2021 Agenda

Friday, October 15, 2021: Opening Session

PACIFIC TIME

EVENT

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9:30 AM

Welcome

Haizhong Wang, 2021 Conference Chair, Associate Professor, Oregon State University

Yinhai Wang, Director, Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium (PacTrans) & Professor, University of Washington

Billy Connor, Director, Center for Safety Equity in Transportation (CSET), University of Alaska Fairbanks

The Honorable Peter Defazio, U.S. Congressman for Oregon’s 4th District, Chair, House Transportation Committee

9:50 AM

Keynote Address

Moderator: Robert Bertini, School Head & Professor, Civil and Construction Engineering, Oregon State University

Amanda Joy Pietz, Administrator, Policy, Data and Analysis Division, Oregon Department of Transportation

10:45 AM

Panel Session: Social Equity in Transportation

Moderator:

Nikotris Perkins, Assistant Director of Social Equity for the Oregon Department of Transportation

Earl Key, Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, Washington State Department of Transportation

Ester Ceja, DBE Program Coordinator in the Office of Civil Rights at the Idaho Transportation Department

12:25 PM

Closing Remarks

Cole Kopca, Assistant Director, PacTrans

Monday, October 18, 2021: Mobility Webinar 1

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EVENT

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11:00 AM

The Changing Travel Demand and Mode Choice of Commuters During and Post Covid-19 Pandemic

Session Organizer and Moderator: Qing Shen, Professor, Urban Design and Planning, University of Washington

Melissa Brown, TDM Program Development Specialist, University of Washington Transportation Services

Xuegang (Jeff) Ban, William and Marilyn Conner Endowed Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Washington

Brice Nichols, Senior Modeler, Puget Sound Regional Council

Kelly (Hostetler) Koster, Director of Marketing, Luum

Tuesday, October 19, 2021: Mobility Webinar 2

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EVENT

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11:00 AM

Technology Development and Future Transportation System Funding

Session Organizer and Moderator: Eric Jessup, Research Professor, Washington State University

Nate Bryer, Executive Vice President, Azuga, Inc.

Jenny Roberts, National Road Usage Charge Program Lead, Jacobs

Travis Brouwer, Assistant Director, Revenue, Finance & Compliance, Oregon DOT

Wednesday, October 20, 2021: Safety Webinar 1

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EVENT

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11:00 AM

Innovative Technology Application and Data Analysis for Safety Enhancement

Session Organizer and Moderator: Guohui Zhang, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Hawaii at Manoa

David Yang, Executive Director, AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety

Peter Ashley, VP Business Development, Applied Information

Kevin Chang, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Idaho

Helena Breuer, Graduate Research Assistant, Civil and Construction Engineering, Oregon State University

Thursday, October 21, 2021: Safety Webinar 2

PACIFIC TIME

EVENT

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11:00 AM

Improving Safety on Roads and Trails in Rural Areas Using the Right Technologies

Session Organizer and Moderator: Billy Connor, Director of the Arctic Infrastructure Development Center AIDC at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and as the Director of the Center Safety Equity in Transportation (CSET)

Xuegang (Jeff) Ban, William and Marilyn Conner Endowed Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Washington

Daniel Abramson, Associate Professor, College of Built Environments, University of Washington

Sean McKnight, P.E., President of McKnight and Associates, Inc.

Vinod Vasudevan, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Alaska Anchorage