Peer Exchange Meeting: Transportation Systems Modeling and Management in Inclement Weather Conditions
University at Buffalo, State University of New York
March 15, 2012
Participants at the peer-exchange meeting discussed research results and methods to more effectively manage the transportation system during weather related events.
The Transportation Systems Modeling and Management in Inclement Weather Conditions peer exchange meeting was held on March 15, 2012 at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York. The meeting provided a forum for discussion about the research results achieved to date by the UB team. In addition, experts from FHWA’s Turner Fairbank Highway Research Center, the University of Maryland’s Center for Advanced Transportation Technology (CATT) Laboratory, the New York State (NYS) Department of Transportation, and the New York State Thruway Authority made presentations and participated in a discussion on how operators and planners can be more effective in managing the transportation system during weather-related events.
The meeting was a part of a Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) funded research project currently being conducted by the University at Buffalo (UB) in partnership with the Greater Buffalo Niagara Regional Transportation Council (GBNRTC) and the Niagara International Transportation Technology Coalition (NITTEC).