For Transportation Studies
313 ext. 1871
Anthony A. Saka, Associate Professor of Transportation
PhD (Civil Engineering), University of Virginia; MURP (Urban
& Regional Planning), University of Pittsburgh; and BACRP (City
& Regional Planning), University of Southwestern Louisiana.
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.
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.
Research: Emerging Issues in Intelligent Transportation Systems
(ITS); ITS Education & Training; Operational Effects of Dynamic
Sight-Distance Problem; and ITS Applications in Transportation
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
of Interest: Transportation Engineering & Planning; Geographical
Information Systems; Intelligent Transportation Systems; Applied
Statistics & Operations Research.
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