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An Electric Future for Transportation Webinar

An Electric Future for Transportation Regan Zane David G. and Diann L. Sant Endowed Professor Director, NSF ASPIRE ERC Utah State University Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. ET Link to register Abstract: Electric vehicles (EVs) offer tremendous opportunity to both...

Managing Epidemics by Managing Mobility

Assistant Professor Samitha Samaranayake from the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Cornell University recently won a NSF grant for his project titled, “Managing Epidemics by Managing Mobility.” Other collaborators on this project are Daniel...

UTEP Tracks Traffic-Related Air Pollution Near Regional School Zones

Last Updated on October 07, 2020 at 12:00 PM Originally published October 07, 2020 By Christina Rodriguez UTEP Communications The University of Texas at El Paso’s Department of Civil Engineering was awarded $30,000 by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality...

Drone Integration – Where are we now and where are we headed?

An upcoming webinar hosted by USF will be held virtually on Friday, October 2nd at 12 noon ET via Microsoft Teams (conference ID is 495 510 442#)  Mr. Jay Merkle, Executive Director of the Federal Aviation Administration’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Integration...

Steep NYC traffic toll would reduce gridlock, pollution

By Blaine Friedlander June 22, 2020 New York City is among the most congested traffic spots in the world. Soon, in an effort to ease some of the Big Apple’s legendary gridlock – and make the air more breathable – driving a car into midtown Manhattan will cost you. New...

Smart parking software could ease congestion, save time

By Melanie Lefkowitz  June 8, 2020 New smart parking software developed by Cornell researchers, which matches drivers with parking garage spots based on travel time and other factors, could reduce congestion and emissions while saving drivers the time of circling to...

Cornell farm tractor gets clean, green biodiesel makeover

ProvidedLawrence Li ’21 installs the Optimus Technologies’ Vector System, which allows biodiesel to power this 2006 John Deere tractor.   By Blaine Friedlander May 21, 2020   A week before the Ithaca campus shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, members of an...

CTECH Awards the 2020 CTECH Ph.D. Dissertation to Cornell Grad Student

Anne M. Burton was awarded Cornell’s 2020 CTECH Ph.D. Dissertation Award. She is working towards her Ph.D. in Economics with Professor John Cawley. Her dissertation title is “Do Uber and Lyft Reduce Drunk Driving Fatalities?” The project investigates whether Uber and...