2018 National Planning Conference

NPC18 Program: 2018 National Planning Conference


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  • Saturday, April 21, 2018

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  210
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    The USDOT is developing emerging technology to support independent travel for all, including people with disabilities. Hear about six projects to accelerate the development of technologies that improve “complete-trip” accessibility.
    NPC188007
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R03
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    Learn about the Wasatch Front Central Corridor Study, which provides a leading example of regional collaboration towards shared goals of community mobility and economic growth while establishing creative new performance measures focused on the efficiency of the overall transportation system.
    NPC188141
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R02
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    Many communities have taken a fresh look at how well buses serve their needs, with some cities redesigning their entire networks. Hear from four areas undertaking or considering redesigns: New Orleans; Houston; King County, Washington (Seattle); and New York City.
    NPC188194
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  213
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    Instead of competing, transit agencies and technology innovators are collaborating to improve first-mile and last-mile connections. Hear how partnerships between transit and technology in four regions are improving transportation options at transit stations.
    NPC188088
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  206
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    Transportation planners help people and products get from point A to point B, so why all the fuss over connectivity? Meet the planners behind the Jamaica Logistics Hub Initiative as they discuss the benefits of thinking globally and planning locally.
    NPC188122
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R01
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    How do you bring the nation's oldest and most heavily used light-rail network into the 21st century? This session will present challenges and solutions developed by the design team to upgrade Boston's surface Green Line stations.
    NPC188268
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  210
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    This deep-dive charrette will highlight presentations from experts and in-depth conversations about how automated vehicles impact land use, physical city design, urban densification or sprawl, and local vitality and activity.
    NPC189001
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  213
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    Renowned experts in the fields of transit planning, economics, development, design, history, and vehicle technology will engage in debate questions raised by the autonomous vehicle in this century, while reflecting on the impact that the car had on the last.
    NPC188251
    CM | 1.25

  • Sunday, April 22, 2018

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  213
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    Dockless bike-share is on a roll, but is it an advance for ubiquitous, on-demand travel or "mobility spam"? This session looks at planning and policy techniques to integrate dockless bike-share into your campus or city’s transportation system.
    NPC188162
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  206
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    After more than 50 years as the industry standard, auto-oriented level of service is falling out of favor across the transportation community. Learn about innovations in multimodal transportation-performance evaluation from those leading the charge to change this outdated paradigm.
    NPC188229
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Room:  R09
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    The Metro-Orlando area of Florida consistently ranks at or near the top of the “Dangerous by Design” list for pedestrian safety. Learn how Central Florida is working to reverse dangerous trends by planning for and implementing complete streets.
    NPC188049
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  210
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    Legare Bridge in Charleston, S.C., provides a critical link to the city's downtown — but only if you're driving. After years of effort, what will finally change that? Hear from four perspectives: city leadership, local advocate, neighboring suburbia, and regional planning.
    NPC188031
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  213
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    Autonomous vehicles will begin to revolutionize mobility in communities across the nation by 2020. This session will present the latest research from APA, along with examples of places that are introducing shared autonomous vehicles to reshape development.
    NPC188165
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Cities can leverage connected automated vehicles to improve transit operations and rider experiences through cost reductions, improved safety, and more effective service. We look at specific applications of these technologies, using Atlanta as a case study.
    NPC187040

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Four streets in Eugene, Oregon, are reimagined to promote active transportation in an autonomous-vehicle future. The design ideas aim to enhance safety and accessibility through complete-street principles and the potential opportunities provided by autonomous vehicles.
    NPC187041

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    By systematically comparing the safety impacts of various types of bicycle infrastructure, we can make better-informed decisions about where to allocate financial and human capital to ensure the greatest return on investment in terms of collisions reduced.
    NPC187042

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Transportation networks can encourage active living and promote the movement of people regardless of age, ability, or method of transportation. Learn the tools and philosophies necessary for successful multi-modal transportation in the United States by examining Denmark and Amsterdam.
    NPC187043

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    This study will evaluate the performance of different types of bikeways in Chicago vis-à-vis safety. This study will combine Chicago bike routes and crash data to analyze bicycle-related crash locations and how different types of bikeways affect bicycle-related crashes.
    NPC187044

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Honolulu is building America’s first driverless light-rail system, and the transit agency is working with the community to identify Hawaiian-language station names and undertake other efforts to sustainably integrate the project into the community.
    NPC187003

