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The following is a partial listing of Caliper publications and presentations:

2016

Presentations:

  • Utilizing Multi-threading, Parallel Processing, and Memory Management Techniques to Improve Transportation Model Performance – Jim Lam.
    Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC

2015

Presentations:

  • Utilizing Multi-threading, Parallel Processing, and Memory Management Techniques to Improve Transportation Model Performance – Jim Lam, Andres Rabinowicz.
    Presented at the TRB National Transportation Planning Applications Conference, Atlantic City, NJ
  • Tools for Analysis of Capacity and Efficient Flow for Roundabout Design-Part III: TransModeler – Daniel Morgan.
    Presented at the TRB Standing Committee on Roundabouts Webinar Series

Publications:

2014

Presentations:

  • Calibrating a Region-wide Microsimulation Model: Maricopa Association of Governments – Daniel Morgan, David Gerstle.
    Presented at the TRB Innovations in Travel Modeling Conference, Baltimore, MD

Publications:

  • A Brief Note on Toll Road Assignment Methods – Howard Slavin, Jonathan Brandon, Jim Lam, Srinivasan Sundaram.
  • The Updated Whatcom Model 2014 - Project Final Report prepared for the Whatcom Council of Governments (WCOG) – Caliper Corporation.
  • A City-wide Microsimulation Model for Virginia Beach - Final report prepared for the Old Dominion University – Caliper Corporation.

2013

Presentations:

  • Methodological Considerations for Integrating Dynamic Traffic Assignment with Activity Based Models – Ramachandran Balakrishna, Daniel Morgan, Srinivasan Sundaram.
    Presented at the 14th TRB National Transportation Planning Applications Conference, Columbus, OH
  • Development and Application of a Traffic Simulation and Dynamic Traffic Assignment Framework for Central Phoenix – Daniel Morgan, Bob Hazlett, Micah Henry.
    Presented at the 14th TRB National Transportation Planning Applications Conference, Columbus, OH
  • Uncertainty and Traffic Simulation Model Stochasticity – Ramachandran Balakrishna, David Gerstle
    Presented at the 4th MULTITUDE summer school, Chios, Greece

Publications:

  • Transportation Planner’s Web-based Accessibility Toolkit – Caliper Corporation
    Final Report prepared for Office of Planning & Environment, FHWA
  • TransModeler Dynamic Traffic Assignment Model for NERPM ABM – Caliper Corporation
    Report prepared for the North Florida TPO and HNTB
  • The 2010 Inner Loop Traffic Operations Model – Caliper Corporation
    Final Report prepared for the Maricopa Association of Governments, Phoenix AZ
  • User’s Guide: Hampton Roads Planning Model – Caliper Corporation
    Final Report prepared for the Hampton Roads Transportation Planning Organization
  • Lake County Area-wide Micro-simulation Model – Caliper Corporation
    Final report prepared for the Lake County/City Area Planning Council

2012

Presentations:

Publications:

  • SBCAG Land Use and Travel Model Development – Caliper Corporation
    Final Report prepared for the Santa Barbara County Association of Governments (SBCAG)
  • User’s Guide for the SCAG RTP2012 Planning Model in TransCAD 6.0 – Caliper Corporation
    Final Report prepared for the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG)
  • User’s Guide for the NYBPM 2G Model in TransCAD 6.0 – Caliper Corporation
    Final Report prepared for the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC)

2011

Presentations:

  • Mid-Term Follow-Up Assessment of a Disaggregate Land Use Model – Stewart Berry, Srinivasan Sundaram, Howard Slavin
    Presented at the TRB Applications Planning Conference, Reno, NV
  • New Findings from the Application of Accelerated User Equilibrium Traffic Assignments – Howard Slavin, Jonathan Brandon, Andres Rabinowicz, Srinivasan Sundaram
    Presented at the TRB Applications Planning Conference, Reno, NV
  • Large-Scale Simulation Tools for Transportation Planning and Traffic Operations Management – Ramachandran Balakrishna, Daniel Morgan, Howard Slavin, Qi Yang
    Presented at the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference, Washington, DC

2010

Presentations:

Publications:

  • Greater Eureka Area Micro-simulation Model – Caliper Corporation
    Final report prepared for the Humboldt County Association of Governments

2009

Presentations:

  • A GIS for Transit Operations Simulation – Daniel Morgan, Paul Ricotta
    Presented at the GIS in Transit Conference, St. Petersburg, FL
  • Advances in Transit GIS Analysis and Modeling – Jim Lam
    Presented at the GIS in Transit Conference, St. Petersburg, FL
  • Comparing Dynamic Traffic Assignment Approaches for Planning – Ramachandran Balakrishna, Daniel Morgan, Qi Yang
    Presented at the TRB National Transportation Planning Applications Conference, Houston, TX
  • Critical Issues in Estimating and Applying Nested Logit Mode Choice Models – Ramachandran Balakrishna, Srinivasan Sundaram
    Presented at the TRB National Transportation Planning Applications Conference, Houston, TX
  • