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 96th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board in Washington, DC, January 8-12, 2017.

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

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Workshop 107
Harnessing the Power of Transportation Data for Understanding Travel Behavior: Hands-on Tutorials on Traditional, Niche, and Novel Data Sets
9:00 a.m. – noon
Building a National Accessibility Data Set
Andrew Owen, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Workshop 131
Doctoral Student Research in Transportation Operations and Control
9:00 a.m. – noon
Network Econometrics and Traffic Flow Analysis
Alireza Ermagun, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Workshop 154
Equity in Transportation: Guidelines for Stakeholders and Practitioners
1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Dawn Spanhake, Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, presiding

Monday, January 9, 2017

Session 226
Concrete Pavement Construction and Rehabilitation in an Era of Rapid Change
Poster Session
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Effect of Early Age Loading on Concrete Ultimate Strength
Lev Khazanovich, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 235
Freeway Operations
Poster Session
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Using Temporal Detrending to Observe the Spatial Correlation of Traffic
Alireza Ermagun, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Snigdhansu Chatterjee, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
David Levinson, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Freeway Traffic Queue-Warning System: Deployment and First Impressions
Peter Dirks, Minnesota Traffic Observatory
Zhejun Liu, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
John Hourdos, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 279
Evaluating Programs and Policies for Gender Equity in Transport
Lectern Session
10:15 a.m. – noon
Equity Analyses of Bikeway Distribution in Minneapolis, MN
Jueyu Wang, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Greg Lindsey, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 285
Exploring Innovative Data Sources and Approaches for Bicycle and Pedestrian Data Collection
Poster Session
10:15 a.m. – noon
Strategies for Monitoring Multiuse Trail Networks: Implications for Practice
Greg Lindsey, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Jueyu Wang, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Urban Trails and Demand Response to Weather Variations
Alireza Ermagun, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Greg Lindsey, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Up on the 606: Understanding Use of New Elevated Pedestrian and Bicycle Trail in Chicago, Illinois
Greg Lindsey, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 286
What’s the Load? Monitoring and Quantifying Truck Traffic Flows, Weights, and Impacts
Poster Session
10:15 a.m. – noon
Thermal Sensitivity of Weigh-in-Motion Sensors and Weight Compensation
Taek Kwon, University of Minnesota, Duluth

Session 288
Statistical Methods In Transportation
Poster Session
10:15 a.m. – noon
An Introduction to the Network Weight Matrix
Alireza Ermagun, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
David Levinson, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 301
Design and Testing for More Sustainable Concrete Pavements
Poster Session
10:15 a.m. – noon
Portland Cement Concrete Pavement Thickness and Shear Wave Velocity Variation Versus Observed Pavement Distresses
Ryan Conway, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Lev Khazanovich, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Randal Barnes, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 328
Transportation Safety Management: Creating Safer Systems
Poster Session
10:15 a.m. – noon
Roadway Safety Policy and Leadership: A Case Study of Six Midwest States
Lee Munnich, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 350
Transportation and Economics
Poster Session
1:30 – 3:15 p.m.
When and How Much Did the Green Line LRT Increase Residential Property Values in St. Paul, Minnesota?
Xinyu Cao, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Shengnan Lou, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 352
Lifecycle Transport Needs
Poster Session
1:30 – 3:15 p.m.
Dawn Spanhake, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, presiding
Intra-household bargaining for school trip accompaniment of children: A group decision approach
Alireza Ermagun, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
David Levinson, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 353
Changing the Culture of Transportation Research: Systematically Implementing Research Results
Lectern Session
1:30 – 3:15 p.m.
Technology Commercialization at the University of Minnesota
Andrew Morrow, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 357
Innovations in Urban Transportation Data
Poster Session
1:30 – 3:15 p.m.
Photos, Tweets, and Trails: Are Social Media Proxies for Urban Trail Use?
Xinyi Wu, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Greg Lindsey, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 374
Pavement Surface Characteristics
Poster Session
1:30 – 3:15 p.m.
Investigation of Slab Curvature in LTPP SPS-2 Experiment Using Empirical Mode Decomposition of Pavement Profilometer Data
Derek Tompkins, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Lev Khazanovich, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 397
Transportation Safety Management: From Start to Finish
Lectern Session
1:30 – 3:15 p.m.
The Safest Path: Analyzing the Effects of Crash Costs on Route Choice and Accessibility
Mengying Cui, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
David Levinson, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 410
Autonomous Trucks: Realities and Myths
Lectern Session
1:30 – 3:15 p.m.
Stephen Burks, University of Minnesota, Morris, presiding

