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ITS Calendar

January 26, 2018
- 4:00 pm
Susan Handy, 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

Abstract: Workers worldwide spend a significant share of their time each week getting to and from work. With a finite number of hours in a day, workers are clearly affected by their amount of commute time, but their well-being is also likely to depend on their quality of commute time.

February 2, 2018
- 4:00 pm
Carolina Osorio, 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

With the increase in connectivity and in real-time responsiveness, travelers and vehicles are becoming "real-time optimizers" of their trips.

February 9, 2018
- 4:00 pm
Jonny Simkin, 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

The existing public transit infrastructure in the United States already generates a tremendous amount of data, however, this information is often not used as effectively as it could be.

February 23, 2018
- 4:00 pm
Steve Raney, 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

The Big Picture covers: state SB375 15% per capita driving reduction goal, auto-centered Silicon Valley versus transit-centered Helsinki, Proposition 26 (Chevron spent $3.4 backing it) as barrier to protecting the climate, public policy political viability comparison, trip caps, carrot/stick, sta

March 2, 2018
- 4:00 pm
Jeff Morales, 502 Davis Hall

A combination of forces is affecting the development and delivery of infrastructure and transportation services and presenting the industry with new challenges.

March 9, 2018
- 4:00 pm
Megan Smirti Ryerson, 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

Between 2000 and 2010, newly merged U.S. airlines decreased service to airports in small and mid-sized metropolitan regions, opting to consolidate their operations at high-value airport hubs (passenger transfer points).

March 23, 2018
- 4:00 pm
Pravin Varaiya, 502 Davis Hall

Vision Zero plans concentrate on intersections that present a demanding environment.

April 13, 2018
- 4:00 pm
Jessie Li, 502 Davis Hall

Large scale human mobility data can be collected from mobile phones, car navigation systems, location-based applications, social media, Wi-Fi, and traffic cameras.

April 27, 2018
- 4:00 pm
Saif Jabari, 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

Stochastic models of traffic flow are used in a variety of applications, e.g., traffic state estimation, travel time reliability, and traffic control. This talk will present techniques used to develop stochastic models.