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Transportation Innovation Speakers Series: Previous Speakers
Date/Time Event Host UTC/Presenter

7/27/2021

3:00 pm/Eastern

Shared Connectivity for Safer Shared Space Facilities: Improving mobility for non-motorized and vulnerable Road-Users 

 Mohamed Zaki

Safety Research Using Simulation (SAFER-SIM), University of Central Florida

7/28/2021

2:00 pm/Eastern

Development of a Connected Smart Vest for Improved Roadside Work Zone Safety

Dr. Mike Mollenhauer and Dr. Nazila Roofigari-Esfahan

Safe-D, Virginia Transportation Institute 

7/29/2021

12:00 pm/Eastern

Highlights of the 2021 Urban Mobility Report

Dr. William (Bill) Eisele

National Institute for Congestion Reduction (NICR), University of South Florida 

7/30/2021

1:00 pm/Eastern

Behavior and Analysis of UHPC in Shear

Mary Lou Ralls Newman, P.E., Director of Technology Transfer, ABC-UTC with Paolo Calvi, Ph.D., Principal Investigator; and Danielle Voytko, M.S.C.E. Student, Univ of Washington

Accelerated Bridge Construction University Transportation Center (ABC-UTC),  Florida International University

7/30/2021

1:00 pm/Eastern

Redesigning the System to Support Safety 

Becky Naumann, Core Faculty at the Injury Prevention Research Center and Asst Research Professor of Epidemiology at UNC Chapel Hill with Katherine Chen Guibert (Safe Transportation Research and Education Center UC Berkeley), Steve Hoyt-McBeth (Bike Share and Transportation Demand Management Program Mgr at Portland Bureau of Transportation), (Destiny Thomas (Founder and CEO at Thrivance Group)

Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety (CSCRS),  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 

8/4/2021

12:00 pm/Eastern

Get Your Bus Out of Traffic - Where and When Congestion Impacts School Buses and Public Transportation

Kai Monast, North Carolina State University/ITRE, Ruth Steiner, University of Florida, and Jeremy Scott, North Carolina State University/ITRE

STRIDE Center, University of Florida Transportation Institute (UFTI)

8/6/2021

1:00 pm/Eastern

Broadening the Toolbox for Kinetic Energy Management

Moderated by Noreen McDonald, Chair and Professor of City and Regional Planning, UNC Chapel Hill

Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety (CSCRS),  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 

8/10/2021

1:00 pm/Eastern

ABC-UTC Professors’ Workshop Series 1-1: An Introduction to ABC (Session #1)

David Garber, Ph.D., P.E., Dir of Workforce Development, ABC-UTC with David Garber, Ph.D., P.E., Assc Professor, Florida International Univ; and Royce Floyd, Ph.D., P.E., Assc Professor, Univ of Oklahoma

Accelerated Bridge Construction University Transportation Center (ABC-UTC),  Florida International University

8/11/2021

2:00 pm/Central

Countermeasures for Post-COVID Public Transit Service Recovering

Dr. Yi Qi and Ms. Qun Zhao

Texas Southern University, CAMMSE/ Univ of North Carolina at Charlotte

8/12/2021

12:00 pm/Eastern

Pricing Mechanisms for Managed Lanes 

Alberto M. Figueroa Medina, Ph.D. 

National Institute for Congestion Reduction (NICR), University of South Florida 

8/13/2021

1:00 pm/Eastern

ABC-UTC Professors’ Workshop Series 1-2: Connection and Connection Materials (Session #2)

David Garber, Ph.D., P.E., Dir of Workforce Development, ABC-UTC  with David Garber, Ph.D., P.E., Assc Professor, Florida International Univ; and Royce Floyd, Ph.D., P.E., Assc Professor, Univ of Oklahoma

Accelerated Bridge Construction University Transportation Center (ABC-UTC),  Florida International University

8/13/2021

1:00 pm/Eastern

Redistributing Responsibility for Safety

Seth LaJeunesse, Sr Research Assc at the UNC Highway Safety Research Center with Tamika Butler (Founder and Principal of Tamika L. Butler Consulting), Christy Kwan (Co-Founding Volunteer for DC Families for Safe Streets), Steve Lavrenz (Asst Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Wayne State Univ), and Kelcie Ralph (Asst Professor of Planning and Public Health at Rutgers Univ).

Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety (CSCRS),  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 

8/17/2021

1:00 pm/Eastern

ABC-UTC Professors’ Workshop Series 1-3: How to Teach a Specification (using AASHTO LRFD Guide Specification for ABC) (Session #3)

David Garber, Ph.D., P.E., Dir of Workforce Development, ABC-UTC with Michael P. Culmo, P.E., Chief Bridge Engineer, CHA Consultants, Inc.

Accelerated Bridge Construction University Transportation Center (ABC-UTC),  Florida International University

8/20/2021

1:00 pm/Eastern

ABC-UTC Professors’ Workshop Series 1-4: Advancing the Practice of Teaching in Civil Engineering (Session #4)

David Garber, Ph.D., P.E., Dir of Workforce Development, ABC-UTC with Anthony Battistini, Ph.D., Asst Professor, Angelo State University

Accelerated Bridge Construction University Transportation Center (ABC-UTC),  Florida International University

8/26/2021

12:00 pm/Eastern

What Role Can the Built Environment and Incentives Play in Supporting Pooling with Shared Mobility? A Photovoice Study in the San Francisco Bay Area

Dr. Susan Shaheen

National Institute for Congestion Reduction (NICR), University of South Florida 

8/27/2021

1:00 pm/Eastern

Change Management Tools for Safe System Implementation

Steve Marshall, Dir of the Injury Prevention Research Center and Prof of Epidemiology at UNC Chapel Hill with Becky Naumann (Core Faculty at the Injury Prevention Research Center and Asst Research Prof of Epidemiology at UNC Chapel Hill), Keshia Pollack Porter (Prof of Public Health and Vice Dean for Faculty at Johns Hopkins Univ), and Steve Orton (Senior Fellow in Public Health Leadership at NC Institute for Public Health)

Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety (CSCRS),  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 

9/7/2021

11:00 am/Eastern

The Connecticut DOT ABC Program

Mary Lou Ralls Newman, Dir of Technology Transfer, ABC-UTC with Timothy Fields, P.E., State Bridge Engineer, Connecticut DOT; and Michael P. Culmo, P.E., Chief Bridge Engineer, CHA Consulting, Inc.

Accelerated Bridge Construction University Transportation Center (ABC-UTC),  Florida International University

9/7/2021

3:00 pm/Eastern

Detailed Analysis of Roadway Users Interactions at Intersections with Flashing Yellow Arrows

David Noyce 

Safety Research Using Simulation (SAFER-SIM), University of Wisconsin-Madison

9/23/2021

12:00 pm/Eastern

Influencing Travel Behavior via an Open Source: Implementation of OneBusAway in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico 

Didier M. Valdés-Díaz, Ph.D. 

National Institute for Congestion Reduction (NICR), University of South Florida 

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