Session 435
NCHRP Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis Program Highlights
Poster Session
3:45 – 5:30 p.m.
Project 173: Investigation of Mechanical and Compaction Properties of Graphene Nanoplatelet Reinforced Asphalt Binders and Mixtures
Jia-Liang Le, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Mihai Marasteanu, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Mugurel Turos, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Rebecca Hendrickson, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 436
Pavement Condition Evaluation: Advances in Practice
Lectern Session
3:45 – 5:30 p.m.
Agency Experience Using 3-D Ground-Penetrating Radar for Pavement Evaluation
Derek Tompkins, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Lev Khazanovich, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 438
Full-Depth Reclamation and Cold Recycling
Lectern Session
3:45 – 5:30 p.m.
Evaluation of Full-Depth Reclamation for Suburban Local Roads Using Mechanical Testing and Pavement Design Predictions
Marcella Hartman, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Mugurel Turos, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Mihai Marasteanu, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 448
Tenth Annual Case Studies in Performance-Based Analysis of Geometric Design
Poster Session
3:45 – 5:30 p.m.
Safety Impacts of the I-35W Priced Dynamic Shoulder Lane
Gary Davis, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Jingru Gao, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
John Hourdos, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Session 499
Infrastructure Security and Resilience
Poster Session
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Modeling the spread of infection in public transit networks: A decision-support tool for outbreak planning and control
Alireza Khani, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 511
Surveillance and Control of Sustainable and Resilient Transportation Networks
Lectern Session
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Estimating the Environmental Costs of Network-time Prisms for Sustainable Transportation Planning
Ying Song, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 537
Crash-Based Research: Wrong-Way Driving, Work Zones, Debris, Taxis, and Other Crash Situations
Poster Session
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Impact of Variable Speed Limits on Freeway Rear-End Collisions
John Hourdos, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 565
Accessibility, Agglomeration, and Economic Development
Lectern Session
10:15 a.m. – noon
Intraurban Accessibility and Employment Density
Michael Iacono, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
David Levinson, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 581
Uninterrupted Flow
Poster Session
10:15 a.m. – noon
Finding Optimum Capacity of Freeways considering Stochastic Capacity Concept
Alireza Ermagun, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 590
Vulnerable Road Users: Analysis of Pedestrian and Bicycle Crashes
Poster Session
10:15 a.m. – noon
Exposure to Risk and the Built Environment: Empirical Study of Bicycle Crashes in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jueyu Wang, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Greg Lindsey, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 599
Current Research in Intercity Passenger Rail Transportation
Lectern Session
10:15 a.m. – noon
Exposure to Risk and the Built Environment: Empirical Study of Bicycle Crashes in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jueyu Wang, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Greg Lindsey, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 659
Pedestrian Planning and Design
Poster Session
1:30 – 3:15 p.m.
Monitoring Shared-use Paths: Applying Warrants for Pedestrian Hybrid Beacons and Traffic Signals
Greg Lindsey, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Michael Peterka, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Jueyu Wang, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 661
TRB’s Transit IDEA Program: Sponsoring Innovation in Transit
Poster Session
1:30 – 3:15 p.m.
Project: Transit 84, “Deployment of a Mass-Based Automated Passenger Counter
William Northrop, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 662
Transit Capacity and Quality of Service
Poster Session
1:30 – 3:15 p.m.
Perception of Transfer Waiting Time at Stops and Stations in Nanjing, China
Yingling Fan, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 666
Transit-Oriented Development and Impacts of Transit System Locations
Poster Session
1:30 – 3:15 p.m.
Workers’ Residential Choices Around Growing Rapid Transit Systems
Yunlei Qi, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Andrew Guthrie, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Yingling Fan, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 627
Economic Development, Accessibility, and Livability: Models and Tools
Poster Session
3:45 – 5:30 p.m.
Accessibility Scenario Analysis of Hypothetical, Future Transit Network: Social Equity Implications of GTFS-Based, Sketch Planning Tool
Andrew Guthrie, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Yingling Fan, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Kirti Das, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 723
Cracking of Asphalt Mixtures
Poster Session
3:45 – 5:30 p.m.
Novel Approach for Fatigue Performance Characterization of Asphalt Mixes Using Indirect Tension Test Data
Manik Barman, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Session 774
Technology Use in Travel Surveys
Lectern Session
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Review of State-of-the-Art Smartphone Apps for Travel Data Collection and Energy-Efficient Strategies
Chen-Fu Liao, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Yingling Fan, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 786
Design, Rehabilitation, and Accelerated Pavement Testing of Concrete Pavements
Lectern Session
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Deployment of Next-Generation Concrete Surface in Minnesota
Lev Khazanovich, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Vaughan Voller, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 808
Bicycle Safety, Design, and Operations
Poster Session
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Traffic Impacts of Bicycle Facilities: An Observational Study
Melissa Duhn, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Derek Lehrke, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
John Hourdos, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Greg Lindsey, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 809
Innovative Techniques for Evaluating Transit Service Quality and Customer Satisfaction
Lectern Session
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Using Three-Factor Method to Identify Improvement Priorities for Express and Local Bus Services in Twin Cities, Minnesota
Xinyi Wu, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Xinyu Cao, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 827
Transportation Network Modeling
Poster Session
10:15 a.m. – noon
Green Accessibility: Estimating the Environmental Costs of Network-Time Prisms for Sustainable Transportation planning
Ying Song, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 829
Transportation Demand Forecasting Poster Mega-session, Part 1
Poster Session
10:15 a.m. – noon
Mode Choice and Travel Distance Joint Models for School Trips
Alireza Ermagun, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 830
Transportation Demand Forecasting Poster Mega-session, Part 2
Poster Session
10:15 a.m. – noon
Spatiotemporal Traffic Forecasting: Review and Proposed Directions
Alireza Ermagun, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
David Levinson, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 847
Sensing and Vehicle Control Challenges in Vehicle-Highway Automation
Poster Session
10:15 a.m. – noon
Integrated Vehicle and Powertrain Optimization for Passenger Vehicles with Vehicle-Infrastructure Communication
Yunli Shao, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Zongxuan Sun, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Session 850
Applications of Traffic Law Enforcement and Highway Safety
Poster Session
10:15 a.m. – noon
Addressing Key Concerns Regarding Automated Speed Enforcement via Interactive Survey
Colleen Peterson, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Frank Douma, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Nichole Morris, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

 

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