Now Available: EDRG Presentations From TRB Annual Meeting

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) 94th Annual Meeting was held in Washington, D.C., January 11-15, 2015.

The meeting covers all transportation modes, with more than 5,000 presentations in nearly 750 sessions and workshops addressing topics of interest to all attendees—policy makers, administrators, practitioners, researchers, and representatives of government, industry, and academic institutions.  EDR Group staff presented on our recent work during a number of sessions:



Workshop 106

Critical Infrastructure Resilience and Cost-Effective Adaptation and Operations

Naomi Stein - Taking Disinvestment into Account in Cost-Effectiveness Analysis: NCHRP Synthesis on the Economic Implications of Disinvestment: Systematic Underinvestment and Economic Implications for Transportation Infrastructure Resilience (presentation #P15-6106)




Session 232

SHRP 2 Capacity: Legacy, Principal Products, and Outcomes

Glen Weisbrod - Sketch-Planning Estimation of Economic Impacts of Transportation Investments (presentation #P15-5338)


Session 436

Fresh Ideas in Statewide Transportation Planning

Stephen Fitzroy, Chandler Duncan, Derek Cutler - Economic Performance of Freight Corridors (presentation #P15-5768) 




Session 596

Current Issues in Aviation

Steven Landau - Measuring the Relationship Between Airline Network Connectivity and Productivity (presentation #15-5034)



Transportation Economic Growth and Development Linkage Assessments: International Examples

Stephen Fitzroy - Panama Canal Expansion: Factors Influencing Links Between Trade and Economic Development in the US Economy (presentation #P15-7184) 



Session 733

Tools for Trade-off Analysis to Support Resource Allocation Decisions

Glen Weisbrod - The Challenge for Trade-Offs in Resource Allocation Decisions: Adapting Current Practice to Different Stakeholder and Agency Needs (presentation #P15-5936)



Session 689

Pavement Preservation

Chandler Duncan - The Economic Costs of Pavement Deterioration (presentation #15-540)