Transportation Seminar Series Archives

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Traffic Operations
Intelligent Transportation Systems
Transit
Freight
Airport
Finance/Econ/Pricing
Waste Management
Health and Safety
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Bike/Ped

Date Seminar Topic Speaker Archive
Dec 3, 2010 From Spokes to Sprockettes: A History of Women and the Bicycle Jennifer Dill, Urban Studies and Planning, Portland State University
Oct 22, 2010 Applying Health Impact Assessment to Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning [presentation] Brendon Haggerty, MURP, Program Coordinator, Planning Active Walkable Neighborhoods, Clark County Public Health
Oct 8, 2010 Bikeability and the Twenty-Minute Neighborhood: Exploring How Infrastructure and Destinations Influence Bicycle Accessibility [presentation] Nathan McNeil, MURP graduate and Research Associate in the Center for Transportation Studies, Portland State University
Aug 25, 2010 Attracting the Next 10% of Cyclists with the Right Infrastructure Glen Koorey, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
April 30, 2010 Overcoming Barriers to Bicycling in Low-Income and Minority Communities [presentation] Lynn Weigand, Director, IBPI; Alison Graves, Executive Director, Community Cycling Center
May 28, 2010 Developing a Bicyclist Route Choice Model Using GPS Data [presentation] Joe Broach, PhD Student, Urban Studies, Portland State University
May 21, 2010 Emerging Implications of Electric Bicycles [presentation - smaller slides] Geoff Rose, Director, Institute of Transport Studies and Transport Theme Leader in the Monash Sustainability Institute
Feb 26, 2010 Where do we go from here? Changing the state of the practice of pedestrian demand modeling Kelly Clifton, PhD, Associate Professor, Civil Engineering, PSU
Jan 29, 2010 European Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning (Scan Tour Report) [presentation] Ed Fischer, P.E., State Traffic Engineer, Oregon DOT
June 5, 2009 Pedaling Revolution: How Cyclists Are Changing American Cities Jeff Mapes, senior political reporter for The Oregonian

Special Seminar

May 27, 2009

Cycle Tracks and Bicycle Priority Lanes: More Tools to Serve Traffic Intolerant Riders

[Time: Noon. Location: ITS Lab (Room 315 in the Engineering Building)]

*Peter Furth, Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Northeastern University
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May 15, 2009 Multi Modal Level of Service: State of the Practice Seleta J. Reynolds, AICP, Fehr & Peers/Mirai
Apr 17, 2009 Measuring Travel and Physical Activity Using GPS and Accelerometry: Applications for Transportation and Health Jean Wolf, President, Co-Founder of GeoStats
Nov 21, 2008 Portland is good, but Copenhagen and Amsterdam are awesome: Lessons Learned from the world's best large cycling cities [presentation] IBPI Board Members/founders Mia Birk, Principal of Alta Planning + Design, Jay Graves, owner of the Bike Gallery, and Rob Burchfield, City of Portland Traffic Engineer
Oct 24, 2008 Bicycling in Davis, CA: Rise and Maturation of Bicycle Engineering, Advocacy and Policy from 1960s - Present Ted Buehler
May 16, 2008 Where Do People Bicycle? The Role of Infrastructure in Determining Bicycling Behavior
[presentation slides]
Jennifer Dill, Associate Professor, School of Urban Studies and Planning, PSU
Jan 11, 2008 Bicycling in London: Innovations, Outreach, and Progress Steve Durrant, Alta Planning + Design
Sep 28, 2007 Promoting Safe Walking and Cycling
to Improve Public Health: Lessons from Europe [presentation slides]
*John Pucher, Professor, Rutgers University
Nov 2, 2007

Portland's Green Dividend [presentation slides]

Joe Cortright, Vice President/Economist, Impresa, Inc.
Nov 30, 2007 The Wheels of Fortune: Weather Prophet Pague, Governor Geer, & Portland's Original Network of Cycle Paths [presentation slides]

Eric Lundgren, Fortunaerota

Apr 13, 2007 Making Transportation Concurrency More Multimodal: Lessons from Washington and Florida. Ruth Steiner, Associate Professor
Department of Urban and Regional Planning
University of Florida
May 4, 2007 Bicycling in Davis , CA : A Critical Look at Policy and Behavior in the First Platinum Bicycle City in the U.S. *Susan Handy, Professor, UC Davis
May 25, 2007 Bicycle & Pedestrian Overcrossings
Carsharing Payment Integration
Rory Renfro, PSU MURP candidate
Max Coffman, PSU MURP candidate
Jun 1, 2007

Travel Time Reliability
Pedestrian Crossing Behavior

Kate Lyman, PSU MURP candidate
Delia Chi, PSU MURP candidate
Jan 26, 2007 Factors Affecting Bicycling Demand: Initial Survey Findings from Portland Region Jennifer Dill and Kim Voros, Portland State University
Nov 17, 2006 Quantifying Walkability - Toward an Objective and Reliable Measure of the Pedestrian Environment Jamie Parks, Kittleson Associates, Inc.
May 26, 2006 Exploring Factors Influencing Perceived Walking Distance to Light Rail Transit Stations -AND- Employer Incentives and Mode Choice Sumi Malik and Erin Wilson, MURP Candidates, Portland State University
Jan 20, 2006 Blueprint for Better Biking: 40 Ways to Get There Scott Bricker, Bicycle Transportation Alliance
Jan 27, 2006 Bicycle and Pedestrian Trails: Planning to Implementation Michael Rose and George Hudson, Alta Planning + Design
Feb 10, 2006 Walk this Way: New Tools for Measuring Walkability and Some Findings on Middle School Transportation Behavior Marc Schlossberg, Department of Planning, Public Policy, & Management, University of Oregon

