ASU is the lead institution for a new U.S. Department of Transportation Center that will focus on improving regional travel demand forecasting.

The Center for Teaching Old Models New Tricks — or TOMNET for short — puts ASU in charge of a consortium researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology, the University of Washington and the University of South Florida.

Ram Pendyala is a professor in the Civil, Environmental and Sustainable Engineering program of the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, one of ASU’s Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.

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