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RSG Director, Colin Smith, to present at the 2015 Transportation Datapalooza in Washington, DC from June 16-17. The event—sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)—is to focus on sharing a broad spectrum of data collection, applications, and analytical techniques spanning all transportation modes and highlighting innovations in harnessing the power of big data to develop safe and efficient multimodal transportation systems.
Three RSGers to present at the 2015 Advanced Research Techniques (ART) Forum from 6/14-6/17 in San Diego, CA. Senior Consultant, Jeff Dumont, will be presenting his paper, “A New Modeling Tool for Identifying Meaningful Segments and their Willingness to Pay: Improving Validity by Reducing the Confound between Scale and Preference Heterogeneity.” He will also have a poster at the conference with Jeff Keller and Nelson Whipple. Their poster is a follow-up to RSG’s “Best Poster Award” from last year’s ART Forum and is titled, “Understanding How Covariates Perform Across Different HB Packages.”
RSG Senior Director, Ken Kaliski, will co-chair two sessions on Wind Turbine Noise on Thursday the 21st at the 169th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America in Pittsburgh, PA.
RSG Senior Director, Ken Kaliski, will co-chair two sessions on Wind Turbine Noise on Thursday the 21st at the 169th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America in Pittsburgh, PA. test
RSG consultants will lead 21 presentations at the 15th TRB National Transportation Planning Applications Conference from May 17-21 in Atlantic City NJ. RSG is also a sponsor of the event.
The conference brings together over 400 transportation planners, specialists, and decision makers from public and private sectors to discuss practical applications related to transportation planning.
RSG Consultant, Kordel Braley, to present at the ITE Intermountain Section Meeting in Jackson Hole, Wyoming from May 15-16. His presentation will be on the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) Traffic Studies Program. As Vice President of the ITE Utah Chapter, he will also present the annual ITE Utah Chapter Report on Friday.
RSG’s Steve Gayle and David Grover will be presenting at the ITE Northeastern District Annual Meeting in Albany, NY. David’s presentation is titled “Technical and Outreach Innovations in the VT State Highway On-Road Bicycle Facilities Plan.” Steve will be participating in four sessions: “Resiliency Planning” (as presenter), “The Transportation Revolution: How It’s Changing Everything” (as roundtable panelist), “Collegiate Traffic Bowl” (as moderator), and Traffic Incident Management Workshop (as co-teacher). RSG is a proud sponsor of the conference. RSG is a proud sponsor of the conference.
RSG consultants will lead six presentations at the 2015 International Choice Modelling Conference in Austin, TX from May 10-13. RSG is organizing and sponsoring the conference jointly with the Center for Transportation Research (CTR) at The University of Texas at Austin.
The event will bring together leading researchers and practitioners from across different areas of study, with presentations looking both at state-of-the-art methodology as well as innovative real world applications of choice models.
RSG Director, Eddie Duncan, will present this week at the Sixth International Conference on Wind Turbine Noise in Glasgow, Scotland. His presentation will cover methods for assessing background sound levels during post-construction compliance monitoring within a community.
The International Conference on Wind Turbine Noise is a biennial gathering sponsored by the International Institute of Noise Control Engineering (I-INCE). It provides an opportunity for all those with an interest in wind turbine noise, its generation, its prediction, its assessment, and its effects on people, to meet together to discuss common problems and solutions.
RSG Analyst, Erich Rentz, has been attending the 2015 AASHTO GIS for Transportation Symposium this week in Des Moines, Iowa. At the conference he gave two presentations, “Developing Travelshed TAZ Using ArcGIS” and “Cumulative Non-Negative Elevation Gain.”
The annual GIS for Transportation Symposium is sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials; it is an opportunity for those in government and private industry who are interested in the use of GIS for transportation purposes to get together to share experiences, see state-of-art software, and learn more about the field.
RSG Senior Consultant, Michelle Lee, is attending the “Moving Active Transportation to Higher Ground” conference in Washington, DC this week.
The conference will focus on the evidence base as well as discussion of key tools and metrics for active transportation. Jointly sponsored and organized by ACSM and the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies of Science, the conference will bring together experts and constituents from transportation, urban planning, public health healthcare, and health economics to explore the practice of quantifying the public health outcomes of active transportation.
RSG is excited for the upcoming 2015 George Wright Society Conference on Parks, Protected Areas, and Cultural Sites next week. RSG’s Steve Lawson, Brett Kiser, and Susie Irizarry will be in attendance.
Steve will lead a session on Sustainable Transportation for National Parks, act as a panelist discussing career paths in parks and protected areas management, and serve as a George Melendez Wright Scholarship mentor. Steve also will present a paper he co-authored with Brett as part of the session Conventional Transportation Planning in National Parks: Consequences and Alternatives. Susie will present both a paper titled, “A Novel Application of GPS and Sensor Data to Explore Micro-Level Site Displacement Among Yosemite Wilderness Visitors” and a poster on day hike trail choice decision making in Yosemite Wilderness.
RSG Consultant Katlin Gnojek is attending the Sawtooth Software conference this week in Orlando, Florida. The Sawtooth Software conference is held every 18 months, and brings together over 200 of the best minds in marketing research to talk about practical issues in online interviewing and quantitative market research.
RSG Senior Consultant, Jeff Frkonja, will be presenting at the upcoming Lifesavers National Conference on Highway Safety Priorities. His presentation is titled “A Transportation Forecasting View of Bicycle & Pedestrian Data” and will cover the transportation, health, and safety data needs for bicycle-related analysis. Lifesavers is the premier national highway safety meeting in the United States dedicated to reducing the tragic toll of deaths and injuries on our nation’s roadways. Each year, Lifesavers provides a forum for the presentation of proven countermeasures and initiatives that address today’s critical highway safety problems.
RSG Senior Director, Peter Plumeau, will present at the VREF Conference on Urban Freight hosted at the Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden. Plumeau’s presentation is on March 5th and is titled “Urban Design: Making Freight and Logistics Work within the Urban Setting.” The conference is sponsored by the Volvo Research & Education Foundation (VREF); it will focus on two primary themes: (1) the importance of urban freight in long-term land use, city planning, and urban design, and (2) engaging relevant stakeholders to change behavior.