Archived posts for 2016 May:

CTRF Conference

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The joint Annual Conference of Canadian Transportation Research Forum and US Transportation Research Forum was held in Toronto May 1-4, 2016. DalTRAC student MD Jahedul Alam presented his work titled The ‘Big Lift’ project of Macdonald Bridge re-decking, Halifax, Canada: A dynamic traffic assignment model. This model was used to evaluate impacts of the Macdonald bridge closure to surrounding link intersections and the overall network.

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MD Jahedul Alam and Dr. Ahsan Habib at the 2016 CTRF Conference

CITE Atlantic Provinces Section 2016 Spring Meeting

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Dalhousie Transportation Collaboratory (DalTRAC) participated in the 2016 CITE Atlantic Provinces Section Spring Meeting on Thursday May 19 in Dartmouth. DalTRAC students presented two projects and held a poster session highlighting some of the other projects being conducted over the last year. These projects ranged from emissions modeling, traffic simulation and accessibility analysis.

Dr. Ahsan Habib presenting Traffic Simulation Modeling to Assess Vulnerabilities of the Redecking of the Macdonald Suspension Bridge

Dr. Ahsan Habib presenting Traffic Simulation Modeling to Assess Vulnerabilities of the Redecking of the Macdonald Suspension Bridge

Nazmul Khan presenting his poster entitled Life Course-Oriented Approach of Modeling Vehicle Ownership State and Vehicle Type Choice Using Panel Data

Nazmul Khan presenting his poster entitled Life Course-Oriented Approach of Modeling Vehicle Ownership State and Vehicle Type Choice Using Panel Data

DalTRAC team at CITE Spring Meeting (Left to Right): Sara Campbell, Shamsad Irin, Nazmul Khan, Dr. Ahsan Habib, Mahbub Rahman, Jahed Alam and Abroon Qazi

DalTRAC team at CITE Spring Meeting (Left to Right): Sara Campbell, Shamsad Irin, Nazmul Khan, Dr. Ahsan Habib, Mahbub Rahman, MD Jahedul Alam and Abroon Qazi

DalTRAC Seminar

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Haomiao Cheng, a visiting student from Tongii University in Shanghai, China, will make a presentation on her work entitled The Effect of Wealth Gap on Pedestrian Network and Urban Form in Shanghai.

The presentation will take place on Thursday May 26,2016 at 11am in room B105. Everyone is welcome to attend!

Social Responses to the ‘Big Lift’ Panel Discussion

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As part of the Dalhousie School of Public Administration’s Speakers’ Series, the MacEachen Institute for Public Policy and Governance and the School of Public Administration at Dalhousie University are jointly hosting the Social Responses to the ‘Big Lift’ Panel Discussion. The panel discussion will take place in the Paul O’Regan Hall at the Halifax Central Library on Wednesday, June 1 between 11:00am-12:30pm. Speakers will include Calvin Burns, Business School, University of Strathclyde; Anatoliy Gruzd, Ted Rogers School of Management and the Social Media Lab, Ryerson University; Ahsan Habib, School of Planning and Dalhousie Transportation Collaboratory (DalTRAC), Dalhousie University; and Kevin Quigley, MacEachen Institute for Public Policy and Governance, Dalhousie University.

For more information visit: http://www.dal.ca/dept/maceachen-institute/bridge_redecking_panel.html

DalTRAC Seminar

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Abroon Qazi, a visiting student from the Strathclyde Business School in Glasgow, UK, will make a presentation on his work entitled Bayesian Belief Networks and its Application to Supply Chain Risk Management.

The presentation will take place on Tuesday May 10, 2016 at 11:30am in room B105. Everyone is welcome to attend!