University of Minnesota presenters at TRB

Below is a list of workshops and lectern and poster sessions that University of Minnesota faculty and researchers will present at the 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board in Washington, DC, January 10-14, 2016.

If you’re attending, be sure to check out their sessions!

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Workshop 107
Expanding the Research Discussion on Women’s Issues in Transportation
9:00 a.m. – noon
Where do we go from here?
Dawn Spanhake, CTS, University of Minnesota, moderating

Workshop 146
Doctoral Student Research in Transportation Safety
9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Potential Effectiveness of Liability Rules and Automated Vehicles in Reducing Rear-End Crashes on Congested Freeways
Indrajit Chatterjee, University of Minnesota

Workshop 183
Innovations in User Information Systems for Dynamic Freeway Management
1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Lessons Learned from Real World Deployments: ATM
John Hourdos, University of Minnesota

Monday, January 11, 2016

Session 199
Built for Success: What It Takes to Run a Modern Transportation Research Program
Lectern Session
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Workforce Skill Sets for Research and Innovation
Laurie McGinnis, CTS director

Session 222
Work Zone Safety Assessment
Lectern Session
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Visual Warning System for Workers’ Safety on Roadside Work Zones
Nazanin Banaeiyan, University of Minnesota Duluth
Attiq Uz Zaman, University of Minnesota Duluth
Imran Hayee, University of Minnesota Duluth

Session 253
Recent Advances in Trucking Industry Research
Poster Session
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Stephen Burks, University of Minnesota Morris, presiding

Session 258
Public Transport in Asia and Latin America
Lectern Session
10:15 a.m. – noon
Effect of Neighborhood Transformation and BRT Implementation of Physical Activity of Catchment Area Residents in Mexico City
Xinyu Cao, University of Minnesota

Session 303
Nonmotorized Travel Monitoring: Research Convergence in Bicycle and Pedestrian Modes
Poster Session
10:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Monitoring and Modeling Urban Trail Traffic: Validation of Direct Demand Models in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Columbus, Ohio
Jueyu Wang, University of Minnesota
Xinyi Wu, University of Minnesota
Greg Lindsey, University of Minnesota
The Effects of Weather on Urban Trail Use: A National Study
Greg Lindsey, University of Minnesota
Alireza Ermagun, University of Minnesota

Session 304
Information Technology Applications for Travel Monitoring and Connected Vehicles
Poster Session
10:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Battery-Efficient Location Change Detection for Smartphone-Based Travel Data Collection: A Wi-Fi Fingerprint Approach
Chen-Fu Liao, University of Minnesota
Yingling Fan, University of Minnesota
Gediminas Adomavicius, University of Minnesota
Julian Wolfson, University of Minnesota
Hardware-in-the-Loop Testbed for Evaluating Connected Vehicle Applications
Mohd Azrin Mohd Zulkefli, University of Minnesota
Pratik Mukherjee, University of Minnesota
Zongxuan Sun, University of Minnesota

Session 311
NCHRP IDEA Program: Sponsoring Innovation in Highway Transportation
Poster Session
10:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
NCHRP IDEA Project 173: Experimental Investigation of Mechanical and Compaction Properties of Graphene Nanoplatelet Reinforced Asphalt Binders and Mixtures
Jia-Liang Le, University of Minnesota
Mihai Marasteanu, University of Minnesota
Mugurel Turos, University of Minnesota

Session 324
Other Pavement Preservation Technologies
Poster Session
10:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Rheological Characterization of Asphalt Binders Treated with Biosealants for Pavement Preservation
Debaroti Ghosh, University of Minnesota
Mugurel Turos, University of Minnesota
Mihai Marasteanu, University of Minnesota

Session 343
Role of Transit in Creating a More Equitable Society, Part 1
Lectern Session
1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
The Cost of Equity: Assessing Accessibility by Transit and Social Disparity Using Total Travel Cost
David Levinson, University of Minnesota

Session 366
Planning and Politics in Streetcar and Light Rail Development
Lectern Session
1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Local Support of Light Rail in the Twin Cities
Wesley Durham, University of Minnesota
Andrew Guthrie, University of Minnesota
Yingling Fan, University of Minnesota

Session 380
New Directions in Travel Surveys: Big Data, Smartphones, and Stated Preference
Poster Session
2:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Apps and Battery-Efficient Technologies for Smartphone-Based Travel Data Collection: State of the Art
Yingling Fan, University of Minnesota

Session 385
Quantifying Pavement Sustainability
Poster Session
2:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Assessment of Pavement Deflection-Caused Fuel Consumption via FWD Data
Abbas Booshehrian, University of Minnesota
Lev Khazanovich, University of Minnesota

Session 397
Innovations in Statistical Methods for Transportation Researchers and Practitioners
Lectern Session
3:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Analysis of Rear-Ending Events on Congested Freeways Using Video-Recorded Shockwaves
Indrajit Chatterjee, University of Minnesota

