2018 National Planning Conference

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  • Saturday, April 21, 2018

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140661
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140540
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140610
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140450
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140632
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9143883
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Location:  210
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    This course investigates the effects of automated vehicles on land use, physical city design, urban densification or sprawl, and local vitality and activity. This course addresses future public-policy needs of different urban areas (core and inner and outer suburbs) and the implications for planning, design, and policy for automated vehicles and the built environment.
    Activity ID: #9140604
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140652
    CM | 1.25

  • Sunday, April 22, 2018

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140553
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140388
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140584
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140673
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140557
    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.
    Activity ID: #9143825

  • 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.
    Activity ID: #9143826

  • 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.
    Activity ID: #9143827

  • 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.
    Activity ID: #9143829

  • 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.
    Activity ID: #9143830

  • 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.
    Activity ID: #9143832

  • 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.
    Activity ID: #9143860

  • 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.
    Activity ID: #9143869

  • 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.
    Activity ID: #9143892

  • 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?
    Activity ID: #9143881

  • 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.
    Activity ID: #9143885

  • 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.
    Activity ID: #9143902

  • 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.
    Activity ID: #9143895

  • 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.
    Activity ID: #9143897

  • 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.
    Activity ID: #9143906

  • 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.
    Activity ID: #9143911

  • 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.
    Activity ID: #9143919

  • 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.
    Activity ID: #9143920

  • 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.
    Activity ID: #9143921

  • 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.
    Activity ID: #9143923

  • 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.
    Activity ID: #9143922

  • 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.
    Activity ID: #9143924

  • 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.
    Activity ID: #9143933

  • 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.
    Activity ID: #9143936

  • 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.
    Activity ID: #9143938

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140564
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9143871
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140410
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140443
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140636
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140423
    CM | 1.25

  • Monday, April 23, 2018

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140472
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140525
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140412
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140676
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140515
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  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.
    Activity ID: #9140516
    CM | 1.25

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