The Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) is a federally funded program administered by FHWA to significantly reduce traffic fatalities on public roads through improved infrastructure.
Four short stories will be used to illustrate how physics and imagination can be used to diagnose and remedy some of the critical urban mobility problems that are faced today by some of the world’s megacities.
Over the past few years, measuring performance in transportation has shifted from delayed system reporting to real-time information sharing. Each individual's movements are being recorded at different spatial and temporal granularities, passively and actively.
Eric spent 4 years at Uber as a backend engineer and product manager within the marketplace organization. This talk will span Eric’s experiences and lessons learned working on dynamic pricing, driver positioning, and marketplace health monitoring there.
Dr. Gomes is a research engineer at ITS, and also a lecturer with the Mechanical Engineering department. He came to Berkeley in 1999 as a graduate student in control theory, and focused on problems in traffic modeling and control.
Research objective: Explore the regulatory environment around “Personal Transportation Devices” (PTDs), documenting the current state of affairs, and recommending safe, practical regulations.
What are PTDs?