University of Minnesota presenters at TRB Annual Meeting

Below is a list of lectern and poster sessions that University of Minnesota faculty and researchers will present at the 94th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board in Washington, DC, starting Sunday. If you’re attending, be sure to check out their sessions!

See the Accessibility Observatory staff presentations in an earlier post.

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Workshop 146D
HF-D Design Principles for Highly Automated Driving: Practical Lessons from Research
Sunday, January 11, 2015 9:00AM – 5:00PM
Ticket Required Spotlight Session
Janet Creaser, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, presiding
Christopher J. Edwards, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, presiding

Monday, January 12, 2015

Session 201
Measuring What Really Matters: Accessibility and Connectivity, Economic Competitiveness, and Health
Lectern Session
8:00AM – 9:45AM
Convention Center, 146A
Andrew Owen, University of Minnesota Accessibility Observatory

Session 203
Advances in Traffic Assignment and Equilibrium
Lectern Session
8:00AM – 9:45AM
Convention Center, 145A
Boundedly Rational Travel Behavior: A Review of Models and Methodologies
Xuan Di, University of Minnesota

Session 296
TRB’s NCHRP IDEA Program: Sponsoring Innovation in Highway Transportation
Poster Session
10:45AM – 12:30PM
Convention Center, Hall E
Project 173: Graphene Nanoplatelet Asphalt Mixture: Novel Multifunctional Pavement Material
Jia-Liang Le, University of Minnesota

Session 308
Advances in Concrete for Transportation
Poster Session
10:45AM – 12:30PM
Convention Center, Hall E
Use of Shear Velocity Array System for Monitoring Flexural Strength Development of Concrete Mixes
Katelyn Freeseman, University of Minnesota

Session 323
Equity Analysis of Transit Service
Poster Session | Practice Ready Papers
10:45AM – 12:30PM
Convention Center, Hall E
Developing Comprehensive U.S. Transit Accessibility Database
Andrew Owen, University of Minnesota
David M. Levinson, University of Minnesota

Session 342
Progress in Asphalt Binder Fatigue Cracking
Lectern Session
1:30PM – 3:15PM
Convention Center, 201
Can Binder Alone Predict the Performance of Asphalt Mixtures Containing Recycled Asphalt Materials?
Mihai O. Marasteanu, University of Minnesota

Session 338
Backcalculation of Pavement Section Properties
Lectern Session | Practice Ready Papers
1:30PM – 3:15PM
Convention Center, 204B
Dynamic Visco-Elastic Analysis of Falling Weight Deflectometer Deflections for Rigid and Flexible Pavements
Lev Khazanovich, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Abbas Booshehrian, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 337
Information Technology Applications in Transportation 2015
Poster Session
2:00PM – 3:45PM
Convention Center, Hall E
Vehicle Detection System on Multiple Drive Lanes with Ultrasonic Sensors in Wireless Sensor Networks
Eil Kwon, University of Minnesota, Duluth

Session 376
Highway Traffic Monitoring Innovative and Advanced Methods and Technologies
Poster Session
2:00PM – 3:45PM
Convention Center, Hall E
Statistical Process Control Approach for Traffic Data Quality Verification and Sensor Calibration for Weigh-in-Motion Systems
Indrajit Chatterjee, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Chen-Fu Liao, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Gary A. Davis, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 382
Congestion Pricing and Managed-Lane Showcase
Poster Session | Practice Ready Papers
2:00PM – 3:45PM
Convention Center, Hall E
Simulation Platform for Planning and Operational Evaluation of HOT Lanes
Gordon Parikh, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
John Hourdos, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Equity Implications of I-35W MnPASS Express Lanes
Kenneth Buckeye, Minnesota Department of Transportation

Session 387
School Transportation Research
Poster Session | Practice Ready Papers
2:00PM – 3:45PM
Convention Center, Hall E
Alireza Ermagun, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 380
Concrete Pavement Design and Analysis
Poster Session | Practice Ready Papers
2:00PM – 3:45PM
Convention Center, Hall E
Derek Tompkins, University of Minnesota
Luke Johanneck, Minnesota Department of Transportation
Lev Khazanovich, University of Minnesota

Session 428
Shortening Supply Chains and U.S. Trucking: The Facts and the Implications
3:45PM – 5:30PM
Convention Center, 145B
Stephen V. Burks, University of Minnesota, Morris, presiding

Creating Ladders of Opportunity: US DOT’s Efforts to Increase Access for the Future
Spotlight Session
3:45PM – 5:30PM
Convention Center, Ballroom AB
David Levinson, University of Minnesota

