ITE 2016 Annual Meeting and Exhibt - Expanding our Horizons

Poster Sessions

Poster SessionsOn Monday, July 31 and Tuesday, August 1, poster presentations take place in the Exhibit Hall (Osgoode and Sheraton Ballrooms) in conjunction with the beverage breaks.

 

Smart Communities (Monday, July 31 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.)

  • Transport Smart in Congested Networks with Uncertainties
    • William H.K. Lam, Chair Professor and Head of Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
  • Making the Right Multimodal Connections to a Regional Transit Center
    • Donald Samdahl, Principal, Fehr & Peers, Seattle, WA
  • North American Collaboration: How Transportation Analytics Teams Can Build Capacity with Open-Source Projects
    • Raphael Dumas, Research Analyst, City of Toronto, Toronto, ON
  • Edmonton Carsharing Strategy
    • Jeremy Finkleman, Transportation Planner, Urban Systems Ltd., Vancouver, BC

Trip Generation (Monday, July 31 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.)

  • Urban Person Trip Generation Since the 1970s - Data and Use Case in NYC
    • Lee-Jung Kim, Technical Director, AKRF, Inc., New York, NY
  • Using GPS-Derived Origin-Destination Data to Improve Traffic Studies
    • Michael Wahlstedt, TranSystems, Kansas City, MO
  • Does Traffic Management Really Reduce Emissions and Improve Air Quality?
    • Omar El Masri, Graduate Research Assistant, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
  • Making the Comprehensive Planning Process Work
    • Alyssa Rodriguez, City Traffic Engineer, City of Henderson, NV
  • More Science or Art–Transportation Accuracies for Data Tools Processes and Uses?
    • Bhanu Kala, Civil Engineer, CDM Smith, San Francisco, CA
  • Keeping People Moving during Transformative Change
    • Paul Sharman, Transportation Data Analyst, TranspoGroup, Kirkland, WA
  • How We Can Use Big Data to Improve the Reliability of People Movement
    • Aakash Harpalani, Research Analyst, City of Toronto, ON
  • Zero-emission transport for the ‘Coolest Little Capital’ - How Transport in Wellington, New Zealand Can Change to Meet the Paris Climate Agreement
    • Rehan Shaikh, Victoria University Wellington, Wellington City, New Zealand

Poster SessionsComplete Streets (Monday, July 31 3:30–4:30 p.m.)

