CEE Professor Peter Furth is working with the Delaware Department of Transportation to create new bikeway tracks that will encourage people to bike to work, school and shops with low stress.
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- Ph.D., Transportation Systems, MIT, 1981
- M.S., Civil Engineering, MIT, 1980
- B.S., Civil Engineering, MIT, 1977
- 2004 Best Paper - Committee on Traffic Signal Systems, Transportation Research Board
- 1987 Best Paper - Committee on Transit Performance and Management, Transportation Research Board
- 1985 Excellence in Teaching - Northeastern University Chi Epsilon chapter
- American Society of Civil Engineers
- Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals
- Institute of Transportation Engineers
- National Academy of Sciences
- Transportation Research Board
- Furth, P.G., Cesme, B., and Rima, T. (2010). "Signal Priority near Major Bus Terminal: Case Study of Boston's Ruggles Station," Transportation Research Board 89th Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers, Washington, D.C., January 10-14, 2010, 21p.
- Furth, P.G., Dulaski, D.M., Buessing, M., and Tavakolian, P. (2010). "Parking Lane Width and Bicycle Operating Space," Transportation Research Board 89th Annual Meeting Compendium of Papers, Washington D.C., January 10-14, 2010, 12 p.
- Furth, P.G., Cesme, B., and Muller, T.H.J. (2009). "Lost Time and Cycle Length for an Actuated Traffic Signal," Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2128, 152-160.
- Muller, T.H.J. and Furth, P.G. (2009). "Transfer Scheduling and Control to Reduce Passenger Waiting Time," Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2112, 111-118.
- Altun, S.Z. and Furth, P.G. (2009). "Scheduling Buses to Take Advantage of Transit Signal Priority," Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2111, 50-59.
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Prof. Peter Furth presented at the latest TEDxNortheasternU talk, "A Greenway Network for Greater Boston: A Revolution in Transportation, Health, and Livability."
Boston installs "sharrows on steroids," a new way of marking lanes shared by bikes and cars, invented by Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Peter Furth. Dr. Furth received a Ph.D...