UTC Participates at Transportation Research Board 2015 Annual Meeting

Faculty researchers, affiliated faculty, staff and student researchers from the Urban Transportation Center at UIC took part in one of the transportation industry's foremost events, the 94th Annual Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting January 11-15 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

One highlight of the event was the reception held the evening of Tuesday, January 13 at the Penn Commons restaurant in Washington. UTC Executive Director Steve Schlickman welcomed the more than 60 guests who attended. Thanks was offered to these event sponsors:

Union Pacific Rail Road
Alfred Benesch & Company
Globetrotters

In addressing guests, Schlickman shared UTC highlights from 2014 and pointed out research completed and underway. Below are some images from the reception:

Here's a list of presentations led by UTC faculty, affiliated and student researchers.

Monday January 12, 2015
“Capacity Allocation in Vertically Integrated Railway Systems: A Rubinstein Sequential Bargaining Game Approach.
Presenters: Ahmadreza Talebian and Bo Zou

Tuesday January 13, 2015
“Reducing Commuting-Related Environmental Impacts in the Healthcare Sector: An Exploratory Study.”
Presenters: Ning Ai, Susan Kaplan, Peter Orris,  P. S. Sriraj

“Evaluating the State of Mobility Management and Human Service Transportation Coordination.”
Presenters: Jeremy Mattson, James Miller, Jay A. Goodwill, P.S. Sriraj, Jill Hough

“Proven Safety Advantages of Automated Guideway Transit Systems”
Presenters: Nadereh Moini and Rongfang Liu

"Environmental Justice in Transportation/Poster Session"
P.S. Sriraj

Wednesday January 14, 2014
“Transportation Networks, People, and Buildings: Characterization of Urban System Components”
Presenters: Sybil Derrible, Farideddin Peiravian, Matthieu de Lapparent

“Urban Freight Survey Sampling: Challenges and Strategies”
Presenters:   Takanori Sakai, Kazuya Kawamura and Tetsuro Hyodo