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December 2013 Newsletter

TRB Health and Transportation Subcommittee Newsletter 
This Issue: TRB 2014 Annual Meeting Activities

Greetings, friends of the TRB Health and Transportation Subcommittee (ADD50-01),

Be sure to attend the TRB Health and Transportation Subcommittee Meeting, Monday, January 13, 5:45-7:15 p.m.! We've set aside time for a round robin for Friends of the Subcommittee to share their areas of interest, what they'd like to get out of the Subcommittee and any other information they think will advance the Subcommittee's goals and enhance other Friends' awareness of important developments in the areas of health and transportation. Bring your thoughts, handouts or any materials you'd like to share, either spoken or for people to take away after the meeting ends. Take a look at the meeting details below, and please visit our other sessions and workshops as well!

In other news, in May 2013, Ed Christopher and Eloisa Raynault were honored to write an article on the intersection between public health and transportation for Public Roads MagazinePublic Roads is published bimonthly by the Federal Highway Administration. Distributed far and wide in transportation circles, Public Roads is the easiest way to keep up-to-date on developments in federal highway policies, programs, and research and technology. More specifically, the magazine covers advances and innovations in highway/traffic research and technology, critical national transportation issues, important activities and achievements of FHWA and others in the highway community, specific FHWA program areas, and subjects of interest to highway industry professionals. Needless to say, getting Public Health in front of the Public Roads audience was important to the community at large. The article was titled “How Does Transportation Affect Public Health?”; to read the article, visit http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/publicroads/13mayjun/05.cfm

As we do for each TRB Annual Meeting, the Subcommittee prepares a list of "hot picks" that a group of volunteers has selected as being of special interest or relevance for our Subcommittee friends.

TRB Health and Transportation Subcommittee “Hot Picks” for TRB 2014

Meetings

Health and Transportation Joint Subcommittee of ADD50, ADD40, ADB10, ABJ30
Monday, January 13, 2014 5:45PM - 7:15PM 
Environment, Policy, Society 
Ed Christopher, Federal Highway Administration, presiding 
Eloisa Tigre Raynault, American Public Health Association, presiding 
Sponsored By: 
Urban Transportation Data and Information Systems (ABJ30) 
Traveler Behavior and Values (ADB10) 
Transportation and Sustainability (ADD40) 
Environmental Justice in Transportation (ADD50) 
Health and Transportation (ADD50(1)) 

Health and Transportation Subcommittee’s Parent Committee Meetings

Urban Transportation Data and Information Systems Committee
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 8:00AM - 12:00PM 
Data and Information Technology 
Catherine Theresa Lawson, State University of New York, Albany, presiding 
Sponsored By: 
Urban Transportation Data and Information Systems (ABJ30) 

Traveler Behavior and Values Committee
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 8:00AM - 9:45AM 
Data and Information Technology, Planning and Forecasting 
Eric J. Miller, University of Toronto, Canada, presiding 
Sponsored By: 
Traveler Behavior and Values (ADB10) 

Transportation and Sustainability Committee
Monday, January 13, 2014 8:00AM - 12:00PM 
Economics, Energy, Environment 
Josias Zietsman, Texas A&M Transportation Institute, presiding 
Sponsored By: 
Transportation and Sustainability (ADD40) 

Environmental Justice in Transportation Committee
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 1:30PM - 5:30PM 
Environment, Policy, Society 
Anne Caroline Morris, Anne Morris and Associates, LLC, presiding 
David Kuehn, Federal Highway Administration, presiding 
Sponsored By: 
Environmental Justice in Transportation (ADD50)

Sessions

Health and Transportation Subcommittee involvement in sessions and workshops 

Session 359
Raising Public Health Issues to a Higher Level in the Transportation Sector 
Monday, January 13, 2014 1:30PM - 3:15PM
Lectern Session | AICP Certification Maintenance Session Policy, Safety and Human Factors, Society
Ed Christopher, Federal Highway Administration, presiding
Sponsored By:
Urban Transportation Data and Information Systems (ABJ30) 
Traveler Behavior and Values (ADB10) 
Transportation and Sustainability (ADD40) 
Environmental Justice in Transportation (ADD50) 
Health and Transportation (ADD50(1)) 

