2020 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting and Reception

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University at Buffalo Presence and Meeting Agenda

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Train Noise and Vibration Reduction at the Source: Recent Success Stories at Rail Transit Properties

8:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. | Convention Center, 140A

Lectern

Forecasting Urban Rail Transit Vehicle Interior Noise and Its Applications in the Optimization of Railway Alignment Design

Yifeng Wang, Southwest Jiaotong University
Ping Wang, Southwest Jiaotong University
Jianli Cong, Southwest Jiaotong University
Zihan Li, Southwest Jiaotong University
Qing He, University at Buffalo

Climate Change and Natural Hazards

8:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. | Convention Center, Hall A

Poster

Hurricane Wind and Storm Surge Effects on Coastal Bridges under a Changing Climate

Reda Snaiki, University at Buffalo
Teng Wu, University at Buffalo
Andrew Whittaker, University at Buffalo
Joseph Atkinson, University at Buffalo

Statistical Methodology Committee

10:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Marriott Marquis, Independence Salon G (M4)

Panagiotis Anastasopoulos, University at Buffalo

Improving Paratransit Services

10:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Convention Center, 143C

Lectern

Predicting Trip Cancellations and No-shows in Paratransit Operations

Fernando Acosta Pérez, Recinto Universitario de Mayaguez, Universidad de Puerto Rico
Gabriel Rodríguez Ortiz, Recinto Universitario de Mayaguez, Universidad de Puerto Rico
Everson Rodríguez Muñiz, Recinto Universitario de Mayaguez, Universidad de Puerto Rico
Fernando Ortiz Sacarello, Recinto Universitario de Mayaguez, Universidad de Puerto Rico
Jee Eun Kang, University at Buffalo
Daniel Rodriguez-Roman, Recinto Universitario de Mayaguez, Universidad de Puerto Rico

Improving Track Performance, Inspection, and the Effectiveness of Programmed Maintenance

10:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Convention Center, Hall A

Poster

A Data-Driven Service Failure Prediction Approach for Heavy Haul Rail Lines

Faeze Ghofrani, University at Buffalo
Hongyue Sun, University at Buffalo
Qing He, University at Buffalo

Track Geometry Analysis and Preliminary Design Verification of The Extreme Long-Span Railway Bridge Based on The Virtual Track Inspection Method

Tianci Gao, Southwest Jiaotong University
Ping Wang, Southwest Jiaotong University
Cuiping Yang, Southwest Jiaotong University
Jianhui Wang, Southwest Jiaotong University
Kanghua Yang, Southwest Jiaotong University
Qing He, University at Buffalo

Freight Day, Part 3: Port Automation: The Coming of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Part 1, Session 1401; Part 2, Session 1472; Part 4, Session 1617)

1:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. | Convention Center, Ballroom C

Lectern

Avin Sharma, Port of Los Angeles

Organizers:
Irina Benedyk, University at Buffalo
Fatemeh Ranaiefar, Fehr & Peers
Daniel Smith, The Tioga Group, Inc.
Juan Villa, Texas A&M Transportation Institute

Information and Communications Technologies and the Evolution of Travel Choices

3:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. | Convention Center, 145A

Lectern

Understanding the Impacts of Pokémon GO on Route and Mode Choice Decisions

Yuntao Guo, University of Hawaii
Srinivas Peeta, Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech)
Shubham Agrawal, Purdue University
Irina Benedyk, University at Buffalo

Advances in Tunneling and Underground Design and Construction

3:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. | Convention Center, 204A

Lectern

Concrete Lining Damage and Structural Stability Assessment During Tunnel Fires: Case Studies

Nan Hua, University at Buffalo
Anthony Tessari, University at Buffalo
Negar Elhami Khorasani, University at Buffalo

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