Session 441
Public Involvement
Poster Session | Practice Ready Papers
4:15PM – 6:00PM
Convention Center, Hall E
Changing Minds Through Deliberation: Citizens’ Accounts of Their Changing Local Transportation Policy Preferences
Kathryn S. Quick, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Guillermo E. Narvaez, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Emily Saunoi-Sandgren, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 445
Traffic Flow Theory, Part 1 (Part 2, Session 539)
Poster Session
4:15PM – 6:00PM
Convention Center, Hall E
A Real-time Process for Predicting Shockwave Trajectory on Freeway Traffic
Yao Lu, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
John Hourdos, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 454
Transportation Economic Growth and Development Linkage Assessments: International Examples
Lectern Session | AICP Certification Maintenance Session | Practice Ready Papers
7:30PM – 9:30PM
Convention Center, 140B
Impact of Transportation Investment on Economic Growth in China
Zhirong Zhao, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 453
New Year–New Issues, Methods, and Applications in Travel Modeling: Lightning Session
Lectern Session | Practice Ready Papers
7:30PM – 9:30PM
Convention Center, 146B
Examining Residential Preference and Choice of Individuals Moving to Hiawatha Light-Rail Corridor in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Xinyu Cao, University of Minnesota

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Transportation Means Access: Can Everyone Get There? Eleventh Annual Travel Data Users Forum
Lectern Session
8:00AM – 9:45AM
Convention Center, 152A
Andrew Owen, University of Minnesota Accessibility Observatory

Session 512
Safety Impacts of Road Lighting
Lectern Session
8:00AM – 9:45AM
Convention Center, 103B
Relationship Between Roadway Illuminance Level And Nighttime Rural Intersection Safety
Christopher J. Edwards, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 507
Pavement Maintenance: Patching and Repair Part 1
Lectern Session
8:00AM – 9:45AM
Convention Center, 207B
The Use of Mastics For Surface and Joint Repairs in Minnesota
Thomas Zimmerman, Minnesota Department of Transportation
Laboratory Evaluation of Partial Depth Patching Materials for Use in Winter Climates
Jay Dailey, University of Minnesota Duluth
Eshan V. Dave, University of Minnesota, Duluth
Robert Kostick, University of Minnesota, Duluth

Session 514
Public Transportation Planning and Development: Food for Thought on Networks Design, Accessibility, and Investment Policy
Lectern Session | AICP Certification Maintenance Session | Practice Ready Papers
8:00AM – 9:45AM
Convention Center, 149
Accessibility and the Choice of Network Investments in The London Underground
David M. Levinson, University of Minnesota
David J Giacomin, University of Minnesota

Session 531
Current Issues in Transportation and Air Quality
Poster Session | Practice Ready Papers
8:30AM – 10:15AM
Convention Center, Hall E
Exposure to Particulate Air Pollution While Cycling
Julian Marshall, University of Minnesota

Session 540
Crash-Based Safety Analysis and Modeling
Poster Session | Practice Ready Papers
8:30AM – 10:15AM
Convention Center, Hall E
Application of Conditionally Autoregressive Model on Deer-Vehicle Collision Data to Account for Spatial Autocorrelation
Tiantian Chen, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 542
Driver Behavior, Cognition, and Decision Making
Poster Session
8:30AM – 10:15AM
Convention Center, Hall E
Gap Selection Behavior at Permitted Left-Turn Indications on an Urban Arterial
Abhisek Mudgal, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Gary A. Davis, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 539
Traffic Flow Theory: Part 2 (Part 1, Session 445)
Poster Session
8:30AM – 10:15AM
Convention Center, Hall E
Developing a Large Scale Hybrid Simulation Model: Lessons Learned
Stephen Benjamin Zitzow, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
John Hourdos, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 560
Building It Right: Recent Developments in Construction Quality Assurance
Lectern Session
10:15AM – 12:00PM
Convention Center, 207A
Use of Ultrasonic Tomography for QA/QC of Composite Portland Cement Concrete Pavement Construction
Kyle Hoegh, University of Minnesota
Lev Khazanovich, University of Minnesota

Session 593
Traffic Control Device Research
Poster Session
10:45AM – 12:30PM
Convention Center, Hall E
Evaluation of the ALERT System, a Rural Intersection Conflict Warning System
Victor Lund, St. Louis County Public Works
Taek Mu Kwon, University of Minnesota, Duluth
Husam Ibraim Ismail, University of Minnesota Duluth

Session 638
Inclusive Transportation: Infrastructure and Services
Poster Session
2:00PM – 3:45PM
Convention Center, Hall E
Alireza Ermagun, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 643
Automated Crack Detection: How and Why?
Poster Session | Practice Ready Papers
2:00PM – 3:45PM
Convention Center, Hall E
Lee Alexander, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Ye Zhang, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Rajesh Rajamani, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 645
Asphalt Binder Analysis or Testing with Other Than Standard Rheological Testing
Poster Session
2:00PM – 3:45PM
Convention Center, Hall E
Eshan V. Dave, University of Minnesota, Duluth
Mihai O. Marasteanu, University of Minnesota
Luc Desroches, University of Minnesota, Duluth
Mihai O. Marasteanu, University of Minnesota
Mugurel Turos, University of Minnesota

