• 101st TRB Annual Meeting

      January 9–13, 2022; Washington, DC

    • Online Program

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Workshop 1004

Transforming Big Data to Answer Transportation Planning Questions for Statewide and National Applications

Sunday, January 09 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM ET
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Maren Outwater, Resource Systems Group, Inc. (RSG)
Sponsored by:
Standing Committee on Statewide/National Transportation Data and Information Systems (AED10)

Big data holds tremendous promise to inform transportation planning at the national and statewide levels. This workshop will demonstrate methods to produce high-quality big data for statewide and national applications. Methods and applications for big data analysis to produce various observed transportation metrics for planning and operations will be presented: equity, traffic counts, resident and visitor travel patterns, recreational travel, and freight. Four breakout groups will be convened to discuss research on how big data are used to evaluate multimodal applications, mobility and accessibility measures, traffic measures and freight and goods movement at the statewide and national level.

Breakout Group for Freight

Sarah Hernandez

University of Arkansas

Breakout Group for Multimodal Applications

Leta Huntsinger

Institute for Transportation Research and Education

Breakout Group for Traffic Measures

David Lee

Tennessee Department of Transportation

Breakout Group for Mobility and Accessibility Measures

Venu Garikapati

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Title Presentation Number
MASSDOT Equity Analysis
Laura Schewel, StreetLight Data
Low-Cost Approach to Expand Continuous Count Coverage with Traffic Signals
Ben Chen, MS2
David Gardner, Ohio Department of Transportation
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Differences in Intercity Travel Trip Rates and Patterns By Ethnicity, Income, and Gender Using Location Based Services (LBS) Cellphone Data
Liliana Pereira, Steer
Show Abstract
Managing Visitor Use at National Parks with Big Data
Rachel Collins, U.S. National Park Service
Theodore Mansfield, Resource Systems Group, Inc. (RSG)
Show Abstract
National Freight Big Data Applications
Steven Jessberger, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Realistic and Practical Ways for State DOTs to Use Big Data for Freight Decision-Making
Nicole Katsikides, Texas A&M Transportation Institute
Show Abstract

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