MTI Research Associates at the upcoming TRB Annual Meeting

December 20, 2017
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San José, CA

Many of our Mineta Transportation Institute Research Associates will be participating in the 2018 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting in January. In addition to the events listed below, MTI will be celebrating our three award winners during the annual Council of University Transportation Centers banquet on Saturday, January 6.

  • Will Kempton will be recognized with the Lifetime Achievement Award for Transportation Professional and Public Service for his tremendous contributions to the transportation profession.
  • Bill Chapin will receive the Neville A. Parker Award for his masters project report titled “Parking Spaces to Living Spaces: Reform and Housing Affordability in Central San Francisco.”
  • Aaron Vogel will receive a CUTC Student of the Year Award. He is currently a graduate student in our M.S. in Transportation Management Program.

For more information about MTI’s activities during the TRB Annual Meeting, please contact Dr. Hilary Nixon, Director of Research and Technology Transfer at hilary.nixon@sjsu.edu.

Mineta Transportation Institute @ Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting

January 7 – 11, 2018

Washington, D.C.

Sunday, January 7

Time

Event #

Location

Session Title

Presentation Title

Research Associate(s)

9 am - 12 pm

Workshop 139

150A

U.S. DOT’s Mobility on Demand Initiative: Moving the Economy with Innovation and Understanding, Part 1

(Presiding)

Susan Shaheen

1:30 - 4:30 pm

Workshop 185

150A

U.S. DOT’s Mobility on Demand Initiative: Moving the Economy with Innovation and Understanding, Part 2

(Presiding)

Susan Shaheen

1:30 - 4:30 pm

Workshop 156

147B

2020–2025 Resilience Research Road Map

Setting the Stage: Recent Resilience Research

Anurag Pande

Time

Event #

Location

Session Title

Presentation Title

Research Associate(s)

8:00 am - 9:45 am

Lectern 232

143A

Train Energy Efficiency: Optimal Operating Strategies

Feedforward Tactical Optimization for Energy - Efficient Operation of Freight Trains: Swiss Case

Andrew Nash

8:00 am - 9:45 am

Lectern 207

140B

Inequalities and Automobile Ownership

Reducing Rural Car Ownership: Cultural Not Policy Changes?

Gregory Newmark

10:15 am - 12:00 pm

Subcommittee AP020

Marriott Union Station

Shared-Use Vehicle Public Transport Systems Subcommittee, AP020(1)

(Presiding)

Susan Shaheen

10:15 am - 12:00 pm

Lectern 260

151B

Where to Go with Transportation Taxes? Past Evidence and Future Visions

(Presiding)

Asha Weinstein Agrawal

10:15 am - 12:00 pm

Poster 304

Hall E

Innovations in Transportation Demand Management

New and Unique Aspects of University Campus Transportation Data to Improve Planning Methods

Billy Riggs & Bruce Appleyard

10:15 am - 12:00 pm

Poster 310

Hall E

Latest in Bicycle and Pedestrian Data Research

The Convergence of Smartphone Apps and Competition to Increase Cycling

Billy Riggs

10:15 am - 12:00 pm

Lectern 260

151B

Where to Go with Transportation Taxes? Past Evidence and Future Visions

Arguing Over Sales Taxes for Transportation: Analysis of Ballot Statements

Brian Taylor & Martin Wachs

10:15 am - 12:00 pm

Lectern 260

151B

Where to Go with Transportation Taxes? Past Evidence and Future Visions

Lessons Learned from 40 Years of Local Option Transportation Sales Taxes in California

Brian Taylor & Martin Wachs

1:30 - 3:15 pm

Poster 376

Hall E

Current Trends and Opportunities in Transportation Funding and Financing

What Do Americans Think About Federal Tax Options to Support Transportation? Results from Year 8 of a National Survey

Asha Weinstein Agrawal & Hilary Nixon

1:30 - 3:15 pm

Poster 376

Hall E

Current Trends and Opportunities in Transportation Funding and Financing

Finding Support for “Green” Transportation Taxes: Should We Look for Supportive Places or Supportive People?

