• TRB 99th Annual Meeting

      January 12–16, 2020

    • Interactive Program


Annual Meeting Event Detail

Workshop 107

Harnessing the Power of Transportation Data for Understanding Travel Behavior: Hands-on Tutorials on Traditional, Niche, and Novel Data Sets

Sunday 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM
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Shashi Nambisan, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Sponsored by:
Standing Committee on National Transportation Data Requirements and Programs (ABJ10)
Standing Committee on Urban Transportation Data and Information Systems (ABJ30)
Standing Committee on Travel Survey Methods (ABJ40)
Task Force on Understanding New Directions for the National Household Travel Survey (ABJ45T)
Standing Committee on Geographic Information Science and Applications (ABJ60)
Standing Committee on Transportation Demand Forecasting (ADB40)
Special Committee for Travel Forecasting Resources (ADB45)

This workshop presents an overview of new ways of developing transportation data for national surveys, introduce some innovative data fusion techniques, and outline some statistical methods to analyze data from different data sources in order to gain a robust understanding of travel behavior.  Data sources covered range from the traditional sources such as the NHTS and ACS to newer location-based social network data sets, and cell phone location data. Our target audience includes policy makers, planners, and applied modelers.

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Title Presentation Number
New Data Sources for Understanding Travel Behavior
Aly Tawfik, California State University, Fresno
Methods to Analyze Big Data Related to Transportation
Lei Zhang, University of Maryland, College Park
Big Data and Travel Demand
Marta Gonzalez, University of California, Berkeley
Building a National Accessibility Data Set
Andrew Owen, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Application of Big Data for Safety Improvement
Asad Khattak, University of Tennessee