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CONFERENCE PROGRAM

 

MONDAY 30 SEPTEMBER 2019
9.00AM

OPENING SESSION: FREIGHT PLENARY

  Chris Steel, ACT Minister for Transport
  Nicole Lockwood, Independent Chair of the Westport Taskforce
  Rod Sims, Chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
10.30AM MORNING TEA
11.00AM

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

 

FREIGHT DATA HUB SESSION

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

TRANSPORT SURVEYS

Naa Opoku, Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development

Ian Christensen, iMOVE

Nicole Lockwood, Independent Chair of the Westport Taskforce

Bonnie Ryan, GS1

Russel Thompson, University of Melbourne

 

 

Valuing Public Transport Customer Experience Infrastructure: An International Expert Delphi Study of Methods and Application

Nicholas Fournier, Graham Currie and Chris De Gruyter

Comparing Route Choice Behaviour Under Stop-&-go Traffic Between Surveys Involving Textual Description and Driving Simulator Experience

Kerfegar Parekh, Neeraj Saxena, Vinayak Dixit and Travis Waller

Train Dwell Time Models – Development in the Past Forty Years

Jie Yang, Nirajan Shiwakoti and Richard Tay

Attitudes and Perceived Usefulness of Autonomous Shuttles: An On Board Survey

Brett Smith, Doina Olaru and Xiaolin Tang

Comparison of Elderly Public Transport Accessibility Indices: Time Based Methods

Kaniz Fatima, Sara Moridpour, Tayebeh Saghapour and Chris De Gruyter

Active Travel: Using Wearable Technology to Analyse Daily Travel Behaviour

Teresa Harms, Doina Olaru and Cate Pattison

Australian Light Rail and Lessons for NZ

Neil Douglas and Daryl Cockburn

 

12.30PM LUNCH
1.30PM

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

 
FREIGHT AND LOGISTICS PUBLIC TRANSPORT EVs AND AVs TRAFFIC MODELLING

Global Transport Chains: Focus on Freight Distribution Between Far East Asia and Europe – Rail Connectivity Potential and Digitialization

Petr Kolar and Radek Novak

Profiling Australia’s Interstate Passenger Train, Coach and Ferry Services

Phil Potterton

Simulating the Take Up of Electric Vehicle Based on the Financial Benefit of the Vehicle

Yogi Vidyattama, Robert Tanton, Michael DePercy and Hitomi Nakanishi

The Development of a Mesoscopic Melbourne Model

Julian Laufer, Zahra Shahhoseini, Wen Long Yue and Farid Javanshour

Emergency Relief Goods Transportation Strategies – A Monte Carlo Approach

Surya Prakash

Review of Bus Rapid Transit and Branded Bus Service Performance In Australia: From Workhorse to Thoroughbred

David Hensher, Yale Wong and Loan Ho

Operational Deployment of Semi-Automated Vehicle(Level 2) and C-ITS on Eastlink

Dickson Leow and Georgia O'Connor

Measurement of Effective Transit Supply Index Between OD Pairs

Etikaf Hussain, Ashish Bhaskar and Edward Chung

Enablers Of Logistics Cluster Benefits: An Exploratory Study

Shanta Hallock, Vinh Thai and Konrad Peszynski

Meta-Analysis of the Built Environment and Transit Use Relationship in Different Countries

Laura Aston, Cassandra Min, Graham Currie, Liton Karuzzaman, Alexa Delbosc and David Teller

The Path to EV Uptake - The Fourth Wave

Alan Dunn, Martina Calais and Gareth Lee

A Conditional Bayesian Delay Propagation Model for Large-scale Railway Traffic Networks

Yixuan Zhang, Ruimin Li, Ting Guo, Zhidong Li, Yang Wang and Feng Chan

 

 

 

