50th Annual Conference – 2015

CTRF 50th Annual Conference

Another 50 Years: Where to From Here?

Montreal, Quebec
May 24-26, 2015

  Platinum SponsorCN

Table of Contents

    Papers are organized by conference session.
    Records of the 2015 CTRF Conference Papers can also be found in the TAC Library catalogue, and the international TRID database at the following link:  https://trid.trb.org/View/1417741

    Transportation and the Environment – I

    Md Shohel Reza Amin and Umma Tamima
    Environmental Impact of the Induced Traffic from Highway 25 Extension Project

    Pedro Furtado and Jean-Marc Frayret
    Impact of Resource Sharing of Freight Transportation

    Jan Havenga, Leila Goedhals-Gerber, Heinrich Freiboth, Zane Simpson and Anneke De Bod
    The Decarbonisation of Transport Logistics: A South African Case

    Emilie Nguyen Van Sang, Michael Oram and Anthony Perl
    Assessing the GHG Emissions Effects of the Canada Line in Vancouver and Tramway T2 in Paris

    Regulatory Issues in Freight Rail

    Nick Mulder, Patty Toner and Philip Cartwright
    A New Train of Thought: The Dynamics and Inherent Politics of Rail Freight Transportation in Canada

    André Pretto and Joseph F. Schulman
    Canada –United States Freight Rail Economic Regulation Comparison

    Paul Earl
    From Free Markets to Regulation and Back Again: Cycles in Transportation, Grain Marketing and Economic Thought

    Ryan Gallagher and Francois Tougas
    Risk Shifting as Use of Market Power: Transportation of Dangerous Goods

    Modelling Road Movements

    Kevin Gingerich, Hanna Maoh and Bill Anderson
    Modelling the Determinants of Truck Tours within Canadian Markets

    Tufayel Chowdhury and Jean-François Arsenault
    Freight Performance Micro Analysis Using Truck GPS Data

    Rahaf Husein, Kevin Gingerich, Hanna Maoh and William Anderson
    Modeling Border Wait Times of Canadian Trucks in Ontario: Evidence from Recent GPS Data for 2012/2013

    Matthew J. Roorda and Nico Malfara
    City of Edmonton Commercial Vehicle Model Update Using a Roadside Truck Survey

    Improving Supply Chain Fluidity and Resilience

    Matthew Whelen, Ata Khan and David Ramsey
    Reducing Disruption-induced Impacts on Transportation Supply Chain Fluidity

    Barry Prentice
    Peak-load Management and Surge Capacity in Western Canadian Grain Transportation

    Jan Havenga
    A Decade of National Level Logistics Costs Measurement in South Africa: The case for Macro logistics

    Sylvain Ouellet et Anik Lacroix
    Les Activités Logistiques au Canada: Innovation et Technologies

    Air Sector Trends and Issues

    Qian Fu and Amy Kim
    A Feedback Model for Assessing out-of-region Airport Leakage

    Trever Bova, Gwen Cromwell and Lawrence McKeown
    A Steady but Uneven Climb: Air Passengers in Canada Since 9/11

    Sean Nicklin
    Air Union: How Europe's Attempt to Fly Together Fell Apart, 1959-64

    David Stambrook
    Airline Price Dispersion & Competition: Review of Empirical Evidence for the USA/Canada

    Transportation and the Environment – II

    Maryam Shekarrizfard, Ayoub Karimi-Jashni Kamal Hadad and Seyed Ali Akbar Safavi
    A Modified Hidden Semi-Markov Model for Traffic Related PM10 Pollution Levels Estimation

    Shekarrizfard and M. Hatzopoulou
    Air Quality Simulation of Traffic Related Emissions: Application of Fine-Scaled Dispersion Modelling

    Glareh Amirjamshidi and Matthew J. Roorda
    Impact of the Cap-and-Trade vs. Carbon Tax Policy on Vehicle Routing

    Issues in Safety and Security

    Foomani, C. Alecsandru and A. Awasthi
    Safety Performance Assessment of Stop-Operated Intersection Equipped with Active Road Sign

