92º Encontro Anual do Transportation Research Board inicia neste domingo em Washington DC, EUA

Inicia, neste domingo (13) e vai até quinta-feira (17), o TRB – Transportation Research Board, em Washington DC, nos Estados Unidos. O evento é um dos maiores no setor de transportes e reúne pesquisadores, especialistas, estudantes, representantes da indústria e instituições governamentais de diversos países. Esta edição tem como foco a pesquisa, com o tema: “Deploying Transportation Research – Doing Things Smarter, Better, Faster”.

Especialistas e pesquisadores da rede EMBARQ (produtora deste blog) farão suas apresentações entre as mais de 4 mil sessões esperadas no evento, com destaque para as participações do diretor-presidente da EMBARQ Brasil, Luis Antonio Lindau, e Dario Hidalgo, diretor de Pesquisa e Prática da EMBARQ. Confira, abaixo, os painéis da EMBARQ com indicação do dia e horário da apresentação:

Domingo, 13 de janeiro

Bus Rapid Transit Experience in the Developing Countries
9:00AM – 12:00PM Hilton, Columbia Hall 1
Workshop
International Activities, Public Transportation
Luis Antonio Lindau, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, presiding
Dario Hidalgo, EMBARQ/World Resources Institute, presiding

Segunda-feira, 14 de janeiro

Public Transport, BRT and Innovations Subcommittee, ABE90(2) 
8:00AM – 9:45AM Hilton, Gunston
Public Transportation, Safety and Human Factors
Dario Hidalgo, EMBARQ/World Resources Institute, presiding
Evaluation of the BRT Workshop and Sessions on Public Transport during TRB-13 and planning for Public Transport Workshops and Papers during Trb-14.

Terça-feira, 15 de janeiro

Current Issues in Transportation Energy, Alternative Fuels, and Climate Change 
8:30AM – 10:15AM Hilton, International Center
Poster Session | Practice Ready Papers
Energy, Environment
Eduardo Maeyama, Parsons Brinckerhoff, presiding

Emissions and Air Quality Analysis, Management, and Regulation of Transit Facilities 
1:30PM – 3:15PM Signin to Reveal Location
Lectern Session | AICP Certification Maintenance Session | Practice Ready Papers
Environment, Public Transportation
Colin Murphy, University of California, Davis, presiding

Meta-analysis of Transit Bus Exhaust Emissions 
Erin Cooper, EMBARQ/World Resources Institute, presenter
Magdala Arioli, EMBARQ Brazil, presenter
Aileen Carrigan, EMBARQ World Resources Institute, presenter
Umang Jain, EMBARQ/World Resources Institute, India, presenter

Bus Operations 
2:00PM – 3:45PM Signin to Reveal Location
Poster Session | Practice Ready Papers
Passenger Transportation, Public Transportation
Konstantinos Kepaptsoglou, National Technical University of Athens, Greece, presiding

Exploring the performance limit of a single lane per direction Bus Rapid Transit Systems (BRT) 
Luis Antonio Lindau, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, presenter
Brenda Medeiros Pereira, EMBARQ Brazil, presenter
Rodrigo Alberto Castilho, Liftech Sistemas S/C Ltda, Brazil, presenter
Mara Chagas Diogenes, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, presenter
Juan Carlos Herrera, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, presenter

Quinta-feira, 17 de janeiro

Sustainable Cities and Public Transport in Developing Countries 
8:00AM – 9:45AM Hilton, Georgetown West
Lectern Session
Environment, International Activities, Public Transportation
Ralph Gakenheimer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, presiding

Toward People’s Cities Through Land Use and Transport Integration: Review of India’s National Urban Investment Program 
Dario Hidalgo, EMBARQ/World Resources Institute, presenter 13-1589
Direct Ridership Model of Mexico City’s Bus Rapid Transit and Metro Systems
Nicolae Duduta, EMBARQ/World Resources Institute, presenter

Pedestrian Planning, Policy, and Complete Streets 
8:00AM – 9:45AM Signin to Reveal Location
Lectern Session | Practice Ready Papers
Pedestrians and Bicyclists, Planning and Forecasting, Policy
Michael J. Cynecki, Lee Engineering, LLC, presiding

Considerations for Integrating Bicycling and Walking Facilities into Urban Infrastructure 
Cornelius Kofi Nuworsoo, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, presenter
Erin Cooper, EMBARQ/World Resources Institute, presenter

Mais detalhes e programação completa do TRB podem ser acessados através do site oficial do evento: http://www.trb.org/Main/Home.aspx