Congestion & Mobility

CAIT-UTC-REG10

The intended activities of the project are to:

  • Conduct comprehensive review of the existing ITS system architecture and implementation in New Jersey
  • Document the best practices in ITS system architecture practices in the country, which support transition to connected  and electric vehicles
IPProject Status: In Progress Fiscal Year: FY2018/2019
CAIT-UTC-REG20

The risks associated with infrastructure are clearly identified but training to minimize the impact of these challenges is sparsely available or lacking in related content.  This project will design and establish academic credentials as well as non-credit short courses that will prepare participants to assess, mitigate …

IPProject Status: In Progress Fiscal Year: FY2018/2019
CAIT-UTC-NC53

The primary goal of this research is to examine the effectiveness of ATP implementation on a major interstate highway carrying freight traffic under various traffic conditions, given managed strategies. ATP managed lane strategies would include:

  • ATP-dedicated lane on the left-most lane
  • ATP-dedicated…
IPProject Status: In Progress Fiscal Year: FY2017/2018
CAIT-UTC-NC56

The proposed research will develop a cloud-computing platform for state-wide traffic video data analytics. The platform will use the existing 511 CCTV traffic video streams to generate traffic flow and occupancy data to enrich the existing TRANSCOM data feed primarily containing travel time and event data. The added flow…

IPProject Status: In Progress Fiscal Year: FY2017/2018
CAIT-UTC-NC40

This research will analyze data from the 2011 household travel survey for the Greater New York Metropolitan area, conducted by the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC) and the North Jersey Tran…

IPProject Status: In Progress Fiscal Year: FY2016/2017
CAIT-UTC-NC49

This study aims to evaluate the effectiveness of using unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to inspect, inventory, and monitor interchange assets within New Jersey’s road network. The team will use UAS to collect video and photographic data to do preliminary inspections on multiple components of the interchange, including s…

IPProject Status: In Progress Fiscal Year: FY2016/2017
USDA-RU8861

The supply chain of soybeans is complex, encompassing multiple production sites and multiple modes of transportation. As a result, multiple factors affect the supply chain including weather, seasonality, price, equipment availability, congestion, modal delay, cargo ownership, and requirements pertaining to sustainability…

FProject Status: Final Fiscal Year: FY2016/2017
CAIT-UTC-068

The goal of this project is to develop a road map for research through CAIT on transportation infrastructure resilience.  The objective is to:

1) Develop an inventory and assessment of current research and activities

2) Develop an inventory of research needs and prioritize these needs

3) Connect the…

FProject Status: Final Fiscal Year: FY2015/2016
CAIT-UTC-NC40

This research will analyze data from the 2011 household travel survey for the Greater New York Metropolitan area, conducted by the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC) and the North Jersey Tran…

FProject Status: Final Fiscal Year: FY2015/2016
CAIT-UTC-NC15

This research will synthesize and integrate the prior related work into a quantitative (or semi-quantitative) framework. Two major approaches will be adopted and developed. 1) Cost-benefit analysis (CBA): quantitative analysis and evaluation of the dominating economic, social and environmental factors in terms of costs a…

FProject Status: Final Fiscal Year: FY2014/2015
CAIT-UTC-NC8

The proposed study includes two phases: system development phase and field test phase. One key resource available to the investigation team is the FAA approved UAS (Unmanned Aerial System) test side expected to be operational by the summer of 2014. The test site is planned to be located in the East Jersey area, and curre…

FProject Status: Final Fiscal Year: FY2014/2015
287-RU4820

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires public transit agencies to provide paratransit service to individuals who are unable to use fixed-route buses because of their disability. New Jersey first introduced Access Link paratransit in 1993; in compliance with the law, the system fully shadowed the NJ TRANSIT lo…

FProject Status: Final Fiscal Year: FY2012/2013
ATT-RU3528

The project is proposed to expand the previous efforts (by WinLab-Rutgers) performed on Parking Guidance and Information System (ParkNet) and assess the effect of real-time dissemination of on-street parking information using mobile connectivity on the gas emission and consequently the environment pollution. The research…

FProject Status: Final Fiscal Year: FY2010/2011
SJPC-RU1824

The South Jersey Port Corporation (SJPC), Gloucester County Improvement Authority is interested in building upon the Delaware River maritime traffic model Rutgers’ CAIT developed for Area Maritime Security C…

FProject Status: Final Fiscal Year: FY2009/2010
RAIL-RU4474

The purpose of this project is to investigate the potential role of short line railroads in the U.S. to perform intermodal terminal operations and distribute/pick-up containers/trailers in metropolitan areas. Included in this project is an investigation of the potential for short line railroads to serve industrial parks …

FProject Status: Final Fiscal Year: FY2008/2009
CU 15 RU9098

The project will help NYSDOT and NYCDOT better quantify and predict the non-recurring delay (NRD) from incidents on the City’s highway network. NRD is a substantial portion of the total delay that occurs within the City and it can be mitigated through various actions. If NYSDOT and NYCDOT can better predict NRD and tra…

FProject Status: Final Fiscal Year: FY2003/2004
132 RU6993

The purpose of this project was to examine the relationship between effective national transportation congestion, security, and safety technology transfer applications. Next, a comparison was made between national trends and the conditions found in New Jersey; then the most appropriate solution was implemented.

Wh…

FProject Status: Final Fiscal Year: FY2002/2003
117 RU6856

The scope of this study is to determine the new trends and approaches in transportation modeling and assist transportation professionals in reviewing features of alternative software packages, evaluating them, and comparing their capabilities. Information for selected packages has been collected through publicly availabl…

FProject Status: Final Fiscal Year: FY2001/2002
101 RU6682

In this project, a prototype knowledge-based expert system (KBES) integrated with a Geographical Information System (GIS) is developed. Geomedia Pro is used as the GIS interface for data entry. A software bridge is also implemented to ensure swift data exchange between Synchro, which is a commercial signal optimization s…

FProject Status: Final Fiscal Year: FY2000/2001
114 RU6514

In September 2000, the New Jersey Turnpike Authority introduced E-ZPass technology along with the first stage of its time of day pricing program. In January 2003, toll levels for each time period and vehicle type were increased as part of the second stage of the NJ Turnpike time of day pricing program. The project had th…

FProject Status: Final Fiscal Year: FY2000/2001