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: 2016 UTRC Transportation Technology Summit

The University Transportation Research Center (UTRC)'s 2016 Transportation Technology Summit will take place on November 15, 2016 at the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), located at 1871 Broadway, New York, NY 10023.  

This unique summit will bring together leading experts, academics, practitioners, industry stakeholders and advocates to discuss the rapidly changing and expanding world of transportation technology innovative solutions. The presenters will explore the cutting-edge intelligent transportation systems, big data aggregation, and innovative transportation technology solutions to promote efficiency, safety, security and sustainability goals, as well as the impact on broader inter-modal and multi-modal transportation considerations.

The event aims to encourage future and forward thinking innovative concepts and the pragmatic political reality of various movements (such as climate change/environmental policies and safety initiatives for reduced traffic fatalities). 

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PLENARY SESSION 1- Future Modes & Emerging Transportation Technologies
Bill Long, Mobility Mines Mine your Business PDF
Tracy Lamb, SGS HART Aviation Enabling Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) Into your

Commercial Environment
Catherine Lawson, University at Albany, SUNY Future of NYS Ferry System PDF
BREAKOUT SESSION 2 - Big Data: Transportation Data Modeling, Analysis & Applications
Nikhil Puri, Cambridge Systematics, Inc. It’s Only a Matter of Time – Using GTFS in the NY Best Practice Model PDF
Michalis Xyntarakis, Cambridge Systematics, Inc. Analyzing Driving Behavior at the Micro Level using Instrumented Vehicle Data PDF
Josh DeLaRosa, Abt SRBI
The Implications of Utilizing Consumer Grade GPS Receivers

within a Transportation Research Application
Niloofar Ghahramani, CCNY/CUNY An Exploratory Analysis of Intercity Travel Patterns Using Backend

Data from a Transit Smartphone Application
BREAKOUT SESSION 3 - Transportation Technology for Traffic & Mobility Management
Jeevanjot Singh, NJDOT
Parth Bhavsar, Rowan University
Nidhal Bouaynaya, Rowan University
Framework for NJDOT Mobile Data Collection Management PDF
Weinan Gao, New York University Energy Efficient Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control of Platooning Vehicles PDF
Sandeep Mudigonda, CCNY/CUNY Extracting Useful Information from Twitter Posts for Traffic Incident Management PDF
Mengzhe Huang, New York University Vehicle Steering Control with Human‐in the Loop PDF
BREAKOUT SESSION 4 -  Transportation Technology & Data to  Achieve Equity & Accessibility for All
Maureen Koetz, Koetz and Duncan LLC The Expanding Transportation Network Company (TNC) “Equity Gap” —

Adverse Impacts on Passengers with Disabilities, Underserved Communities,

the Environment and the On-Demand Workforce
Rodney Stiles, NYC TLC NYC TLC Data: Using Trip Data to Understand Transportation Equity and Advance Accessibility PDF
Cecilia Feeley,

Rutgers’ Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT)
Smart Arrival Notification System for ADA Passenger Paratransit Service Using Smartphone PDF
Joyoung Lee, New Jersey Institute of Technology Virtual Guide Dog: Next Generation Pedestrian Signal for the Visually Impaired PDF
BREAKOUT SESSION 5 - Transportation Technology for Safety & Security
Branko Glad, Telegra, Inc. Artificial Intelligence Saving Lives on Highways (with Existing Infrastructure) PDF (NA)
Jerome M. Lutin, Independent Consultant Testing Transit Bus Automated Collision Avoidance Warning Systems in

Active Safety Collision Warning Pilot in Washington State
Jonathan Voris, New York Institute of Technology Utilizing Behind-the-Wheel Behavior for Driver Authentication PDF 
PLENARY SESSION 6 - Shared Mobility Technology
Andrei Greenawalt, VIA On-demand Mass Transit PDF
S. Maurice Rached, Maser Consulting Car Sharing in Planned Communities PDF
Daniel Peterson, Dewberry MaaS and AVs – Mobility as a Service and the effect of Autonomous

Vehicles on Policy, Place and People
Tim Frisbie, The Shared-Use Mobility Center (SUMC) Shared Mobility Trends in North America PDF


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