Session 423
Public Transportation Planning and Development: Food for Thought on Institutional Structure, Benefits, and Key Design Choices
Lectern Session
3:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Jobs, Social Equity, and Growing Transit Systems: A National, Empirical Enquiry
Andrew Guthrie, University of Minnesota
Yingling Fan, University of Minnesota

Session 444
New Approaches to Old Concrete Pavement Issues
Poster Session
4:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Backcalculation of Rigid Pavement Design Parameters Using Slab-Edge FWD Deflection Profile
Samuel Paitich, University of Minnesota
Abbas Booshehrian, University of Minnesota
Lev Khazanovich, University of Minnesota
Effect of Early Opening on Concrete Pavement Fatigue Damage
Lev Khazanovich, University of Minnesota
Kyle Hoegh, University of Minnesota
Katelyn Freeseman, University of Minnesota

Session 453
Innovations in Rail Transit System Modeling, Optimization, and Simulation
Poster Session
4:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Yingling Fan, University of Minnesota, presiding

Session 459
Student Competition Winners: Research Using SHRP 2 Safety Data
Poster Session
4:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Using Naturalistic Driving Study Data to Investigate the Impact of Driver Distraction on Drivers’ Reaction Time in Freeway Rear-ending Events
Jingru Gao, University of Minnesota

Session 465
Applications for a Connected Transportation System
Lectern Session
7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Traffic Information System to Deliver In-Vehicle Messages on Predefined Routes Using DSRC-Based V2V Communication
Attiq Uz Zaman, University of Minnesota Duluth
Imran Hayee, University of Minnesota Duluth

Session 472
Current Research in the Trucking Industry
Lectern Session
7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Stephen Burks, University of Minnesota Morris, presiding

Session 475
Asphalt and Concrete Overlays
Lectern Session
7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Effects of Bond on Performance of Thin and Ultrathin Concrete Overlays on Asphalt Pavement
Manik Barman, University of Minnesota Duluth
Laboratory Investigation into Effect of Different Interlayer Systems on Reflective Cracking of Unbonded Concrete Overlays of Existing Concrete Pavements
Lev Khazanovich, University of Minnesota

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Session 480
Effective, Practical Methods for Technology Transfer
Lectern Session
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Jim Grothaus, CTS, University of Minnesota, presiding

Session 502
Pavement Marking Design and Evaluation
Lectern Session
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Development of a Sensor Platform for High Accuracy Mapping of Roadway Lane Markings
Brian Davis, University of Minnesota
Max Donath, University of Minnesota

Session 516
Industry-Based Trucking Research
Lectern Session
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Stephen Burks, University of Minnesota Morris, presiding

Session 530
Recent Advances in Social and Economic Factors of Transportation
Poster Session
8:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Assessing the Impacts of Student Transportation via Transit on Student Attendance and Academic Achievement
Kirti Das, University of Minnesota
Yingling Fan, University of Minnesota
Differences in Spending by Local Trail Users: A Two-Part Model of Expenditures
Alireza Ermagun, University of Minnesota
Greg Lindsey, University of Minnesota

Session 538
Bicycling Research Mega Session
Poster Session
8:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Is Bicycling Contagious? Effects of Bikeshare Stations and Activity on System Membership and General Population Cycling
Jessica Schoner, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Greg Lindsey, University of Minnesota
David Levinson, University of Minnesota

Session 542
Native American Transportation Issues
Lectern Session
10:15 a.m. – noon
New Methods for Identifying Roadway Safety Priorities in American Indian Reservations
Guillermo Narváez, University of Minnesota
Kathryn Quick, University of Minnesota

Session 569
Innovative Pedestrian Planning and Design
Lectern Session
10:15 a.m. – noon
Facility Demand Models of Peak-Hour Pedestrian and Bicycle Traffic: Comparison of Full- and Reduced-Form Models
Greg Lindsey, University of Minnesota

Session 588
Performance Evaluation of Signal Control Systems
Poster Session
10:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Safety-Related Guidelines for Time-of-Day Changes in Left-Turn Phasing
Gary Davis, University of Minnesota
John Hourdos, University of Minnesota

Session 608
Best Papers from 15th TRB Transportation Planning Applications Conference
Lectern Session
1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Development of Route Choice Data Using Truck GPS
Alireza Ermagun, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 627
Emerging Research in Bicycling
Lectern Session
1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Performance Measures for Bicycling: Trips and Miles Traveled in Minnesota
Greg Lindsey, University of Minnesota
Jessica Schoner, University of Minnesota

Session 391
Public Transportation: Perceptions, Attitudes, and Behavior
Poster Session
2:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Transit Riders’ Perception of Waiting Time and Environment Surrounding Stops
Marina Lagune-Reutler, University of Minnesota
Andrew Guthrie, University of Minnesota
Yingling Fan, University of Minnesota
David Levinson, University of Minnesota

