Culture and Travel Behavior

How do cultural differences influence travel behavior and traffic engineering?

CT Safety Spotlight: Distracted Pedestrians

The CT Safety Spotlight brief "Heads Up!! Distracted Pedestrians" dives into the data on the proportion of pedestrians who talk, text or listen to music while crossing the road and how those distracted behaviors result in an increase in pedestrian deaths.

3 Seconds Behind The Wheel

Watch the CTSRC research staff along with individuals from MIT and Cambridge Mobile Telematics in the CPTV and Boyd Productions joint project "3 Seconds Behind the Wheel", a documentary that follows 8 strangers to capture their daily driving behaviors and distractions behind the wheel.

CT Safety Spotlight: HAWK Pedestrian Signals

The CT Safety Spotlights are a series of informational briefs, providing updates and the latest data on various topics in traffic safety.

Driving Simulator Arrival at CTSRC Human Factors Lab

After several months of anticipation, the Connecticut Transportation Safety Research Center (CTSRC) at the University of Connecticut is pleased to announce the arrival of our new, fully-loaded traffic safety driving simulator!

CT Safety Spotlight: Distracted Driving

The CT Safety Spotlights are a series of informational briefs, providing updates and the latest data on various topics in traffic safety.