Forecasting Walk Diversion to Light Rail

Neil Douglas, Malcolm Bradley and Matthew Jones

3.00PM AFTERNOON TEA
3.30PM

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

 
FUTURE OF PUBLIC TRANSPORT WORKSHOP TRANSPORT POLICY AND PLANNING TRAVEL BEHAVIOUR AND TDM
Professor Graham Currie,

Director of Monash Infrastructure, Chair of Public Transport, Professor in Transport Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering

Professor John Nelson, Chair in Public Transport at the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies (ITLS), University of Sydney 

Using Netgraphs as an Aid for Planning Urban Transit Ferry Networks

Robin Sandell

Age, Transport, and Technology: A Survey of Older Queenslanders

Kelly Bertolaccini and Mark Hickman

Parking Constraints as a Corridor Management Tool: A Method for Building Sustainable Cities

Jacob Martin

Assessing the Potential to Influence Railway Station Access Travel Decisions: Melbourne Australia Case Study

Punthila Jayarathne, Geoffrey Rose and Hesara Weliwitiya

Should Queensland Rail’s Below Rail Services be ‘Declared’ Under the Queensland Competition Authority Act

Martin Chow

Understanding Residential and Travel Preferences of South Asian International Students

Rahman Shafi, Alexa Delbosc and Geoffrey Rose

An Assessment of the Topological Characteristics of Australian Cities

Colin Gu, Ankit Goel, Sai Chand and Vinayak Dixit

 

5.15PM WELCOME DRINKS

 

TUESDAY 1 OCTOBER 2019
9.00AM

OPENING SESSION: PROJECT EVALUATION PLENARY

  Scott Buchholz MP, Assistant Minister for Road Safety and Transport
  Peter Colacino, Executive Director, Policy and Research, Infrastructure Australia
  Nicholas Gruen, CEO of Lateral Economics
10.30AM MORNING TEA
11.00AM

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

 
FREIGHT AND LOGISTICS TRANSPORT POLICY AND PLANNING TRAFFIC MODELLING

Developing Real-Time Solutions for Driver Drowsiness and Distraction Using a World-Leading Driver Behaviour Dataset

Michael Lenné, Jonny Kuo, Michael Fitzharris, Tim Horberry, Christine Mulvihill, Kyle Blay, Darren Wood and Anthony O'Connell

Transport Planning with a Web Planning Support System

Tristan Reed and Linda Robson

The Unified Reliability Model

Kasun Wijayaratna, Emily Moylan, Sisi Jian, Matthew Jones and Travis Waller

Fatigue Among Heavy Vehicle Drivers: The Impact of Shift-Start Times and Time of Day

Brook Shiferaw, Jennifer Cori, Luke Downey, Jonny Kuo, Michael Lenné, Shamsi Soleimanloo, Tracey Sletten, Shanthakumar Rajaratnam and Mark Howard

Compilation of a Transport Revenue and Expenditure Model (TREM) for Australia

Clifford Naudé

“O Teach Me How I Should Forget to Think”; Safe Systems, Human Factors, Institutions and a Montague Street Bridge Crash

James Reynolds

Freight Data Projects in Australia

Charles Karl and Ronny Kutadinata

Developing An Econometric Model To Assess State Public Transport Expenditure Needs

Kathryn Conroy, Marc Boisseau and Alison Harper

Investigating Fatigue Related Motorcycle Taxi Crashes

Long Truong, Hang Nguyen and Richard Tay

 

Measuring the Length of State-type Roads

Kathleen Morris, Marc Boisseau and Alison Harper

Quantifying Pedestrian Delay At Signalised Intersections

Emily Moylan and Tingsen Xian

12.30PM LUNCH
1.30PM

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

 
AIR AND SEA TRAVEL TRANSPORT POLICY AND PLANNING TRAVEL BEHAVIOUR AND TDM BIG DATA

An Empirical Analysis of Route-Based Differences in Australian Air Fares

David Mitchell

Regulatory Challenges Arising From Disruptive Transport Technologies - The Case Of E-Scooters

