TRB Presentations 2023

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Sunday, January 8, 2023 to Thursday, January 12, 2023

MTI Research Associates and affiliated researchers will be presenting at the 102nd annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board. This event attracts thousands of transportation professionals from around the world. The meeting program covers all transportation modes, with sessions and workshops addressing topics of interest to policymakers, administrators, practitioners, researchers, and representatives of government, industry, and academic institutions. A number of sessions and workshops focus on the spotlight theme for the 2023 meeting: Rejuvenation Out of Disruption: Envisioning a Transportation System for a Dynamic Future. 

Listed below is a summary of many of the presentations, workshops, and poster sessions where MTI researchers will be showcasing their research. If you are planning to attend the annual meeting, check out these sessions!

Sunday, January 8

Title / Session ID / Presenters (MTI affiliates in bold) Time
Reimagining the Future of Public Transit and Intercity Passenger Rail
Workshop 1030 - Envisioning the Future of Public Transit, Passenger Rail, and Shared Mobility Workshop
Karen Philbrick
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Innovations in Transportation Education
Workshop 1037 - Early Academic Successful Careers: Resources and Advice
Anurag Pande
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Monday, January 9

Tools and Techniques to Diversify Transit Workforce and Support Diverse Groups of Employees
Poster Session 2052 - Through a Gender Lens: Travel Behavior and Workforce Development
Ahoura Zandiatashbar, Mehri Mohebbi, Sumita Raghuram, Hilary Nixon


8:00 AM - 9:45AM
Who Fits In and Who is Moving Up: Perceptions of Belonging and Advancement by Gender in the Transportation Industry
Poster Session 2052 - Through a Gender Lens: Travel Behavior and Workforce Development
Hilary Nixon, Jodi Godfrey, Stephanie Ivey, Seyedehsareh Hashemikamangar
8:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Understanding Disruption in Transport: Financial Experience of European Transport Providers During COVID
Poster Session 2105 - Emerging Research Topics in Transportation Economics and Finance
David Weinreich, Karel Martens
10:15AM - 12:00PM
What Do Americans Think About Mileage Fees? Results from Year 13 of a National Survey
Lectern Session 2123 - Transitioning from Fuel Taxes to Mileage-Based User Fees
Hilary Nixon, Asha Weinstein Agrawal
1:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Roadway Pavement Cross Slope Evaluation using Traditional Tools versus LiDAR Technique
Lectern Session 2128 - Advances in Geospatial Data Acquisition
Anurag Pande
1:30 PM - 3:15 PM
V2X-ViT: Vehicle-to-Everything Cooperative Perception with Vision Transformer
Poster Session 2228 - Vehicle-Highway Automation 2023, Part 1
Runsheng Xu
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
OPV2V: An Open Benchmark Dataset and Fusion Pipeline for Perception with Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication
Poster Session 2228 - Vehicle-Highway Automation 2023, Part 1
Hao Xiang​, Runsheng Xu
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Modeling the Impact of Connected Automated Vehicles on VMT, Emissions, and Equity in Southern California Region​
Poster Session 2229 - Vehicle-Highway Automation 2023, Part 2
Qinhua Jiang​
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Strategic and Tactical Decision-Making for Cooperative Vehicle Platooning with Organized Behavior on Multi-Lane Highways: A Field Experiment using the CARMA Platform
Poster Session 2229 - Vehicle-Highway Automation 2023, Part 2
Xu Han​, Jiaqi Ma
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM


Tuesday, January 10

Exploring Factors Impacting Telework in the Post-Pandemic Era by Discrete Choice Models with Latent Variables: Case of Los Angeles
Poster Session 3043 - Information and Communication Technologies, Activity Participation, and Travel Choices 
Brian Yueshuai He, Qinhua Jiang, Jiaqi Ma​
8:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Quantitative Analysis and Models of Passengers' Ride Quality and Comfort in Zero Emission Buses (ZEB): Hydrogen Fuel Cell Bus and Battery Electric Bus
Poster Session 3048 - Transit Capacity and Quality of Service
Changmo Kim, Seoungwoo Ha, Young-In Kwon
8:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Assessing the Potential of Converting Conventional Four-Phase Signalized Intersections to Alternative Intersections with Three-Phase Traffic Signals
Lectern Session 3073 - Operational Effects of Intersections and Interchanges
Anurag Pande
10:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Does the alignment of regional and local transportation and land-use strategies mitigate greenhouse gas emissions through vehicle trip reduction? Empirical evidence from California
Lectern Session 3083 - Getting into the Zone: Zoning and Its Transport Impacts
Ahoura Zandiatashbar, Serena Alexander, Branka Tatarevic
10:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Understanding Older Adults’ Mobility in Older Adult Communities
Poster Session 3097 - TRB Minority Student Fellows Research Presentation
Edward Clay
10:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Natural Weather Aging Test for Asphalt Binder: Literature Review and Test of Olive Pomace Modified Asphalt Binders
Poster Section 3101 - Advancements in Physical, Chemical, and Aging Characterization of Asphalt Binders
Kun Zhang
10:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Public charging demand prediction for electric vehicles in large-scale transportation systems with a scenario- and activity-based approach
Poster Session 3108 - Current Issues in Alternative Fuels and Technologies
Qinhua Jiang
10:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Curb Space Design for Shared Automated Fleet
Lectern Session 3112 - Recent Advances in Access Management
Shams Tanvir, Dana Ebe, Anurag Pande
1:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Slow Streets in the City of Pasadena, California
Poster Session 3032 - Public Engagement and Communications
Eileen Hsu
3:45 PM - 5:30 PM


Wednesday, January 11

A “Bike System for All” in Silicon Valley: Equity Assessment of Bike Infrastructure in San José, CA
Poster Session 4060 - Bicycling and Micromobility Research Omnibus Session
Hilary Nixon, Ahoura Zandiatashbar, Jochen Albrecht
8:00 AM - 9:45 AM
A Baseline for 3D-LiDAR-based Cooperative Multi-Object Tracking
Poster Session 4064 - Emerging Sensor Technologies for Critical Transportation Data Needs
Zonglin, Xin Xia
10:15AM - 12:00 PM
Automated driving systems data acquisition and processing platform
Poster Session 4080 - Artificial Intelligence Applications in Transportation Planning
Xin Xia, Jiaqi Ma
1:45 PM - 5:30 PM

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