Transportation Lab

The Border Intermodal Gateway (BIG) Transportation Laboratory is equipped with traffic survey devices (e.g., counters, GPS receivers), video cameras and playback devices, transportation planning tools (TransCAD, VISUM), traffic simulation tools (CORSIM, VISSIM, PARAMICS, DynusT, TransModeler), traffic signal optimization software (SYNCHRO), traffic analysis software (HCS), operation research/optimization program (GAMS), travel behavior modeling software (LIMDEP), mobile source emission estimation software (MOBILE6, MOVES) supported by a cluster of desktop computers networked with a multi-CPU server. Researchers in UTEP also have full access to campus-wide unlimited academic license of ArcGIS and statistical software.