
  • Federal visitors briefed on technologies under development
  • CTS Research Conference presentations show diverse research agenda
  • New features, designs enhance ITS web sites
  • High school students experience ITS research

Spring 2008 – Vol. 9, No. 1

  • Research explores privacy, legal implications of emerging ITS technologies
  • Interactive course modules enhance learning
  • Future of vehicle safety lies in crash prevention
  • Human factors research motivates 2007 Student of the Year
  • Young learners explore engineering with Narrow Commuter Vehicle prototype
  • Minnesota Traffic Observatory launches new Web site
  • Students, researchers attend TRB Annual Meeting

2007

Winter 2007 – Vol. 8, No. 3

  • Haptic feedback research explores driver cognition issues
  • University team takes second at annual Intelligent Ground Vehicles Competition
  • Rural intersection safety reports published
  • Seminars bring transportation experts from industry, academia to Minnesota
  • Undergraduate students get perspective on traffic research

Summer 2007 – Vol. 8, No. 2

  • Minnesota Traffic Observatory opens its eyes on complex transportation issues
  • Observatory research improves safety on I-94
  • National surface transportation policy committee hears from ITS Institute researchers
  • Traffic modeling to improve Alaskan visitors' experience
  • ITS Institute director receives Distinguished Service Award
  • HumanFIRST director briefs Minnesota Senate committee

Spring 2007 – Vol. 8, No. 1

  • Minnesota researchers add their expertise to federal intersection safety initiative
  • Winter Luncheon highlights safety of teen drivers
  • “Tags” in the road hold promise for smarter vehicle location systems
  • Minnesota researchers add their expertise to federal intersection safety initiative
  • Travel awards enable students to attend TRB Annual Meeting
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2006

Winter 2006 – Vol. 7, No. 3

  • The less-than-perfect driver: a new model of car-following behavior
  • Seminar addresses privacy, scalability of location-based services

Summer 2006 – Vol. 7, No. 2

  • Researcher Spotlight: Gary Davis
  • Signal priority technology to put buses on the fast track

Spring 2006 – Vol. 7, No. 1

  • Remote sensing takes wing: unmanned aerial vehicle technology
  • Shawn Brovold is 2006 Student of the Year
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2005

Winter 2005 – Vol. 6, No. 3

  • A scientific approach to evacuation planning
  • Improving evacuation traffic operations with adaptive control strategies

Summer 2005 – Vol. 6, No. 2

  • Ensuring the integrity of critical ITS data;
  • Researcher spotlight: Rajesh Rajamani;
  • 2005 Advanced Trasnportation Technologies Seminars.

Spring 2005 – Vol. 6, No. 1

  • Technological assistance aims to reduce dangerous driving by teens
  • Safety implications of ATIS use with cell phones
  • 2004 Student of the Year contributes to vision-based traffic monitoring
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2004

Winter 2004 – Vol. 5, No. 3

  • Finding the fountain of youth for snowplows
  • Evolving ITS paradigms topic of winter luncheon
  • Program develops new test track capability

Summer 2004 – Vol. 5, No. 2

  • Improving the estimation of travel demand
  • A safer way to multi-task.

Spring 2004 – Vol. 5, No. 1

  • Monitoring activity in public places
  • Sanderson named Student of the Year
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2003

Fall 2003 – Vol. 4, No. 3

  • Putting limits on the speed-versus-safety debate
  • Intersection Decision Support: reducing crashes at rural intersections
  • Speaker to address traffic safety

Spring 2003 –Vol. 4, No. 2

  • Dynamic route clearance: saving time, saving lives
  • New system helps capture the driving experience

Winter 2003 –Vol. 4, No. 1

  • Assessing road user charges using GIS and GPS technologies
  • Interactive simulations enhance ITS education, outreach
  • Martin named 'Student of the Year'
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2002

Spring 2002 – Vol. 3, No. 1

  • The ITS Laboratory: Building the future
  • HumanFIRST Program launches research with Nissan

Winter 2002 – Vol. 2, No. 4

  • Research investigates effects of advance warning flashers at signalized intersections
  • Institute researcher seeks to increase highway capacity
  • Chihak honored as Student of the Year
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2001

Fall 2001 – Vol. 2, No. 3

  • Research explores the role of software in critical transportation systems
  • Troopers say new vision technology could make for safer driving

Spring 2001 – Vol. 2, No. 2

  • Considering the alternatives
  • Under the virtual microscope

Winter 2001 – Vol. 2, No. 1

  • Research examines skills of elderly drivers
  • Sergi named Student of the Year
  • Taking a closer look at crash data
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2000

Fall 2000 – Vol. 1, No. 4

  • ITS Institute, Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College host National Summer Transportation Institute
  • Researchers Team Up to Develop New Techniques
  • Zooming In on Better Electronic Images

Spring 2000 – Vol. 1, No. 3

  • New HFRL Staff to Assist With IVI Field Test
  • Research on Vehicle Turns May Improve Traffic Flow Through Intersections
  • Seminars to Highlight Advanced Transportation Technologies

Winter 2000 – Vol. 1, No. 2

  • Research Observes Final Seconds Before Crash
  • ITS Institute to Expand Program at UMD
  • New Technology May Improve Safety for Pedestrians
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1999

Fall 1999 – Vol. 1, No. 1

  • Welcome to the ITS Institute Sensor
  • Video Cameras Focus on Visibility
  • Real-Life Statistics Drive Institute's Work
  • New Simulation Can Improve Freeway Management
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