    Sagal Searag, Greg Maloney and Lawrence McKeown
    Trucking Dangerous Goods in Canada, 2004-2012

    Lu Li, Md Sami Hasnine, Khandker M. Nurul Habib, Bhagwant Persaud and Amer Shalaby
    Identifying Key Factors Affecting Crash Severity in Toronto Using an Ordered Logit Modelling Approach

    Trevor Hanson
    Simulating Impacts of Critical Transportation Infrastructure Disruptions Using Open-source Data: Recreating and Understanding a High-profile Highway Disruption in NB

    Evaluating Options in Urban Transit

    Andre de Palma , Robin Lindsey and Guillaume Monchambert
    Optimal Fares and Capacity Decisions for Crowded Public Transport Systems

    Mohamed Salah Mahmoud, Wafic El-Assi, Khandker Nurul Habib and Amer Shalaby
    How Active Modes Compete with Motorized Modes in High-Density Areas: A Case Study of Downtown Toronto

    Pierre Barrieau and Xavier Lagueux
    Electrifying Public Transportation: A Comparison of Quebec, Ontario and California

    Mahbubur Rahman and Muhammad Ahsanul Habib
    Evaluating Alternate Transit Options in Halifax Using Travel Demand Forecasting Model Informed by a Stated Preference Survey

    Modeling Vehicle Ownership and Distribution

    Aya Hagag and Hanna Maoh
     Modeling the Spatial Distribution of Commercial Vehicle Ownership: An Application to Windsor, Ontario

    Elnaz Abotalebi and Pavlos Kanaroglou
    Utilizing Stated Preference in Electric Vehicle Research: Evidence from the Literature

    Terence Dimatulac and Hanna Maoh
    Modelling the Determinants of Hybrid Vehicle Distribution in the Windsor Census Metropolitan Area

    Applied Statistical Methods and Issues

    Georgiana Madar and Lawrence McKeown -The Ron Rice Award for the Best Conference Paper Award
    Measuring Commodity Flows in Canada: Options and Considerations

    Ran Ran and Chris Lee
    Effects of Geometric and Traffic Factors on Frequencies of Truck-involved Crashes on Ontario Highways

    Shakil Khan and Hanna Maoh
    A Framework for Collecting Stated Preference Data on Electric Vehicle (EV) Adoption by the Canadian Fleet Operators

    Policy/Planning Issues in Small Markets

    Mohammad Hesam Hafezi and Muhammad Habib
    Development and Evaluation an Algorithm to Produce the Population at regional level and dissemination area level

    Matthew Adaman, Barry E. Prentice and Paul Larson
    Cost Competitiveness of Re-Supply via Cargo Airship in Kivalliq, Nunavut

    Trevor R. Hanson, Florence Allaire and Carly MacEacheron
    Issues and Opportunities for Enhancing Active Transportation Among Rural and Urban Areas: Lessons from a New Brunswick Study

    Perspectives on Public and Private Transportation Policy and Planning – I

    Toka S. Mostafa and Matthew J. Roorda
    A Conceptual Framework for Modelling Firmography

    Kalinga Jagoda
    Crude Oil by Rail: Solution or Disaster?

    Kalinga Jagoda and Carlos Rojas
    Energy, Resources and Transportation: Exploratory Study of the Canadian Mining Sector

     Marine Sector Trends and Issues

    Jean-Paul Rodrigue
    Bi-Coastal Disorder: Commercial Shifts in North American Maritime Ranges

    Bradley Hull
    Containerization on the Great Lakes: Why it Declined

    Mary Brooks
    Shipping Regulation, Trade Realities and Social License: Will Short Sea Shipping Ever be More Than Just a Niche Service?

    Perspectives on Public and Private Transportation Policy and Planning – II

    Galo Reinoso and Bilal Farooq
    Urban Pulse Analysis Using Big Data

    Rida Shetwi, Bilal Farooq and Ciprian Popa
    Optimizing Large-scale Transportation Infrastructure Projects using Building Information Modelling

    Justin Tyndall
    Waiting for the R Train: Public Transportation and Employment