Application of a Multi-Agent System with the Large-Scale Agent-Based Model for Freight Demand Modeling
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:26:39 GMT
The Upper Great Plains Institute at North Dakota State University has released a report that reviews agent-based models of transportation. These models use data mining and simulation to reflect a high level of detail for travel patterns in a region or state. This report also determines an agent’s travel behavior in rural and small urban freight movement, designs a multi-agent system, and investigates the applicability of the agent’s travel behavior to statewide freight demand mode.
Innovations in Freight Data Workshop: Early Bird Registration Expires February 11
Thu, 17 Jan 2019 11:15:56 GMT
TRB is sponsoring the Innovations in Freight Data Workshop on April 9-10, 2019 in Irvine, California. The 2019 workshop will build from the 2017 workshop and bring together freight data users and decision makers to learn and share the latest applications of emerging freight data sources, development of value-added features, integration of data sets, and other innovations. The advance program is available .
Intelligent Parking Assist for Trucks with Prediction
Sat, 12 Jan 2019 15:37:40 GMT
The Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California at Davis has released a report that determines how to provide information about parking availability to truck drivers. The goal of this report is to encourage truck drivers to better distribute themselves among existing rest areas in order to decrease the peak demand at truck stops.
Public Roads: Winter 2019
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 10:49:18 GMT
The U.S. Federal Highway Administration's has released the latest edition of its Public Roads magazine. The magazine highlights developments in federal highway policies, programs, and research and technology. This edition features information about: Information exchange on freight policy Self-diagnosing bridges Renewable roadsides Connected vehicles in Wyoming
Critical Issues in Transportation 2019
Mon, 07 Jan 2019 13:00:19 GMT
TRB has released Critical Issues in Transportation 2019 . In this report, which is updated periodically by the TRB Executive Committee, a series of challenging questions are posed to explore issues and opportunities that may arise 10 to 20 years into the future. These questions, 63 in all, have been organized into 12 topic areas and provide a way to frame future areas of research, policy analysis, and debate. Critical issues identified in this report deserve attention because of transportation’s central ...
2019 TRB Annual Meeting: Annual Meeting Online Now Available
Mon, 07 Jan 2019 10:15:46 GMT
Visit the TRB Annual Meeting Online (AMOnline) to locate papers, presentation slides, and posters from the 2017, 2018, and 2019 TRB Annual Meetings. This portal allows users to find all available papers and visual aids by session, presentation or paper number, author, subject area, and more. TRB is not providing the Compendium of Papers in advance of the meeting. Please use this online resource as your cloud access to three years of TRB abstracts, papers, and visual aids. All employees of year-round TRB ...
Dynamic Scheduling of Chassis Movements with Chassis Processing Facilities in the Loop
Sat, 05 Jan 2019 18:01:26 GMT
The National Center for Sustainable Transportation at the University of California at Davis has released a report that analyzes the optimization of scheduling chassis and container movements at the operational level. This report focuses on individual trucking companies with Chassis Processing Facilities in the vicinity of a container port within a major metropolitan area.
WTS and TRB Discuss How To Successfully Navigate the TRB Annual Meeting
Mon, 31 Dec 2018 20:23:03 GMT
Women's Transportation Seminar (WTS) is hosting an event on January 9, 2019 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM with TRB Executive Director, Neil Pedersen, and TRB staff officers who will describe ways to effectively navigate the TRB Annual Meeting. Register in advance. The event will take place at the Keck Center of the National Academies, 500 Fifth Street NW, Washington, D.C. 
Extension of NZ Transport Agency Research Report 629: System Dynamics Investigation of Freight Flows, Economic Development and Network Performance
Mon, 31 Dec 2018 14:24:19 GMT
The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) has released a report that estimates how many truck movements might be required to transport freight between Auckland and Northport in New Zealand. This report is an extension of a previous NZTA report that investigates freight flows, economic development and network performance in the Hamilton–Auckland–Tauranga triangle. It extends the previous analysis northward to include Northport.
2019 TRB Annual Meeting: Planned Metrorail Track Work Taking Place January 12-13, 2019
Mon, 31 Dec 2018 05:06:46 GMT
Please be advised that planned Metrorail track work will take place on January 12-13, 2019 on the blue and yellow lines from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to Arlington Cemetery and L’Enfant Plaza. Shuttle buses will be provided between stations. Annual Meeting attendees who use or travel through these stations should check WMATA’s website for the latest updates prior to planning their trip. TRB’s 98th TRB Annual Meeting takes place January 13-17, 2019, at the Walter E. Washington Convention C...

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