Presentations

2016

  • Catherine Ross (Co-Author): “Shifting Transit Usage: Novel Approaches,” The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, 56th Annual conference, Portland, OR, November 6, 2016.
  • Catherine Ross (Presenter): “POCIG and the ACSP Committee on Diversity Joint Roundtable: Moving Faculty of Color through the Pipeline from Associate to Full Professor, The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, 56th Annual conference, Portland, OR, November 3, 2016.
  • Catherine Ross (Invited Presenter): “Integrating Health into Metropolitan Transportation Planning,” Planning for a More Sustainable Future: Symposium on the Integration of Transportation, Land Use, and Environmental Planning for Equity, Economic Development, and a Healthy Environment, UC Berkeley, October 17, 2016.
  • Catherine Ross (Invited Session Chair): Session Name: “Sustainability assessment of renewable energy applications, “8th International Conference on Applied Energy, Beijing, China, October 9, 2016.
  • Catherine Ross (Presenter): “Quality of Life Benefits of Urban Trails: Analysis of the Atlanta Beltline”, IUPEA – International Urban Planning and Environment Association, Lisbon, Portugal, June 2, 2016.
  • Catherine Ross (Invited Keynote Speaker): “Megaregion:  Piedmont – Atlanta, Understanding the dynamics of the mega region and its impact globally,” Memphis Area Association of Governments (MAAG) annual dinner, Cordova, TN,  April 14, 2016.
  • Catherine Ross (Presenter): “Planning Research Meets Planning Practice Discussion”, 2016 American Planning Association (APA) annual conference, Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ, April 5, 2016.
  • Catherine Ross (Invited Keynote Speaker): “A Transportation Agenda for the Global Era,” DCRP Lecture Series: 9th Annual Martin Wachs Lecture, College of Environmental Design, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, March 17, 2016.
  • Catherine Ross (Co-Author): “Health Impact Assessment (HIA) of the Transformation Plan for a HUD Designated Choice Neighborhood in Albany, Georgia,” Urban Affairs Association Conference (UAA), San Diego, CA, March 17, 2016.
  • Catherine Ross (Invited Keynote Speaker): “Charlotte Megaregion,” Transportation Infrastructure Summit, Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, Charlotte, NC, March 4, 2016.
  • Catherine Ross (Presenter): at “Standing Committee on Transportation and Economic Development (ADD10)”, presented at the 95th Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting (TRB), Washington, D.C., January 12, 2016.
  • Catherine Ross (Co-Author) & Peter Hylton: “Exploration of Airport Effects on Distribution Center Location,” presented at the 95th Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting (TRB), Washington, D.C., January 12, 2016.
  • Catherine Ross (Presenter): “Megaregions: Leaning Forward, - Workshop 161 on Megaregions: Surfing the Wave of the Future”, presented at the 95th Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting (TRB), Washington, D.C., January 10, 2016.
  • Alex Karner, A. Golub, and C. Chavis. “Assessing Disparities in Regional Public Transit Performance Using Realtime Data.” Paper presentation at the 56th Annual Conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning. Portland, OR. November 3-6, 2016.