May 21, 2004

I-84 Sullivan's Gulch Trail Michael Hoffmann, Darren Muldoon, Joseph Schaefer and Morgan Will, Master of Urban and Regional Planning, Portland State University
Feb 6, 2004 Safe Routes to School Bruce S. Appleyard, Appleyard Associates
Oct 17, 2003 Portland Regional Trails Program Mel Huie, Metro Regional Trails Coordinator
Oct 24, 2003 Bicycle Friendly Portland 101 Phil Goff, City of Portland
May 2, 2003 Rails-with-trails: issues related to safety, design, planning, and implementation of trails next to active railway lines
Mia Birk, Principal, Alta Planning + Design

Jan 31, 2003

From Holland With Love - Will Dutch Bicycle and Pedestrian Treatments Work in Oregon? Michael Ronkin, Oregon Department of Transportation and Todd Boulanger, City of Vancouver

Feb 21, 2003

Streets For Everyone: Making the Public Right-of-Way Accessible Ellen Vanderslice, America Walks
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Feb 28, 2003

Bicycle Commuting in Portland: Evidence from 1990, 1996 and 2000 Mauricio LeClerc, Master of Urban and Regional Planning, Portland State University

Mar 7, 2003

Anatomy of a Bike Network: How Did Portland Get From 65 Miles of Bikeways in 1993 to 250 Miles Today? Mia Birk, Principal, Alta Planning + Design
Oct 11, 2002 Youth Mobility Concepts--Planning Safe Routes for Kids Scott Bricker, Youth Programs and Education Director, Bicycle Transportation Alliance
Nov 1, 2002 A GIS & Statistical Evaluation of Bicycle Level-of-Service in Northwest Portland David Hampsten, MURP Candidate, Portland State University

May 3, 2002

Accessible Pedestrian Signals

Bill Kloos, City of Portland

Feb 8, 2002

Pedestrian and Bicycle Programs at ODOT

Michael Ronkin, Bicycle & Pedestrian Program Manager, Oregon Department of Transportation

Nov 2, 2001

Pedestrian Trauma Research

Mary D. Gunnels, OHSU Department of Emergency Medicine

* Speaker sponsored by Oregon Transportation Research and Education Consortium Visiting Scholar Program

Traffic Operations

Date Seminar Topic Speaker Archive
April 2, 2010 Driver Behavior and the Dilemma Zone at High-Speed Signalized Intersections David Hurwitz, Assistant Professor, Transportation Engineering, Oregon State University
Feb 19, 2010 Innovative Solutions for OR 217 Randy McCourt, President, DKS Associates

Special Seminar

June 12, 2009

Imbalances in Lane Change Accommodation Time and Lasting Disturbances *Dr. Benjamin Coifman, Associate Professor, Ohio State University
Jan 30, 2009 Diverging Diamond Interchanges: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions Smith Siromaskul, P.E., Mobility Coordinator, Oregon Bridge Delivery Partners
Nov 7, 2008 Evaluation of the first fixed photo speed enforcement camera demonstration program in the US [presentation] Ida van Schalkwyk, Research Assistant Professor, Oregon State University
Oct 31, 2008 Oregon's Statewide Work Zone Traffic Analysis Program [Presentation] Smith Siromaskul, P.E., Mobility Coordinator, Oregon Bridge Delivery Partners
Apr 4, 2008 200th Seminar!
Travel Time Estimation for Traffic Management and Traveler Information [presentation slides]
Robert L. Bertini, Portland State University
Feb 8, 2008 Strategies for Operating Closely Spaced Traffic Signals Zong Tian, Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno
Oct 5, 2007 On-line Calibration for Dynamic Traffic Assignment [presentation slides] Constantinos Antoniou, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Apr 6, 2007 Development of the Bellevue Real Time Arterial Traffic Flow Map Fred Liang, P.E., City of Bellevue, Washington
Sep 29, 2006 A Generic Approach to Real-time Freeway Network Traffic Surveillance Yibing Wang, Dynamic Systems and Simulation Laboratory, Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece
Apr 28, 2006 ODOT Traffic Impact Analysis Study [abstract] Jay McRae and Darren Muldoon, CH2M Hill
May 5, 2006 Neighborhood Traffic Calming: From Investigation to Implementation Kevin Chang, King County Department of Transportation
Jun 9, 2006 Planning for Transportation Operations in the Portland Region Jonathan Makler, City of Portland and Metro
Feb 17, 2006 Observations of Dynamic Traffic Flow Phenomena on a German Autobahn [abstract] Roger Lindgren, Department of Civil Engineering and Geomatics, Oregon Institute of Technology
MONDAY
Sep 19, 2006
SPECIAL SEMINAR: Surveillance of Traffic Flow on Urban and Intercity Expressways in Japan
Haruo Ozaki, Toyo University, Japan
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Nov 19, 2004 Congestion and its Extent Robert Bertini, Civil & Environmental Engineering and Urban Studies & Planning, Portland State University