Manish Shirgaokar. Asha Weinstein Agrawal & Hilary Nixon

Monday, January 8

Time

Event #

Location

Session Title

Presentation Title

Research Associate(s)

1:30 - 3:15 pm

Poster 380

Hall E

Transportation Issues in Cities

Public Transit and Walking: What Role for Immigrant Neighborhoods?

Evelyn Blumenberg

3:45 pm - 5:30 pm

Lectern 439

147A

Truck Parking: Research and Evaluation of Solutions

Truck Parking Forecasting and Error Correction Using a Fourier Method: A Case Study of the I-5 in California

Susan Shaheen

3:45 pm - 5:30 pm

Poster 446

Hall E

Frontiers in Social and Economic Factors of Transportation

Vehicle Loan Financing in Low-Income and Minority Households

Evelyn Blumenberg, Brian Taylor & Martin Wachs

3:45 pm - 5:30 pm

Subcommittee AP065

Marriott Woodley Park

International Rail Transit Subcommittee, AP065(2)

(Presiding)

Gregory Newmark

3:45 pm - 5:30 pm

Lectern 408

146A

Improving Road Travel Fuel Efficiency and Emissions, Part 1: Effective Technologies and Their Implications

The Joint Effects of Income, Vehicle Technology, and Transit-Oriented Development on Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Marlon Boarnet

3:45 pm - 5:30 pm

Lectern 400

150B

Accessible Transit Connectivity and Equity: Local to Global Approaches

Improving Pathways to Fixed-Route Transit: Transit Agency Practices to Expand Access for All Users

Stephanie DiPetrillo & Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris

6:00 - 7:30 pm

Subcommittee ABE70

Marriott Independence H

2019 Women's Issues in Transportation Conference Subcommittee, ABE70(1)

(Presiding)

Asha Weinstein Agrawal

Tuesday, January 9

Time

Event #

Location

Session Title

Presentation Title

Research Associate(s)

8:00 am - 9:45 am

Poster 519

Hall E

Perspectives on Transportation and Sustainability

“Doing the Right Things” Rather Than “Doing Things Right": A Conceptual Transportation and Land Use Framework for Livability, Sustainability, and Equity in the Era of Driverless Cars

Billy Riggs & Bruce Appleyard

Tuesday, January 9

Time

Event #

Location

Session Title

Presentation Title

Research Associate(s)

8:00 am - 9:45 am

Poster 519

Hall E

Perspectives on Transportation and Sustainability

Carless in Car Heaven: A Comparison of German and Californian Households

Jean-Daniel Saphores

8:00 am - 9:45 am

Poster 518

Hall E

Data-Driven Approaches to Planning a Sustainable and Resilient Future

Quantifying the Sustainability, Livability, and Equity Performance of Urban and Suburban Places in California

Bruce Appleyard

8:00 am - 9:45 am

Poster 513

Hall E

Current Issues in Transportation and Air Quality

Quantifying the Impact of Designated Truck Lane on Vehicular Emissions

Anurag Pande

8:00 am - 9:45 am

Lectern 470

152B

From Boom to Boom and Beyond: The History of Bicycle Transportation and Planning in the United States, 1890s to the Present

(Discussant)

Martin Wachs

8:00 am - 9:45 am

Lectern 470

152B

From Boom to Boom and Beyond: The History of Bicycle Transportation and Planning in the United States, 1890s to the Present

(Presiding)

Bradley Flamm

8:00 am - 9:45 am

Lectern 586

147A

Gender-Specific Travel Needs, Preferences, and Decisions

Sociopsychological Framework to Operationalize Gender-Based Transportation Preferences: Incorporating Time Budgets and Risk Averseness

Manish Shirgaokar

10:15 am - 12:00 pm

Lectern 530

152A

Evacuating Pedestrians and Carless Individuals During Disasters

Bridging Troubled Water: Evacuations and the Sharing Economy

Susan Shaheen

10:15 am - 12:00 pm

Lectern 547

Salon A

Diets, Diamonds, and Daring New Ideas for Intersections

Designing Road Diet Evaluations: Lessons Learned from San José’s Lincoln Avenue Road Diet

Hilary Nixon & Asha Weinstein Agrawal

10:15 am - 12:00 pm

Lectern 550

207A

The Electrification, Automation, and Shared Mobility Revolutions: Getting Lawyers Comfortable Thinking Outside the Box

(Panelist)

Billy Riggs

Tuesday, January 9

Time

Event #

Location

Session Title

Presentation Title

Research Associate(s)

10:15 am - 12:00 pm

Poster 566

Hall E

Current Issues in Transportation Energy

New Pathways Toward Zero-Carbon Campus Commuting: Innovative Approaches in Measuring, Understanding, and Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Bruce Appleyard

10:15 am - 12:00 pm

Poster 578

Hall E

Rail Transit: 360-Degree View

Partly Built Rail Transit Projects of the 1920s and 1930s

Gregory Newmark

1:30 - 3:15 pm

Poster 653

Hall E

Transit Capacity and Quality of Service

Transit Stop Consolidation

Maaza Mekuria

1:30 - 3:15 pm

Poster 651

Hall E

Economic and Optimization Models for Integrated Service Planning

Application of a Cost-Allocation Model to Swiss Bus and Train lines

Andrew Nash

1:30 - 3:15 pm

Poster 657

Hall E

Transit Networks: Design and Assessment

Synergistic Effects of Transit and Nonmotorized Transportation Infrastructure on Commuting Behavior in Seven Cities in the United States

Kunhee Choi

1:30 - 3:15 pm

Lectern 624

143A

Freight Rail Propulsion: Where Does the Energy Come From?

The Life and Death of North American Rail Freight Electrification

Gregory Newmark

1:30 - 5:30 pm

Committee

Marriott Liberty J

Transportation History Committee

(Presiding)

Asha Weinstein Agrawal

3:45 pm - 5:30 pm

Lectern 697

145B

Integrating Big Data into the Public Transit Service Planning Process

What Determines Travel Demand by Bus in the United States? A National Study at Metropolitan Statistical Area Level

Bhuiyan Alam

3:45 pm - 5:30 pm

Lectern 697

145B

Integrating Big Data into the Public Transit Service Planning Process

What Determines Travel Demand by Bus in the United States? A National Study at Metropolitan Statistical Area Level

Hilary Nixon

3:45 pm - 5:30 pm

Poster 709

Hall E

Latest Research in Metropolitan Policy, Planning, and Processes

Local Governments and the Land Use–Transportation Connection: Statewide Survey Results from California

Gian-Claudia Sciara

3:45 pm - 5:30 pm

Poster 728

Hall E

Emerging Trends and Models in Demand-Responsive Transportation

Older Adults and Transportation Preferences: Results from a Community Survey and Interviews

Jeffrey Brown

Wednesday, January 9

Time

Event #

Location

Session Title

Presentation Title

Research Associate(s)

8:00 am - 9:45 am

Poster 780

Hall E

Evaluating Driving Simulators and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

Evaluation of PC-Based Virtual Reality as a Tool to Analyze Pedestrian Behavior at Midblock Crossings

Anurag Pande

8:00 am - 9:45 am

Poster 787

Hall E

Insights on Streetcar Priority and Accessibility

(Presiding)

Jeffrey Brown

8:00 am - 9:45 am

Poster 782

Hall E

Cycling Demand and Cyclist Behavior

Bicycling Among University Campus Residents: A Policy-Oriented Analysis

Gregory Newmark

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Poster 863

Hall E

Behavioral Route Choice

Pedestrian Use of Urban Alleys: Analyzing Plans and Surveying Route Choice

Billy Riggs

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Lectern 852

143C

Innovations in Light Rail Operations, Safety, and Infrastructure

Wireless Electric Propulsion Light Rail Transit Systems in Spain

Andrew Nash

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Poster 860

Hall E

Transportation Infrastructure Security and Resilience

Emergence of Resilience as a Framework for Transportation Agencies

Anurag Pande