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Dr. Kaan Ozbay
Dr. Neveen Shlayan
Dr. Hani Nassif
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The main objective of this project is to develop and conduct limited testing of novel sensors using Bluetooth technology (BT) to estimate OD demands and station wait times for users of public transit stations. The NYU research team tested the feasibility of the utilization of sensors with Bluetooth technology to estimate Origin-Destination (OD) demands and station waittimes of users of transit systems with a focus on subway systems. For example, if the entrance and exit turnstiles at subway stations were equipped with this type of sensors, it is possible to capture OD information for some of the riders with activated devices.