Session 654
Transit Operations
Poster Session
2:00PM – 3:45PM
Convention Center, Hall E
Novel Vehicle Mass-Based Automated Passenger Counter for Transit Applications
Andrew J. Kotz, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
William F. Northrop, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
David B. Kittelson, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 656
Public Transportation Marketing and Fare Policy (11)
Poster Session
2:00PM – 3:45PM
Convention Center, Hall E
Perception of Waiting Time at Transit Stops and Stations
Yingling Fan, University of Minnesota
Andrew Guthrie, University of Minnesota
David M. Levinson, University of Minnesota

Session 731
Current Trends in Trucking Industry Research
4:15PM – 6:00PM
Convention Center, Hall E
Stephen V. Burks, University of Minnesota, Morris, presiding

Advanced Models to Understand Behavior and Performance of Asphalt Mixtures Subcommittee, AFK50(1)
7:30PM – 10:00PM
Marriott Marquis, Marquis Ballroom Salon 5 (M2)
Use of Computational Modeling to Determine Thermal Cracking Performance Sensitivity of Flexible Pavements to Fracture Energy Variations is Asphalt Mixtures
Eshan Dave, University of Minnesota

Session 735
Understanding the Gender Gap in Urban Biking, Part 2 (Part 1, Session 527)
Lectern Session | AICP Certification Maintenance Session | Practice Ready Papers
7:30PM – 9:30PM
Convention Center, 151B
Factors Associated With Gender Gap in Bicycling Over Time
Jessica E. Schoner, University of Minnesota
Greg Lindsey, University of Minnesota
David M. Levinson, University of Minnesota

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Session 759
Parking Pricing
8:00AM – 9:45AM
Convention Center, 151B
Lee W. Munnich, University of Minnesota, presiding

Session 762
Bicycle and Pedestrian Data Collection Methods, Technologies, Accuracy and Warehousing
Lectern Session
8:00AM – 9:45AM
Convention Center, 151A
Validation of Bicycle Counts from Pneumatic Tube Counters in Mixed Traffic Flows
Greg Lindsey, University of Minnesota

Session 786
Contemporary Research in Land Use and Transportation Planning
8:30AM – 10:15AM
Convention Center, Hall E
Poster Session | Practice Ready Papers
Developers’ Perspectives on Transit-Oriented Development
Andrew Guthrie, University of Minnesota
Yingling Fan, University of Minnesota

Session 785
Travel Demand Models R Us Poster Session
Poster Session | Practice Ready Papers
8:30AM – 10:15AM
Convention Center, Hall E
Examining Residential Preference and Choice of Individuals Moving to the Hiawatha Light Rail Corridor in Minneapolis
Xinyu Cao, University of Minnesota

Session 826
Gender Differences and the Built Environment
Lectern Session | AICP Certification Maintenance Session
2:30PM – 4:00PM
Convention Center, 151B
Relative Desired Mobility of Elderly Women Living in Rural and Small Urban Locations in North Dakota
Xinyu Cao, University of Minnesota

Session 844
Activity and Travel Behavior
Poster Session
2:45PM – 4:30PM
Convention Center, Hall E
Indifference Bands for Route Switching
Xuan Di, University of Minnesota
David M. Levinson, University of Minnesota
Accessibility and Allocation of Time: Changes in Travel Behavior 1990-2010
David M. Levinson, University of Minnesota
Martin Paul Brosnan, University of Minnesota

Session 847
Pedestrian Safety Policy, Planning, and Design Issues
Poster Session | Practice Ready Papers
2:45PM – 4:30PM
Convention Center, Hall E
Differences Between Walking and Bicycling over Time: Implications for Performance Measurement
Jessica E. Schoner, University of Minnesota
Greg Lindsey, University of Minnesota
David M. Levinson, University of Minnesota

Session 846
Networking Modeling
Poster Session
2:45PM – 4:30PM
Convention Center, Hall E
Boundedly Rational Travel Behavior: A Review of Models and Methodologies
Xuan Di, University of Minnesota

Session 848
Pedestrian Safety and Operational Performance Measurement
Poster Session | Practice Ready Papers
2:45PM – 4:30PM
Convention Center, Hall E
Effect of Model Specification on Results of Pedestrian Injury Analysis
Alireza Ermagun, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Activity and Travel Behavior
Poster Session
2:45PM – 4:30PM
Convention Center, Hall E
Andrew Owen, University of Minnesota Accessibility Observatory

Session 857
Experience in Implementing Managed Lane Policy Changes
Lectern Session | Practice Ready Papers
4:30PM – 6:00PM
Convention Center, Salon B
Addressing Public Perceptions of a Lane “Take-away” in Designing Minnesota’s I-35E MnPASS Managed Lane Extension
Lee W. Munnich, University of Minnesota

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