Attila ABA, PhD student:
Analysis of the impacts of intelligent transportation services in transport modeling
• PITA, PTA, personal (intelligent) travel assistant,
• acceptance of, response to real time information,
• regret minimization, utility maximization modeling,
• social media and/or network for travel information,
• the economics of information in transportation,
• psychology and rationality in user behavior.

Miklós BÁNFI, assistant researcher:
Development of railway passenger transport aligned to the European Union directives
• measurement and comparison of passenger transport,
• analysis of new railway technologies,
• implementation and impact analysis of new technologies using modeling software,
• intermodality and integration.

Domokos ESZTERGÁR-KISS, PhD student:
Optimization of multimodal travel chains and connection of passenger transportation modes using integrated telematics systems
• definition and evaluation of information quality,
• analysis and comparison of information systems,
• application of LBS (Location Based Services) technology,
• cellular based data collection methods,
• analysis and method development for the influence of passenger’s demand,
• optimization of travel chains - structure, dataflow, information service,
• elaboration of distribution algorithms for car-sharing and bike-sharing systems,
• analysis of daily activity routines and behaviour patterns,
• multimodal and co-modal travel.

Miklós KÓZEL, assistant researcher:
Quality enhancement of public transportation – supporting mode choice through priority for public transportation
• concept of public transport service levels,
• analysis of priority treatments, procedures, strategies (e.g. junctions),
• analysis of the combination of different priority methods,
• prediction and minimization of travel time,
• elaboration of a dynamic priority model,
• analysis of the impact of the mode choice and quality parameters using simulation software.

Enikő NAGY, PhD student:
Development of adaptive organization and control methods of transportation processes
• transport informatics and infocommunication systems,
• influence of passenger’s demand,
• artificial intelligence in transportation,
• decision support in transportation,
• influencing choice of transportation modes and routes,
• behaviour patterns,
• traffic control in public transportation.

Zsolt SÁNDOR, PhD student:
Influencing road traffic characteristics using infocommunication technologies
• improvement of safety by traffic management and information services,
• enhancement of the network efficiency through soft and hard interventions,
• reduction of traffic pollution,
• parking and traffic management on motorways and highways,
• on trip collective and individual information provision,
• weather related control on motorways,
• influence user behaviour by information provision.

Tamás SOLTÉSZ, assistant researcher:
Application of traffic modeling in intelligent transportation systems
• urban traffic control systems (UTCS), control strategies, adaptive traffic signals,
• analysis of the construction and operation of intelligent transport systems,
• comparison of traffic modeling methods and processes,
• traffic control in urban areas / zones,
• evaluation and optimization of control systems,
• dynamic traffic forecasting, traffic density management,
• development of managed lanes (HOV, HOT, ...),
• concept of road traffic control systems based on dynamic modeling.

Dénes VÁLÓCZI, assistant researcher:
Modeling of integrated passenger transportation systems, especially considering the operation of new transport modes
• Car Sahring, Car Pooling, Bike Sharing,
• development of ITS applications at intermodal centers,
• telematic support for transfer management techniques,
• transfer methods supported by telematics and personal behavior,
• influencing transport demand to modify the daily activity chain,
• elaboration of subjective maps, combined and complex travel chains,
• public transport combined by bicycle transport,
• WTP (Workplace Travel Plans).

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