January 7-11, 2018
Washington, D.C.
TRB 97th Annual Meeting

Virtual and Augmented Reality for Travel Behavior Analysis

Sunday, January 07, 2018, 1:30 PM-4:30 PM, Convention Center
Bilal Farooq, Ryerson University; Zachary Patterson, Concordia University, presiding
Sponsored by Standing Committee on Effects of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) on Travel Choices; Standing Committee on Travel Survey Methods; and Subcommittee Crowd Flow Dynamics, Modeling, and Management

Virtual and augmented reality (VR-AR) can be a transformative technology for understanding travel behavior. The presentations in this workshop focus on recent case studies and applications. They will be followed by group discussions in which participants will be given specific topics related to the exploitation, challenges, barriers, limitations, and opportunities of VR–AR technologies in transportation research.

Analysis of Distracted Pedestrian Behavior in Immersive Virtual Reality
Anae Sobhani, Delft University of Technology
Evaluating the Impact of Fatigue on Driver Behavior Using Fully Immersive Virtual Reality–Based Driving Simulator
Yusuf Mehta, Rowan University
Perception in Virtual Reality: A Cycling Experiment
Michael van Eggermond, ETHZ - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Use of Virtual and Augmented Reality in Travel Behavior Analysis: Opportunities and Challenges
Elisabetta Cherchi, Newcastle University