• TRB 99th Annual Meeting

      January 12–16, 2020

    • Interactive Program


Annual Meeting Event Detail

Workshop 1090

Smart Initiatives and Intelligent Transportation Systems Applications for Efficient and Sustainable Freight Mobility

Sunday 1:30 PM- 4:30 PM
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Evangelos Kaisar, Florida Atlantic University,
Kuilin Zhang, Michigan Technological University

Sponsored by:
Standing Committee on Freight Transportation Planning and Logistics (AT015)
Standing Committee on Transportation Network Modeling (ADB30)

This workshop addresses critical issues affecting the planning, design, operation, and safety of the nation’s intermodal freight transportation system, to strengthen the nation’s economic competitiveness through efficient freight mobility. The workshop also explores newly emerged logistics and supply chain initiatives: city and green logistics systems, methods for last-mile deliveries, and logistics terminals operations. Breakout sessions will engage participants and facilitate research-oriented discussions.


Title Presentation Number
Introduction and Welcome
Evangelos Kaisar, Florida Atlantic University
Kuilin Zhang, Michigan Technological University
Part 1: Sustainable Freight Mobility
On-Demand "Instant Deliveries": An Overview of Trends and Impacts
Laetitia Dablanc, University Gustave Eiffel
Impacts of Smart Initiatives and ITS on Firm Site Selection Decisions
Peter Plumeau, EBP
Cargo Routing and Disadvantaged Communities
Predicting Truck Stop Activities Using Machine Learning
Lynette Cheah, Singapore University of Technology and Design
Part 2: Smart Freight Initiatives
Fly Zone: Investigating the Impacts of Using Drones for Urban Freight Delivery
Victor Walker, Idaho National Laboratory
Amy Moore, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Modeling Adoption of Autonomous Vehicle Technologies by Freight Organizations
Jesse Simpson, University of Memphis
Sabyasachee Mishra, University of Memphis
Mihalis Golias, University of Memphis
Evangelos Kaisar, Florida Atlantic University
The Impact of Signal Priority Strategies on Multimodal Corridors
Stavroula Manta, Florida Atlantic University
Evangelos Kaisar, Florida Atlantic University
Mohammed Hadi, Florida International University
TPIMS: Successfully Utilizing Technology and Communications in Truck Parking
Davonna Moore, Kansas Department of Transportation
Prioritization Discussion, Wrap-Up, and Questions
Evangelos Kaisar, Florida Atlantic University
Kuilin Zhang, Michigan Technological University