Brendan O'Keeffe

Effect of Online Shopping on Consumers’ Shopping Travel and Goods’ Last-Mile Travel: A Case Study in Christchurch

Ashu Kedia, Diana Kusumastuti and Alan Nicholson

A Framework to Quantify the Differences Between Multi-Modal Travel Demand: A Case Study on Brisbane Network Using Bluetooth and Smartcard Data

Etikaf Hussain, Krishna Behara, Ashish Bhaskar and Edward Chung

Growth and Growing Pains in the NZ Cruise Market

Neil Douglas and Harriet Henry

Exploring Net Public Transport Expenditure in Australian Cities

Stuart Donovan, Daniel Veryard and Mark Ronsisvalle

Travel Behaviour Differences Between Private and Public-School Students in South East Queensland

Yiping Yan, Matthew Burke and Abraham Leung

Walking Behaviours in Older Adults: A GPS-Based Survey in Brisbane

Anurodh Khanal, Elin Charles-Edwards and Jonathan Corcoran

Australian Oil - Supply and Demand

David Gargett and David Cosgrove

Transit-Oriented Development Compared: Sendai and Adelaide

Zhaohong Sun, Andrew Allan and Sekhar Somenahalli

The Travel Attitudes and Behaviours of South Asian International Students: A Study from Monash University

Rahman Shafi, Alexa Delbosc and Geoffrey Rose

An Open Source Framework for GTFS Data Analytics: Case Study Using the Brisbane Network

Aaron Lim, Shubham Sharma, Ashish Bhaskar and Shriniwas Arkatkar

Recent Trends in the Payload Fuel Energy Efficiency of US Air Carriers from 2003 to 2017

Guanying Li and Nicholas Bardell

Plugging in Brisbane’s Bus Network: Hitting the Switch on Electric Buses

Charlotte Giles and Anthony Vine

 

 

3.00PM AFTERNOON TEA
3.30PM

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

 

FORUM 2019 DEBATES
Moderator: Leo Dobes

TRANSPORT MODELLING FUTURE TRANSPORT TECHNOLOGIES

First Motion: Equity should be given greater consideration in transport Cost Benefit Analysis
Proposer of the motion: Graham Currie
Opposer of the motion: Mark Harvey

 

Determination of Saturation Flows in Melbourne

Julian Laufer, Wen Long Yue, Zahra Shahhoseini and Farid Javanshour

Factors Affecting Unmanned Aerial Vehicles’ Safety: A Post-Occurrence Exploratory Data Analysis of Drones’ Accidents and Incidents in Australia

Milad Ghasri and Mojtaba Maghrebi

Modelling Mode Choice with Machine Learning Algorithms

Matthew Richards and Jan Zill

Towards Automating the Generation of Bluetooth Mac Scanner (BMS) Links by Integrating Open Street Map with BMS Locations

Chintan Advani, Nikhil Ahuja, Praveen Gunda, Ashish Bhaskar and Manu Hingorani

Second Motion: All the Fundamental
Research in Transport has Been Done

Proposers of the motion: Brendan O'Keeffe and Mathew Hounsell

Opposers of the motion: Marilyn Johnson and Daniel Veryard

A Deep Learning Approach for Freeway Vehicle Speed and Flow Prediction

Rusul Abduljabbar and Hussein Dia

A Methodology for Empirically Evaluating Passenger Counting Technologies in Public Transport

Irene Moser, Chris McCarthy, Prem Prakash Jayaraman, Hadi Ghaderi, Hussein Dia, Ruimin Li, Matthew Simmons, Ubaid Mehmood, Adin Tan, Yehuda Weizman, Ali Yavari, Dimitrios Georgakopoulos and Franz Fuss

Planning for Disruptions Across Metropolitan Melbourne: Experiences and Learnings

Julian Laufer, Farid Javanshour, Zahra Shahhoseini and Wen Long Yue

 

