CPCS research highlighted in 'Going the Last Mile'

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has highlighted CPCS's findings in its Research Showcase article Going the Last Mile. This spotlight feature explains the issue of "last mile observability" - a granular understanding of how, where, and why trucks move across the transportation network. Our research - led by Donald Ludlow and Vivek Sakhrani - found that FDOT can increase the effective capacity of its system to make freight movement more fluid, without needing to invest in new road capacity. FDOT would instead pursue a number of sensor-enabled approaches to data collection and advanced analytics to improve operations for trucking.