MPC Regional Emergency Evacuation Analysis in Traffic with Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

This project is proposed to address the Mountain-Plains Consortium (MPC) region's urgent needs for best utilizing the existing infrastructure during emergency evacuation by natural disasters such as wild fires by taking advantages of the fast development in data collection from connected and autonomous vehicles. Such an analysis is expected to provide the emergency evacuation officials and residents suggested action plan based on the simulation predictions of hazard spreading.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $330254
  • Contract Numbers:


  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology

    University Transportation Centers Program
    Department of Transportation
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Managing Organizations:

    Mountain-Plains Consortium

    North Dakota State University
    Fargo, ND  United States  58108
  • Project Managers:

    Tolliver, Denver

  • Performing Organizations:

    Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute

    North Dakota State University
    1320 Albrecht Boulevard
    Fargo, ND  United States  581052

    Dept. of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering

    North Dakota State University
    Fargo, ND   
  • Principal Investigators:

    Lu, Pan

    Huang, Ying

  • Start Date: 20220209
  • Expected Completion Date: 20240731
  • Actual Completion Date: 20240112
  • USDOT Program: University Transportation Centers Program
  • Source Data: MPC-685

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01838143
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Mountain-Plains Consortium
  • Contract Numbers: 69A3551747108
  • Files: UTC, RIP
  • Created Date: Mar 1 2022 7:27PM