John Hourdos's research focuses on microscopic simulation, traffic model calibration, and incident detection and prevention. Recently, in collaboration with the ITS Institute, he designed, assembled, and deployed an array of advanced traffic detection and surveillance stations in the highest freeway accident area in the Twin Cities.
Transportation research at the University of Minnesota covers the spectrum from basic to applied research, drawing on the many transportation-related disciplines within the University. The Center actively supports the formation of multidisciplinary research teams.
Recently published research reports
- A Positioning and Mapping Methodology Using Bluetooth and Smartphone Technologies to Support Situation Awareness and Wayfinding for the Visually Impaired
- Governing Dockless Bike Share: Early Lessons for Nice Ride Minnesota
- Enriched Sensor Data for Enhanced Bridge Weigh-in-Motion (eBWIM) Applications
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Key research partners
- Minnesota Department of Transportation
- Minnesota Local Road Research Board
- U.S. Department of Transportation