University of Florida Testbed Initiative - Alternative Transportation Safety Systems

This project aims to evaluate the effectiveness of the Mobileye Shield+ collision avoidance system in an effort to reduce conflicts between transit buses and pedestrians/bicycles. This project has three primary objectives: Identify and characterize behavioral and infrastructure conditions that lead to incidents or near incidents between transit vehicles and pedestrians/bicyclists. Characterize perceived acceptance and helpfulness to transit drivers. And, Develop framework to prioritize advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) investments for small- and mid-sized transit agencies.


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    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $289649
    • Contract Numbers:

      BDV31 977-99

    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Florida Department of Transportation

      Research Center
      605 Suwannee Street MS-30
      Tallahassee, FL  United States  32399-0450
    • Project Managers:

      Matthews, Gabrielle

    • Performing Organizations:

      University of Florida, Gainesville

      219 Grinter Hall
      Gainesville, FL  United States  32611
    • Principal Investigators:

      Letter, Clark

      Agarwal, Nithin

    • Start Date: 20180507
    • Expected Completion Date: 20201031
    • Actual Completion Date: 20201031

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01668745
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Florida Department of Transportation
    • Contract Numbers: BDV31 977-99
    • Files: RIP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: May 9 2018 7:11AM