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Getting neighborhood activists behind projects that prioritize moving people instead of cars can be challenging. In Boston, a series of Mobility Action Plans are using new techniques to enlarge the tent and build support for big changes.
    NPC187009

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    In Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico, the cycling movement has turned into a phenomenon of local transformation. The cycling community's achievements include women's empowerment, road safety, citizen participation, and public space appropriation. The proposed Plan for Urban Cycling pushes Hermosillo's cycling movement forward.
    NPC187061

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Alternative freight delivery modes such as drones, central delivery lockers, and electric vehicles soon will be commonplace, especially in cities. This study aims to estimate ways to optimize the use of these modes and determine energy savings in Columbus, Ohio.
    NPC187014

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    For the first time in more than 60 years, the United States could become a net exporter of energy. What do the U.S. shale revolution and increased production of liquified natural gas imply for U.S. port, maritime, road, and intermodal infrastructure and planning?
    NPC187072

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Like many other cities, Kansas City is experiencing significant revitalization and renewed interest in the urban core. With the proposed expansion of the Kansas City Streetcar, urban design principles that enhance the public realm should guide transit-oriented development investment.
    NPC187073

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Providing National Parks visitors with access to exceptional experiences—while protecting our nation’s most valuable natural and cultural resources—presents unique transportation challenges as well as opportunities for planning innovation. Learn about the National Park Service’s first-ever National Long Range Transportation Plan.
    NPC187017

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    What’s changed for bicycling and walking in New Orleans since APA’s last visit in 2010? Hint: LOTS! This count-program data provides key insights into the who, how, when, and where of the city’s rise as an active transportation destination.
    NPC187015

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    An evaluation of options to implement transit circulators in a suburban community, including the use of self-driving vehicles.
    NPC187016

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Seaports anchor shorelines and economies for some of the nation’s largest metro areas. What is involved in mapping out a port’s future? Explore port master planning, the primary tool used to shape land use decisions, development policy, and vision.
    NPC187018

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    A railroad that passes through the heart of its campus offers the University of Georgia a unique opportunity to initiate a light-rail transit system.
    NPC187090

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Communities are racing to ensure that their communications infrastructure will support reliable transportation and mobility services. This poster explains the shared communication infrastructure model and systems (cell tower, small cell, and fiber) and explores planning for future mobility needs.
    NPC187022

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Transit agency partnerships with shared-mobility services to supplement gaps in fixed-route coverage, frequency, and service span are proliferating. Nelson\Nygaard has developed a unique geospatial methodology to identify places best suited for these partnerships, using demographic and transit performance factors.
    NPC187023

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Learn about a planning process — proven to attract outside funding — that develops, prioritizes, and creates a funding and implementation strategy for projects using a performance-based process, with guidance and leadership from local stakeholders.
    NPC187024

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    We find that small changes in street connectivity result in big gains for student walking. Advanced network-optimization techniques designed to identify new street connections can increase the number of residences within the walking distance of schools.
    NPC187097

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Does street design impact mode choice differently among genders? This cross-sectional study in New Orleans, where fewer than one-third of bicyclists are women, finds evidence of strong relationships between six streetscape factors and the presence or absence of female bicyclists.
    NPC187098

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Learn how the Cobb County Greenways & Trails Master Plan combines multiple shared-use trail typologies to enhance connectivity and ensure comfort for all users across a spectrum of settings. See sample graphics, strategies for growing the network, and examples of community input.
    NPC187025

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Flat fares are easy to understand and implement and thus are commonly used. However, is a flat-fare structure equitable? Will a differentiated fare structure help the captive riders more? Come see what evidence from Atlanta's MARTA system shows.
    NPC187104

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Do you ever wonder how university students get to campus or what factors influence transportation choices at universities? This poster presentation will outline findings from my University of Oregon Masters of Community and Regional Planning professional project analyzing campus commutes.
    NPC187106

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Paid parking can mitigate single-occupant commuting. However, owners of automated and electric vehicles may increase their vehicle miles traveled to avoid parking fees. This research analyzes the relative costs of automated-vehicle operations and parking to propose future parking strategies.
    NPC187108