6.30PM CONFERENCE DINNER: NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY
Speaker: Jesse Suskin, Government Relations and Public Policy for Wing Australia at Google
WEDNESDAY 2 OCTOBER 2019
9.00AM

OPENING SESSION: AUTOMATED VEHICLE PLENARY

 

Michel Masson, Chief Executive Officer, Infrastructure Victoria

Peter Sweatman, Co-founding Principal, CAVita

10.30AM MORNING TEA
11.00AM

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

 
ELECTRIC VEHICLES WORKSHOP ACTIVE TRANSPORT TRANSPORT ECONOMICS

Behyad Jafari, Electric Vehicles Council

Violette Mouchaileh, Emerging Markets and Services, AEMO

Michel Masson, Infrastructure Victoria

David Gargett, BITRE

Context and Methods for Improved Velomobiles

Stephen Nurse

Design Thinking: An Approach to Developing Business Case and Cost Benefit Analysis Guidelines for Transport initiatives

Nancy Kapila, Millie Skoko, Emilie Gunaratnam and Sri Nair

An Exploratory Study on The Safety Effects of Speed Limit Reduction and Mandatory Use of Bicycle Illumination Equipment Policies In Australia

Liton Kamruzzaman, Ashim Kumar Debnath and Vasili Bourdaniotis

Proposed Improvements to Microeconomic Evaluation of Road Projects in a Congested Urban Network

Craig Stevens and Baojin Wang

Cyclists and Left Turning Drivers: An Examination of Safe and Legal Aspects of the Interaction

Georgina McMenamin and Marilyn Johnson

The Wider Economic Benefits of Transport Infrastructure

Peter Abelson

Cyclists, Left Turning Drivers and the Impact of Road Infrastructure

Sarah Chancellor-Goddard and Marilyn Johnson

Passenger Benefits of Sydney Metro

Neil Douglas and Peter Thornton

12.30PM LUNCH
ATRF AGM
1.30PM

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

 
HIGHER SPEED RAIL ACTIVE TRANSPORT PLANNING AND POLICY FUTURE TRANSPORT

Andrew Hyles, National Faster Rail Agency

Susan Holliday, University of NSW

Marion Terrill, Gratton Institute

Todd Denham, RMIT

Cycling in Australia and Japan: Some Preliminary Perspectives

Stephen Greaves, Juliette Tempia Kobayashi and Toshiyuki Yamamoto

The Role of Distance Decay in Estimating Wider Economic Benefits from Agglomeration

Mark Harvey

Impact of Car Share on Household Car ownership: Empirical Evidence From Melbourne, Australia

Taru Jain, Geoffrey Rose and Marilyn Johnson

Valuing Walking Amenity Benefits for Placemaking Projects

Patrick Tsai

Passive Value Capture Through Income Taxation, and a Beneficiaries-Based Funding Model for Infrastructure

James Bushell

The CANdrive Program: Supporting the Safer Introduction of Level 2 Vehicle Automation

Michael Lenné, Shiyan Yang, Kyle Wilson, Trey Roady and Jonny Kuo

Role of Activity Trackers and Competitive Environment on Walking Activity of Individuals

Jiarui Mi and Neeraj Saxena

Transport Economics in a Network

Robert Nairn

Shifting Gears – Preparing for a Transport Revolution

Matt Wenham

Path Dependence: A Framework of Understanding Barriers to Active Transport Implementation in Canberra

Karen Wright and Hussein Dia

Exploring the Performance of Road Pricing Implementation Factors – Implications for Melbourne

Neil France and Graham Currie

 
3.00PM CONFERENCE CLOSE
3.30PM

CONFERENCE TOURS
Canberra Light Rail
Canberra Airport

   
THURSDAY 3 OCTOBER 2019
9.00AM COST BENEFIT ANALYSIS WORKSHOP
 

Hosts: Dr Mark Harvey, BITRE and Dr Leo Dobes, ANU

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