2016 CTS Transportation Research Conference
About the Event
In 2016, the Research Conference was a one-day event held on the University of Minnesota campus in Minneapolis.
The conference convenes researchers and practitioners from Minnesota and the Upper Midwest to highlight new learning, emerging ideas, and the latest innovations in transportation. Attendees will learn about research findings, implementation efforts, and engagement activities related to a variety of transportation topics.
Keynote Speaker: Gabe Klein, author, "Start-up City: Inspiring Private and Public Entrepreneurship, Getting Projects Done, and Having Fun" (2015)
Keynote Speaker: Bryant Walker Smith
1 − Roadway Safety
Tom Sohrweide, SEH, Inc.
2 − Transit: It's Not Just About Moving People
Lyssa Leitner, Washington County
3 − Growing the Transportation Workforce in Minnesota
Stephanie Malinoff, Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota
4 − Curtailing Congestion
Nick Thompson, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
5 − Q&A on Connection & Autonomous Vehicle Technology & Policy
Philip Schaffner, Minnesota Department of Transportation
6 − Looking at the Bigger Picture: Multimodal Visualization and Mapping
Jacob Achtemeier, HumanFIRST Laboratory, University of Minnesota
7 − Advancing Sustainable Transportation and Community-Engaged Learning Through the Resilient Communities Project
Mike Greco, Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, University of Minnesota
8 − Pioneering Pavements and Maintenance: The Future of Minnesota's Roads
Mark Maloney, City of Shoreview
9 − Technology and Safety
Dan Rowe, Minnesota Department of Transportation
10 − Economic Impacts of Different Modes
Jonathan Ehrlich, Metropolitan Council
11 − A Modal Discussion: Linking Creative Environmental Justice and Title VI Analysis to Equity and Community Engagement Through the Minnesota Freight Plan
Wanda Kirkpatrick, Metropolitan Council
12 − Roadside Maintenance and the Environment
Andy Golfis, System G Inc.