Session 572
Emerging Research in Health and Transportation 
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 10:45AM - 12:30PM   
Poster Session | AICP Certification Maintenance Session Environment, Safety and Human Factors, Society
Megan Wier, San Francisco Department of Public Health, presiding
Sponsored By:
Environmental Justice in Transportation (ADD50) 
Health and Transportation (ADD50(1)) 

Session 570
Creative Use of Data in Transportation and Public Health Planning 
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 10:45AM - 12:30PM   
Poster Session Data and Information Technology, Hot Topic: Big Data, Policy, Society
Carolyn McAndrews, University of Colorado, Denver, presiding
Sponsored By:
Urban Transportation Data and Information Systems (ABJ30) 
Traveler Behavior and Values (ADB10) 
Transportation and Sustainability (ADD40) 
Environmental Justice in Transportation (ADD50) 
Health and Transportation (ADD50(1)) 

Session 751
Challenges and Opportunities of Partnerships Between Public Health and Transportation in Small and Medium-Sized Communities 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 8:00AM - 9:45AM   
Lectern Session | AICP Certification Maintenance Session Planning and Forecasting
Ipek Nese Sener, Texas A&M Transportation Institute, presiding
Andrew L. Dannenberg, University of Washington, presiding
Sponsored By:
Transportation Planning for Small and Medium-Sized Communities (ADA30) 
Health and Transportation (ADD50(1)) 

Workshop 154
What Does Accessibility Really Mean in Low-Income Communities? New Findings on Multimodal Access, Employment, and Health Outcomes 
Sunday, January 12, 2014 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Workshop | AICP Certification Maintenance Session Economics, Policy, Society
Ann M. Hartell, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria, presiding
Sponsored By:
Social and Economic Factors of Transportation (ADD20) 
Environmental Justice in Transportation (ADD50) 
Health and Transportation (ADD50(1)) 

Social exclusion/inequality/social cohesion:

Session 243
Transit Station Access: Trains, Buses, Bikes, and Automobiles
Monday, January 13, 2014 8:00AM - 9:45AM 
Lectern Session | AICP Certification Maintenance Session | Practice Ready Papers Planning and Forecasting, Public Transportation, Terminals and Facilities
Deborah Matherly, Louis Berger Group, Inc., presiding
Sponsored By:
Intermodal Transfer Facilities (AP045)

Session 258
Environmental Justice Issues 
Monday, January 13, 2014 8:30AM - 10:15AM 
Poster Session Planning and Forecasting, Safety and Human Factors, Society
P. S. Sriraj, University of Illinois, Chicago, presiding
Sponsored By:
Environmental Justice in Transportation (ADD50)

Session 260
Past Achievements and Future Solutions in Accessible Transportation and Mobility 
Monday, January 13, 2014 8:30AM - 10:15AM 
Poster Session | Spotlight Session | Practice Ready Papers Public Transportation, Transportation, General
Russell H. Thatcher, TranSystems Corporation, presiding
Sponsored By:
Accessible Transportation and Mobility (ABE60)

Session 261
Social and Economic Factors of Transportation 
Monday, January 13, 2014 8:30AM - 10:15AM   
Poster Session | Practice Ready Papers Economics, Policy, Society
Mark W. Horner, Florida State University, presiding
Sponsored By:
Social and Economic Factors of Transportation (ADD20) 

Session 360
Residential Affordability, Access, and Mobility 
Monday, January 13, 2014 1:30PM - 3:15PM   
Lectern Session | AICP Certification Maintenance Session Economics, Policy, Society
Carolyn McAndrews, University of Colorado, Denver, presiding
Sponsored By:
Social and Economic Factors of Transportation (ADD20) 

