In 2023, C2SMARTER is focused on reducing congestion and ensuring that all our projects have long-term impact on the transportation systems in our Consortium cities.
As researchers looking to address real-world questions, data is the foundation of everything. Unfortunately, high-quality, multifaceted data is often unavailable, so researchers must be resourceful. Different data sources can be
The Emerging Leaders in Transportation program, a joint effort between C2SMARTER and the Rudin Center for for Transportation Policy and Management, aims to enhance the toolkit of early-career employees to
On November 8, C2SMARTER and the ITE MET Section hosted students from the Bronx High School of Science to celebrate National STEM Day. ITE MET section members presented a career
Student researchers traveled to Phoenix, AZ, in mid-October to participate in the INFORMS (The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences) annual meeting. This year’s theme was “Harnessing the
On October 14, 2023 TransportationCamp-NYC was held for the first time held at the former New York City Transit Authority Headquarters in Brooklyn, NYC.
September 24- 28, 2023 Bilbao, Spain At the end of September 2023, members of the C2SMART team traveled to Bilbao, Spain, to attend and present at IEEE ITSC 2023. Six
The cost to build and operate transportation infrastructure, including mass transit, in the United States is consistently higher than it is elsewhere in the developed world. As America’s population becomes increasing urban, addressing this issue will become increasingly important. This study seeks to understand why this cost discrepancy exists, and what to do about it, through a review of existing cost data (using operations costs from the US and International governments, and capital cost data from prior studies) and a comparative case study analysis. Two light rail systems, MAX (in Portland, Oregon) and Metrolink (in Manchester, UK), share many design and operations characteristics, and recently completed two similar capital projects. While MAX’s operations and capital costs are lower than the national average, they remain above comparable costs for Metrolink. This similarity in specifications, combined with a divergence in cost, provides an opportunity to understand why US transit is comparatively expensive.
Thursday, September 14, 2023C2SMART Data Viz Lab C2SMARTER hosted a Fall Kickoff Event for undergrad and graduate transportation students. Students met each other, ate pizza, and learned about the program changes
Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur August 22, 2023 NYU Tandon School of Engineering welcomed distinguished faculty members from the Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur to Tandon to explore collaboration and joint research opportunities.