University

UC San Diego, Cubic partner

Posted on May 14, 2012

Cubic Transportation Systems and the Jacobs School of Engineering at the University of California San Diego (UC San Diego) entered into a collaborative partnership to research the next generation of intelligent travel technologies for cities.

Cubic will contribute $500,000 over five years to the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering to fund research done by faculty, students and Cubic Transportation Systems staff. The project aims to achieve a better understanding of the application and utilization of emerging technologies, with the ultimate goal of making transportation easier, more convenient, more economical and environmentally greener for transit operators and their customers.

Through integration of regional transport payments and traveler data, Nextcity will deliver personalized information to passengers so they can make informed travel choices.

The research partnership potentially spans mobile and Web technologies, wireless networking, location-based services, data warehousing, and system architecture and analytics, all areas of expertise at the university.

The Cubic and UC San Diego research collaboration will help discover new technologies and strategies that reduce the costs and increase the utility of these services.

 

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Robotics co. secures $2M to deploy autonomous campus shuttle

Auro Shuttles are equipped with lasers, camera, radar and GPS providing it a complete 360-degree vision under all environmental situations.

San Francisco State students approve $180 fee for new transit pass

The pass will provide unlimited Muni use and a 25% BART discount for trips starting or ending at the Daly City stop, which is south of San Francisco.

New Orleans expands bus, streetcar service

Planners focused on the Central Business District, Tulane and Loyola universities Uptown and the University of New Orleans on the Lakefront, which are seen as major employment hubs and major destinations, such as for students.

U of Mich. selected as site for 3rd Toyota autonomous vehicle research facility

Although the focus of each of the three strategically located facilities will be broad, each will feature a different core discipline. TRI-ANN will focus primarily on fully autonomous (chauffeured) driving.

Utah U. making progress toward carbon neutrality

The university mandated that all new buildings on campus will be built to LEED Silver standard or equivalent and further encouraged everyone on campus to use public transportation.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close