ITRE is hiring a Director!

August 1, 2017

The Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE) at North Carolina State University is seeking an innovative and progressive leader to serve as Director. The Director will formulate and guide the strategic direction of the… Read More ITRE is hiring a Director!

ITRE to Host Leading Scientist for Lecture on Traffic Modeling

April 6, 2017

On Tuesday, May 16, Dr. Rahmi Akçelik will present a guest lecture at ITRE titled “Key Parameters in Traffic Modeling” to discuss all fundamental aspects of traffic modeling. Dr. Akçelik is director of Akcelik &… Read More ITRE to Host Leading Scientist for Lecture on Traffic Modeling

North Carolina Moves Toward Zero Roadway Deaths with the Help of ITRE

October 28, 2016

Earlier this October, ITRE helped to launch NC Vision Zero, a new initiative focused on eliminating deaths North Carolina’s roadways. Recognizing that the number of people who are killed on North Carolina roads each year… Read More North Carolina Moves Toward Zero Roadway Deaths with the Help of ITRE

ITRE in the News: New In-Roads For WNC Public Transit

September 30, 2016

From WCQS News: Public transportation in Western North Carolina primarily serves elderly, disabled, and other customers needing a shuttle to medical appointments in larger nearby cities. However, these agencies are also seeing a growing demand… Read More ITRE in the News: New In-Roads For WNC Public Transit

ITRE Researchers Team with NCDOT to Optimize DDIs in the State’s Most Congested Region

August 30, 2016

For the last several years, ITRE has supported the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s (NCDOT) efforts to improve safety and traffic operations through the installation of Diverging Diamond Interchanges (DDI). This summer, ITRE completed the… Read More ITRE Researchers Team with NCDOT to Optimize DDIs in the State’s Most Congested Region

ITRE in the News: NCDOT studying ‘zipper merge’ to reduce congestion

August 29, 2016

From WNCN.com: State transportation officials are working with ITRE to see if a new way of merging can ease congestion. A “zipper merge” is when drivers allow enough space in front of their vehicle to… Read More ITRE in the News: NCDOT studying ‘zipper merge’ to reduce congestion

ITRE in the News: Crosswalk Crackdown

July 22, 2016

From Raleigh Magazine: If you’ve been pulled over recently and gently reminded that it is a law to yield to pedestrians in a crosswalk, you are not alone. All summer, the Institute for Transportation Research… Read More ITRE in the News: Crosswalk Crackdown