CUTR at the TRB 2022 Annual Meeting
The Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) at the University of South Florida (USF) was excited to participate in the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 2022 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, January 9–13, 2022.
CUTR has been actively involved with TRB since our establishment in 1988, providing 30 years of commitment to exploring ideas, breakthroughs, challenges, and solutions for building livable communities with transit through a strong, engaged, and growing network of industry leaders. Numerous CUTR faculty serve as TRB committee and subcommittee chairs, and participation by our faculty and students in TRB Annual Meetings includes serving as panel moderators and session organizers, chairing sessions, serving as speakers and panelists, chairing poster sessions and making poster presentations, and authoring papers for publication.
It was our pleasure to co-sponsor the fourth TRB Reception and Alumni Reunion on Sunday, January 9, 2022, from 5 PM – 7 PM EDT at Zaytinya.
Zhiwei Chen, Ph.D., received the Chinese Overseas Transportation Association (COTA) Best Dissertation Award in science & technology. The Best Dissertation Award was established to recognize outstanding Chinese doctoral students for their academic accomplishments while pursuing their doctoral degrees in the transportation field. The award is annually presented to two graduate students for their dissertation work in the areas of transportation policy & planning or transportation science & technology. Dr. Chen won this award for his dissertation “Designing Next-Generation Transportation Systems with Emerging Vehicle Technologies.” Dr. Chen completed his dissertation in 2020.
Congratulations to Brian Staes (Oregon State University), Robert Bertini, PhD (Oregon State University), Nikhil Menon, PhD (Penn State University), and Eren Yuksel, PhD(c) (University of South Florida), on their 2021 Young First Author Best Paper Award – Operations Section. Their paper “Examining Freeway Bottleneck Features During a Mass Evacuation” was a collaborative research effort and accepted for publication in 2021. + Read more
2022 CUTR TRB Schedule
CUTR Involvement at the 2022 TRB Annual Meeting
3 Standing Committee chairs
10 presiding events
29 poster presentation
45 CUTR-ites in program