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07.21.2017

2017 DC-AAPOR and WSS Summer Preview/Review Conference

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.

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07.07.2017

RSG Senior Analyst Published on “The Research Insighter”

An article authored by RSG's Jerry Hendricks, “Consumption is More Social Than You Think,” was published yesterday on “The Research Insighter.” The piece, fusing together Jerry’s sociology background with his current work in consumer research, explores the dynamics of the consumer experience in an increasingly complex social world.

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RSG Senior Analyst Published on "The Research Insighter"

An article authored by RSG's Jerry Hendricks, “Consumption is More Social Than You Think,” was published yesterday on “The Research Insighter.” The piece, fusing together Jerry’s sociology background with his current work in consumer research, explores the dynamics of the consumer experience in an increasingly complex social world.

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06.19.2017

New York State Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (NYSAMPO) 2017 Conference

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.

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05.30.2017

RSG Honored with the 2017 When Work Works Award

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently honored RSG again with the prestigious When Work Works Award for 2017, recognizing RSG’s use of effective workplace strategies to increase business and employee success. Applicants are evaluated on factors associated with employee health, well-being, and engagement: opportunities for learning; a culture of trust; work-life fit; supervisor support for work success; autonomy; and satisfaction with earnings, benefits, and opportunities for advancement.

Three of RSG’s offices were eligible to apply—White River Junction, Burlington, and Chicago—and all three were honored with the award. RSG welcomes this national honor for the third year in a row—reflecting the company’s commitment to workplace excellence and a unified culture spanning geographies.

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05.19.2017

2017 American Association of Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) Annual Conference

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.

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05.16.2017

Transportation Research Board (TRB) Innovations in Freight Data Workshop

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.

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05.12.2017

16th Transportation Research Board (TRB) Planning Applications Conference

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.

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05.10.2017

2017 Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Northeastern District Annual Meeting

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.

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05.01.2017

2017 International Conference on Wind Turbine Noise

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.

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