From the innovative DataCity Smart Mobility Testing Ground to building more sustainable roadways, CAIT researchers have been recognized recently at industry events, webinars, and in media coverage of their latest work.

Middlesex County 2023 State of the County Address

Middlesex County 2023 State of the County Address.

CAIT Director Dr. Ali Maher was recognized this week at the Middlesex County 2023 State of the County Address.

County Commissioner Director Ronald G. Rios and the Middlesex County Board of Commissioners shared the County’s vision for the future while highlighting recent initiatives and key programs — including the DataCity Smart Mobility Testing Ground.

A collaborative effort between Middlesex County, NJDOT, Rutgers CAIT and industry partners, DataCity is a 2.4-mile multi-modal corridor in downtown New Brunswick equipped with Self-Driving-Grade, high-resolution roadside sensors and computing devices.

This living laboratory is collecting smart mobility data that will help the region improve safety, congestion, and equity in its transportation systems.


Celebrating International Women’s DayInternational Women's Day logo

On International Women’s Day this March, CAIT took the time to celebrate some of the women leaders in transportation research here at the Center and highlight their recent work. CAIT hosted researchers from the University at Buffalo, Rowan University, and Rutgers for a seminar, who shared their work ranging from bridge structural health monitoring and building communities resilient to fires, to end-of-pipe treatment opportunities and water quality.

Transportation is undergoing a period of transformative investment that has the potential to modernize our infrastructure and make transportation systems more resilient, safer, and equitable. Throughout history, how we think about and use transportation as it exists today has been shaped by innovative women leaders.

In case you missed the seminar, view a recording of it here.


Toward Sustainable Transportation

Dr. Hao Wang presenting on "Towards Sustainable Transportation" at the conference.

Last month, CAIT researcher Dr. Hao Wang presented as part of the Mobility For All Conference, a forum addressing Safe, Sustainable and Equitable Transportation hosted by the Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce and Keep Middlesex Moving.

His presentation was titled “Towards Sustainable Transportation.” Much of Dr. Wang’s research focuses on developing sustainable, resilient, and smart highway and transportation infrastructure.

Speakers from NJ TRANSIT, Rutgers, The City of Hoboken, local government, industry and more presented during the conference. Learn more here.