Session 432
Public Involvement in Transportation 
Monday, January 13, 2014 4:15PM - 6:00PM   
Poster Session | Practice Ready Papers Planning and Forecasting, Society
Dianne Kresich, Arizona Department of Transportation, presiding
Sponsored By:
Public Involvement in Transportation (ADA60) 

Session 466
Commuting, Expenditures, and Equity
Monday, January 13, 2014 7:30PM - 9:30PM 
Lectern Session | AICP Certification Maintenance Session Economics, Policy, Society
Steven Farber, University of Utah, presiding
Sponsored By:
Social and Economic Factors of Transportation (ADD20)

Session 567
School Transportation Research 
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 10:45AM - 12:30PM  
Poster Session | Practice Ready Papers Safety and Human Factors
Ann M. Dellinger, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, presiding
Sponsored By:
Transportation Safety Management (ANB10) 
School Transportation (ANB10(6)) 

Session 858
Social Networks and Social Influence
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 4:30PM - 6:00PM 
Lectern Session Planning and Forecasting
Eric J. Miller, University of Toronto, Canada, presiding
Sponsored By:
Traveler Behavior and Values (ADB10)

Studies of physical, mental and other social health impacts of transportation

Session 257
Community Impact Assessment: Methods, Tools, and Outcomes 
Monday, January 13, 2014 8:30AM - 10:15AM 
Poster Session Planning and Forecasting, Policy, Society
Jamie Montague Fischer, Georgia Institute of Technology, presiding
Teresa Townsend, Planning Communities, LLC, presiding
Sponsored By:
Social and Economic Factors of Transportation (ADD20)

Session 419
Well-being and Travel 
Monday, January 13, 2014 3:45PM - 5:30PM  
Lectern Session Planning and Forecasting
Konstadinos G. Goulias, University of California, Santa Barbara, presiding
Sponsored By:
Traveler Behavior and Values (ADB10) 

Session 603
How Does Gender Influence Travel Attitudes, Patterns, and Perspectives on Crime? 
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 1:30PM - 3:15PM   
Lectern Session | AICP Certification Maintenance Session Policy, Public Transportation, Safety and Human Factors
Dawn Spanhake, University of Minnesota, presiding
Sponsored By:
Women's Issues in Transportation (ABE70) 

Session 719
Accessibility and Economic Well-Being 
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 7:30PM - 9:30PM   
Lectern Session | AICP Certification Maintenance Session | Practice Ready Papers Safety and Human Factors, Society, Transportation, General
David L. Lewis, HDR Inc., Canada, presiding
Sponsored By:
Transportation Economics (ABE20) 
Accessible Transportation and Mobility (ABE60) 
Social and Economic Factors of Transportation (ADD20) 

Active transportation and transit

Session 243
Transit Station Access: Trains, Buses, Bikes, and Automobiles 
Monday, January 13, 2014 8:00AM - 9:45AM 
Lectern Session | AICP Certification Maintenance Session | Practice Ready Papers
Planning and Forecasting, Public Transportation, Terminals and Facilities
Deborah Matherly, Louis Berger Group, Inc., presiding
Sponsored By:
Intermodal Transfer Facilities (AP045)

Session 259
Paratransit Innovations 
Monday, January 13, 2014 8:30AM - 10:15AM  
Poster Session | Practice Ready Papers Public Transportation, Safety and Human Factors
Luca Quadrifoglio, Texas A&M University, presiding
Sponsored By:
Paratransit (AP060) 

Session 292
Planning Transit-Supportive Communities: Experience and Tools 
Monday, January 13, 2014 10:15AM - 12:00PM  
Lectern Session | AICP Certification Maintenance Session
Planning and Forecasting, Public Transportation
Brendon Hemily, Hemily and Associates, presiding
Sponsored By:
Public Transportation Planning and Development (AP025) 

