Welcome!

ATTAP is jointly initiated by the Office of Traffic Safety at the Maryland State Highway Administration and the Center for Traffic and Operation at the University of Maryland, College Park. This program exists since 2005.

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Goals and Objectives:

– Work in partnership with the University of Maryland
– Develop state-of-art traffic engineering analysis tool and technologies
– Provide traffic engineering technical expertise to University of Maryland students and staff
– Develop and maintain an internet based traffic engineering innovation and information
resource site and
– Provide onsite support in traffic engineering analysis and applied operation to the Traffic Development and Support Division/Office of Traffic and Safety – Maryland State Highway Administration

Research Areas:

– Traffic control and operations
– Traffic simulation modeling
– Travel time estimation and prediction system
– Real-time traffic monitoring and emergency evacuation
– Traffic safety analysis and evaluation
– Intelligent transportation systems
– Innovative highway geometric design and simulation

ATTAP Program Managers:

Dr. Gang-Len Chang
Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Maryland at College Park
Saed Rahwanji
Office of Traffic and Safety, Maryland State Highway Administration
Minseok Kim
Office of Traffic and Safety, Maryland State Highway Administration

Program Advisors:

Gregory Slater
State Highway Administrator, MDSHA
Tim Smith
Deputy Administrator, MDSHA
Cedric Ward
Director, OOTS, MDSHA
Joseph Sagal
Director, Office of CHART and ITS Development, MDSHA
Allison Hardt
Deputy Director, Office of Policy and Research, MDSHA
Steve Rochon
Chief, TDSD Division, MDSHA

Team Members:

Dr. Ruihua Tao, OOTS, MDSHA
Sung Yoon Park, Research Assistant, University of Maryland at College Park
Hyeonmi Kim, Research Assistant, University of Maryland at College Park
Yang (Carl) Lu, Research Assistant, University of Maryland at College Park
Dr. Chien-Lun Lan, Research Assistant, University of Maryland at College Park
Yao Cheng, Research Assistant, University of Maryland at College Park
Liu Xu, Research Assistant, University of Maryland at College Park
Minsu Won, Research Assistant, University of Maryland at College Park
Ranteg Rao, Research Assistant, University of Maryland at College Park
Aref Darzi, Research Assistant, University of Maryland at College Park

Former Members:

Dr. Xianfeng Yang, Assistant Professor, San Diego State University
Dr. Woon Kim, Safety Data Manager and Analyst, MTA
Dr. Mark L. Franz, Assistant Director of Outreach and Technology Transfer, NTC
Dr. Yue Liu, Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Dr. Peiwei Lin Wang, Lead Transportation Analyst, Noblis
Dr. Nan Zou, Professor, Shandong University in China
Dr. Xiaorong Lai, Senior Project Engineer, RK&K
Anna Petrone, Research Assistant, University of Maryland at College Park
Yukai Huang, Research Assistant, University of Maryland at College Park
Gregory Kramida, Research Assistant, University of Maryland at College Park

Contact information:

attap@umd.edu