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Project Title: Transit Research and Development: Federal Role in the National Program

PIN: SAIS-P-03-05-A         

Major Unit:
Transportation Research Board

Sub Unit:

RSO:
Kortum, Katherine

Subject/Focus Area:
Transportation and Infrastructure


Transit Research and Development: Federal Role in the National Program
May 31, 2018 - June 1, 2018
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001



If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:


Contact Name: Covington, Michael
Email: Mcovington@nas.edu
Phone: 202-334-2265
Fax:


Agenda:

Thursday, May 31, 2018
OPEN SESSION

9:00
Introduction: Vincent Valdes, Associate Administrator, FTA Office of Research, Demonstration, and Innovation

9:30
FTA discussion on transit bus automation research

9:30 – 9:50
Introduction of U.S. DOT automation activities: Gwo-Wei Torng, Director, Office of Mobility Innovation, FTA Office of Research, Demonstration, and Innovation

9:50 – 10:15
Summary of FTA requests for comments on automation readiness and barriers to automation: Steve Mortensen, Senior Intelligent Transportation Systems Engineer, Office of Mobility Innovation, FTA Office of Research, Demonstration, and Innovation

10:15-10:30
Morning Break

10:30 – 11:30
FTA Strategic Transit Automation Research Plan: Danyell Diggs, Senior Transportation Program Analyst, Office of Mobility Innovation, FTA Office of Research, Demonstration, and Innovation

Steve Mortensen, Senior Intelligent Transportation Systems Engineer, Office of Mobility Innovation, FTA Office of Research, Demonstration, and Innovation

11:30 – 12 pm
International Transit Bus Automation Research: Eli Machek, Community Planner, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center


12:00 pm
Lunch

1:00 Open session adjourns


Friday, June 1, 2018
OPEN SESSION

8:00 am
Breakfast

8:30
FTA discussion with committee members
Matt Welbes, Executive Director, FTA - invited
Vincent Valdes

10:00
Open session adjourn


Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Anna Barry (Chair)
John Barker
Ron Brooks
Charles Carr
Nadine Lee
Carol Lewis
John Lewis
Brad Miller
Ed Watt

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:


The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:


Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: June 11, 2018