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The Caltrans Division of Research and Innovation is hosting monthly webinars on various topics. The presentations are designed to bring researchers and practitioners together to exchange information and transfer knowledge.

On Wednesday, December 2, 2009, 9:30 AM-11:30 AM, Dr. Alex Skabardonis presented "Traffic Mobility."

Dr. Alex Skabardonis

Dr. Alex Skabardonis Professor-in-Residence Director of California Partners for Advanced Transit and Highway

Alexander Skabardonis is a Professor and Research Engineer at the University of California, Berkeley, and Director of California PATH, a statewide research center on intelligent transportation systems (ITS). His professional interests and expertise include traffic flow theory and modeling, traffic management and control systems, design and operation of transportation facilities, and ITS. He has served as Principal Researcher for 60 extramurally funded contracts and grants totaling over $15M, and has published over 200 papers and technical reports. He is a member of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Traffic Flow Theory and Freeway Operations Committees, and a Subcommittee member in the TRB Committees of Highway Capacity and Traffic Signal Systems. He serves as a reviewer for several archival journals in transportation.


Topic Description: " California PATH Traffic Operations Research Findings and Future Research Directions."

Research in traffic operations has been undertaken at California PATH over the last four years as part of Task Order series 5000 and 6000. The projects are grouped into four major categories:

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