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The transportation field of study is supported by 5.5 (FTE) tenured professors.  This group is one of the strongest transportation engineering groups in the country.

Transportation Faculty Members

Major areas of study

  • traffic engineering
  • pavement management systems
  • public transit
  • transportation planning
  • transport systems analysis
  • transport economics
  • transportation safety and risk analysis in the urban, inter-urban and/or rural contexts

Current research activities

  • modelling integrated freeway-arterial networks
  • rigid and flexible pavement materials and design
  • pavement management systems
  • urban models
  • transit demand and management
  • economics of transport
  • road accident analysis
  • highway-railway at grade crossing collision reduction
  • winter road maintenance
  • intelligent transportation systems
  • road and traffic condition monitoring
  • traveler behavior
  • mode choice modelling
  • traffic state prediction
  • proactive traffic control
  • development and use of emerging sensor data
  • connected vehicle systems
  • safety of cyclists
  • mining public transportation system data
  • asset management systems
  • incorporating sustainability in pavement engineering
  • climate change impacts on pavement infrastructure
  • life cycle analysis of infrastructure

Research centres, groups and labs

Industry and government partnerships