University of Southern California

Congestion Reduction through Efficient Empty Container Movement

  • Principal Investigator Maged Dessouky, Ph.D.
  • University of Southern California
The researchers created a model to solve the "Empty Container Problem" of freight operations. They tested the model using data from the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach.
Project Status
Complete

Congestion Reduction via Personalized Incentives

  • Principal Investigator Meisam Razaviyayn, Ph.D.
  • University of Southern California
The purpose of this research is to develop real-time algorithms to reduce traffic congestion and improve routing efficiency via offering personalized incentives to drivers.
Project Status
Complete

Coordinated Traffic Flow Control in a Connected Environment

  • Principal Investigator Petros Ioannou, Ph.D.
  • University of Southern California
This project will investigate how connectivity provided by vehicle to infrastructure (V2I) and vehicle to vehicle (V2V) technologies can be used to develop traffic flow control systems that will enhance mobility and safety, and reduce queues at ramps with positive benefits to transportation efficiency and environment.
Project Status
In Progress

Developing Markets for Zero-Emission Vehicles (ZEVs) in Goods Movement

  • Principal Investigator Genevieve Giuliano, Ph.D.
  • University of Southern California
This project examines the potential for zero-emission and near-zero emission truck technologies from both economic and environmental perspectives, focusing on their use in short-haul drayage service.
Project Status
Complete

Developing Markets for Zero-Emission Vehicles in Short-Haul Goods Movement

  • Principal Investigator Genevieve Giuliano, Ph.D.
  • University of Southern California
This report evaluates the market status and potential freight market penetration of zero emission vehicles (ZEVs) and near-ZEVs in the medium and heavy duty class within the California market. It focuses on intra-urban rather than long-haul deployment scenarios.
Project Status
Complete

Dynamic Routing for Ridesharing

  • Principal Investigator Maged Dessouky, Ph.D.
  • University of Southern California
The objective of this research is to develop dynamic routing algorithms to support ridesharing.
Project Status
In Progress

Eco-Friendly Intelligent Transportation System Technology for Freight Vehicles

  • Principal Investigator Petros Ioannou, Ph.D.
  • University of Southern California
This project examines intelligent traffic control strategies, which will have positive impact on the environment by reducing fuel consumption and pollution levels in areas where the truck volume is relatively high.
Project Status
Complete