UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies @ TRB

Tuesday evening reception RSVP

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) 96th Annual Meeting will be held January 8–12, 2017, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, in Washington, D.C. The information-packed program is expected to attract more than 12,000 transportation professionals from around the world.

The meeting program will cover all transportation modes, with more than 5,000 presentations in over 800 sessions and workshops, addressing topics of interest to policy makers, administrators, practitioners, researchers, and representatives of government, industry, and academic institutions. A number of sessions and workshops will focus on the spotlight theme for the 2017 meeting: Transportation Innovation: Leading the Way in an Era of Rapid Change.

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 Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM 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 9, 2017 

8:00 AM- 9:45 AM Lectern Session 252: Public Transportation Planning and Development: New Perspectives

Costly Errors: Analyzing Trends in Federally Funded Transit Project Cost Estimates

Carole Voulgaris, University of California, Los Angeles

10:15AM- 12:00PM Lectern Session 347: Building Strategic Institutional Relationships at the Intersection of Health and Transportation
Lectern

Setting the Stage  (an introduction)

Richard Jackson, University of California, Los Angeles

1:30 PM- 3:15 PM Poster Session 351: Transportation Issues and Solutions in Major Cities

Costs of Disabled Parking Placard Usage in Westwood Village, Los Angeles, California

Colin Piethe, University of California, Los Angeles
Bryan Ochoa, University of California, Los Angeles
Lily Brown, University of California, Los Angeles

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

8:00 AM- 9:45 AM Poster Session 507: Behavioral Processes

The Right Time and Place to Change Travel Behavior: Experimental Study

Kelcie Ralph, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Anne Brown, University of California, Los Angeles

1:30 PM- 3:15 PM Lectern Session 626: Congestion, Tolling, Business Location, and Other Distributional Effects: Data-Driven Insights 

Does Traffic Congestion Influence the Location of New Business Establishments? Analysis of San Francisco Bay Area, in California

Taner Osman, University of California, Los Angeles
Trevor Thomas, University of California, Los Angeles
Andrew Mondschein, University of Virginia
Brian Taylor, University of California, Los Angeles

1:30 PM- 3:15 PM Poster Session 659: Pedestrian Planning and Design

Walk on: Are Changes in Neighborhood Characteristics Associated with Changes in Walking?

Evelyn Blumenberg, University of California, Los Angeles
Carole Turley Voulgaris, University of California, Los Angeles
Madeline Brozen, University of California, Los Angeles
Kate Bridges, Steer Davies and Gleave, Inc.

3:45 PM- 5:30 PM Poster Session: Aircraft/Airport Compatibility Committee

The Case for Using Larger Slab Sizes for Rigid Pavement Runways for Wide-bodied Aircraft (During Committee Meeting)

Michael McNerney, University of Texas, Arlington
John Kim, University of California, Los Angeles
Eric Bescher

3:45 PM- 5:30 PM Lectern Session 694: Latest Research in Metropolitan Policy, Planning, and Processes

Improving Next Generation of Travel Demand Models to Better Represent Pedestrian Needs: The Case in Large California Metropolitan Planning Organizations

Madeline Brozen, University of California, Los Angeles
Kate Bridges, Steer Davies and Gleave, Inc.
Carole Turley Voulgaris, University of California, Los Angeles
Evelyn Blumenberg, University of California, Los Angeles

8:00 AM- 9:45 AM Poster Session 780Transportation Planning Applications 

Travel and the Built Environment: Insights from Sprawl Index and Neighborhood Types

Kelcie Ralph, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Carole Voulgaris, University of California, Los Angeles
Anne Brown, University of California, Los Angeles 

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

10:15 AM- 12:00 PM Lectern Session 817: Hindsight Is 20/20: Benefits and Shortfalls of Recent Innovative State Transportation Funding Initiatives 

The California Gas Tax Swap: Learning from a Failed Experiment

Martin Wachs, University of California, Los Angeles

10:15 AM- 12:00 PM Poster Session 827Transportation Network Modeling

Bicycle Traffic Assignment: Considering Route Cognition and Multiple User Classes 

Seungkyu Ryu, Ajou University
Anthony Chen, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Jacqueline Su, University of California, Los Angeles
Keechoo Choi, Ajou University

10:15 AM- 12:00 PM Poster Session 830: Transportation Demand Forecasting Poster Mega-session 

Two-stage bicycle origin-destination demand matrix estimation 

Seungkyu Ryu, Ajou University
Anthony Chen, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Jacqueline Su, University of California, Los Angeles
Keechoo Choi, Ajou University

10:15 AM- 12:00 PM Lectern Session 849: Coasting to Make Strides in Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

Investigating the Underreporting of Pedestrian and Bicycle Crashes in and Around University Campuses: Crowdsourcing Approach

Aditya Medury, Safe Transportation Research and Education Center
Offer Grembek, University of California, Berkeley
Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris, University of California, Los Angeles
Kevan Shafizadeh, California State University, Sacramento

4:30 PM- 6:00 PM Lectern Session 889Pedestrian Planning and the Built Environment

Are These Streets Made for Walking? Walking and the Built Environment in Four California Cities

Carole Voulgaris, University of California, Los Angeles
Evelyn Blumenberg, University of California, Los Angeles
Madeline Brozen, University of California, Los Angeles
Kate Bridges, Steer Davies and Gleave, Inc.

Note: All times are EST.

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