  • Catherine Ross, Alex Karner, Peter Hylton, Elliot Sperling, and Subhro Guhathakurta. “Quality of Life Benefits of Urban Trails: Analysis of the Atlanta BeltLine.” Paper presentation at the 12th International Urban Planning and Environment Association Symposium. Lisbon, Portugal. May 31 – June 3, 2016.
  • Peter Hylton, Catherine Ross, Elliot Sperling, and Alex Karner “Urban Revitalization: Changing Atlanta’s Land Use Intensities.” Paper presentation at the 12th International Urban Planning and Environment Association Symposium. Lisbon, Portugal. May 31 – June 3, 2016.
  • Alex Karner, Catherine Ross, Peter Hylton, Richard Duckworth, and Subhro Guhathakurta. “Public Transit Equity and the Geography of Opportunity in Atlanta.” Paper presentation at the 12th International Urban Planning and Environment Association Symposium. Lisbon, Portugal. May 31 – June 3, 2016.
  • Alex Karner & Richard Duckworth. “Expanding transit, growing opportunity: Creating local transit service in Clayton County, Georgia.” Paper presentation at the 2016 Savannah State University Urban Planning Conference. Savannah, GA. April 1-2, 2016.
  • Alex Karner (Presenter): “Assessing Regional Disparities in Transit Service Using Realtime Data.” Paper presentation at the 2016 Savannah State University Urban Planning Conference. Savannah, GA. April 1-2, 2016.
  • Alex Karner, D. Hondula, and J. Vanos. “Heat Exposure During Non-Motorized Travel: Implications for transportation policy under climate change.” Paper presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. San Francisco, CA. March 29-April 2, 2016.
  • Alex Karner and T. Welch. “Rethinking supply and demand in public transit accessibility studies.” Paper presentation at the 46th Urban Affairs Association Conference. San Diego, CA. March 16-19, 2016.
  • Alex Karner, M. Kuby, and A. Golub. “Modeling Transit Ridership Demographics for use in Equity Analysis.” Paper presentation at the 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board. Washington, DC. January 10-14, 2016.
  • Alex Karner and L. Sagaris, “Testing a New Approach to Planning Sustainable Transport Using Data from Metropolitan Santiago de Chile and the San Francisco Bay Area.” Paper presentation at the 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board. Washington, DC. January 10-14, 2016.
  • Alex Karner and C. Benner, “The Convergence of Social Equity and Environmental Sustainability: Jobs-Housing Fit and Commute Distance.” Paper presentation at the 95th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board. Washington, DC. January 10-14, 2016.
  • Alex Karner (Invited): Presentation at the Housing Land Advocates 2016 Conference. “Jobs-Housing Fit: Linking Housing Affordability and Local Wages,” Portland, OR. November 4, 2016.
  • Sarah Smith (Presenter): “Using Spatial Data to Connect Health Outcomes and Freight Planning: An Example from Chatham County.” Georgia Association of Regional Commissions (GARC), Annual Conference, St. Simons Island, GA. November 3, 2016.
  • Sarah Smith (Presenter): “Chatham County Health Impact Assessment (HIA) – A Collaborative Model for Healthy Freight Planning.” Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) – District 12 Fall Meeting, Richmond Hill, GA. October 18, 2016.
  • Sarah Smith (Presenter): “Health Impact Assessment (HIA) of the Transformation Plan for a HUD Designated Choice Neighborhood in Albany, Georgia.” Urban Affairs Association 46th National Conference, San Diego, CA. March 17, 2016.

