Seminar Archive: 2014-2015

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May 29, 2015

No seminar

May 22, 2015

Rural-Urban Connections Strategy: Planning and Transportation Funding for the Rest of the Region

David Shabazian, Principal Program Expert, Sacramento Area Council of Governments

May 8, 2015

Incorporating Behavioral Effects from Vehicle Choice Models into Bottom-Up Energy Sector Models

David S. Bunch, Professor, Graduate School of Management and Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Davis

May 1, 2015

Nash-Stackelberg Games in Transportation Networks: Leveraging the Power of Smartphones for Traffic Monitoring and Management

Alexandre M. Bayen, Chancellor's Professor and Director, Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Berkeley

April 24, 2015

Lessons Learned from Spatiotemporal Studies of Freeway Carpool Lanes

Michael Cassidy, Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley ***NOTE: If you have trouble accessing the seminar online using Chrome, please use a different web browser. ***

April 17, 2015

Examining Alternative Causal Structures Using a Latent Segmentation Modeling Approach

Naveen Eluru, Associate Professor, Department of Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering, University of Central Florida

April 10, 2015

Moving Towards Better Measurement and Modeling of Long Distance Travel

Lisa Aultman-Hall, Professor, School of Engineering and Transportation Research Center, University of Vermont

April 3, 2015

Attitudes Toward Transportation Choices and Parking Policies

Wei-Shiuen Ng, Postdoctoral Scholar, Precourt Energy Efficiency Center, Stanford University

March 13, 2015

A New Way of Building, Managing and Financing Transportation Infrastructure

Jonathan Gifford, Professor of Transportation Policy at George Mason University and Director of the Center for Transportation Public-Private Partnership Policy

March 6, 2015

Analysis of Approach Features from a Bicyclist Perspective to Estimate Performance Measures for Two-Way Stop-Controlled (TWSC) Intersections

Anurag Pande, Associate Professor, Civil Engineering at Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo

March 2, 2015

BP's Energy Outlook 2035

Mark Finley, General Manager, Global Energy Markets & U.S. Economics, BP

February 20, 2015

Science and the Stock Market: Investors’ Recognition of Unburnable Carbon

Paul Griffin, Associate Dean / Professor of Management, Graduate School of Management, UC Davis

February 13, 2015

How Will We Know When the PEV Market Has Reached Takeoff?

Tom Turrentine, Director, PH&EV Research Center, Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Davis

February 6, 2015

Not All EVs Are Equal: Heterogeneity in Behavior and Energy Consumption in the Plug-in Vehicle Fleet

Stephen M. Zoepf, PhD Candidate, Engineering Systems Division, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

January 30, 2015

The Evolution of Transportation Planning – The Shift from Mobility to Accessibility

Ronald T. Milam, Principal-In-Charge of Technical Development, Fehr & Peers

January 23, 2015

Defining and Measuring Equity in Public Transit Service Provision

Alex Karner, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Walton Sustainability Fellowship Program, Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives, Arizona State University

January 8, 2015

TRB Preview

| Poster Session: | Jeff Kessler, Grad Student, TTP, “Patents and Biofuels: Using Natural Language Processing to Assess Biofuel Innovations” | |Susie Pike, Grad Student, TTP, “Endogeneity in Social Influence and Transportation Mode Choice Using Ego Networks” | |Aaron Fackler, Grad Student, TTP, “Collaborative Partnering on Construction Project: The Current State of Understanding”| |Kate Tiedeman, Grad Student, TTP, “Increasing Water Use and Produced Water Intensity of California Conventional and Tight Oil Production”| |Huijing Deng, Grad Student, TTP, “Factors Influencing Full-day, Part-day and Overtime Telecommuting: An Investigation of Northern California Workers”| | Podium Presentations: |1:40 to 2:00 pm: Susie Pike, Grad Student, TTP, “Social Influences on Transportation Mode Choice within Ego-Networks of University Students”| |2:00 to 2:30 pm: Kevin Fang, Grad Student, TTP, “Switching From LOS-based to VMT-based Traffic Impact Analysis: What Should the Threshold of Significance Be? A Challenging Upcoming Question in California Environmental Review” | |

December 5, 2014

A Century of Urban Sprawl in the United States

Adam Millard-Ball, Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies Department, UC Santa Cruz

November 21, 2014

Together Again: Linkages Between Transportation and Power in a Low Carbon Economy

Daniel A. Lashof, Chief Operating Officer of NextGen Climate America Inc. and NRDC Senior Fellow, Washington, D.C.

November 14, 2014

The Effect of Bicycle Facilities on the Decision to Commute by Bicycle, Congestion and Air Quality: New Evidence from Albuquerque, New Mexico

Gregory Rowangould, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of New Mexico

November 7, 2014

It’s Not Technical, It’s Organizational: Understanding BRT Shortcomings in China

Allie Thomas, Postdoctoral Researcher, ITS-Davis

October 31, 2014

Sustainable Transportation in California

Kate White, Deputy Secretary of Environmental Policy and Housing Coordination, California State Transportation Agency

October 24, 2014

Overview of Sustainable Urban Freight Practices and Public Sector Interventions

Miguel A. Jaller, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Davis

October 17, 2014

Transportation Demand Management: A Brief Overview

Brodie Hamilton, Transportation Demand Management Consultant

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