Oct 26, 2001

Adaptive Traffic Signal Control in Vancouver, Washington

Ali Eghtedari, City of Vancouver

 

ITS

Date Seminar Topic Speaker Archive
Nov 12, 2010 Oregon Modeling Collaborative Launch Peter Appel, Director, RITA; Jennifer Dill; Kelly Clifton; Wim Weiwel, Jerri Bohard
Oct 29, 2010 Portal 2.0: A Next-Generation Archived Data User Service Kristin Tufte, Assistant Professor, Portland State University, Civil and Environmental Engineering
April 23, 2010 The Next Generation of Adaptive Signal Systems Smith Siromaskul, P.E., HDR

Special Seminar

May 26, 2009

Aggressive Signal Priority with Compensation: Maximizing the Transit Benefit Without Disrupting Traffic

[Time: Noon. Location: ITS Lab (Room 315 in the Engineering Building)]

*Peter Furth, Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Northeastern University
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Apr 17, 2009 Measuring Travel and Physical Activity Using GPS and Accelerometry: Applications for Transportation and Health Jean Wolf, President, Co-Founder of GeoStats
Mar 6, 2009 ITS at TriMet: Improving Service & Saving Money David Crout, Analyst, TriMet
Jan 23, 2009 The Effects of Data Aggregation on Measuring Arterial Performance Michael Wolfe, M.S. Candidate, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Portland State University
Oct 17, 2008 The Past, Present, and Future of Data for Traveler Information [presentation] Michael Berman, AICP, Senior Strategic Planner, ICx Transportation
Oct 10, 2008 Using Archived ITS Data to Measure the Operational Benefits of a System-Wide Adaptive Ramp Metering System (SWARM) Christopher Monsere, Assistant Professor, Portland State University
Feb 2, 2008 Transportation Careers: Working Together to Move Forward Brian Ray and Jamie Parks, Kittelson and Associates, Inc.
Feb 29, 2008 Sustainable Urban Logistics: SeuLo Erkki Timmerbacka, Senior Consultant, Establish United Logistics Group (Finland Oy)
Apr 20, 2007 Portland SmartTrips:  Results from the Northeast Hub project [presentation slides]
Dan Bower, City of Portland Department of Transportation, Transportation Options Policy Group
Apr 27, 2007 Combining Climate, Crash, and Highway Data for Improved Ranking of Speed and Winter-Weather Related Crash Locations in Oregon Christopher Monsere, Assistant Professor, Portland State University
May 18, 2007 Using a GPS Panel to Evaluate Travel Behavior Changes *Peter Stopher, Professor of Transport Planning, Institute of Transport & Logistics Studies, University of Sydney
Jun 15, 2007 SPECIAL SEMINAR: News from the ITS America Annual Meeting, hosted by ITS Oregon Jon Makler, Dean Deeter, Galen McGill
Jan 12, 2007 Supply Chain Environmental Performance: Analysis and Optimization Kumar Venkat, Surya Technologies, Inc.
Mar 9, 2007 Where Transportation is Going: Transportation in the CLIOS System Era [presentation slides] *Joseph M. Sussman, JR East Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mar 16, 2007 PORTAL: Lessons from Developing an Archived Data User Service in Portland, Oregon Robert L. Bertini, Portland State University and the PORTAL Team
Oct 6, 2006 The Future of Advanced Travel Demand Modeling: Positive Theory, Behavioral Model, and Process Data Lei Zhang, Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, Oregon State University
Oct 27, 2006 The End of Commuting [presentation slides] *Alan E. Pisarski
Dec 1, 2006 Tight Diamond Interchange Versus Single Point Urban Interchange: Lessons Learned Jonathan Abuyan, Washington State Department of Transportation
Jan 13, 2006 Variable Speed Limits -AND- Travel Time Evaluation Steven Boice, M.S., Civil & Environmental Engineering and Aaron Breakstone, Master of Urban and Regional Planning, Portland State University
Mar 17, 2006 Formation and Spatial Evolution of
Traffic Oscillations [abstract]
Soyoung Ahn, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Portland State University
TUESDAY
Sep 27, 2005
SPECIAL SEMINAR: Modeling Urban Commercial Vehicle Movements Using Tour-based Microsimulation [abstract] J. Douglas Hunt, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Calgary
Sep 3, 2005 The GO Project: Helping People Access Their Community Through Assistive Technology Stephen Fickas, Department of Computer and Information Science, University of Oregon
April 22, 2005 Evaluating Travel Survey Data Collection Methods in Oregon
Johanna Zmud, NuStats
April 29, 2005 Data R Us: Personal Travel Data Sources for Planning Elaine Murakami and Ed Christopher, Federal Highway Administration
Jan 7, 2005 Impacts and Issues Related to Proposed Changes in Oregon's Interstate Speed Limits Chris Monsere, Portland State University
Feb 25, 2005 National Center for Accessible Transportation
Kate Hunter-Zaworski, Oregon State University
Oct 1, 2004 Fiber Optic Installation on Freeway Rights-of-Way for ITS Deployment Susan Baker, Aedilis Corporation
Oct 8, 2004 Application of Microsimulation Tools
to Large Freeway-Arterial Corridors
Yonnel Gardes, Senior Transportation Engineer, The Transpo Group
May 28, 2004 Evaluation of Comet Incident Response Program Michael Rose, Master of Urban and Regional Planning, Portland State University
Jan 30, 2004 Access Management, A Transportation Safety Tool
Xavier Falconi, Falconi Consulting Services
Feb 13, 2004 Systems Operations: Focusing the 21st Century DOT Stephen C. Lockwood, Vice President, Parsons Brinckerhoff
Feb 20, 2004 Our Coming Dualmode Transportation Revolution
Francis D. Reynolds, P.E., Transportation Engineer and Futurist
Feb 27, 2004 Leaving a Legacy through Context Sensitive Solutions Marcy Schwartz, Senior Vice President, Director of Transportation Technology, CH2M Hill
Oct 31, 2003 Monitoring Freeway Systems in
Real Time Using Existing Single-Loop Detectors
Yinhai Wang, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Washington
Nov 14, 2003 New Highway Capacity Manual Applications Guidebook (HCMAG) Wayne Kittelson, Principal, Kittelson & Associates, Inc.
Apr 11, 2003 Leveraging Technology to Reshape Transportation Planning Michael J. Shiffer, Vice President, Planning & Development, Chicago Transit Authority and Associate Professor, Urban Planning & Policy, University of Illinois, Chicago
* Speaker sponsored by Oregon Transportation Research and Education Consortium Visiting Scholar Program

