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Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting

January 13 - 17, 2019

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt. Vernon Pl NW
Washington, DC
United States

Join the more than 13,000 transportation professionals from around the world — including many of our own — at the 2019 TRB Annual Meeting!

Check out our TRB schedule to find out where you can meet our professionals and learn about a range of fascinating topics. Can’t make it to a presentation? Stop by exhibit booth 1049 to connect with us!

HDR TRB Conference Sessions

Sunday, January 13

Highway Capacity and Quality of Service Group 3: Interrupted Flow Group, AHB40 (3.0)  
8:00 a.m.-12 p.m.
Christopher Kinzel, HDR, presiding

Making Connections Through Art, Culture, and Design Excellence 
9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Presenters: Michael Fitzpatrick, HDR; Timothy Papandreou, Emerging Transport Advisors

Fifty Years of the National Environmental Policy Act: Where Have We Been, Where Are We Going?
1:30-4:30 p.m.
The Need for National Policy
Presenter: Diane Nulton, HDR

Latest Innovations in Accelerated Bridge Construction  
 1:30-4:30 p.m.
Use of Visualization/3D Modeling
Presenter: James Lane, HDR

National Toward Zero Deaths Strategy: Roadmap to Implementation 
2-3 p.m.
Program Development and Implementation
Presenters: Richard Storm, HDR; Kim Kolody, CH2M; Karin Mongeon, North Dakota Department of Transportation

Monday, January 14

Current Trend in Geographic Information Science and Applications—Hybrid Session 
8-9:45 a.m.
A Framework for Integrating and Conflating TIGER Data into an All Public Roads Network for the State of Florida
Presenter: Brittany Wood, HDR

Steel Bridges Committee  
8-9:45 a.m.
Domenic Coletti, HDR, presiding

Tunnel Operations, Maintenance, Inspection, and Evaluation Manual Implementation: Case Studies and Lessons Learned Since 2015
10:15 a.m.-12 p.m.
Brian Leshko, presiding

Using Managed Lanes and Congestion Pricing for Innovations in Mobility, Technology, and Automated Vehicles 
10:15 a.m.-12 p.m.
Brian Swindell, HDR, presiding

Building Information Modeling for Bridges and Structures: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going  
10:15 a.m.-12 p.m.
Lessons Learned from Pilot Projects in Iowa
Presenter: Grant Schmitz, HDR

U.S. DOT’s Safety Data Initiative: Visualizing and Using Data for Safety
3:45-5:30 p.m.
Safety Practitioners Panel Discussion 
Panelists: Elizabeth Wemple, HDR; Jill Ingrassia, American Automobile Association (AAA); Kyle Schneweis, Nebraska Department of Transportation; Robert Wunderlich, Texas A&M Transportation Institute

Rail Transit Infrastructure Committee 
3:45-5:30 p.m.
Anthony Bohara, HDR, presiding

Tuesday, January 15

Bridge Aesthetics Subcommittee, AFF10
10:15 a.m.-12 p.m.
Michael Fitzpatrick, HDR, presiding

Six Stages of Context Sensitive Design: The Concrete Education of a Transportation Landscape Architect
Presenter: Craig Churchward, HDR

Rail Transit Updates 
10:15 a.m.-12 p.m.
Anthony Bohara, HDR, presiding

Freight Rail Transportation Committee
10:15 a.m.–12 p.m.
Panama Canal Update
Presenters: Kevin Keller, HDR; Silvia Di’Marucci, Panama Canal Authority

Rail Transit Structures 
1:30-3:15 p.m.
Live Load Distribution and Dynamic Amplification on a Transit Rail Bridge
Presenter: John Lobo, HDR

Regional Transportation Systems Management and Operations Research
1:30-3:15 p.m.
Evaluating Incident Responsive Signal Control Plans Using Multi-Resolution Modeling
Poster Presenters: Kollol Shams, HDR; Aidin Massahi, Eland Engineering; Mohammed Hadi, Florida International University; Mohamadtaqi Baqersad, Florida International University

Evolving Active Transportation Issues in National Parks and Public Lands 
3:45-5 p.m.
Thomas Brigham, HDR, presiding

Research in Rail Transit Infrastructure 
3:45-5 p.m.
Anthony Bohara, HDR, presiding

Wednesday, January 16

Data Innovations for State and Regional Freight Planning
2:30-4 p.m.
Advanced Geospatial Analytics to Identify Freight Activity Areas in Florida
Presenters: Makarand Gawade, Michael Gilbrook, Chauhan Arjun and Tanner Martin, HDR; Jennifer King, Jerry Scott and Chris Edmonston, Florida Department of Transportation

Funding and Financing Surface Transportation: What Will the Future Bring
2:30-4 p.m.
A Framework for Making Disinvestment Decisions
Presenters: Bruno Penet, HDR; Filmon Habtemichael, Battelle; Bingxin Yu, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) 

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