University of Minnesota presenters at 2018 TRB Annual Meeting

Below is a list of workshops and lectern and poster sessions that University of Minnesota faculty and researchers will present at the 97th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board in Washington, DC, January 7-11, 2018.

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

Sunday, January 7, 2018

Workshop 149
Mind the Gap: Can Inclusive Cities Bridge Social Equity Disparities?
1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Equity in Our Work Places
Dawn Spanhake, P.E., Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota

Monday, January 8, 2018

Lectern Session 195
Application of Economic Analysis in Emerging Transportation Systems
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
The Healthiest Versus Greenest Path: Comparing the Effects of Internal and External Costs of Motor Vehicle Pollution on Route Choice
Mengying Cui, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Lectern Session 204
Traffic Equilibrium, Traffic Control, and Network Design
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
An Algorithm for Robust Shortest Path Problem with Travel Time Correlations
Yufeng Zhang, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Alireza Khani, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Lectern Session 217
Innovations in Properties of Concrete
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Post-Crack Performance of Structural Fiber Reinforced Concrete for Concrete Overlays
Manik Barman, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Bryce Hansen, University of Minnesota, Duluth

Lectern Session 359
Lessons Learned in Safety Management: A Time to Reflect—Hybrid Session
1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Factors Influencing Policy and Political Leadership in Improving Roadway Safety
Matt Schmit, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Lee Munnich, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Lectern Session 366
Rail Transit Operations Development
1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Yingling Fan, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, presiding

Poster Session 377
Revenue and Finance Issues in Public–Private Partnerships
1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Public-Private Partnerships in Highway Development: The Case of Virginia
Zhirong Zhao, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Poster Session 388
Pavement Structural Modeling and Evaluation
1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Numerical Analysis of Permanent Deformation Increment in Flexible Pavement Based on Tire-Pavement Contact
Mihai Marasteanu, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Poster Session 396
Cutting-Edge Bikeshare Research
1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Spatial Modeling of Bike Share Trip Generation in the Twin Cities
Jueyu Wang, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Do New Bike Share Stations Increase Member Use: A Quasi-Experimental Study
Jueyu Wang, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Greg Lindsey, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Lectern Session 401
Global Perspective of Gender Differences and Travel Patterns
3:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Dawn Spanhake, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, presiding

Poster Session 446
Frontiers in Social and Economic Factors of Transportation
3:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Full Cost Analysis of Accessibility
Mengying Cui, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Measuring Equity in Bike Share Programs: A Case Study of the Twin Cities
Jueyu Wang, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Greg Lindsey, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Changes in Workers’ Residential Distribution Around Growing Rapid Transit Systems
Yunlei Qi, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Yingling Fan, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Poster Session 451
Interrupted Flow
3:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Evaluation of the Roundabout Capacity Model in HCM 6th Edition and HCM 2010 on a Multilane Roundabout
Rongsheng Chen, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
John Hourdos, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Poster Session 455
Research on Young Driver Licensing and Safety
3:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Comparing Novice Teenage Drivers to Experienced Middle Aged Drivers: Trust, Mental Workload and Driving Behavior towards a Rural Intersection Collision Warning System
Disi Tian, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Nichole Morris, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Lectern Session 475
Public Involvement Research
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Social Media for E-Participation: Can a Multiple Hierarchy Stratification Perspective Predict Public Interest?
Benjamin Pflughoeft, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Ingrid Schneider, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Lectern Session 499
Intermodal Passenger Facilities and Access to Jobs
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Accessibility to the Transit Metropolis: Station Area Working Population and Job Growth, Transit Job Accessibility and Social Equity Implications
Andrew Guthrie, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Yingling Fan, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Lectern Session 500
Bus System Operations, Tools, and Technology
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Exploring satisfaction with arterial BRT and local bus in the Twin Cities: A machine learning approach
Xinyi Wu, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Xinyu Cao, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Lectern Session 502
Access to Intercity Passenger Rail
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Access and Egress of HSR Stations and Their Role in Passengers’ Overall Satisfaction with HSR Journeys
Xinyu Cao, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Lectern Session 505
Agriculture Commodity Data: Challenges and Applications
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Evolving Supply Chains & Local Freight Flows: A GIS Analysis of Minnesota Cereal Grain Movement
Travis Fried, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Lee Munnich, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Lectern Session 540
PavementME: Local Calibration and More
10:15 a.m. – noon
Small-Scale Test Method for Characterizing Joint/Crack Performance for Concrete Pavements
Manik Barman, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Poster Session 575
Highway Safety Performance
10:15 a.m. – noon
Safety Impacts of Priced Dynamic Shoulder Lanes on I-35W, and Nonlinear Effect of Traffic Congestion
Gary Davis, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Jingru Gao, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
John Hourdos, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Poster Session 577
TRB’s Transit IDEA Program: Sponsoring Innovation in Transit
10:15 a.m. – noon
Transit IDEA Project 84: Development of Mass-Based Automated Passenger Counter
William Northrop, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Shawn Haag, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Aditya Salapaka, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Lectern Session 596
Location Choice and Integrated Models
1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Do Park-and-Ride Transit Stations Need to be Built Adjacent to the Transit Station?: Examining the Walking Tolerance of Park-and-Ride Users in the Twin Cities, MN
Xinyu Cao, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Lectern Session 603
Why You “Will” Own an Autonomous or Connected Vehicle, Part 1
1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Evolution of Automobile Technologies
Thomas Fisher, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Poster Session 643
Asphalt Mixture Performance Using Modified Binders and Rejuvenators
1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Experimental Investigation of Properties of Graphite Nanoplatelet Modified 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