Transit

Date Seminar Topic Speaker Archive
April 9, 2010 Modeling High Speed Rail Ridership and Revenue in California: An Overview *David Kurth, Cambridge Systematics
Feb 12, 2010 Transit Oriented Development 2.0 [presentation] *Rick Willson, PhD, Professor, Cal Poly Pomona

Special Seminar

May 26, 2009

Aggressive Signal Priority with Compensation: Maximizing the Transit Benefit Without Disrupting Traffic

[Time: Noon. Location: ITS Lab (Room 315 in the Engineering Building)]

*Peter Furth, Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Northeastern University
Webcast not available
May 22, 2009 How Public Transportation is Financed in Oregon [presentation] Michael Ward, Public Transit Division Administrator, Oregon Department of Transportation
May 8, 2009 Zoning Strategy Effect in ADA Paratransit Services: A Simulation Study in Los Angeles, CA *Luca Quadrifoglio, Assistant Professor, Zachry Department of Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University
Mar 6, 2009 ITS at TriMet: Improving Service & Saving Money [presentation] David Crout, Analyst, TriMet
Oct 3, 2008 Trimet Update: I-205 Meghan Oldfield, Trimet
May 2, 2008

Transit-Oriented Development: Findings from Recent Research [Dill presentation slides]

GB Arrington, Principal Practice Leader, PB PlaceMaking and Jennifer Dill, PSU
Jan 18, 2008 Psychological Insights on Transportation Mode Choice [presentation slides] Brent Zenobia, Adjunct Professor, Software Engineering, Portland State University
Jan 25, 2008 Portland Aerial Tram Update Art Pearce, Project Manager, City of Portland, Office of Transportation
Nov 16, 2007 Transit's Dirty Little Secret:  Analyzing Patterns of Transit Use [presentation slides] *Brian Taylor, Professor, Urban Planning, University of California, Los Angeles
Jan 19, 2007 How Portland is Taking America Back to the Future: the National Streetcar Movement and the Changing Urban Landscape Charlie Hales, HDR, Inc.
Feb 16, 2007 The Portland Mall Revitalization: Designing a Great Street Bob Hastings, TriMet Project Architect, and Brian McCarter, ZGF Portland Mall Project Architect
Apr 14, 2006 Optimal Mass Transit Subsidies *Kenneth A. Small, Professor of Economics, U.C. Irvine [abstract]
Oct 21, 2005 Making Transit Sustainable Fred Hansen, General Manager, TriMet
Dec 2, 2005 Willamette River Ferry Options Peter Wilcox, President, Rivers West and Renewal Associates
April 1, 2005 Extending the Value of Automatic Data Collection Systems in Transit *Nigel Wilson, Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
May 27, 2005 Understanding the Link Between Bicycles and Light Rail -AND- Does Grocery Store Size Matter? The Effect of Grocery Store Size on Shoppers' Travel Behavior Matthew Lasky and Jay Renkins, MURP Candidates, Portland State University
Jan 14, 2005 Automated Passenger Counts on Light Rail: Validation, Sampling, and Reporting at TriMet Thomas Kimpel, Center for Urban Studies, Portland State University
Oct 22, 2004 Urban Design Concepts for the Transit Mall  Arun Jain, City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Bob Hastings, TriMet
April 30, 2004 Transit Buses as Arterial Traffic Probes: Empirical Evaluation Using Geo-Location Data Sutti Tantiyanugulchai, DKS Associates and Portland State University
June 4, 2004 Public Transportation For Small Cities Carolyn Bonner, Master of Urban and Regional Planning, Portland State University
Jan 23, 2004 Light Rail and the American City: the State-of-the-Practice for TOD GB Arrington, Senior Professional Associate, Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade & Douglas, Inc.
Oct 3, 2003 Portland Transportation Update Brant Williams, Director, City of Portland Office of Transportation
Nov 7, 2003

Looking to TriMet's Future: Corridor Planning and Capacity Analyses

Alan Lehto, Transit Corridor Planning Manager, and Mark Rohden, Transit Corridor Planner, TriMet

Jan 10, 2003

Bus Rapid Transit: The New Mode of the Month G. Scott Rutherford, Professor and Chair, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Washington

