HSRC researchers participate in international transportation conference
Engineering Research Associate Daniel Carter discusses
his research with Dr. Joseph Hummer, professor at North Carolina
State University, and Stacie Phillips, traffic analyst with Kimley-Horn
HSRC researchers and staff gathered with members of the transportation
community from across the globe for the 84th Annual Meeting of
the Transportation Research Board (TRB) in Washington, DC on January 9-13.
The following researchers from the Center presented during the conference
on a wide variety of safety-related topics:
- Engineering Research Associate Daniel Carter presented “Operational
and Safety Effects of U-Turns at Signalized Intersections” during
a poster session entitled Issues in Geometric Design and Effects
of Design on Operations.
- “A Multi-Jurisdictional Safety Evaluation of Red Light
Cameras” and “Guidance for Implementing Red Light Camera
Programs Based on an Economic Analysis of Safety Benefits,” two
papers co-authored by Senior Research Scientist Forrest Council,
were presented by Mike Griffin of the Federal Highway Administration
during the Roundabout Research and Implementation session.
- Research Associate Arthur Goodwin presented “Reducing
College Student Drinking and Driving with Social Norm Intervention” during
a session entitled Young Drinking Drivers: Who Are They and
How Can We Influence Them?
- David Harkey, HSRC deputy director, presented “Data Needs:
Getting Ready to Use the Highway Safety Manual” during the Need
Data—How Do You Get It? session.
- Senior Research Psychologist Ronald Hughes presented the “Overview
of Planned Approach” for the National Cooperative Highway
Research Program’s project 3-78, “Crossing Solutions
at Roundabouts and Channelized Turn Lanes for Pedestrians with
TRB is a division of the National Research Council that works to
promote innovation and progress in all modes and aspects of transportation.
The annual meeting included approximately 9,000 transportation
professionals from around the world and more than 2,500 presentations
covering all modes of transportation.