  • Emerging Policy for Site Roadways Open to Public Travel
    • Randy McCourt, President, DKS Associates, Portland, OR
  • Separated Bike Lanes Design Concept Completes Main Street
    • Yung Koprowski, Project Manager, Lee Engineering, LLC, Phoenix, AZ
  • How Do You Solve the Unsolvable Problem? Innovative Designs in Urban Areas
    • Christa Greene, Senior Traffic Engineer, Stantec, Raleigh, NC
  • When Adding a Lane Just Isn’t Enough...Alternative Design Solutions Along the NC 150 Corridor
    • Kellie Reep, Transportation Engineer, Stantec, Charlotte, NC
  • Valuing Place: Use of Accessibility in Virginia’s Smart Scale Prioritization System
    • Dan Hardy, Principal, Renaissance Planning Group, Arlington, VA
  • Active Transportation Culture Shift through a “Slow Ride” Bicycle Group
    • Adam Lynch, Traffic Engineer/Planner, HDR, Cincinnati, OH
  • Dealing with Emotion and Outrage to Build Complete Streets
    • Erin Russell, Partner, Russell Public Relations Inc., Calgary, AB
  • Connecting Three Communities with One Great Street: Lakeshore Connecting Communities
    • Tara Erwin, Senior Project Manager, HDR Inc., Richmond Hill, ON;
    • Susan Tanabe, Manager, Transportation Planning, City of Mississauga, Mississauga, ON;
    • Mark VanderSluis, Project Leader, Transportation Planning, City of Mississauga, Mississauga, ON
  • Designing Great Streets–York Region’s Approach for Building Roads that Build Community
    • Tamas Hertel, Senior Transportation Specialist, The Regional Municipality of York, East Gwillimbury, ON
  • STEP FORWARD: A Strategic Plan for Improving Walking in Calgary
    • Ryan Vanderputten, Director, Transportation Planning, City of Calgary, Calgary, AB
  • Imagine Jasper Avenue - Edmonton’s Main Street
    • Rosie Jaswal, Project Engineer, City of Edmonton, Edmonton, AB
  • Evaluation of the Benefits of Rural Bicycle Climbing Lanes
    • Jeremy Chapman, Senior Traffic Engineer, American Structurepoint, Inc., Indianapolis IN
  • Exploring Transit Origin-Destination Using Bluetooth Data Collection: A Case Study in San Luis Obispo, California
    • Ashley Kim, Student, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA
  • FHWA’s Small Town and Rural Multimodal Networks Guide
    • Andrea Clinkscales, Senior Planner, Alta Planning + Design, Seattle, WA
  • Kitchener’s Vision for a More Sustainable Integrated and Friendly Transportation System
    • Barry Cronkite, Manager of Transportation Planning, City of Kitchener, Kitchener, ON;
    • Danny Pimentel, Active Transportation Planning Project Manager, City of Kitchner, ON
  • Zebras and Elephant Feet–Oh my! Where Multi-Use Pathways Cross Roadways
    • Kate Whitfield, Senior Project Manager, Parsons Inc., Ottawa, ON
  • Roundabouts, Bicycles, and Pedestrians - A Pairing on Par with Fries, Cheese Curds, and Gravy?
    • Alek Pochowski, Senior Engineer/Planner, Kittelson & Associates, Inc., Washington, DC
  • Roundabout Design for Pedestrians and Cyclists
    • Phil Weber, Senior Project Manager, CIMA+, Mississauga, ON
  • Roundabout Design including Rail in the USA
    • Bill Baranowski, Traffic Engineer, RoundaboutsUSA, Holladay, UT
  • Roundabout Connected Roadway Networks: How 100+ Roundabouts Are Benefitting the Community of Carmel, Indiana
    • Michael McBride, Vice President, American Structurepoint, Inc., Indianapolis, IN
  • Assessing Roundabout, Traditional Diamond and Diverging Diamond Freeway Interchange Operations
    • Mark Besley, Director, Sidra Solutions, Greythorn, Victoria, Austrialia
  • Solving Complex Issues with Innovative Roundabout Applications
    • Mark Johnson, Principal Engineer, MTJ Roundabout Engineering, Madison, WI
  • How to Speak Roundabout
    • Joe Gustafson, Traffic Engineer, Washington County, Stillwater, MN
  • A Unique Application of Railroad Preemption with Queue Mitigation at a Roundabout Interchange
    • Hardik Shah, Director of Development, American Structurepoint, Inc., Indianapolis, IN

Career Advancement (Tuesday, August 1 9:30– 10:30 a.m.)

  • Developing Your Professional Artistry
    • Richard Beaubien, Managing Director, Beaubien Engineering, Troy, MI

Connected and Automated Vehicles (Tuesday, August 1 9:30– 10:30 a.m.)