Jan 17, 2003

Point-Counterpoint Discussion on Rail Transit Rick Gustafson, Shiels Obletz Johnsen and Professor Gerry Mildner, Portland State University School of Urban Studies and Planning
Oct 4, 2002 Connecting Marquam Hill to North Macadam--Development of the OSHU Tram
Matt Brown, Project Manager, Portland Office of Transportation

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Oct 25, 2002 The Portland Streetcar: A First Year Progress Report Kay Dannen, Shiels Obletz Johnsen, Inc.
Dec 6, 2002 Planning for Commuter Rail in Washington County Joe Walsh, TriMet

Apr 19, 2002

Portland/Oregon: Need For New Transit Direction

Bob Behnke, Transportation Consultant

 

Mar 15, 2002

Past, Present and Future Research Using Tri-Met Bus Dispatch Data

Jim Strathman, Professor, and Thomas Kimpel, Research Associate, Center for Urban Studies, Portland State University

 

Nov 9, 2001

Transit Priority

Peter Koonce, Kittelson & Associates

 

Nov 30, 2001

Transit Mobility, Jobs Access, And Low-Income Labor Participation in U.S. Metropolitan Areas

Tom Sanchez, Portland State University, School of Urban Studies and Planning

 

Oct 12, 2000

The Decline of Mass Transit Martha Bianco, Assistant Professor of Urban Studies and Planning, PSU  

Oct 26, 2000

Use of Bus Dispatch System Data for Operations Planning Steve Callas, TriMet  
* Speaker sponsored by Oregon Transportation Research and Education Consortium Visiting Scholar Program

Freight

Date Seminar Topic Speaker Archive
May 14, 2010 The Alameda Corridor: Lessons Learned [presentation] *Gill Hicks, Cambridge Systematics
Feb 6, 2009 21st Century Smart Truck and Smart Back Office Technologies [presentation] Robert DeKoning, President and CEO, Routeware, Inc.
Feb 1, 2008 An Analysis of the Efficiency of Urban Commercial Vehicle Tours Miguel Figliozzi, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Portland State University
Oct 12, 2007 Freight Railroad Capacity Alternatives in the Pacific Northwest: An Analysis of Class I Cooperation in the Columbia River Corridor [presentation slides] Zachary Horowitz, David Evans & Associates
Feb 23, 2007 State and Federal Freight Issues Julie F. Rodwell, Freight Mobility Section Manager, Oregon Department of Transportation
Nov 3, 2006 Understanding the Impact of Variability in Border Crossing Times on Regional Supply Chains Anne Goodchild, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Washington
May 13, 2005 Regional Freight Data Collection Project Scott Drumm, Port of Portland
Oct 10, 2003 Modeling Freight & Passenger Rail Capacity in the Interstate 5 Trade Corridor Mark Ford and Bill Burgel, HDR
Oct 18, 2002 Accounting for Freight in the Portland Region's Road & Highway Analyses: A Regional Commodity Flow Forecast and Truck Travel Forecasting Model Dick Walker, Travel Forecasting Manager, Metro
Scott Drumm, Senior Research Associate, Port of Portland

Mar 19, 2002

SPECIAL SEMINAR AT 3 PM (Note special time): Some issues in valuing travel time for freight movements: some recent Australian experience

Marcus Wigan, Professor of Transport Systems, Transport Research Institute, Napier University, Edinburgh, Scotland  

Nov 16, 2001

A Statewide Freight Demand Forecasting Model: An Iowa Case Study

Chris Monsere, ODOT

 

Airport

Date Seminar Topic Speaker Archive

May 9, 2008

Long Before Airline Deregulation

Alan R. Bender, Associate Professor of Aeronautics, Worldwide Campus, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL

Mar 3, 2006

The Port of Portland and the World of International Trade and Shipping: Port Business Development in the Age of Globalization

Barry Horowitz, Port of Portland

Mar 5, 2004

Terminal Access: Increasing Bike and Pedestrian Access to PDX

Scott King, Senior Aviation Planner, Port of Portland

Mar 1, 2002

Oregon's Vehicle Inspection Program

Ted Kotsakis, Program Manager, Vehicle Inspection Program, Oregon DEQ

Finance/Econ/Pricing

Date Seminar Topic Speaker Archive
Jan 15, 2010 Linking Fuel Prices, Transportation, Land Use and Economic Activity: A Review of Empirical Findings [presentation] Hongwei Dong, PhD Student, School of Urban Studies and Planning, PSU
Jan 8, 2010 Regional Implications of the Federal Livability Initiative Rick Krochalis, Administrator, Region X, FTA
May 22, 2009 How Public Transportation is Financed in Oregon [presentation] Michael Ward, Public Transit Division Administrator, Oregon Department of Transportation
Apr 24, 2009 Technology for assessment of Mileage, Weight and Congestion Taxation [presentation] Justin Soltani, Technology Officer, Zada Partners
Apr 3, 2009 Transport, Land Use, and Value

 

*David Levinson, Associate Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Minnesota and Director of the Networks, Economics, and Urban Systems (NEXUS) research group

Special Seminar

April 2, 2009
Thursday

Mid-Session Update on Oregon's Transportation Legislation

Special time: 8am.

Olivia Clark (Trimet), Chris Hagerbaumer (Oregon Environmental Council), and Randy Tucker (Metro)
Mar 13, 2009 How Sharing and Openness Should Play a Critical Role in Our Transportation Future *Robin Chase, founder and former CEO of Zipcar, founder and current CEO of GoLoco and Meadow Networks
Feb 27, 2009 Seen and Heard at TRB, 2009 A Panel Debrief featuring Mike Hoglund (Metro), Gail Achterman (OSU), and Matt Berkow (Alta Planning + Design)
Nov 14, 2008 Out of Gas: The End of the Age of Oil [presentation] *David L. Goodstein, Professor of Physics and Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology
Apr 11, 2008 Behavioral Responses to Oregon's Mileage Fee Experiment Anthony Rufolo, Professor, Urban Studies and Planning, Portland State University
Apr 18, 2008 Traffic Choices Study: Findings from a Road Pricing Experiment Matthew Kitchen, Puget Sound Regional Council
Oct 26, 2007 Transportation Infrastructure Investment: Past, Present and Future Congressman Earl Blumenauer
May 11, 2007 Socio-economic Impacts of a Vehicle-Mile Tax B. Starr McMullen, Professor of Economics and Agricultural and Resource Economics, Oregon State University
Feb 2, 2007 The High Cost of Free Parking *Donald Shoup, Professor of Urban Planning, UCLA
Oct 13, 2006 The Future is NOW: Biofuels for Air Quality, Energy Security and Economic Development Tomas Endicott, SeQuential Biofuels
Oct 20, 2006 Flexcar 101 Brodie Hylton, Flexcar
May 12, 2006 Designing Oregon's Road User Fee Pilot Test Jill Pearson, Road User Fee Pilot Project Manager, Oregon Department of Transportation and David Kim, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Oregon State University
Feb 3, 2006 Oil and the Internal Combustion Engine: End of an Era? [abstract] *Dan Sperling, University of California at Davis
Oct 14, 2005 A Social Justice Perspective on Transportation Policies: Comparing Distributions of Welfare Joel Franklin, Ph.D. Candidate, Urban Design & Planning, University of Washington
Nov 18, 2005 Seattle Value Pricing Demonstration Project *Matthew Kitchen, Puget Sound Regional Council
April 15, 2005 A Quiet Revolution in Transportation Finance *Martin Wachs, Director, Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California at Berkeley
Feb 4, 2005 Thinking Big: New Finance and Contracting Options for Transportation Infrastructure
John Carter, Imeson & Carter
Nov 12, 2004 Oregon's Highway Cost Allocation Study Carl Batten, Economist, ECONorthwest
May 7, 2004 Policy Responses to Increasing Gas Prices Lewison Lem, California State Automobile Association
April 2, 2004 FHWA Value Pricing Experience Susan Lee, PSU Urban Studies Ph.D. Candidate and FHWA Value Pricing Team
Mar 12, 2004 The Economics of Congestion Brian Gregor, Oregon Department of Transportation
Apr 4, 2003 Applying Economic Considerations to Transportation Planning and Investments
David Bragdon, Metro Council President
May 16, 2003 TravelSmart in Multnomah Village -- Early Results. Courtney Kulyk, SocialData and Lavinia Gordon, City of Portland Office of Transportation, Transportation Options
May 23, 2003 From Welfare to Work: The Portland Regional Job Access Program Dan Marchand, Master of Urban and Regional Planning, Portland State University
Jun 6, 2003 Car Ownership and Employment Kerri Sullivan, Master of Urban and Regional Planning, Portland State University
Feb 14, 2003 Recent Research on the Transformation of Oregon's Gasoline Tax Into a Road User Fee System Tony Rufolo, Urban Studies & Planning and Robert Bertini, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Portland State University
Nov 8, 2002 Transportation Finance at Metro Mike Hoglund, Metro
Apr 5, 2002 Alternative Transportation Finance Rep. Bruce Starr, Oregon House of Representatives  
Apr 26, 2002 Pay-As-You-Drive Auto Insurance Chris Hagerbaumer, Program Director, Oregon Environmental Council  
May 10, 2002 Supply Chain Management: State of the Art Lee Buddress, Professor, Supply and Logistics Management, School of Business Administration, Portland State University  
* Speaker sponsored by Oregon Transportation Research and Education Consortium Visiting Scholar Program

Waste Management

Date Seminar Topic Speaker Archive
Feb 24, 2006 Taming Stormwater with Green Streets [abstract] Sam Adams, Commissioner, City of Portland

Nov 2, 2000

A Solid Waste Flow Simulation Model: Theory and Applications Doug Anderson, Metro  

Health and Safety

Date Seminar Topic Speaker Archive
Oct 15, 2010 Vision Zero: Towards Zero Deaths *Peter Jacobsen, P.E., Public Health Consultant
Oct 1, 2010 STARS: Creating Stellar - and Sustainable - Transportation Projects Peter Hurley, City of Portland Bureau of Transportation
April 16, 2010 Promising Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Strategies for the Transportation Sector: Low Carbon Fuels, Leveraging Transit with Smart Growth, and Ports and Goods Movement Opportunities [presentation] Lewison Lem, Principal Consultant and Climate Change Practice Leader, Jack Faucett Associates
Mar 12, 2010 Comparing Active Transportation Approaches in China and Europe [presentation] *Shawn Turner, Program Manager, Texas Transportation Institute, The Texas A&M University System
Mar 5, 2010 Adapting Our Transportation System to Climate Change Ashley Haire, PhD, Senior Research Associate, Civil Engineering, PSU
Feb 5, 2010 PlanSafe - Transportation Safety Planning: Forecasting the Safety Impacts in Socio-Demographic Changes and Safety Countermeasures Ida van Schalkwyk, PhD, Faculty Associate, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Oregon State University
Jan 22, 2010 Health Benefits of Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in our Transportation System [presentation] Mel Rader, Co-Director, Upstream Public Health
Apr 17, 2009 Measuring Travel and Physical Activity Using GPS and Accelerometry: Applications for Transportation and Health Jean Wolf, President, Co-Founder of GeoStats
Apr 3, 2009 Transport, Land Use, and Value