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R05
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    “The Right of Way” tells the story of a fallen cyclist’s impact on the loved ones he left behind, intertwined with the history of the car's rise and role in daily life. Learn how to engage your community through artistic interpretation.
    NPC188069
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  210
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    Honolulu has committed to an ambitious goal of 100 percent-clean ground transportation by 2045. This will require massive coordination by federal, state, municipal, and private-sector stakeholders. Honolulu’s new automated rail transit system will help this transformation.
    NPC188266
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R06
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    Communities and companies share space and common interests in creating places that are attractive, enjoyable, and accessible. Hear how global businesses are pushing for transportation investments in response to dynamic shifts in company culture and building community relationships.
    NPC188222
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Room:  Great Hall B
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    Planners, designers, regulators, and policy makers: Join this charrette-style deep-dive session to debate and anticipate the potential impacts of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs)within the cities in which we live and work.
    NPC189005
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R02
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    Hear the fascinating story of how Ohio’s Rideshare Agencies collaborated to advance shared mobility technology and incentivize travelers to not drive alone. Engage with entrepreneurial planners and transportation managers determined to help residents carpool, bike, walk, and ride transit.
    NPC188098
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R01
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    Mining cell phone data is exciting, powerful, and tricky but accessing the data is expensive. Explore the robust nature of cell phone information for transportation master planning and other types of planning projects as well as useful ArcGIS tools for analytics.
    NPC188143
    CM | 1.25

  • Monday, April 23, 2018

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  206
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    Get practical, firsthand ideas for putting tangible greenhouse-gas (GHG)emissions reduction numbers to your transportation policies and programs as well as determining which mobility investments most cost-effectively reduce GHGs while meeting your economic, equity, and other goals.
    NPC188197
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  R02
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    Denver is rethinking how to best utilize limited right-of-way as the number of people moving through the city skyrockets. A new set of innovative plans is setting the course for complete networks with modal priorities and context-sensitive solutions.
    NPC188239
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  227
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    Don't be confined to one approach when making street-design decisions! Learn about new approaches that consider urban form, health, equity, and transit-station access when making decisions about how to design our streets.
    NPC188064
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  R07
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    Planners and engineers have new resources available to them to create solutions for equitable and safe mobility in small towns, suburbs, and urban centers. Review groundbreaking work in active transportation and complete streets programs.
    NPC188204
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  222
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    Small- and medium-sized communities on highways are often faced with the prospects of a bypass. Examine myths and facts of bypasses and learn an innovative, multidimensional approach to bypass policy and planning practice for better long-term results.
    NPC188253
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  213
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    Self-driving cars are coming — and fast. Hear from a public works director, national researcher, and national consultant who examine two key areas where planners should be focusing on autonomous vehicle impacts: street design/management and parking-garage design/management.
    NPC188097
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Room:  222
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    Why "Vision Zero"? Hear about this innovative approach to traffic safety, and learn about the bold engineering and programmatic actions that Denver and Seattle are taking to make streets better and safer for all.
    NPC188245
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  R09
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    How will transit be affected by the widespread advancement of autonomous transportation technologies? Explore various modes of transit, both inter-city and intra-city, and how those modes may be replaced or integrated with autonomous technology.
    NPC188238
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Room:  213
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    Explore the transformational impacts of "upcycling" excess capacity and underutilized transportation-infrastructure assets. More than just redesigning roads to accommodate bikes/buses, Cleveland is changing communities and lives by repurposing infrastructure from just "it's there" to "it's vital".
    NPC188241
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Room:  R05
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    Most people are aware of single pop-up demonstration projects implemented by citizens, but what happens when other entities get involved in the pop-up game? Learn about four different types of demonstration project efforts from around the country.
    NPC188206
    CM | 1.25

  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  206
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    AV Shuttles: Ready, Set, Wait a minute: do we know what we are doing here? Providers and communities will learn from each other what each needs from each other to plan, implement, and scale AV shuttles.
    NPC188273
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Room:  213
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    The area outside of a train station's fare gates are often "no man's land"— parking lots or driveways connecting to the nearest street. Learn how BART's stations aim to be different by prioritizing the passenger experience and balancing the needs of all modes.
    NPC188136
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Room:  210
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    Federal and local agencies established transportation-policy frameworks for the Washington, D.C., region that encourage transit-oriented development and effective-demand management. Find out what happened when these agencies re-evaluated their policies.
    NPC188109
    CM | 1.25