Civil & Environmental Engineering  


Philip Tarnoff, director of the Center for Integrated transportation Systems Management (CITSM) at the Univeristy of Maryland served as chairman of the review panel of the Interstate 64 West Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel (HRBT). The panel was responsible for reviewing the current operations and procedures and recommendations to improve the management of the tunnel, the review and recommendations were presented to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Commissioner David S. Ekern. After the review Virginia Secretary of Transportation Pierce Homer publicly thanked the University of Maryland for Tarnoff?s efforts leading the commission.

Below is the media coverage the review panel recommendation received:


The Center for Integrated Transportation Systems Management (CITSM) located within the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the A. James Clarck School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park was established as a tier I university transportation center in 2008. The goal of the center is the Development of Advanced Technology, Improved Processes, and Enhanced Organizational Structures for the Integrated Management and Operation of Transportation Facilities and Corridors. For more information about CITSM, visit

Related Articles:
Tarnoff Talks Signal Timing on CNN

January 7, 2010

«Previous Story  



Current Headlines

Governor O'Malley is Keynote at "State of Tech in MD" event

CITSM Organized the University Research Technology Transfer Day at USDOT

ITS-JPO Career Opportunity: Transportation Specialist

CITSM Granted $926,700 by USDOT

Dr. Gang-Len Chang Sought Internationally As Distinguished Speaker

Dr. Gang-Len Chang Awarded $1million by MSHA

VOLPE Job Opening - Economists

Dr. Elise Miller-Hooks Awarded $361,626 by NSF

Congratulations to Winners of Kirlin Research Review Poster Contest

Civil & Env. Engineering to Host John J. Kirlin Research Review Day

Back to top  
CEE Home Clark School Home UMD Home