A story on WBFO-FM reports on a study by UB’s
Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics that
explored how weather-related tweets could provide an invaluable
assessment of road conditions, and interviews Adel Sadek, professor
of civil, structural and environmental engineering.
A story on WGRZ-TV’s Innovate WNY reports UB,
through a research grant from the U.S. Department of
Transportation, is developing a platform for municipalities to
gather crowdsourced social media posts to help predict traffic
A driverless SUV demonstration took place at UB in partnership
with the Southwest Research Institute, UB’s Institute for
Sustainable Transportation and Logistics, the Transportation
Informatics Tier 1 University Transportation Center, and Erie
Reducing one’s carbon footprint. Becoming comfortable with
public transit. Exploring Buffalo. Those are some of the findings
of a study that examined a pilot program that offered Metro Rail
use to some UB students, faculty and staff for 20 months in 2011
How prepared is New York for another terrorist attack or major disaster? That's the question a group of researchers and disaster-response experts will discuss at a two-day conference addressing ways to protect New York City and New York State.
University at Buffalo faculty members are available to discuss challenges relating to the arrival of Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast, including threats to buildings, infrastructure and water supplies.
The event, entitled Big Data Analytics Transforming
Transportation Operations, Management and Safety, is presented by
UB's Transportation Informatics center and will be held August
13-14, 2015, in Buffalo.