Friday Seminars

Spring 2014 Transportation Seminar Series


During the academic year OTREC at PSU offers the Friday Transportation Seminar Series. The seminars are supported by the Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and the National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC). This series is free and open to the public. Students, transportation professionals and community members are welcome to participate in person and via live streaming video. All seminars are also archived for future viewing. For archived seminars from Fall 2013 and after, please visit here. For archived seminars dated Winter 2013 and before, please visit the old seminars archive page.

PSU students may enroll in the seminar for one unit. To receive seminar announcements, join the Transportation email list.

If you are viewing the seminar live and wish to ask a question, send an email to psuseminar@yahoo.com during the broadcast.

 

Time: Fridays at noon (Pacific Time)
Location: PSU Urban Center (506 SW Mill St), Room 204, unless otherwise noted on the schedule
The seminar schedule is available as a Google Calendar
Course Syllabus for PSU students taking for credit

 

DATE SEMINAR TOPIC SPEAKER ARCHIVE
4/4/14

An Introduction to the NACTO Urban Street Design  - Changing the DNA of City Streets

Peter Koonce, Portland Bureau of Transportation

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4/11/14

Transit Planning Practice in the Age of Transit-Oriented Development

Ian Carlton, Post-Doctoral Researcher, UC Berkeley

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4/18/14 Transportation and Road Weather
Rhonda Young, Assoicate Professor, University of Wyoming

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4/25/14 Assessing Impacts of Time Use on Children's Physical Fitness in Relation to Risk for Obesity and Diabetes Jessica Guo, Supervising Planner, Parsons Brinckerhoff

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5/2/14 Highlights from the Green Lane: A Comprehensive Evaluation of Protected Cycling Facilities
Professors Chris Monsere and Jennifer Dill, Portland State University

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 5/9/14 Analytical efficiencies through the integration of modeling and simulation tools Steve Perone, PTV Group
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 5/16/14 Pedestrian Safety and Culture Change
Ron Van Houten, Professor, Western Michigan University*

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 5/23/14 Capturing the Ride: Exploring Low-Density Flexible Transit Alternatives in Salem-Keizer Darwin Moosavi, MURP, Portland State University
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 5/30/14

GIS Tools for Bicycle Network Analysis and Planning

Mike Lowry, Professor, University of Idaho
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 6/6/14
Seminar #394: Transforming Transportation Through Connectivity
Robert Bertini, Professor, Portland State University

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* Speaker sponsored by the National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC) Visiting Scholar Program

Requests for reasonable accommodations may be made to Conference & Events Office, (503) 725-CONF, e-mail: conferences@pdx.edu or the Disability Resource Center, (503) 725-4150, e-mail: drc@pdx.edu. In order to ensure that reasonable accommodations can be provided in time for this event, please make your requests as soon as possible.