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The mission statement of the Connected Vehicle/Infrastructure University Transportation Center (CVI-UTC) is to conduct research that will advance surface transportation through the application of innovative research and using connected-vehicle and infrastructure technologies to improve safety, state of good repair, economic competitiveness, livable communities, and environmental sustainability.

Featured Personnel

Shane McLaughlin
Shane McLaughlin is the Motorcycle Safety Research Group Leader. Shane has been involved in vehicle design and driving safety research for over 15 years. He is the PI on two naturalistic motorcycle studies. His areas of emphasis include motorcycles, driver support systems, vehicle kinematics, and large scale data mining. Prior to coming to VTTI, Shane worked for Ford Motor Company on vehicle programs and advanced system interfaces. He received his PhD in Industrial Engineering from Virginia Tech in 2007. Read More

Participants needed!


Center for Transportation Studies at University of Virginia (UVA CTS) is seeking individuals aged 35-49 or 65+ to participate in a research study "Connected Vehicle Enabled Freeway Merge Management – Field Test" conducted in Blacksburg, VA. For more information, please read the following PDF or contact Tanveer Hayat (225-354-6100).