Accessibility Observatory at TRB 2019

The Accessibility Observatory team will be attending the TRB Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. next week. This post will give a quick rundown of the sessions and activity in which AO will be represented — come find us and talk access!

  1. Lectern Session 1478 — Cycling Safety and Comfort
    Tuesday 10:15 AM- 12:00 PM, Convention Center, 102B

    Safety in Numbers for Bicyclists and Motorists at Urban Intersections: A Two-Part Model of Crashes (Kristin Carlson)

    Implementing Low-Stress Bicycle Routing in National Accessibility Evaluation (Brendan Murphy)

  2. Lectern Session 1539 — Access to Public Transportation: Measurement and Impact: Lightning Talks
    Tuesday 1:30 PM- 3:15 PM, Convention Center, 145B

    Accessibility Impacts of Park-and-Ride Systems (Kristin Carlson)

  3. Poster Session 1637 — Access to Public Transportation: Measurement and Impact
    Tuesday 3:45 PM- 5:30 PM, Convention Center, Hall A, Poster A145

    Accessibility Impacts of Park-and-Ride Systems (Kristin Carlson)

  4. Poster Session 1751 — Mobility Versus Accessibility Applications in Transportation Planning
    Wednesday 10:15 AM- 12:00 PM, Convention Center, Hall A, Poster A153

    Modeling Commute Duration Using Cumulative Accessibility Increment (Mengying Cui)

  5. Workshop 1786 — Beyond MAP-21 and the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act: Next Generation Performance Measures to Support Investment Decision Making
    Thursday 8:00 AM- 12:00 PM, Convention Center, 101

    Accessibility Metrics: Results from National Accessibility Evaluation Pooled Fund Study (Andrew Owen)

Brendan is a Research Fellow at the University of Minnesota's Accessibility Observatory, and a transportation engineer specialized in bike/ped and public transit systems. He is also a cyclist, musician, science advocate, and dog dad in his copious free time.

Posted in Accessibility (access to destinations), Bicycling, Events, Public transit, Safety, Transportation research, Uncategorized

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