Session 643
Asphalt Binders: Modifiers, Additives, Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement, and Warm-Mix Additives
Poster Session
2:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Experimental Investigation of Properties of Graphene Nanoplatelet-Modified Asphalt Binders and Mixtures
Jia-Liang Le, University of Minnesota
Mihai Marasteanu, University of Minnesota
Mugurel Turos, University of Minnesota

Session 645
Design and Performance of Mixtures Containing Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement
Poster Session
2:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Comparison of Laboratory Performance of Asphalt Mixes Containing Different Prorportions of RAS and RAP
Manik Barman, University of Minnesota Duluth

Session 649
Compaction and Modulus Evaluation of Subgrade and Unbound Pavement Layers and Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls
Poster Session
2:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Quality Improvement of Subgrade Through Intelligent Compaction
Manik Barman, University of Minnesota Duluth

Session 656
School Transportation Research
Poster Session
2:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Public Transit in School Trips: Active or Nonactive
Alireza Ermagun, University of Minnesota
David Levinson, University of Minnesota

Session 665
Transit Planning—The Big Picture: Developing Networks and Measuring Accessibility
Poster Session
2:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Disentangling Accessibility Impacts of Bus and Rail Transit Improvements
Andrew Owen, University of Minnesota

Session 683
Solutions to Urban Network Problems
Lectern Session
3:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
The For-Profit Dial-a-Ride Problem on Dynamic Networks
Alireza Khani, University of Minnesota

Session 711
Transportation Planning Applications: Models, Data, and More
Poster Session
4:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Towards a Metropolitan Fundamental Diagram using Travel Survey Data
Kai Wang, University of Minnesota
David Levinson, University of Minnesota
Accessibility and the Ring of Unreliability
Mengying Cui, University of Minnesota
David Levinson, University of Minnesota
Cohort Effects and Their Influence on Car Ownership
Michael Iacono, University of Minnesota
David Levinson, University of Minnesota
Modeling Park­-and­-ride Location Choice for Intermodal Trips
Alireza Khani, University of Minnesota

Session 725
Surface Transportation Weather and Its Effects on Traffic Networks
Poster Session
4:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Determination of Normal Condition Regain Time During Snow Events Using Traffic Flow Data
Eil Kwon, University of Minnesota Duluth
Chongmyung Park, University of Minnesota Duluth

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Session 760
Asphalt Mixture Cracking Performance
Lectern Session
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Effects of Mix Design and Fracture Energy on Transverse Cracking Performance of Asphalt Pavements In Minnesota
Chelsea Hoplin, University of Minnesota Duluth
Benjamin Helmer, University of Minnesota Duluth

Session 777
Transportation Economics Topics: Cost-Benefit Analysis, Pricing, Mileage-Based User Fees, Elasticities, and More
Poster Session
8:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Accessibility and Transit Performance
Alireza Ermagun, University of Minnesota
David Levinson, University of Minnesota

Session 779
Mobility Trends: Past, Present, and Future
Poster Session
8:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Weakening Obstacles to Transit Use: Changes in Relationships with Child Rearing and Automobile Access from 2000 to 2010
Andrew Guthrie, University of Minnesota
Yingling Fan, University of Minnesota

Session 780
Behavioral Processes
Poster Session
8:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Influences of Hiawatha LRT on Changes in Travel Behavior: Retrospective Study on Movers
Xinyu Cao, University of Minnesota
Alireza Ermagun, University of Minnesota

Session 783
Time Use and Activity Patterns
Poster Session
8:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Scrutiny of Dichotomy between Activity Purpose and Accompaniment Pattern of Senior Citizens
Alireza Ermagun, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Session 784
Information and Communication Technologies and Activity Travel Choices
Poster Session
8:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Association Between Online Purchasing and Store Purchasing: Comparison of Four Product Types in Nanjing, China
Xinyu Cao, University of Minnesota

Session 787
Current Research Findings in Vehicle-Highway Automation
Poster Session
8:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Integrated Optimal Eco-driving on Rolling Terrain for Hybrid Electric Vehicle Under Connected-Vehicle Context
Yunli Shao, University of Minnesota
Zongxuan Sun, University of Minnesota

Session 794
Pedestrian Planning and Design
Poster Session
8:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Accessibility- and Centrality-Based Estimation of Urban Pedestrian Activity
Brendan Murphy, University of Minnesota
David Levinson, University of Minnesota
Andrew Owen, University of Minnesota
How Far Is Too Far: Providing Safe and Comfortable Walking Environments
Alireza Ermagun, University of Minnesota

Session 854
Route Choice and Traffic Equilibrium
Poster Session
2:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Empirical Study of Deviation Between Actual and Shortest-Travel-Time Paths
David Levinson, University of Minnesota

Session 855
Transportation Network Modeling
Poster Session
2:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The For-Profit Dial-a-Ride Problem on Dynamic Networks
Alireza Khani, University of Minnesota

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Workshop 867
The Future of Toll Financing and Its Policy Ramifications
8:00 a.m. – noon
Policy and Market Observations and Prescriptions
David Levinson, University of Minnesota

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