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Posts Tagged ‘Research’

Monitoring Bicyclist and Pedestrian Behavior

Monday, March 24th, 2014
FIGURE 4 BikeCount midsection count screen.

Bicycling and walking, or “active transportation,” are fundamental modes of transportation, but methods to monitor the traffic of these modes have been slow to advance until the last decade or so. The purpose of this document is to chronicle the most recent advancements in techniques and technology of active transportation monitoring, but it is not meant to be an exhaustive review of the field.

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Minnesota DOT: MnPILE Research Meets Reality

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Shot entirely with an iPhone by Bruce Holdhusen from MnDOT Research Services. –rfilipczak on YouTube.

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Guest on The Infra Blog: Nicholas Santero, Research Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

Nicholas Santero is a research scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research uses life-cycle assessment (LCA) to improve the sustainability of engineered systems. At MIT, Dr. Santero is part of a team that is working to reduce the carbon footprint of buildings and pavements using cost-effective approaches. He has a Ph.D. and M.S. from the University of California, Berkeley, and a B.S. from the University of California, Davis, all in Civil and Environmental Engineering. He is a licensed professional engineer in California.

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