Poster Session 649
Transit Data Take Center Stage: New Sources and New Applications
1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Temporal Sampling and Service Frequency Harmonics in Transit Accessibility Evaluation
Andrew Owen, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Brendan Murphy, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Poster Session 653
Transit Capacity and Quality of Service
1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Transit Riders and the Subjectively Shortest Path: A Look into Transit System Resilience and User Choice Preferences
Alireza Khani, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Poster Session 654
Public Transportation: Accessibility Analysis and Tools
1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
The Role of Transit Service Area Definition in Accessibility-based Evaluation
Chelsey Palmateer, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Andrew Owen, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Accessibility-based Evaluation of Transit Projects
Chelsey Palmateer, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Andrew Owen, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Poster Session 712
The World of Transportation Planning Applications
3:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Accessibility Analysis of Risk Severity
Mengying Cui, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Poster Session 718
Fatigue Cracking of Bituminous Mixtures
3:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Semi-Circular Bending (SCB) Test on Lab-Produced, Plant-Produced, and Field Warm Mix Asphalts
Manik Barman, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Poster Session 727
Bus Transit Research and Practices, Part 2
3:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Accessibility Impacts of Bus Access to Managed Lanes
Kristin Carlson, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Andrew Owen, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Lectern Session 729
Applying Research to Improve Traffic Monitoring Practices
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Challenges in Monitoring Regional Trail Traffic
Greg Lindsey, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Lila Singer-Berk, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Poster Session 768
Social Networks and Group Behavior
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Travel Behavior Classification: An Approach with Social Network and Deep Learning
Alireza Khani, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Poster Session 774
Travel Behavior
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Affection for Daily Travel: Exploring Satisfaction Associated with Travel Modes and Activity during Trips
Yingling Fan, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Poster Session 778
Human Factors Potpourri: Driver Health, State, and Interactions with Technology and the Environment
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Nichole Morris, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, presiding

Poster Session 782
Cycling Demand and Cyclist Behavior
8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Bicycle, Pedestrian, and Mixed-mode Trail Traffic: A Performance Assessment of Demand Models
Greg Lindsey, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Lectern Session 805
Planning Process and Environmental Justice
10:15 a.m. – noon
Justice, Exclusion, and Equity: An Analysis of 48 U.S. Metropolitan Areas
Chelsey Palmateer, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Lectern Session 814
Characterization of Alternative Aggregates
10:15 a.m. – noon
Characterization Testing of Taconite Mining By-Product Materials
Lawrence Zanko, University of Minnesota, Duluth

Poster Session 864
Transportation Network Modeling
2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
A Probabilistic Trip Chaining Algorithm for Transit Origin-Destination Matrix Estimation using Automated Data
Pramesh Kumar, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Alireza Khani, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
An Algorithm for Robust Shortest Path Problem with Travel Time Correlations
Yufeng Zhang, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Alireza Khani, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

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