Cambridge Systematics Insights at TRB 2019

Transportation Research Board’s 98th Annual Meeting
January 13-17, 2019

Connect with and learn from Cambridge Systematics experts across the spectrum of transportation, including: integrated planning and policy; modeling and analytics.

CS Integrated Planning and Policy at TRB

Multimodal Decision Making at the State and Metropolitan Levels (Workshop 1013)

Multimodal evaluation requires clear goals and evaluation measures that span modes and resonate with stakeholders. This workshop reports on recent state and Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) efforts and discusses opportunities to use multimodal goals and performance measures to break the modal-silo approach to programming projects.

Presenting:

  • Stacy Cook, Multimodal Decision-making at the State, Metropolitan, and Regional Levels: Fresh from a Spokane Peer Exchange
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Sunday, 9:00 a.m.-Noon

Convention Center, 145A

Transit Asset Management: You Have a Plan, Now What? (Workshop 1085)

This session focuses on developing an asset management culture in planning organizations. Topics include the pursuit of the ISO-55000 standards, asset class strategies in support of transit asset management (TAM) and return on investment on the state of good repair.

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Sunday, 1:30-4:30 p.m.

Convention Center, 149

Managing Curbspace Access in an Increasingly Congested Urban Environment (Lectern Session 1206)

As our cities and urban areas become more densely populated and traffic congestion grows, efficient and timely deliveries of goods and services is becoming more challenging. Join this session to hear about the research and programs on curbspace management being conducted in urban areas around the world to help address these challenges.

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Monday, 10:15 a.m. - Noon

Convention Center, 147B

Building a 21st-Century Transportation Planning Workforce (Lectern Session 1249)

The role of transportation planning is changing. Agencies must prepare to address rapidly evolving customer expectations, emerging technologies and data sources, broader responsibilities for planning all modes for both people and freight, and a growing list of uncertainties and potential disruptors. This session shares recent research on the evolving role of the transportation planner, followed by a panel discussion among agency leaders on the challenges they face developing and retaining their planning workforce.

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Monday, 1:30-3:15 p.m.

Convention Center, 145A

Transportation Safety Planning Subcommittee, ANB10(3) (Committee Meeting)

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Monday, 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Marriott Marquis, Marquis Ballroom Salon 14 (M2)

Freight Day, Part 1—Game-Changing Technologies for Multimodal Freight Corridor Management: North American, European, and Asian Initiatives (Lectern Session 1421)

The session focuses on the practical experience and results of research programs related to corridor programs in Europe, Asia and the U.S. Presenters will discuss the game-changing technologies that enable seamless global intermodal supply chains door-to-door.

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Tuesday, 8:00-9:45 a.m.

Convention Center, Ballroom C

Public Transportation Planning and Land Use (Poster Session 1442)

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Tuesday, 8:00-9:45 a.m.

Convention Center, Hall A

2019 Public Involvement Committee Poster Session (Poster Session 1619)

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Tuesday, 3:45-5:30 p.m.

Convention Center, Hall A

Roundtable Discussion on Rural Transportation Planning (Lectern Session 1665)

Many states are placing a greater emphasis on how they plan for transportation needs in rural areas, including required coordination with elected officials in nonmetropolitan areas. Come to this session to hear about recent activities among TRB, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and other partners, including a peer exchange hosted by the FHWA and the Florida Department of Transportation (DOT) in 2018. You will be able to share your ideas during a facilitated discussion among attendees.

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Wednesday, 8:00-9:45 a.m.

Convention Center, 146B

Cross-Border Costs, Investment Optimization, and Wait Time Predictions (Lectern Session 1686)

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Wednesday, 8:00-9:45 a.m.

Convention Center, 144B

Task Force on Understanding New Directions for the National Household Travel Survey (Committee Meeting)

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Wednesday, 8:00 a.m. - Noon

Marriott Marquis, Liberty P (M4)

Fresh Ideas in Statewide Multimodal Transportation Planning (Poster Session 1745)

How are state and regional agencies advancing equity in the transportation planning process? How do (or should) agencies define equity and economic disparity in the planning process and resulting plans? How can transportation agencies prioritize equity in long-range plans? What emerging practices and measurement approaches promote a more holistic view of equity and transportation’s contributions to an equitable future? Come find out during the sixth annual “Fresh Ideas in Statewide Multimodal Transportation Planning” poster session.

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Wednesday, 10:15 a.m. - Noon

Convention Center, Hall A

Novel Uses of Economic Analysis in Decision Making (Poster Session 1775)

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Wednesday, 2:30-4:00 p.m.

Convention Center, Hall A

CS Modeling and Analytics at TRB

Bridge the Gap: Eliminating Gender Bias in Transportation Research (Workshop 1005)

Transportation policies that affect gender require multiple data-collection methods to ensure an appropriate statistical analysis. This workshop looks at the type of cognitive bias that can occur at any phase of transportation research, including planning, data collection and analysis.

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Sunday, 9:00 a.m. - Noon

Convention Center, 151B

Innovative Applications of Commodity Flow Survey Public Use Microdata (Poster Session 1147)

This Poster Session demonstrates potential applications of the Commodity Flow Survey microdata and share the challenges and lessons learned from using this new dataset.

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Monday, 8:00-9:45 a.m.

Convention Center, Hall A

Advances in Urban Transportation Data and Information Systems (Poster Session 1214)

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Monday, 10:15 a.m.- Noon

Convention Center, Hall A

Freight Transportation Planning and Logistics Research (Poster Session 1370)

Presenting:

  • Salah Uddin Momtaz, A Long-Range Freight Planning Approach Using Freight Analysis Framework and Transearch Data: Application for the State of Florida
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Monday, 3:45-5:30 p.m.

Convention Center, Hall A

Highlights from the National Household Travel Survey Data Workshop (Lectern Session 1320)

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Monday, 3:45-5:30 p.m.

Convention Center, 151B

First Innovations in Transit Performance Measurement Challenge (Lectern 1349)

This lightning-round style session features finalists from the Innovations in Transit Performance Measurement Challenge.

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Monday, 3:45-5:30 p.m.

Convention Center, 150A

Connected Vehicle Pilots: Measuring Success (Lectern Session 1380)

Presenting:

  • Keir Opie, NYCDOT Pilot Performance Measurement

Monday, 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Convention Center, Salon C

New Modeling Approaches in Transportation Planning (Lectern Session 1667)

Want to learn about what’s new in modeling? This session explores many new approaches to modeling, including machine learning and exploratory modeling.

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Wednesday, 8:00-9:45 a.m.

Convention Center, 101

Enhancing Statewide Multimodal Planning (Poster Session 1746)

Come learn about innovative approaches for enhancing statewide multimodal transportation planning and analysis. This session includes analysis approaches and frameworks for exploring spatial, socioeconomic, and other decision factors in planning.

Presenting:

  • Tom Rossi and Feng Liu, Integrating Microsimulation Models of Short Distance and Long Distant Trips for Statewide Applications

Wednesday, 10:15 a.m. - Noon

Convention Center, Hall A

Data Innovations for State and Regional Freight Planning (Lectern Session 1757)

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Wednesday, 2:30-4:00 p.m.

Convention Center, Hall A

A great place to work

Come learn about careers at Cambridge Systematics during TRB’s Careers in Motion Networking Event.

  • Date

    Sunday, January 13th

    Time

    10:00a.m. to 2:00p.m.

  • Location

    Walter E. Washington
    Convention Center
    Exhibit Hall A
    801 Mt Vernon Pl NW
    Washington, DC 20001

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