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We are honored to sponsor and contribute to the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting in Washington, DC next week. We look forward to leading 14 presentations in addition to moderating several committee meetings. We’ll also be hosting a booth in the exhibit hall to share some of the exciting work we’re doing and to connect with clients and collaborators. If you’re at TRB, please swing by booth #675.
The TRB Annual Meeting program covers all transportation modes, with sessions and workshops addressing topics of interest to all attendees—policy makers, administrators, practitioners, researchers, and representatives of government, industry, and academic institutions. The information-packed program is expected to attract 12,000 transportation professionals from around the world to Washington, DC.
RSG Director Elizabeth Greene to present tomorrow at the University of Minnesota Center for Transportation Studies Planning and Economy Research Council Meeting. Her presentation, as part of the big data and GPS panel, is titled “Modern GPS Travel Survey Methods: Complementarity with Big Data.”
RSG Senior Director Ken Kaliski and Analyst Ryan Haac are attending the Acoustical Society in America meeting in New Orleans this week. Ken is chairing the Wind Turbine Noise session, and Ryan is to present preliminary results of wind turbine noise research—in particular, how RSG is using survey data for insight into the factors affecting audibility and annoyance to wind turbine sound.
RSG Director Eddie Duncan and Senior Analyst Isaac Old will be at the Renewable Energy Vermont (REV2017) Conference this week in Burlington, VT. The annual conference brings together professionals from an array of industries, policy makers, and regulators to discuss renewable energy topics relevant to Vermont.
Eddie will be presenting on the proposed rule to regulate wind turbine sound in Vermont and taking part in a panel discussion in a session titled, “Changing Winds: Technology, Siting, & Regulatory Updates on the Most Affordable Energy Solution.”
RSG is also proud to be a sponsor of the event.
RSG’s Elizabeth Greene, Mark Bradley, Mark Fowler, and Aaron Lee are attending the 11th International Conference on Transport Survey Methods in Quebec, Canada this week.
Organized by the International Steering Committee for Travel Survey Conferences (ISCTSC), the conference aims to offer transport professionals the opportunity to present their work, promote international collaboration, and serve as a forum for the presentation of workshops, papers, and posters.
RSGers are involved in two presentations and three posters at the event. We are also proud to be a sponsor.
RSG’s Joann Lynch to present next week at the Summer Conference Preview/Review for the DC Chapter of the American Association of Public Opinion Research (DC-AAPOR) at the Bureau of Labor Statistics in Washington, DC.
She will present on “Smartphone GPS Applications as a Mode of Travel Survey Data Collection” using study results to compare traditional and smartphone GPS data collection modes at the household-, person-, and trip-levels.
RSG Director Steven Gayle to present at this week’s New York State Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (NYSAMPO) 2017 Conference in Syracuse, New York. His presentation, titled “Setting Targets for Performance-Based Planning” will discuss how MPOs can use target setting to help their boards and public see the progress they are making. He will also moderate the Wednesday session “What’s New in Statewide Planning.”
Learn more about the conference and NYSAMPO at www.nysmpos.org.
RSG’s Joann Lynch to present this week at the American Association of Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The theme for the conference is “Embracing Change and Diversity in Public Opinion and Social Science Research,” featuring presentations that highlight new approaches, perspectives, and voices to join perennially popular topics. Joann’s presentation, “Smartphone GPS Applications as a Mode of Travel Survey Data Collection” will use study results to compare traditional and smartphone GPS data collection modes at the household-, person-, and trip-levels.
RSG Senior Analyst Kaveh Shabani to present later this week at the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Innovations in Freight Data Workshop in Irvine, California. His presentation, “Validating Florida Freight Model with Truck GPS Data” will cover how RSG used truck GPS data to validate an advanced supply chain freight model for the state of Florida.
The workshop will bring together freight data experts, users and decision-makers to learn and share the latest applications of emerging “big” freight data sources to improve freight planning, freight operations and mobility, and freight visualization.
RSGers to lead nineteen presentations next week at the 16th Transportation Research Board (TRB) Planning Applications Conference in Raleigh, NC.
The conference program is focused on providing opportunities to showcase new transportation planning techniques and methods emphasizing practical, innovative, and timely technical and policy approaches to transportation planning. RSG is honored to be a sponsor of the event.
RSG Director Steve Gayle to present this week at the 2017 Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Northeastern District Annual Meeting in Vernon Township, NJ. His presentation, titled “At the Intersection of Goods Movement and Livability,” will examine the often overlooked issue of planning for urban goods movement and present possible solutions. RSG is a silver sponsor of the event.
RSG Consultant Isaac Old will present this week at the 2017 International Conference on Wind Turbine Noise in Rotterdam the Netherlands. His presentation will use knowledge about the differences in results between sound propagation modeling methods and how wind turbine noise varies over time to compare results from recent studies on how humans respond to wind turbine noise.
This biennial international conference on wind turbine noise is organized by INCE-Europe and is a main forum for the technical discussion of wind turbine noise, from how it is generated to its effect on neighbors.
RSG Director Vince Bernardin will present this week at the 2017 North Carolina Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (NCAMPO) Conference in New Bern, NC from April 26-28.
His presentation, titled “The Power of Big Data – and its Limits!,” will share an assessment of using big data sources to improve modeling accuracy, including a candid look at their power and the often overlooked complications.
RSG is honored to sponsor this conference.
RSG Senior Transportation Engineer, Kordel Braley, is presenting later this week alongside Christopher Chestnut of the Utah Transit Authority (UTA) at the 58th Transportation Research Forum Annual Conference. Their presentation, titled “Attitudinal Market Segmentation Applied to Transit Service Area: An Updated Approach,” will discuss RSG’s use of latent class cluster analysis to perform a market segmentation of transit riders and non-riders in Utah to assist the UTA with bus service planning improvements. The conference is taking place in Chicago, Illinois on April 20-21.
RSG’s Steve Lawson, Susan Irizarry, Ellen Rovelstad, and Alex Belensz are headed to the 2017 George Wright Society Conference next week. Among them, they have organized two sessions and will have four presentations and one poster at the event, which will take place from April 2-7 in Norfolk, Virginia.
The conference, organized by the George Wright Society, takes place every two years and is the premier interdisciplinary professional meeting on parks, protected areas, and cultural sites.