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Center For Transportation Studies

SEB 313 ext. 1871

Title: Anthony A. Saka, Associate Professor of Transportation

Education: PhD (Civil Engineering), University of Virginia; MURP (Urban & Regional Planning), University of Pittsburgh; and BACRP (City & Regional Planning), University of Southwestern Louisiana.

Courses Given: Quantitative Methods in Transportation I (Applied Statistics & Probability); Quantitative Methods in Transportation II (Operations Research); Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS); Geographical Information Systems (GIS); Microcomputers in Transportation; Transportation Internship; Transportation Systems Evaluation; Advanced Urban Transportation Planning; Transportation Engineering; Urban Public Transportation; and Transportation in Developing Countries.

Present Research: Welfare-to-work transportation issues; Best Practice Method for Statewide Safety-belt Use Analysis; Operational effects on bus stop spacing; Operational benefits of weigh-in-motion technology; and Operational benefits of electronic toll collection.

Future Research: Emerging Issues in Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS); ITS Education & Training; Operational Effects of Dynamic Sight-Distance Problem; and ITS Applications in Transportation Planning.

Awards/Recognition: Best Technical Paper Award (1990 & 1991), Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), District 5; Award of Appreciation (1994 & 1996), ITS America Student Chapter at Morgan State University; Award of Appreciation, 1997 Summer Research Mentor for Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program at Coppin State College; Registered Professional Engineer in Maryland & Commonwealth of Virginia; and Certified Traffic Operations Engineer (Inaugural Member).

Areas of Interest: Transportation Engineering & Planning; Geographical Information Systems; Intelligent Transportation Systems; Applied Statistics & Operations Research.

Managed Labs:Transportation Engineering Lab at the Center for Transportation Studies (CTS), which includes a Machine Vision hardware, and a number of transportation engineering, planning, and systems analysis software.

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