  • Opportunities and Challenges in Traffic Signal Operations and Infrastructure Deployment in the Era of Connected and Automated Vehicles
    • Husain M Abdul Aziz, Research Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN
    • Hong Wang, Laboratory Fellow, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA;
    • Stanley Young, Research Scientist, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO;
    • Joshua Sperling, Urban Futures and Energy-X Nexus Engineer, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO;
    • Budhendra Bhaduri, Corporate Fellow, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN
  • Travel Smart– Adapting to New Mobility Options in a Regional Context
    • Sabeen Makki, Senior Transportation Policy and Planning Specialist, The Regional Municipality of York, Newmarket, ON
  • From Smart Cities to Wise Cities: Powering Models with Big Data
    • Shaleen Srivastava, Vice President (Traffic) North America, PTV Group, Arlington, VA
  • Helping Public Agencies Reach Their Goals through Research
    • Katherine Kortum, Senior Program Officer, Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC
  • Level 2 Automated Truck Platooning in Texas
    • Kevin Balke, Senior Research Engineer, Texas A&M Transportation Institute, College Station, TX
  • Leveraging Mature and Emerging Mobility Solutions to Plan for Multimodal Station Access for Rapid Transit
    • Naren Garg, Advisor, Planning and Policy - Regional Express Rail Project Planning, Metrolinx, Toronto, ON
  • What Is Possible With Real-Time Traffic Light Data?
    • Martin Drohmann, Senior Software Engineer, Connected Signals, Eugene, OR
  • Ambiguous Infrastructure: When Signs and Markings Don’t Make Sense to People or Machines
    • Scott Kuznicki, President, Modern Traffic Consultants, Mercer Island, WA
  • Transportation Systems Management and Operations, Put an Optimization Idea into Actions to Improve Freeway Patrol Operations
    • Pei-Sung Lin, Program Director, Center for Urban Transportation Research, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
  • Bringing Adaptive Ramp Metering to the San Francisco Bay Area: User Satisfaction and Operational Perspective
    • Travis Low, Graduate Student, California Polytechnic Institute, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, CA
  • Using Mobile LiDAR to Manage Roadway Assets
    • Mark Day, Director of Application Development, GPI, Toronto, ON
  • Innovative Muncipal Funding in Canada and the U.S.,
    • Bosco Tong, Senior Transportation Engineer, Strathcona County, Sherwood Park, AB
  • LED Street Lighting Planning–Best Practices
    • Dhruva Lahon, Project Manager, Kimley-Horn and Associates Inc., Dallas, TX
  • Vision Zero 2015-2016 Knox County, Tennessee Strategic Safety Plan
    • W. Hollis Loveday, Principal, CDM Smith, Knoxville, TN
  • Developing Macro-Level Collision Prediction Models to Evaluate Bicycle Safety in the City of Vancouver
    • Bianca Popescu, Assistant Transportation Engineer, DKS Associates, Seattle, WA
  • Statewide Horizontal Curve Safety Project
    • Mir Wahed, Vice President, Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson, Inc., Newark, DE
  • Using Video Data to Evaluate Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Vehicle Conflicts
    • Nancy Hui, MaSC andidate, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
  • The Impact of Marijuana Legalization on Traffic Safety in the United States
    • Jaeyoung Lee, Safety Program Director/Assistant Professor, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
  • Challenges in Constructing Safe Routes to School in a Dense Urban Environment–The San Francisco Chinatown Safe Routes to School Project
    • Philip Louie, Associate Engineer, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, San Francisco, CA
  • Iowa DOT Traffic Critical Project; Intelligent Work Zone Management
    • Neal Hawkins, Associate Director, Institute for Transportation, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
  • Use of a Comparative Travel Time System as a New Work Zone Intelligent Transportation System Solution
    • John Habermann, Research Engineer, Texas A&M Transportation Institute, Waco, TX
  • Examining Driver Behavior in the Vicinity of Pedestrians Using Onboard and Smartphone Video Log Images
    • Mohammad Jalayer, Research Associate, Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT), Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ

Poster SessionsTraffic Signals (Tuesday, August 1 3:15–4:15 p.m.)

