Welcome to the CVI-UTC website!
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.
Dr. Ron Gibbons is the director of for Infrastructure Based the Center for Infrastructure Based Safety Systems at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI). He is also the Institute’s lead lighting research scientist and is responsible for lighting- and visibility-associated research projects and projects which consider roadway safety as they relate to infrastructure.
He is currently the PI on multiple projects including studies on the impact of lighting design on roadway safety, the impact of headlamp design on safety, wet night visibility and the performance of alternative light sources in roadway lighting. Gibbons is also the Principal Investigator on the Institute’s IDIQ contract for the FHWA Office of Safety... Read More
Video from our MPSTOC Event
A no sound video of the multiple technology demonstrations of the CVI-UTC Connected Vehicle Parking Lot Demonstrations on June 6th, 2013 in Fairfax, VA at McConnell Public Safety Transportation Operations Center.
This video was filmed by Steven Mackay; Edited by Cecilia Elpi; Connected Vehicle Display Programming by Carl Cospel, Jean Paul Talledo Vilela, and Andy Petersen; all on behalf of and funding by Virginia Tech Transportation Institute.
Thank you to Tracy Shelton and team for providing the location; Joan Morris for VDOT asssitance in arranging the event, and Tom Dingus for his leadership and vision for the project.