Session 380
Developments in Active Transportation: Meeting the Challenges of Demand for Data in Bicycle and Pedestrian Fields 
Monday, January 13, 2014 2:00PM - 3:45PM  
Poster Session Data and Information Technology, Hot Topic: Big Data, Pedestrians and Bicyclists
Elizabeth Stolz, Sprinkle Consulting Inc, presiding
Sponsored By:
Statewide Transportation Data and Information Systems (ABJ20) 
Urban Transportation Data and Information Systems (ABJ30) 
Highway Traffic Monitoring (ABJ35) 

Session 418
Research on Transportation Planning in Small and Medium-Sized Communities 
Monday, January 13, 2014 3:45PM - 5:30PM   
Lectern Session | AICP Certification Maintenance Session | Practice Ready Papers Planning and Forecasting
Mia Zmud, MZ Insights, presiding
Sponsored By:
Transportation Planning for Small and Medium-Sized Communities (ADA30) 

Session 444
Innovative Pedestrian Transportation Research 
Monday, January 13, 2014 7:30PM - 9:30PM  
Lectern Session | AICP Certification Maintenance Session | Practice Ready Papers Pedestrians and Bicyclists
Robert J. Schneider, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, presiding
Sponsored By:
Pedestrians (ANF10) 

Session 471
Modeling with an Attitude: Models That Consider Attitudes and Latent Variables 
Monday, January 13, 2014 7:30PM - 9:30PM  
Lectern Session Planning and Forecasting
David Ory, Metropolitan Transportation Commission, presiding
Sponsored By:
Transportation Demand Forecasting (ADB40) 

Session 515
Pedestrian Planning, Design, and Safety 
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 8:30AM - 10:15AM  
Poster Session | Practice Ready Papers Pedestrians and Bicyclists, Safety and Human Factors
Tarek Sayed, University of British Columbia, Canada, presiding
Sponsored By:
Traffic Control Devices (AHB50) 
Pedestrians (ANF10) 

Session 523
Bicyclists, Behavior, and Attitudes 
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 8:30AM - 10:15AM  
Poster Session | Practice Ready Papers Pedestrians and Bicyclists
Ralph Buehler, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, presiding
Sponsored By:
Bicycle Transportation (ANF20) 

Session 524
Bikesharing 
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 8:30AM - 10:15AM   
Poster Session | Practice Ready Papers Pedestrians and Bicyclists
Matthew Ridgway, Fehr & Peers, presiding
Sponsored By:
Bicycle Transportation (ANF20) 

Session 525
Cycling Policy and Facility Evaluation 
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 8:30AM - 10:15AM  
Poster Session | Practice Ready Papers Pedestrians and Bicyclists, Policy
Jennifer Dill, Portland State University, presiding
Sponsored By:
Bicycle Transportation (ANF20) 

Session 753
Cycling and the Built Environment 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 8:00AM - 9:45AM  
Lectern Session | AICP Certification Maintenance Session | Practice Ready Papers Design, Pedestrians and Bicyclists
Eva Heinen, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, presiding
Sponsored By:
Bicycle Transportation (ANF20) 

Session 801
Facilitating the Use of Public Transportation by All Riders 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 10:15AM - 12:00PM   
Lectern Session | AICP Certification Maintenance Session | Practice Ready Papers Planning and Forecasting, Public Transportation
Lalita Sen, Texas Southern University, presiding
Sponsored By:
Accessible Transportation and Mobility (ABE60) 

Personal motorized travel and parking:

Session 212
A Look at Multiple Methods of Understanding Motorcycle and Scooter Users and Their Usage Patterns 
Monday, January 13, 2014 8:00AM - 9:45AM   
Lectern Session | AICP Certification Maintenance Session | Practice Ready Papers Safety and Human Factors
Sherry Williams, Motorcycle Safety Foundation, presiding
Sponsored By:
Motorcycles and Mopeds (ANF30) 

Session 319
Congestion Pricing and Managed Lanes Showcase 
Monday, January 13, 2014 10:45AM - 12:30PM   
Poster Session Finance, Operations and Traffic Management
Donald R. Samdahl, Fehr & Peers, presiding
Sponsored By:
Managed Lanes (AHB35) 
Congestion Pricing (ABE25) 