  • Multimodal Traffic Signal Warrants and Signal Timings
    • Peter Martin, Multimodal ransportation Specialist, CDM Smith, San Francisco, CA
  • Planning Toronto’s Future through Simulation
    • Matthew Davis, Senior Transportation Planner, City of Toronto, Toronto, ON
  • Zipper Merge Signage, Markings, and Geometric Design for Permanent Applications
    • Clayton Rudy, Transportation Engineer, Stantec Consulting Ltd., Toronto, ON
  • Mercer Street Advanced Traffic Management System
    • Band Sittikariya, Senior ITS Engineer, Seattle Department of Transportation, Seattle, WA
  • Placing the Pedestrian and the Bicyclist at the Forefront of Traffic Signal Operation
    • Christopher Puglisi, Traffic Engineer, Jacobs, Atlanta, GA
  • Stop Widening Roadways. Think Capacity Expansion Instead
    • Wes Guckert, President and CEO, The Traffic Group, Inc, Baltimore, MD
  • Feasibility Study of Protected-Permitted Phasing at Dual Left Turn Lanes from Commuters to Communities: Integrating Service Planning and Station Planning for a Regional Rail Network
    • Hank Wang, Senior Planning Officer - Rail Network Planning, Metrolinx, Toronto, ON;
    • Richard Borbridge, Senior Advisor, Hub and Station Planning, Metrolinx, Toronto, ON
  • Lessons Learned in Preparing a Downtown Area for a New Regional Commuter Rail System
    • Matt Wages, Civil Engineer, Kimley-Horn and Associates Inc., Oakland, CA
  • Eglinton Crosstown LRT - Managing the Disruption,
    • Jonathan Mang, Traffic and Transportation Lead-Field Services, 4Transit, Toronto, ON;
    • Tommy Wong, Traffic Control Coordinator, 4Transit, Toronto, ON;
    • Jeff Walker, Traffic Control Coordinator, 4Transit, Toronto, ON
  • Using Big Data to Analyze Bike/Pedestrian Activity: Learning from Sacramento Transit Station-Area Analysis,
    • Eric Sundquist, Managing Director, State Smart Transportation Initiative, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI;
    • Laura Schewel, CEO, StreetLight Data, San Francisco, CA;
    • Alex Wiseman, Engineering Specialist, STV Corporation, Charlotte, NC
    • Flashing Yellow Arrow Overcomes Yellow Trap Condition,
    • Carl Baughman, Traffic Engineer, City of Franklin, Franklin, TN

Freight (Tuesday, August 1 3:15–4:15 p.m.)

  • Roundabout Truck Trial: Seeing is Believing
    • Marc Frutiger, Senior Project Engineer, R&M Consultants, Anchorage, AK
  • Pennsylvania’s Automated Permit Routing Analysis System (APRAS)
    • Robert Pento, Manager, Traffic Engineering & Permits Section, PA Department of Transportation, Harrisburg, PA
  • Vehicle Access Control System
    • Cory Edgar, Principal, PBX Engineering Ltd., Victoria, BC
  • Balancing Goods Movement and Livability with Roadway Design
    • Dan Hardy, Principal, Renaissance Planning, Arlington, VA

Transit (Tuesday, August 1 3:15–4:15 p.m.)

  • Balancing Multimodal Transportation Network Performance - A Case Study of VISSIM Modelling for the Edmonton Valley Line LRT
    • Rishi Lukka, Transportation Engineer, Arup, Toronto, ON;
    • Wendy Qin, Transportation Consultant, Arup, Toronto, ON;
    • Marc-Paul Gauthier, Senior Transportation Technologist, Arup, Toronto, ON
  • Los Angeles’ Free Bus Transfer Experiment: An Evaluation
    • Nora Chin, Transportation Planning Associate II, City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation, Los Angeles, CA
  • A Pipeline for Project Readiness: The Metrolinx Project Development Process
    • Devin Horne, Senior Advisor, Planning and Policy, Metrolinx, Toronto, ON,
    • Kristin Demasi, Senior Planning Officer, Planning and Policy, Metrolinx, Toronto, ON
  • UBC Point-Grey Campus Bus Terminal and Covered Layover Facilities: Connecting Transit Users to the Heart of the Campus,
    • Christephen Cheng, Senior Transportation Engineer, Bunt & Associates Engineering Ltd., Vancouver, BC
  • Metrolinx Transit Accessibility/Connectivity Toolkit,
    • Christopher Livett, Transportation Planning Analyst, Metrolinx, Toronto, ON
  • Green Line LRT Connecting Visions: Multiple Account Evaluation in the Beltline Community
    • Dena Abakumov, Transportation Engineer, Stantec, Calgary, AB