Seminar Archive: 2013-2014

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June 13, 2014

SPECIAL SEMINAR - Engaging Drivers: Who Jams Up the Roads, and What to Do About It

Paul Minett, Managing Director, Trip Convergence, New Zealand

May 23, 2014

Encouraging Sustainable Transportation Behavior: Alternatives to Driving, Alternatives to Parking

Dr. William (Billy) Riggs, AICP, LEED AP, Assistant Professor, Department of City and Regional Planning, College of Architecture and Environmental Design, California Polytechnic State University

May 16, 2014

Biofuel's Carbon Balance: Rethinking the Foundations of Climate Policy for Transportation Fuels

Dr. John M. DeCicco, Professor of Practice, School of Natural Resources and Environment and Research Professor, University of Michigan Energy Institute

May 9, 2014

Exploring Lower Carbon Futures for the Automobile in the USA with ATEAM

Dr. Max Henrion, Chief Executive Officer, Lumina Decision Systems, Inc, Los Gatos

May 2, 2014

Assessing the U.S. Hydraulic Fracturing Boom: Overview, Challenges and Opportunities, and the Transportation Research Agenda

Gwen Arnold, Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, UC Davis

April 25, 2014

Can You Spare a Dime? Advances in Transportation Pricing Technologies and Policies

David Dick, Senior Payment Systems Manager, CH2M HILL

April 11, 2014

Thoughts on Future Directions for Pavement in Modern Transportation Systems

John Harvey, Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering; Chair, Transportation Technology and Policy Graduate Group; Principal Investigator, UC Pavement Research Center, University of California, Davis

April 4, 2014

Impact of Streamlined Chassis Movements on Port Terminal Capacity

Dr. Tom O’Brien, Director of Research, Center for International Trade and Transportation; Associate Director, METRANS Transportation Center; California State University, Long Beach

March 7, 2014

The Future of Transportation Finance

Martin Wachs, Professor Emeritus, Civil & Environmental Engineering and City & Regional Planning, UC Berkeley; Director, Transportation, Space, & Technology Program, RAND Corporation.

February 28, 2014

Understanding Household Preferences for Alternative Fuel Vehicle Technologies

Hilary Nixon, Associate Professor, Associate Chair and Graduate Adviser, Department of Urban & Regional Planning, San Jose State University

February 21, 2014

The Economics of Walking and Bicycling Facilities: Why We Need to Spend More Now

John Lieswyn, Associate, Alta Planning + Design

February 14, 2014

No Seminar

February 7, 2014

One Size Does Not Fit All: The Challenges of and Capabilities Needed for Sustainable Innovation

Andy Hargadon, Professor, Technology Management, Charles J. Soderquist Chair in Entrepreneurship, Graduate School of Management, UC Davis

January 31, 2014

Evolving Transportation Networks

David M. Levinson, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Richard P. Braun/CTS Chair in Transportation Engineering, University of Minnesota

January 24, 2014

Robocar/taxi: Utopia or Dystopia?

Steve Raney, Principal, CITIES21, a smart mobility consultancy, Palo Alto, CA

January 17, 2014

Development of Hybrid Choice Model to Investigate Effects of Teenagers’ Attitudes Toward Walking and Cycling on Mode Choice Behavior -- Winner of the 2013 TRB Ryuichi Kitamura Paper Award

Maria Kamargianni, PhD Candidate, Travel Demand Modeler, University of the Aegean, co-author of the winning paper of the TRB Kitamura award

January 10, 2014

TRB Preview

| Poster Session: | Rosaria Berliner, Grad Student, CEE, "The complex web of senior mobility"| |Christina Iliopoulou, Grad Student, CEE, "Route planning for seaplane services: the case of the Greek islands" | |Yu Pei, Grad Student, TTP, “Projecting spatial E85 demand for 2015 and 2020” | |Matthew Palm, Grad Student, TTP, “TBD" | |Natalie Popovich, Grad Student, TTP, "Bicyclists as Consumers: Mode Choice and Spending Behavior in Downtown Davis, CA"| | Podium Presentations: |1:40 to 2:00 pm: Susie Pike, Grad Student, TTP, "Travel mode choice and social reference group; A comparison of two formulations" | |2:00 to 2:20 pm: Yuan He, Grad Student, CEE, “Effects of specimen preparation variables and testing temperature on AMPT repeated load triaxial test for HMA” | |2:20 to 2:40pm: Kevin Fang, Grad Student, TTP, "Skateboarding down the street: Potential factors influencing the decision to skateboard as an active travel mode – an initial exploration"

December 6, 2013

No Seminar, Instruction ends

November 22, 2013

The Tea Party, Property Rights, and Mega Planning in a Digital Era

Dr. Karen Trapenberg Frick, Assistant Director of the University of California Transportation Center/ Lecturer, Department of City and Regional Planning at UC Berkeley

November 15, 2013

Electric-Drive-Vehicle Research at the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation

Dr. Brett Williams, Electric Vehicles & Alternative Fuels Program Director, UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation / Assistant Adjunct Professor of Public Policy

November 8, 2013

Launching an Automated Active Transportation Data Collection System in San Diego, CA

Dr. Sherry Ryan, Professor, School of Public Affairs - Graduate Program in City Planning, San Diego State University

November 1, 2013

Autonomous Vehicles: Anticipating Impacts in a World of Increasingly Shared Mobility

Dr. Kara Kockelman, Professor & William J. Murray Jr. Fellow, Department of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin

October 25, 2013

Truth in Data. Use in Data. Faith in Analysts

Elizabeth Sall, Deputy Director for Technology Services, San Francisco County Transportation Authority

October 18, 2013

The Why, How and What of Livable Streets from Policy to Implementation

Bryan D. Jones, Deputy Director, Transportation Department, City of Carlsbad

October 11, 2013

High-Speed Rail: Engineering the Future

Jeff Morales, Chief Executive Officer, California High-Speed Rail Authority

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