NICR was well represented at the 2022 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. During January, NICR researchers presented their research and networked
with other members from the consortium.
ITS Berkeley’s Wesley Darling presented NICR Y1 research. Darling and his colleagues won the William Millar Award (Public Transportation) for their paper “Comparison of Reduced Fare Programs for Low Income Transit Riders in the Transportation Research Record.” In addition, dual degree MCP/MS student Ethan Ebinger received 1st place for his presentation on “Alternative Traffic Enforcement to Re-Center Road Safety” in the TRB Standing Committee for Transportation Safety Management Systems (ACS 10) Hot Topic contest.
In collaboration with Stanford University, Daniel A. Rodríguez, Ph.D., and his team presented their paper “Using Computer Vision on Street View Imagery to Map Crosswalks of Transit-Oriented Development Station Areas in the United States from 2007 to 2020” (Li, Meiqing, Hao Sheng, Jeremy Irvin, Heejung Chung, Andrew Ying, Tiger Sun, Andrew Y. Ng, Daniel A. Rodriguez).
TTI also presented several papers and presentations focused on their NICR research efforts.
CUTR’s team presented 11 papers, including a short poster presentation at the reception. NICR was a co-sponsor of the TRB reception. Along with CUTR and ENSCO, NICR researchers networked at Zaytinya restaurant in Washington, DC.