UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies @ TRB 2018 2017-12-05T12:49:44+00:00

UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies @ TRB

Transportation: Moving the Economy of the Future

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) 97th Annual Meeting will be held in Washington, DC January 7–11, 2018, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, in Washington, D.C. The information-packed program is expected to attract more than 13,000 transportation professionals from around the world.

The meeting program will cover all transportation modes, with more than 5,000 presentations in nearly 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 2018 meeting: Transportation: Moving the Economy of the Future.

UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies will be hosting a reception during the TRB Annual Meeting on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 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. You can RSVP here. 


 

This year UCLA will once again be sending multiple presenters to the annual meeting. Here are their presentations:

Monday, January 8, 2018

8:00 AM- 9:45 AM Lectern Session 207: Inequalities and Automobile Ownership

Car-less or Car-free? Socioeconomic and Mobility Differences Among Zero-Car Households
Anne Brown, University of California, Los Angeles

Does Investing in Rail Transit Benefit the Poor? A Comparative Study of Rail and Bus Travel by Low-income Households in the California Household Travel Survey
Ryland Lu, UCLA

10:15 AM- 12:00 PM  Lectern Session 260: Where to Go with Transportation Taxes? Past Evidence and Future Visions

Arguing over Sales Taxes for Transportation: Analysis of Ballot Statements
Jaimee Lederman
Anne Brown, University of California, Los Angeles
Brian Taylor, University of California, Los Angeles
Martin Wachs, University of California, Los Angeles

Lessons Learned from 40 Years of Local Option Transportation Sales Taxes in California
Jaimee Lederman
Anne Brown, University of California, Los Angeles
Brian Taylor, University of California, Los Angeles
Martin Wachs, University of California, Los Angeles

1:30 PM- 3:15 PM  Poster Session 380: Transportation Issues in Cities

Public Transit and Walking: What Role for Immigrant Neighborhoods?
Evelyn Blumenberg, University of California, Los Angeles
Michael Smart, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Andrew Schouten, UCLA

1:30 PM- 3:15 PM Poster Session 395: Cycling Infrastructure and Operations

Estimating Greenhouse Gas Reductions from Prospective Bikeway Projects
Juan Matute, University of California, Los Angeles
Jaimee Lederman, University of California, Los Angeles
Herbie Huff, University of California, Los Angeles

3:45 PM- 5:30 PM Lectern Session 400: Accessible Transit Connectivity and Equity: Local to Global Approaches

Improving Pathways to Fixed-Route Transit: Transit Agency Practices to Expand Access for All Users
Stephanie DiPetrillo, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Andrea Lubin, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris, University of California, Los Angeles
Carla Salehian, UCLA
Stephen Gibson, University of Western Australia
Kristine Williams, University of South Florida
Theodore Trent Green, University of South Florida

3:45 PM- 5:30 PM Poster Session 446: Frontiers in Social and Economic Factors of Transportation

Local Option Transportation Sales Taxes in California: Measuring Tax Burden and its Influence on Voting
Anne Brown, University of California, Los Angeles
Jaimee Lederman, University of California, Los Angeles
Brian Taylor, University of California, Los Angeles
Martin Wachs, University of California, Los Angeles

Vehicle Loan Financing in Low-Income and Minority Households
Evelyn Blumenberg, University of California, Los Angeles
Stephen Brumbaugh, University of California, Los Angeles
Jane Pollard, Newcastle University

 

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

8:00 AM- 9:45 AM Lectern Session 470: From Boom to Boom and Beyond: The History of Bicycle Transportation and Planning in the United States, 1890s to the Present

Martin Wachs, University of California, Los Angeles

1:30 PM- 3:15 PM Poster Session 657: Transit Networks: Design and Assessment

In Forecests We Trust? Correlates with ridership forecast accuracy for fixed-guideway transit projects
Carole Voulgaris, University of California, Los Angeles

 

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

10:15 AM- 12:00 PM Lectern Session 806: Operational Applications of Environmental Justice

Poverty of the Carless
David King, Arizona State University
Michael Manville, University of California, Los Angeles
Michael Smart, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey