TRB Annual Meeting Presentations and Reception Info

Tuesday evening reception RSVP

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) 95th Annual Meeting will be held in Washington, DC at its new venue, the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, during January 10-14, 2016. The information-packed program is expected to attract 12,000 transportation professionals from around the world.

The TRB Annual Meeting program covers all transportation modes, with more than 5,000 presentations in nearly 750 sessions and workshops addressing topics of interest to all attendees—policy makers, administrators, practitioners, researchers, and representatives of government, industry, and academic institutions. UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies will be hosting a reception during the TRB Annual Meeting on Monday, January 12th from 5:30-7:30pm (EST) at Busboys & Poets at the corner of 5th St NW and K St. The reception is open to all friends and alums of the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs.

This year UCLA will once again be sending multiple presenters to the annual meeting. The lectern and poster presentations are listed below.  We have included selected UCLA ITS alumni presenting in the same sessions. 

Monday, January 11, 2016 

8:00AM- 9:45AM Lectern Session 230: Bus Transit Operations and Intelligent Transport Systems

Making Headways: Analysis of Smart Cards and Bus Dwell Time in Los Angeles (Poster File)
Daniel Shockley, Fehr & Peers, MURP UCLA 2015
Julia Salinas, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, MURP UCLA 2012
Brian Taylor, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

10:15AM- 12:00PM Lectern Session 259: Who Makes It Happen in Transportation? Historical Look at the Role of Public- and Private-Sector Actors in Transportation Decision Making

Negotiating a Financial Package for Freeways: California’s 1947 Collier-Burns Highway Act and the Creation of Highway Trust Funds 
Jeffrey Brown, Florida State University
Eric Morris, Clemson University
Brian Taylor, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

10:15AM- 12:00PM Lectern Session 289: Current Research on Bus Rapid Transit and Operations Technology

Rubber Tires for Residents: Bus Rapid Transit and Changing Neighborhoods in Los Angeles (Paper File
Anne Brown, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

 10:45AM- 12:30PM Poster Session 310: Transportation and Environmental Justice: Technical Papers and Practices

Spatial Analysis of Housing and Transportation Affordability in Los Angeles County
Deborah Salon, Arizona State University
Evelyn Blumenberg, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Trevor Thomas,  University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Jeffrey Williams, University of California, Davis
Jahalel Tuil, University of California, Davis

7:30PM- 10:00PM Lectern Session 474: Vision Zero: Pathways to the Safe City
Toward Best Practice Collision Analysis for Vision Zero Programs 
Madeline Brozen, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Daniel Shockley, Fehr & Peers

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

8:30AM- 10:15AM Poster Session 530: Recent Advances in Social and Economic Factors of Transportation

Youth, Travel, and the Built Environment: Insights from Typecasting Places and Younger Travelers (Powerpoint, Paper File)
Kelcie Ralph, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Carole Turley Voulgaris, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Brian Taylor, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Evelyn Blumenberg, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Anne Brown, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

8:30AM- 10:15AM Poster Session 538: Bicycling Research Mega Session

Exposition of Highway Capacity Manual’s Bicycle Level-of-Service Model

Herbie Huff, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Robin Liggett, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

10:15AM- 12:00PM Lectern Session 573: Catchment Areas, Connectivity, Crime Avoidance, Costs, and Capacity: 5 C’s of Passenger Station Planning

High-Speed Rail Stations as Transportation Nodes and Places: Lessons for California
Deike Peter, Technical University of Berlin
Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris, University of California – Los Angeles (not in attendance) 

2:00PM- 3:45PM Poster Session 391: Public Transportation: Perceptions, Attitudes, and Behavior

Taste for Transit? Youth and Public Transit in the United States 
Anne Brown, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Evelyn Blumenberg, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Brian Taylor, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Carole Turley Voulgaris, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Kelcie Ralph, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

2:00PM- 3:45PM Poster Session 637: Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program, Part 2 

Rubber Tires for Residents: Bus Rapid Transit and Changing
Anne Brown, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

4:15pm – 6:00 PM Poster Session 711: Transportation Planning Applications: Models, Data, and More

Nowhere to Run: Speed, Proximity, and Their Relative Contributions to Accessibility (Paper File)
Trevor Thomas, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Andrew Mondschein, University of Virginia
Taner Osman, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Brian Taylor, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Don’t forget to attend the reception from 5:30 – 7:30 on Tuesday evening!

Wednesday, January 13

8:00AM- 9:45AM Lectern Session 747: Parking and the City

Garages and Cars or Housing and People
Anne Brown, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Donald Shoup, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Vinit Mukhija, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

8:00AM- 9:45AM Lectern Session 751: Planning for Multimodal Transportation in the 21st Century
Declining Driving among Millennials: A Nationwide Perspective of the Causes and Consequences 
Kelcie Ralph, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Brian Taylor, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Evelyn Blumenberg, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Anne Brown, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Carole Turley Voulgaris, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

8:00AM- 9:45AM Lectern Session 769: Thinking Outside the Box When All the Funding Is in Boxes: Tools to Support Multidisciplinary Road Safety Decision Making
Vision Zero Multidisciplinary Data and Analysis Methods 
Madeline Brozen, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

8:00AM- 9:45AM Lectern Session 770: TRB Special Report 319, Between Public and Private Mobility: Examining the Rise of Technology-Enabled Transportation Services (Presentation File)

Overview of Findings and Recommendations 
Brian Taylor, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Possible Economic Effects of TNCs
Michael Manville, Cornell University
Timothy Papandreou, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency

8:30AM- 10:15AM Poster Session 779: Mobility Trends: Past, Present, and Future  

Neighborhood Character and Travel Behavior: Comprehensive Analysis of the United States in the 2000s
Carole Voulgaris, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Evelyn Blumenberg, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Brian Taylor, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Anne Brown, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Kelcie Ralph, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Millennials and Car Ownership: Fewer Cars, Less Money
Nicholas Klein, Temple University
Michael Smart, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

8:30AM- 10:15AM Poster Session 783: Time Use and Activity Patterns

Changing Economy, Changing Roles? Households’ Unpaid Labor and Travel Responses to the Great Recession
Anne Brown, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

10:15AM- 12:00PM Lectern Session 806: Transit, Congestion, and Its Effects on Business
Congested Development? Examining Effect of Traffic Speeds on Location of New Business Establishments in Los Angeles 
Taner Osman, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Trevor Thomas, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Andrew Mondschein, University of Virginia
Brian Taylor, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Firm Births, Access to Transit, and Agglomeration in Portland, Oregon, and Dallas, Texas
Daniel Chatman, University of California, Berkeley
Robert Noland, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Nicholas Klein, Temple University

Open for Business? Effects of Los Angeles Metro Rail Construction on Adjacent Businesses 
Rosalie Ray, Columbia University

Note: All times are EST.

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