 

*David Levinson, Associate Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Minnesota and Director of the Networks, Economics, and Urban Systems (NEXUS) research group
Feb 13, 2009 Private Sector Role in Reducing Auto Travel: Motives for Innovation? Tom Brennan, Principal, Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates
Jan 9, 2009 Global Warming Transportation Solutions Via Social Marketing [background] Alison Wiley, Transportation Options Program Manager, Oregon Dept. of Transportation
Apr 25, 2008 Older Drivers in Oregon: Factors Associated with Continuing or Ceasing to Drive [presentation slides]

Margaret Neal, Director, Institute on Aging, Portland State University

Jun 6, 2008 Public Health and Active Living

Dr. James Sallis, Professor of Psychology, San Diego State University; Director, Active Living Research
Co-sponsored by the School of Community Health

Mar 7, 2008

Taming the Dragon: Reducing the Climate Impact of the Transportation System
[presentation slides; paper]

Lewison Lem, Principal Consultant, PB
Nov 9, 2007

Urban Roadside Safety -- Is There Anything We Can Do To Improve Safety Performance?
[presentation slides]

Karen Dixon, Associate Professor, School of Civil and Construction Engineering, Oregon State University
Feb 9, 2007 Air Quality: Toxics and Transportation
[presentation slides]
Gregg Lande
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
Apr 7, 2006 Motorcycle Safety: An Oxymoron with an Attitude Steve Garets, Director, Team Oregon
Oct 29, 2004 Examination of the Impact of Speed Upon Highway Safety: An Oregon Perspective Casey Nolan, Master of Urban Regional Planning, Portland State University

Feb 7, 2003

Habitat Fragmentation and Wildlife Connectivity: Transportation's Impacts and Solutions

Mary Gray, Federal Highway Administration, Olympia, Washington

Feb 15, 2000

Driving the agenda: Assessment of health and environment in Detroit

Stephanie Farquhar, Assistant Professor, School of Community Health, Portland State University

 

Land Use

Date Seminar Topic Speaker Archive
Nov 5, 2010 Housing 101: Demystifying the Subsidized Housing System for Transportation Planners [presentation] Andree Tremoulet, Institute on Aging, Portland State University; Vince Chiotti, Regional Advisor, Oregon Housing and Community Services
June 4, 2010 Residential Choice Locations - A Search in the Mirror of the Past [presentation] Cynthia Chen, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Washington
May 29, 2009 Parking in Suburban Downtowns: A Case Study of Kirkland, WA Ken Dueker, Professor Emeritus, PSU, Center for Urban Studies
May 1, 2009 Re-examining the influence of work and non-work accessibility on residential location choices with a micro-analytic framework [presentation] *Brian Lee, Doctoral Candidate, University of Washington Interdisciplinary PhD Program in Urban Design & Planning
Apr 3, 2009 Transport, Land Use, and Value

 

