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News Making Work Zones User-Friendly

Work zones can be dangerous, confusing environments for drivers.  A daily-driven road can suddenly have an unfamiliar traffic pattern delineated by a sparse and sometimes inconsistent configuration of temporary traffic control devices.  

At Georgia Tech, Dr. Michael Hunter and his PhD student Aaron Greenwood, are working with the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) to study driving environments in order to improve work zone safety. 

Graduate students Akofio-Sowah and Wong named 2013 Eno Fellows

Congratulations to Margaret Akofio-Sowah and James Wong, two Georgia Tech graduate students, who were recently recently selected by the Board of Regents of the Eno Center for Transportation to participate in the 21st annual Eno Leadership Development Conference in Washington, DC, June 2-6, 2013.

Transportation Research Board taps UTIL Student for Honorable Mention

Two UTIL graduate students, Alex Poznanski and Candace Brakewood, were part of the Georgia Tech team named "Honorable Mention" in the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Data Competition. The competition included nearly 30 teams from universities and companies competing on two different transportation-related problems.  To read more about the team and the competition, please follow this link.

UTIL Student James Wong featured in FHWA's Fast Forward Program

UTIL Graduate student James Wong was recently featured in the innaugural issue of FHWA's Fast Forward program to encourage middle and high school students to get involved in transportation. Listen to his interview here.


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