Transportation

Center for Transportation, Technology & Safety Research

Westat’s work makes travel safer and more efficient. We help find and address transportation challenges through studies of vehicle technology and safety, travel behavior, and traffic operations systems. We explore issues related to roadway users, vehicle automation, connectivity, travel patterns, and more. Our staff has expertise in human factors, survey operations,  instrumentation engineering, technology assessment, and geospatial analysis.

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Portouli E., Nathanael D., Amditis A., Lee Y.M., Merat N., Uttley J., Giles O., Markkula G., Dietrich A., Schieben A., and Jenness J. (2019).

Methodologies to understand the road user needs when interacting with automated vehicles.

Jenness J., Lenneman J., Benedick A., Huey R., Jaffe J., Singer J., and Yahoodik S. (2019).

Spaceship, guardian, coach: Drivers' mental models of advanced vehicle technology.

Robinson E., Barragan D., Dembowski D., Szymkowski T., Miller S., Golembiewski G., and Ferezan S. (2018).

Human factors guidelines for Transportation Management Centers.

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