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Project Title: Truck Size and Weight Limits Research Plan

PIN: TRB-SASP-17-02         

Major Unit:
Transportation Research Board

Sub Unit:
Transportation Research Board Consensus and Advisory Studies Division

Morris, Joseph

Subject/Focus Area:
Transportation and Infrastructure

Truck Size and Weight Limits Research Plan - Web-Meeting 3
April 2, 2018 - April 2, 2018
(Via Zoom)

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: Anusha Jayasinghe
Phone: 202-334-2401
Fax: 202-334-3510


Truck Size and Weight Limits Research Plan Committee
Public Webinar, April 2, 2018

The objective of the meeting is to obtain insights of experts on research priorities for improving understanding of the effects of changes in truck size and weight limits on freight shipper and carrier mode choice and truck configuration choice, highway freight volume, and shipper freight costs. The webinar is to help the TRB committee develop a research roadmap for evaluating changes in truck size and weight limits.

10:30 a.m.EDT Call to order; introductions
José Holguin-Veras, member of the committee

Background on committee task and webinar objectives
Joseph Morris, TRB

10:45 Panel discussion
Panelists will each respond to questions submitted in advance by the committee concerning a preliminary list of candidate research topics for inclusion in the research roadmap.

10:45 Chris Caplice, MIT
11:00 Birat Pandey, Federal Highway Administration
11:15 Kalin Pacheco, California Department of Transportation
11:30 Matthew Roorda, University of Toronto
11:45 Megersa Abera Abate, World Bank

12:00 p.m. TRB committee follow-up questions to panelists
José Holguin-Veras, moderator

12:30 Webinar ends