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Technical Program

Note: The preliminary technical program is a working document that is subject to change.

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Plenary Sessions

Concurrent Tracks

Track A - Connected and Autonomous Vehicles I

This track will cover key topics on CAVs and their impact. Session titles include:

  • Connected and Automated Transport - Shaping the Future
  • Sustainable Connected and Automated Transport
  • Enabling Technologies for Connected and Automated Vehicles
  • Impacts of Truck Automation & Platooning
  • Behavior and Safety in Connected and Automated Traffic
  • From Autonomous Vehicles to Autonomous Traffic

Track B - Connected and Autonomous Vehicles II

This track will also cover key topics on CAVs and their impact. Session titles include:

  • Shared Mobility and Connected Automation
  • Transit System Under Connected and Automated Vehicles
  • Are We Ready for Connected and Automated Vehicles?
  • Assessing The Impacts of Connected and Automated Vehicles – I
  • Assessing The Impacts of Connected and Automated Vehicles – II
  • Policy and Legal Implications of Connected and Automated Vehicles

Track C – Transportation Safety

This track will cover key topics related to transportation safety. Session titles include:

  • Impact of CAVs and Emerging Technologies on Safety
  • Railway & Pedestrian Safety
  • Bike and Motorbike Safety
  • Application of Data and Technology in Safety Analysis – I
  • Application of Data and Technology in Safety Analysis – II
  • Highway Safety Manual - Freeways and Signalized Intersections

Track D – Planning, Development, and Sustainability

This track will cover key topics related to planning, development, and sustainability. Session titles include:

  • Smart Cities
  • Complete Streets
  • Transportation Planning
  • Land Use Planning
  • Planning for Sustainability
  • Bikes and Pedestrians

Track E – Rail and Public Transit

This track will cover key topics related to rail and public transit. Session titles include:

  • Broad Impacts Resulting from Transit Related Automation
  • Automated Personal Rapid Transit and People Movers: Existing Trends and Characteristics
  • Impacts of Rail Transportation Systems
  • Challenges of Rail Transportation Systems
  • Rail Transportation System Operations
  • Recent Developments in Advanced Bus Transit Systems

Track F – Airports and Infrastructure Systems

This track will cover key topics related to airports and infrastructure systems. Session titles include

  • Image Analytics: A Path Forward for Enhanced Infrastructure Systems Management
  • Sensor Technologies in Infrastructure Systems Management
  • Innovative Techniques for Infrastructure Resiliency
  • Airport Terminal/Concourse Planning
  • Airside Planning
  • Pittsburgh International Airport Program

Track G – Traffic Operations

This track will cover key topics related to traffic operations. Session titles include:

  • Traffic Operations I
  • Traffic Operations II
  • Traffic Modeling & Simulation I
  • Traffic Modeling & Simulation II
  • Control Strategies Through Ramp Metering & Roundabouts
  • Pedestrian Traffic Operations

Track H – Highway & Airfield Pavements

This track will cover key topics related to highway and airfield pavements. Session titles include:

  • Airfield Pavement Testing & Evaluation
  • Case-Studies in Airfield Construction
  • Emerging Technologies for Pavement Construction and Assessment
  • Advancement in Rigid Pavements
  • Advancement in Pavement Engineering
  • Emerging technologies for Pavement Materials and Design

Track I – The Mixing Bowl

This track will cover a wide variety of topics within the areas of transportation and development. Session titles include:

  • Integration of Bike, Ride Sharing, and Pedestrian Systems and Facilities
  • Design Implications for Public Transit Services
  • Control Algorithms for Connected and Automated Vehicles
  • Airport Construction Materials and New Technologies
  • Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Computing Applications
  • Freight Transportation Management and Data Innovations
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