January 13-17, 2019
Washington, D.C.
TRB 98th Annual Meeting

U.S. DOT’s Mobility on Demand Initiative: Moving the Economy with Innovation and Understanding, Part 1 (Part 2, Session 185)

Sunday, January 07, 2018, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM, Convention Center 2018
Susan Shaheen, University of California, Berkeley, presiding
Sponsored by Standing Committee on Emerging and Innovative Public Transport and Technologies; Standing Committee on Transportation Demand Management; Standing Committee on Regional Transportation Systems Management and Operations; Standing Committee on Emerging and Innovative Public Transport and Technologies; Subcommittee on Shared-Use Vehicle Public Transport Systems; Subcommittee on Emerging Ridesharing Solutions; and Standing Committee on Automated Transit Systems

This one-day workshop features thought leaders, U.S. Department of Transportation leaders, and recipients of the Federal Transit Administration’s Mobility on Demand (MOD) Sandbox Awards. The program emphasizes the roles of public transit, shared mobility, goods delivery, and automation and information technology in MOD. Through interactive breakout sessions and more, attendees will focus on key concepts, operations framework, independent evaluation, key metrics, and the data management approach.

Workshop Overview and Participant Introductions
Susan Shaheen, University of California, Berkeley; Jeffrey Chernick, RideAmigos CORP
U.S. DOT’s Mobility on Demand (MOD) Program: Nuts and Bolts
Vincent Valdes, Federal Transit Administration (FTA); Martin Knopp, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA); Robert Sheehan, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
FTA’s MOD Sandbox: Exploring Innovative Business Models and Economic Impacts
Rik Opstelten, Federal Transit Administration (FTA); Gwo-Wei Torng, Federal Transit Administration (FTA); Marla Westervelt, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority; Zach Wasserman, Via; Nicole Foletta, San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District; Robert Sadow, Scoop; Hannah Quinsey, Valley Metro; Sharon Feigon, Shared-Use Mobility Center