*David Levinson, Associate Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Minnesota and Director of the Networks, Economics, and Urban Systems (NEXUS) research group
Feb 20, 2009 Asset Management for ADA Compliance Using Advanced Technologies [presentation] Franz Loewenherz, Senior Transportation Planner, City of Bellevue, WA
Dec 5, 2008 Fringe Urbanism: Potential Transportation Patterns In Overlooked Suburban Density Nico Larco, University of Oregon, Assistant Professor, School of Architecture
May 30, 2008 Imagine 82nd Steve Szigethy and Jamison Kelleher, PSU MURP Workshop team
Feb 15, 2008 Where the Rubber Leaves the Road: A Snapshot of Two Current Efforts to Manage Parking Issues in Regional Centers Marc Guichard, Metro
Mar 14, 2007 Children's School Travel Yizhao Yang, Assistant Professor, Planning, Public Policy & Management, University of Oregon
Mar 2, 2007 Microsimulating Land Development with the Land Use Scenario DevelopeR (LUSDR) Brian Gregor, Oregon Department of Transportation
Apr 21, 2006 Zoned Out: Regulation, Markets, and Choices in Transportation and Metropolitan Land Use *Jonathan Levine, Chair and Associate Professor of Urban + Regional Planning, University of Michigan [abstract]
Jun 2, 2006 Developing a Sustainability Program for ODOT Damon Fordham, Oregon Department of Transportation
Mar 10, 2006 Reducing Car Trips Through Individualized Marketing - Results from the Eastside Hub Target Area Program Linda Ginenthal, Portland Office of Transportation
Oct 7, 2005 Handbook for Livable Streets: Setting Trends by Applying the ‘Road Diet' Jennifer Rosales, PB PlaceMaking
Oct 28, 2005 Oregon Transportation Plan Update Metro Councilor Rex Burkholder
Nov 4, 2005 Future of the I-5/I-405 Freeway Loop Dean Emeritus Nohad A. Toulan, College of Urban and Public Affairs, Portland State University
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April 8, 2005 Connect Oregon Pat Egan, Port of Portland
May 6, 2005 Achieving Regional Land Use Objectives Through Transportation Programming Tom Kloster, Metro
May 20, 2005 PORTAL: Experience Developing Portland's Transportation Data Archive -AND- Public Elementary/Middle School Siting Issues in Suburban Ddevelopments Steve Hansen and Tom Moes, MURP Candidates, Portland State University
June 3, 2005 If You're Not Part of the Solution, You're Part of the Problem: The Planner's Role in Meeting the Transportation Needs of An Aging Society.
*Sandra Rosenbloom, University of Arizona
Jan 21, 2005 Roadway Design, Driver Expectation and Pedestrian Crashes Michael Ronkin, Oregon Department of Transportation and Rodger Gutierrez, Civil Engineering student, Portland State University
Jan 28, 2005 Transportation Planning Rule Bob Cortright, Transportation and Growth Management Coordinator, Land Conservation and Development Commission
Feb 11, 2005 Creating Active Communities: How Transportation Systems Impact Physical Activity
Noelle Dobson, Program Manager, Active Living By Design, American Heart Association
Feb 18, 2005 World Cities in 2104: Transportation Aspects Gary Spanovich, Wholistic Peace Institute
Mar 4, 2005 Updating Oregon's Transportation Plan Gail Curtis, Oregon Department of Transportation
Mar 11, 2005 Integrated Transport/Land Use Modeling John Gliebe, Parsons Brinckerhoff
Oct 15, 2004 Historic Columbia River Highway Robert Hadlow, Historian, Oregon Department of Transportation
Nov 5, 2004 The FHWA View of Transportation in Oregon Dave Cox, Administrator, Oregon Division, Federal Highway Administration
Dec 3, 2004 Context Sensitive, Multi-disciplinary Design of Historic Roads in Western National Parks
Craig Dewey, FHWA Western Federal Lands Highway Division
Apr 9, 2004 How to Create a Multimodal Transportation System in the 21st Century Dick Feeney, TriMet
April 16, 2004 Transportation and Streetscape Planning: The Foster Road Planning Process Lynn Weigand, Project Manager,
Portland Office of Transportation
April 23, 2004 From Planning to Politics: Shaping Regional Transportation Decisions Metro Councilor Brian Newman, District 2
May 14, 2004 Land Use Implications of Freight Movement David Ausherman, Senior Associate
Fregonese Calthorpe & Associates
Jan 16, 2004 The Transportation Planning Rule in the Portland Region: Where Are We and How Did We Get Here?" Sy Adler and Jennifer Dill, School of Urban Studies and Planning, Portland State University
Nov 21, 2003 Fairview Village - Planning and Implementing a New Urbanist Community Beth Wemple, Kittelson & Associates
Dec 5, 2003 Fairview Village - Planning
(continued) AND Travel Behavior and Attitudes: New Urbanist vs. Traditional Suburban Neighborhoods
Randy Jones, Holt and Everhart, and Prof. Jennifer Dill, School of Urban Studies and Planning, Portland State University

Apr 12, 2002

European Tour on Transportation and Land Use

Lynn Peterson, Tri-Met

 

May 17, 2002

Re-visiting the Field of Dreams: Assessing Portland's Transit Oriented Developments

John Charles, Environmental Policy Director, Cascade Policy Institute

 

Jan 18, 2002

Car Sharing in Portland

Dave Brook, General Manager, Flexcar Portland

 

Oct 19, 2001

Land Use and Women's Travel - Exploring Relationships

Jennifer Dill, Assistant Professor, Portland State University, School of Urban Studies and Planning

 
* Speaker sponsored by Oregon Transportation Research and Education Consortium Visiting Scholar Program

Bridges

Date Seminar Topic Speaker Archive
Nov 19, 2010 Our Aging Transportation Infrastructure: A Concrete Perspective [presentation] Jason Ideker, Assistant Professor and Kearney Faculty Scholar, School of Civil & Construction Engineering, Oregon State University
May 7, 2010 Tappan Zee Bridge - I 287 Corridor Project. A Bridge to the Next Century [presentation] *Michael Anderson, NYSDOT
Jan 16, 2009 Willamette River Crossing (Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Project) [presentation] Dave Unsworth, TriMet Sr. Manager of Transit Development, and Guenevere Millius, Principal at SRM Architecture and Marketing, Inc.
Oct 19, 2007 BridgeStories Sharon Wood Wortman, author of The Portland Bridge Book, www.bridgestories.com
May 19, 2006 Columbia River Crossing Environmental Impact Statement [abstract] [presentation slides] Doug Ficco, CRC Project Co-Director, Washington State Department of Transportation and Jay Lyman, Consultant Team PM, David Evans and Associates, Inc.
Apr 25, 2003 Modeling Oregon's Bridge Investment Options

Tara Weidner, Senior Planner, Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade & Douglas, Inc.
Mar 14, 2003

Research Program and Repair Plan for Oregon's Deteriorating Reinforced Concrete Deck-Girder Bridges

Christopher Higgins, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Oregon State University