Transportation Research Day: Advances in Modelling Methods

November 25, 2013

Galbraith Building, Rm 202

Join us for UTTRI’s inaugural day-long symposium Advances in Modelling Methods, organized by Professor Khandker Nurul Habib, on Monday, November 25th, 2013 at the University of Toronto. Your participation will contribute to a stimulating discussion on the applications of advanced methods to planning and policy investigations.

8:00 Registration and Breakfast
8:30 Welcome: Brent Sleep, Chair, Department of Civil Engineering
8:45 Session 1: Modelling Methods
Current Practice: Costs of the Status Quo
Advancements in Choice Modelling, Data Collection and Agent-Based Simulation
9:30 Session 2: Research Innovations in Choice Modelling
Part 1: Using a Repeated Cross-Sectional Dataset to Improve Models
Part 2: Using Advanced Discrete Choice Models to Improve Behavioural Realism
10:30 Break
11:00 Session 3: Advances in Data Collection
Using Smart Phones to Record Travel Diaries
Advances in Stated Preference Surveys: Efficient Survey Design
12:00 Lunch
1:00 Session 4: Research and Innovation in Microsimulation
Large-scale Traffic Simulation: Mesoscopic Modelling Using DynusT
Regional Scale Multimodal Traffic Simulation: MATSim for GTHA
2:00 Break
2:15 Discussion