May 2013

On May 30, 2013, Martin Lipinski (University of Memphis) and Mihalis Golias (University of Memphis) presented updates the Enhancing Rail Connectivity to Underserved Rural Communities (RI-07) project.

The recorded version of this webinar is now available for online viewing.

July 23-26, 2013
Green Bay, Wisconsin

Explore the ship-building yards that design and construct multi-million dollar yachts, U.S. Coast Guard vessels, and Great Lakes freighters in Green Bay, Marinette, Sturgeon Bay and Manitowoc, Wisconsin.   Participants will visit ACE Marine, Marquis Yachts, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College’s North Coast Marine Manufacturing Training Center, Port of Green Bay, NOAA weather station, Lake Michigan’s Badger ferry, and several maritime museums. Institute will visit in NE Wisconsin.

$495 includes 2 MTU graduate credits, 4 nights lodging, and most meals. Full registration reimbursement scholarships are available to all applicants following the institute, if all course requirements are met by Sept. 3, 2013.

For more information, visit the Institute page. To register, download the registration form.

This Institute is funded in part by CFIRE.

Just-in-Time Spatial at FOSS4G

May 22, 2013

Former CFIRE GIS intern John Czaplewski and CFIRE researcher Maria Hart recently presented at the 2013 Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) conference, held this year in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Just-in-Time Spatial: Lightweight Acquisition, Storage, & Presentation of Dynamic Data The recent trend toward “open data” creates new opportunities for geographic data analysis and […]

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RI-02 Project Update Webinar

May 21, 2013

On May 6, 2013, Dr. Stephanie Ivey from the University of Memphis presented an update on the Making Freight-Centric Communities More Livable (RI-02) project. The recorded version of this webinar is now available for online viewing.

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Spring 2013 TMP Reception

May 14, 2013

On Friday, May 10, the Transportation Management and Policy (TMP) colloquium and practicum students presented the results of their group projects to interested staff and faculty, as well as other students. CFIRE Executive Director Teresa Adams also presented the 2013 Muzi Fellowship. About the TMP Colloquium Students in the Transportation Management and Policy (TMP) program […]

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2013 Muzi Fellowship

May 13, 2013

Daniel Reichl has been awarded the 2013 Andrew Muzi Yellow Jersey Fellowship for his background in economics and civil engineering and his passion for infrastructure design that promotes safety for all modes of transportation. “Ultimately, I hope to find a job that allows me to play an integral role in the planning and design of […]

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Detour Decision Tool from Simulated Crash Data

May 13, 2013

Accidents and other incidents on highways often result in closed lanes, reducing the highway’s capacity. In some cases, the reduction is so extreme that detours must be set up for motorists, but these often come with significant costs. Making an informed choice on whether to set up detours takes into account many factors, and has […]

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