The Traffic Safety and Operations Lab is a joint venture between UMD and the Maryland State Highway Administration focused on the development and application of advanced technologies to address day-to-day congestion and safety needs in highway networks.
Key research areas include:
Traffic control and operations
Traffic simulation modeling
Travel time estimation and prediction systems
Real-time traffic monitoring and emergency evacuation
Traffic safety analysis and evaluation
Intelligent transportation systems
Innovative highway geometric design and simulation
The research products and capabilities of this lab are used for research as well as teaching and training students.