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      January 2021

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2020

Annual Meeting Event Detail





Thomas B. Deen Distinguished Lecture and Presentation of Awards

Monday, January 13 6:00 PM- 7:30 PM ET
Neil Pedersen, Transportation Research Board
Sponsored by:
Technical Activities Council (A0000)

Deen Lecture

The 2020 recipient of the Thomas B. Deen Distinguished Lectureship is Sarah Jo Peterson, author of TRB's Centennial book The Transportation Research Board, 1920-2020: Everyone Interested is Invited.  Dr. Peterson was selected to deliver the Deen Lecture because of her unique understanding of the roots that have made TRB successful. Her lecture is titled “TRB's Technical Activities Committees: The Significance of Their History.”

 

Technical Activities Division Paper Awards

Pyke Johnson Award (Planning and Environment)

Evelyn Blumenberg, Andrew Schouten, Miriam Pinski, and Martin Wachs, University of California, Los Angeles:  Physical Accessibility and Employment among Older Adults in California

Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Volume 2673, Issue 12

D. Grant Mickle Award (Operations and Preservation):

Michael Hunter and Angshuman Guin, Georgia Institute of Technology; James Anderson, AECOM; and Sung Jum Park, Jacobs Engineering:   Operating Performance of Diverging Diamond Interchanges

Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Volume 2673, Issue 12

William W. Millar Award (Public Transportation):

Cecilia Feeley, Rutgers University:  Validation of the Paratransit Skills Assessment for Paratransit Travel and Mobility of Adults on the Autism Spectrum

Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Volume 2673, Issue 5

John C. Vance Award (Legal Resources):

Tammy E. Trimble, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute; Lisa Loftus-Otway, The University of Texas at Austin; and Susanna L. Gallun, Susanna Gallun Consulting: NCHRP Web-Only Document 253, Vol. 1: Legal Landscape

John C. Vance Award (Legal Resources):

Tammy E. Trimble and Jason Wagner, Virginia Tech Transporation Institute; Wendy Wagner and Lisa Loftus-Otway, The Univeristy of Texas at  Austin;  Betty L. Serian and Brad Mallory, Betty Serian and Associates ; Sam G. Morrisey and Glenn  Havinoviski, Iteris; and Richard Bishop and Pete Gould,  Bishop Consulting: NCHRP Web-Only Document 253:  Implications of Connected and  Automated Driving Systems, Vol. 3: Legal Modification Prioritization and  Harmonization Analysis  

Patricia F. Waller Award (Safety and Systems Users):

Wesley J. Kumfer, Libby Thomas, Laura Sandt, and Bo Lan, Highway Safety Research Center, University of North Carolina: Midblock Pedestrian Crash Predictions in a Systemic, Risk-Based Pedestrian Safety Process

Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Volume 2673, Issue 12 

K. B. Woods Award (Design and Construction):

Xin Xu, Chenxi Yuan, Yuxi Zhang, Hubo Cai, Dulcy M. Abraham, and Mark D. Bowman, Purdue University:  Ontology-Based Knowledge Management System for Digital Highway Construction Inspection

Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Volume 2673, Issue 1

Charley V. Wootan Award (Policy and Organization):

Marianne J.W.A. Vanderschuren, Sekadi R. Phayane, and Alison Gwynne-Evans, University of Cape Town, South Africa:   Perceptions of Gender, Mobility, and Personal Safety: South Africa Moving Forward

Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Volume 2673, Issue 12

 

Fred Burggraf Awards (Young Researchers)       

           Operations and Preservation Group:

Yalda Rahmati, Mohammadreza Khajeh Hosseini, Alireza Talebpour, Benjamin Swain, and Christopher Nelson, Texas A&M University:  Influence of Autonomous Vehicles on Car-Following Behavior of Human Drivers

Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Volume 2673, Issue 12

           Design and Construction:

Keren Xu, Jorge Rueda-Benavides, and Karthik Chowdary Pakalapati, Auburn University: Development of a Hot-Mix Asphalt Location Cost Index for the Alabama Department of Transportation

Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Volume 2673, Issue 3

Public Transportation:

Jill Elizabeth Shinn, KPFF Consulting Engineers; and Carole Turley Voulgaris, California Polytechnic State University: Ridership Ramp-Up?; Initial Ridership Variation on New Rail Transit Projects

Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Volume 2673, Issue 10

 

Blue Ribbon Committee Awards

            Identifying and Advancing Ideas for Research

Urban Freight Transportation Committee(AT025)(Freight Systems Group) chaired by William Eisele, Texas A&M Transportation Institute,for demonstrating leadership and forging successful partnerships to identify, develop, and disseminate urban freight transporation research to advance TRB's Critical Issue (Goods Movement) in Transporation 2019.

 

Attracting and Preparing the Next Generation of Professionals and Scholars in TRB

Operations and Preservation Group Young Members Subcommittee (AH000(1)),  (Operations and Preservation Group), co-chaired by Leila Hajibabai, North Carolina State University; and Chieh (Ross) Wang, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, for engaging young members in TRB standing committee activities through social and professional activities.

 

Moving Research Ideas into Transportation Practice

Geometric Design Committee (AFB10)(Design and Construction Group, Design Section) chaired by Hermanus Steyn, Kittelson and Associates, Inc. and Operational Effects of Geometrics Committee (AHB65) (Operations and Preservation Group, Operations Section) chaired by Jeffrey Shaw, Federal Highway Administration, for applying perormance-based design by incorporating design, operations, and safety to implement multimodal transportation projects. 

 

Contributing to Improving the Management and Operation of TRB Committees

Transporatation Education and Training Committee (ABG20)(Policy and Organization Group, Research and Education Section) co-chaired by Victoria Beale, Ohio Department of Transportation; and Diana Long, Appalachian Transportation Institute, for strengthening committee results through member selection. 



No agenda available

Title Presentation Number
Welcome and Introduction
Neil Pedersen, Transportation Research Board
P20-21620
Technical Activities Council Awards
Hyun-A Park, Spy Pond Partners
P20-21621
Introduction of the Deen Lecturer
Vicki Arroyo, Georgetown University
P20-21622
2020 Deen Lecture: TRB's Technical Activiites Committees: The Signficance of Their History
Sarah Jo Peterson, 23 Urban Strategies, LLC
P20-21623
Closing
Neil Pedersen, Transportation Research Board
P20-21624

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