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Educate the Educators: Diffusing the SCYP University-Community Partnership Model

Marc Schlossberg
The University of Oregon’s Sustainable City Year Program (SCYP) has become a replicable model for large scale partnership between universities and communities whereby students through their regular coursework focus on community-identified project a ... Read More

Project Phenom: A Smart Bike Project for grades 6-12

Stephen Fickas
The project objective is to develop a curriculum module that will allow high school and middle school students to apply concepts from the Internet of Things (specifically) and Cyber-Physical Systems (generally) to bike transportation. The module will ... Read More

Instructional Modules for Obtaining Vehicle Dynamics Data with Smartphone Sensors

Roger Lindgren
Charles (C.J.) Riley
Past NITC education grants to Oregon Tech provided funding for developing new graduate-level coursework in transportation (2014-15) and to support development of learning activities related to smartphone/ipod sensors for transportation structural hea ... Read More

Collaborative Regional Planning: Tools and Techniques for Teaching Collaborative Regional Planning to Enhance Livability and Sustainable Transportation

Danya Rumore
Sarah Hinners , Divya Chandrasekhar
Communities throughout the nation face a variety of interconnected transportation, livability, and sustainability challenges that can only be effectively addressed through regional planning collaboration. These challenges are particularly pressing in ... Read More

Introduction to Scientific Computing for Planners, Engineers, and Scientists

Liming Wang
Building on the successful scientific computing training program offered by the Software Carpentry (http://www.software-carpentry.org/), the proposed course exposes students in science, engineering, and planning to the best practices in scientific co ... Read More

Transportation Undergraduate Research Fellowship (TURF)

Avinash Unnikrishnan
Miguel Figliozzi , Christopher Monsere
The main purpose of the Transportation Undergraduate Research Fellowship (TURF) Program is to expose and equip engineering undergraduate students with critical thinking and research skills and tools through supervised research on topics relevant to t ... Read More

Pedestrian Observation and Data Collection Curriculum

Jennifer Dill
The purpose of this project is to develop two class exercises suitable for undergraduate and/or graduate students in courses related to travel behavior, traffic safety, urban planning and design, or civil engineering. Initially, this project will foc ... Read More

Phase 2 Multimodal Transportation Planning Applications Curriculum for Urban Planning Programs

Kristine Williams
Integrated multimodal transportation and land use planning is critical to advancing mode choice, public health and safety, and livability objectives. Communities across the U.S. are seeking to redefine their planning process accordingly. In response, ... Read More

Dynamic Evaluation of Transportation Structures with iPod-Based Data Acquisition

Charles (C.J.) Riley
This grant supported coursework and laboratory development and expanded research capacity, promoting (a) innovative learning activities that expose students to cutting-edge methods of bridge structural health and behavior monitoring and (b) research ... Read More

Design for an Aging Population

Trygve Faste
Kiersten Muenchinger
Older Americans are increasing in numbers and addressing their needs through better public transportation design will improve their quality of life. This study sought to increase understanding of the obstacles faced by people with impairments in visi ... Read More

Establishing Graduate Certificates in Sustainable Transportation at US Universities & Colleges

Keith Bartholomew
Aside from cruising State Street on a Saturday night, transportation is not an objective in and of itself, but a means to carry out the functions of daily living, connecting us from where we are to where we need to be. Those functions, which are spat ... Read More

Investigations in Transportation

Carol BiskupicKnight
William Becker
The Investigations in Transportation program is an elementary school partnership and curriculum development project to engage science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professionals in school-based activities and projects to bring real- ... Read More
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