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, MDOT SHA
Tim Smith
Deputy Administrator, MDOT SHA
Cedric Ward
Director, OOTS, MDOT SHA
Joseph Sagal
Director, Office of CHART and ITS Development, MDOT SHA
Allison Hardt
Deputy Director, Office of Policy and Research, MDOT SHA
Steve Rochon
Chief, TDSD Division, MDOT SHA

Team Members:

Dr. Sung Yoon Park, Research Associate, the University of Maryland at College Park
Dr. Hyeonmi Kim, Assistant Research Scientist, the University of Maryland at College Park
Yao Cheng, Research Assistant, the University of Maryland at College Park
Minsu Won, Research Assistant, the University of Maryland at College Park
Yen-Hsiang Chen, Research Assistant, the University of Maryland at College Park

Former Members:

Dr. Ruihua Tao, OOTS, MDOT SHA
Dr. Xianfeng Yang, Assistant Professor, University of Utah
Dr. Woon Kim, Senior Analyst, AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
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
Dr. Chien-Lun Lan, Research Scientist, Virginia Department of Transportation
Dr. Yang (Carl) Lu, Transport Specialist, Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Ranteg Rao, Director of Preconstruction, Doyle Construction Company
Liu Xu, Research Assistant, the University of Maryland at College Park
Anna Petrone, Map Data Engineer, Mapbox
Yukai Huang, Research Assistant, the University of Maryland at College Park
Gregory Kramida, Research Assistant, the University of Maryland at College Park

Contact information:

attap@umd.edu