Shaping Transportation Modes to Work Together
The Center for Applied Transportation Sciences (CATS) is a research, training, and capacity-building resource for regional governments, educational institutions, and private companies. The center focuses on smart cities, particularly in the areas of transportation systems management and operations and mobility on demand. Yao-Jan Wu, associate professor of civil and architectural engineering and mechanics, directs the center, including core and affiliated faculty members; and academic, industry and agency partners, all working together to improve local, regional and national transportations systems.
The mission of CATS is to serve as a research, training, and capacity-building resource for regional governments, educational institutions, and private sectors in the field of Smart Cities with emphases on Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSMO) and Mobility on Demand (MOD).