Wednesday, December 31, 2014

2015 TRB Carsharing & New Mobility Sessions

January is TRB month when transportation researchers and practicioners in all fields  descend on Washington, DC. The AP020 Share Use Mobility committee Below is a list of committee activities for the upcoming 2015 Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting (January 11-15, 2015) to be held in Washington, D.C.  Although I won't be attending, if you want to get an intensive dose of  wht's happening in the field, this is the place to be.

As in previous years there are a number of excellent papers scheduled to be presented, giving you a chance to hear the latest and interact with researchers. In addition the AP020 subcommittee and Ridesharing subcommittees will be meeting.  And before and after the sessions is a chance to spend time networking, including a reception sponsored by the Shared Use Mobility Center (below).  

Note that this year the carsharing sessions will be held at the Convention Center.
(Please confirm rooms with final program)

Workshop 138: Shared-Use Mobility: What Does the Future Hold? Part 1
Location: Convention Center, 144C

Workshop 184: Shared-Use Mobility: What Does the Future Hold? Part 2
Location: Convention Center, 144C

Session 224: Car and Ride-Share Use and Public Policy
Location: Convention Center, 150A

Session 285: Car and Ride-Share Operations
Location: Convention Center, 150A

Subcommittee Meeting: Parking Management Joint Subcommittee of AP020, ABE50, ABE20, ABE25
Location: Marriott Marquis, Supreme Court
Time: Monday, January 13, 2014, 1:30pm to 3:45pm

Subcommittee Meeting: Emerging Ridesharing Solutions Joint Subcommittee of AP020, AP025, AHB15
Location: Marriott Marquis, L’Enfant Plaza (M3)
Time: Monday, January 13, 2014, 3:45pm to 5:30pm

Committee Meeting: Emerging and Innovative Public Transport and Technologies Committee, AP020
Location: Marriott Marquis, Archives (M4)

Session 574: New Research in Car and Bikesharing
Location: Convention Center, 102B

Poster Session 654: Transit Operations
Location: Convention Center, Hall E

Poster Session 655: Carsharing: Public Policy and Operations
Location: Convention Center, Hall E

Subcommittee Meeting: Shared-Use Vehicle Public Transport Systems, AP020(1)
Location: Marriott Marquis, Mint (M4)
There are a number of additional sessions that mentioned carsharing in their summaries which can be searched in the TRB interactive program.

The Shared Use Mobility Center in Chicago will hosting a 
reception from 4:30pm to 6:30pm on Sunday, January 11, 2015, at Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum
 Bar, located just down the street from the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Light food and 
refreshments will be provided. The reception is sponsored by the Shared-Use Mobility Center, a new 
public-interest partnership working to connect the growing shared mobility industry with transit 
agencies, cities and communities across the nation.  For more information about the Shared Use 
Mobility Center or call 312-448-6202.

For registration information on attending the annual TRB meeting, please go to: