Archived posts for 2015 February:

Crosswalk Safety Information Cafe

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Hello,

We would like to invite you to the Crosswalk Safety Information Café, organized by DalTRAC in partnership with the HRM Crosswalk Safety Advisory Committee. You can look into the poster of the event: InfoCafe_Poster and for further information you can read: InformationCafe_InfoSheet.

Join the event for interactive and lively conversations about crosswalk safety issues in Halifax on Wednesday, March 4th at 4:30 at Dalhousie University.

The workshop will offer an opportunity to explore crosswalk safety plans and initiatives that currently exist in Halifax, while receiving feedback from YOU to prioritize next steps. Join the conversation!

Date: Wednesday March 4th, 2015
Time:
4:30-6:30pm
Venue:
Dalhousie University
Engineering Alumni Lounge, B Building
            1360 Barrington Street
Halifax, NS
RSVP:
daltrac@dal.ca by February 27th

We are looking forward to see you joining the #SharetheRoadNS movement.

DalTRAC in the 94th Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board (TRB)

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DalTRAC team in TRB

DalTRAC team in TRB Left to right (Nazmul Arefin Khan, Muhammad Ahsanul Habib, Siobhan Witherbee, Shamsad Irin, Mahmudur Rahman, Mohammad Hesam Hafezi, Levi Megenbir, Naznin Sultana Daisy)

 

This year, seven students of DalTRAC presented eight research papers and represented Dalhousie University at the 94th Annual meeting of Transportation Research Board (TRB) in Washington, D.C on January 11-15, 2015.

Our session information can be found below:

C25-Modeling Modal Shift of Cyclists and Pedestrians, and Preference of Alternative Services during Temporary Closure of the Macdonald Bridge in Halifax, Canada-Nazmul Arefin Khan, Muhammad Ahsanul Habib, and Siobhan Witherbee- 477- Bicycle Transportation-Monday, 7:30 pm-9:30 pm- Hall E, Walter Convention Center

C12-Estimation of Link–Based Emission for a Truck Route in the Downtown Halifax, Canada-Shamsad Irin and Muhammad Ahsanul Habib-531-Current Issues in Transportation and Air Quality-Tuesday, 8:30 am-10:15 am-Hall E, Walter Convention Center

C13-Estimating Fuel Consumption and Vehicle Emissions from Multi-Year Travel Survey Data- Levi Eric Megenbir and Muhammad Ahsanul Habib-531-Current Issues in Transportation and Air Quality-Tuesday, 8:30 am-10:15 am-Hall E, Walter Convention Center

E14-Investigating the Role of Built Environment and Lifestyle Choices in Active Travel for Home Based Weekly Non-Work Trips-Naznin Sultana Daisy and Muhammad Ahsanul Habib-786-Contemporary Research in Land Use and Transportation Planning-Wednesday, 8:30 am-10:15 am-Hall E, Walter Convention Center

F17-Synthesizing Population for Agent-Based Microsimulation Modeling in Atlantic Canada- Mohammad Hesam Hafezi and Muhammad Ahsanul Habib-785-Travel Demand Models-Wednesday, 8:30 am-10:15 am-Hall E, Walter Convention Center

F19-Spatial Transferability of a Micro Residential Mobility Model for the Integrated Land Use, Transport and Environment Modeling System-Mahmudur Rahman Fatmi and Muhammad Ahsanul Habib-785-Travel Demand Models-Wednesday, 8:30 am-10:15 am-Hall E, Walter Convention Center

F22-A Pseudo Panel Investigation of Out-of-Home Discretionary Activity Participation-Naznin Sultana Daisy and Muhammad Ahsanul Habib-844-Activity and Travel Behaviour-Wednesday, 2:45 pm-4:30 pm-Hall E, Walter Convention Center

G12-Pedestrian Injury Severity Levels in the Halifax Regional Municipality, Canada: A Hierarchical Ordered Probit Modeling Approach-Justin Forbes and Muhammad Ahsanul Habib-848-Pedestrian Safety and Operational Performance Measurement-Wednesday, 2:45 pm-4:30 pm-Hall E, Walter Convention Center