2015

  • Catherine Ross, Elliot Sperling, and Subhrajit Guhathakurta, “Adopting a New Energy Economy in the United States”, Low Carbon Cities and Urban Energy Systems, CUE 2015, Fuzhou, China, Nov. 15-17, 2015.
  • Catherine Ross (Invited Keynote speaker): “Sustainable Development Strategy of Megacities in United States,” Forum on Urban Ecology and Energy Conservation co-organized by IESD and Beijing Engineering Research Center of Building Energy Efficiency and Urban Ecology (BEEUE), Beijing, China, November 10, 2015.
  • Catherine Ross (Primary Author): “Estimating the economic impact of port growth employing GPS data, freight modeling, and economic impact analysis at the local and megaregion levels,” 2015 Annual Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) conference, Houston, TX, October 22, 2015.
  • Catherine Ross (Primary Author): “Identifying factors that impact logistics clusters’ competitiveness,” 2015 Annual Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) conference, Houston, TX, October 22, 2015.
  • Catherine Ross (Moderator - invited): “Enhancing Equity in Faculty Hiring,” Seventh Annual Diversity Symposium, Georgia Institute of Technology, September 9, 2015.
  • Catherine Ross (Presenter - invited): “3rd Virtual Workgroup Webinar on Megaregions” hosted by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Washington, D.C., July 14, 2015.
  • Catherine Ross (Presenter - invited): “Expanding the Role of HIA and Health Considerations across Federal Agencies,” 2015 National Health Impact Assessment Meeting, Washington, D.C., June 16, 2015.
  • Catherine Ross (Panelist - invited): “Lessons Learned Panel,” at PEW the Charitable Trusts Grantee Meeting, Washington, D.C., June 15, 2015.
  • Catherine Ross (Presenter - invited): “Health Impact Assessment in the U.S,” 2015 Symposium of Ecological Urban Design in Shanghai, China, Shanghai, P.R. China, June 5, 2015.
  • Catherine Ross (Presenter - invited): “Rise of the Megaregion”, Institute of Environment for Sustainable Development (IESD), Tongji University, Shanghai, P.R. China, June, 2015.
  • Catherine Ross (Presenter - invited): 2015 “City and Nature,” Tongji University, Shanghai, China. June 2-7 2015.
  • Catherine Ross (Moderator): “The Big Picture of Connectivity,” panel session moderated at Atlanta Regional Commission’s “Port to Port Potential” meeting, Savannah, GA, May 20, 2015.
  • Catherine Ross (Presenter): ““Economic Impact to Georgia Counties from the Expansion of the Panama Canal” Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC), Board Meeting, April 22, 2015.
  • Catherine Ross (Presenter): “AT010 - Freight Transportation, Economics and Regular Committee,” presented at the 94th Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting (TRB), “Mega-Regions Joint Subcommittee of ADA20, Washington, D.C., January 14, 2015.
  • Catherine Ross (Co-Author): “Global Positioning System-Based Truck Modeling for Regional Travel Demand Forecasting,” David Jung-Hwi Lee, Georgia Institute of Technology and Catherine Ross, Georgia Institute of Technology, presented at the 94th Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting (TRB), Washington, D.C., January 13, 2015.
  • Catherine Ross (Presenter): “AT015: Freight Transportation Planning and Logistics Committee,” presented at the 94th Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting (TRB), “Mega-Regions Joint Subcommittee of ADA20, Washington, D.C., January 12, 2015.
  • Catherine Ross (Presenter): “ADD 020: Community Impact Assessment”, presented at the 94th Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting (TRB), “Mega-Regions Joint Subcommittee of ADA20, Washington, D.C., January 12, 2015.
  • Catherine Ross (Co- Author): “Character and Intensity of Mega-Region Supply Chain Activity,” Catherine Ross, Georgia Institute of Technology and Peter Hylton, Georgia Institute of Technology, presented at the 94th Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting (TRB), Washington, D.C., January 12, 2015.
  • Sarah Smith (Presenter): “Freight Movement, Port Facilities, and Economic Competitiveness.” 94th Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting (TRB), Session 520: Freight Transportation for Economic Development, AT101 Committee, Washington, D.C., January 13, 2015.

Conference Proceedings

2016

  • Kumar, A. and Mishra, S. Incorporating Sequencing of Transportation Projects in Network Design Problems.” In the proceedings of 95th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board of the National Academics, Washington, D.C., (January 12, 2016).

2014

  • Kumar, A. and S. Peeta. A Day-To-Day Dynamical Model for the Path-Shift Behavior of Drivers under Disequilibrium of Traffic Networks with Fixed Demand. In the proceedings of 93rd Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board of the National Academics, Washington, D.C., (January 2014).
  • Wang, Y. Welch, T., Ducca, F., Bing, W. Impact of Transit-Oriented Development Scenarios on Transportation in Maryland. In the proceedings of 93nd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., (January 2014).
  • Mishra, S., Welch, T., Torrens, P., Zhu, H., Knaap, E. Locating the Most Connected Transit Stop, Route, and Transfer Center: Tool for Users and Decision Makers. In the proceedings of 93nd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., (January 2014).
  • Avin, U., Welch, T., Knaap, G., Ducca, F., Mishra, S., Cui, Y., Erdogan, S. Even Smarter Growth? Land Use, Transportation, and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Maryland. In the proceedings of 93nd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., (January 2014).
  • Zhu, X., Mishra, S., Welch, T. Modeling and Forecasting Household Workers by Occupation in Metropolitan Areas: Mesoscopic Framework. In the proceedings of 93nd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., (January 2014).
  • Ma, T., Ducca, F., Welch, T. (2014, January).Megaregions -- The Economic Ties: Case Study of the Chesapeake Mega-Region. In the proceedings of 93nd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., (January 2014).