Session 320
Congestion Pricing Issues 
Monday, January 13, 2014 10:45AM - 12:30PM   
Poster Session | Practice Ready Papers Finance, Policy
Kenneth Buckeye, Minnesota Department of Transportation, presiding
Sponsored By:
Congestion Pricing (ABE25) 

Session 424
Motorcycle Use in Urban, Suburban, and City Center Roads 
Monday, January 13, 2014 4:15PM - 6:00PM   
Poster Session | Practice Ready Papers Safety and Human Factors
Sherry Williams, Motorcycle Safety Foundation, presiding
Sponsored By:
Motorcycles and Mopeds (ANF30) 

Session 472
Parking Tension: Perceived Neighborhood Benefits Versus Citywide Benefits 
Monday, January 13, 2014 7:30PM - 9:30PM   
Lectern Session | AICP Certification Maintenance Session | Practice Ready Papers
Economics, Planning and Forecasting, Policy, Terminals and Facilities
Rachel R. Weinberger, Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates, presiding
Sponsored By:
Transportation Demand Management (ABE50) 
Parking Management (ABE50(1)) 

Session 63
Parking Revolution from A(sset Management) to Z(oning)(11) 
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 2:00PM - 3:45PM   
Poster Session | Practice Ready Papers Economics, Terminals and Facilities
Lisa Jacobson, Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates, presiding
Sponsored By:
Transportation Demand Management (ABE50) 
Parking Management (ABE50(1)) 

Session 803
From Traffic Impact Analysis to Multimodal Transportation Impact Assessment: Ongoing Transition 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 10:15AM - 12:00PM  
Lectern Session | AICP Certification Maintenance Session | Practice Ready Papers
Planning and Forecasting
Ilona Kastenhofer, Virginia Center for Transportation Innovation and Research, presiding
Sponsored By:
Transportation and Land Development (ADD30) 

Session 850
Examining Complete Streets Considerations from Speed Management to Nontraditional Models to Comparative Emission Impacts 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 4:30PM - 6:00PM  
Lectern Session | Practice Ready Papers Design
Scott D. Bradley, Minnesota Department of Transportation, presiding
Sponsored By:
Landscape and Environmental Design (AFB40) 

Safety:

Session 224
Safety Data, Analysis, and Evaluation 
Monday, January 13, 2014 8:00AM - 9:45AM  
Lectern Session Data and Information Technology, Safety and Human Factors
Craig Thor, Federal Highway Administration, presiding
Sponsored By:
Safety Data, Analysis and Evaluation (ANB20) 

Session 265
Apples or Oranges? Establishing Shared Vocabulary from Research Through Clinical Practice to Driver Licensing 
Monday, January 13, 2014 10:15AM - 12:00PM  
Lectern Session Safety and Human Factors
Anne Dickerson, East Carolina University, presiding
Sponsored By:
Safe Mobility of Older Persons (ANB60) 

Session 266
Approaches to Estimating Drugged Driving’s Contribution to Crash Risk 
Monday, January 13, 2014 10:15AM - 12:00PM  
Lectern Session Safety and Human Factors
Terry Zobeck, Office of National Drug Control Policy, presiding
Sponsored By:
Alcohol, Other Drugs, and Transportation (ANB50) 

Session 297
Traffic Safety and Traffic Management in Developing Countries 
Monday, January 13, 2014 10:15AM - 12:00PM  
Lectern Session International Activities, Operations and Traffic Management, Safety and Human Factors
Yanyan Chen, Beijing University of Technology, China, presiding
Yulin Jiang, China Academy of Transportation Sciences, presiding
Sponsored By:
Transportation in the Developing Countries (ABE90) 

Session 353
Advances in Geospatial Technology Applications in Transportation 
Monday, January 13, 2014 1:30PM - 3:15PM  
Lectern Session | Practice Ready Papers Data and Information Technology
James P. Hall, University of Illinois, Springfield, presiding
Sponsored By:
Geographic Information Science and Applications (ABJ60) 

Session 439
Do Teens Drive Like Their Parents? 
Monday, January 13, 2014 7:30PM - 9:30PM   
Lectern Session Safety and Human Factors
Tsippy Lotan, Or Yarok, Israel, presiding
Sponsored By:
Operator Education and Regulation (ANB30) 

Session 440
Driver Distraction from Cell Phones, Texting, Lack of Sleep, and Aggressiveness 
Monday, January 13, 2014 7:30PM - 9:30PM   
Poster Session Safety and Human Factors, Vehicles and Equipment
David Kidd, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, presiding
Sponsored By:
Vehicle User Characteristics (AND10) 

Session 526
Cyclist Safety and Operations 
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 8:30AM - 10:15AM   
Poster Session | Practice Ready Papers Pedestrians and Bicyclists, Safety and Human Factors
Christopher R. Cherry, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, presiding
Sponsored By:
Bicycle Transportation (ANF20) 

Session 563
Current Topics in Research to Improve Safe Mobility for Older Persons 
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 10:45AM - 12:30PM   
Poster Session Safety and Human Factors
Loren Staplin, TransAnalytics LLC, presiding
Sponsored By:
Safe Mobility of Older Persons (ANB60) 

Session 669
Safety Issues in Indian Country 
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 3:45PM - 5:30PM   
Lectern Session | AICP Certification Maintenance Session Planning and Forecasting, Policy, Safety and Human Factors
Raquelle Lynne Myers, National Indian Justice Center, presiding
Sponsored By:
Native American Transportation Issues (ABE80) 

Session 731
Designing Roadways to Improve Pedestrian Safety 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 8:00AM - 9:45AM  
Lectern Session | AICP Certification Maintenance Session | Practice Ready Papers Pedestrians and Bicyclists, Safety and Human Factors
Ronald G. Van Houten, Western Michigan University, presiding
Sponsored By:
Pedestrians (ANF10) 

Session 848
Truck & Bus Safety - Key Research - Past, Present, and Future 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 4:30PM - 6:00PM   
Lectern Session | Spotlight Session Safety and Human Factors
Brenda Lantz, North Dakota State University, presiding
Sponsored By:
Truck and Bus Safety (ANB70)

Air quality and environment:

Session 573
Environmental Analysis in Transportation 
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 10:45AM - 12:30PM   
Poster Session Environment
Kenneth J. Hess, Parsons Transportation Group Inc., presiding
Sponsored By:
Environmental Analysis in Transportation (ADC10)

Session 575
International Transportation Air Quality Research 
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 10:45AM - 12:30PM   
Poster Session Environment
Song Bai, Sonoma Technology, Inc., presiding
Sponsored By:
International Activities (A0010) 
Transportation and Air Quality (ADC20) 

Session 576
Transportation and Air Quality 
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 10:45AM - 12:30PM   
Poster Session | Practice Ready Papers Energy, Environment
Song Bai, Sonoma Technology, Inc., presiding
Sponsored By:
Transportation and Air Quality (ADC20) 

Session 809
Quantification of Transportation Pollutant Exposure Concentrations 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 10:15AM - 12:00PM   
Lectern Session | AICP Certification Maintenance Session | Practice Ready Papers Environment
Marianne Hatzopoulou, McGill University, Canada, presiding
Sponsored By:
Transportation and Air Quality (ADC20) 

Session 543
Federal Roles in Air Travel Disease Mitigation 
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 10:15AM - 12:00PM 
Lectern Session Aviation, Security and Emergencies
Duane Habeck, Integrated Decision Engineering Analysis, Inc., presiding
Sponsored By:
Aviation Security and Emergency Management (AV090)


Newsletter Editors: Eloisa Raynault; Carolyn McAndrews, Department of Planning and Design, University of Colorado, Denver; Phyllis Orrick, Safe Transportation Research and Education Center, UC Berkeley; Megan Wier, San Francisco Department of Public Health.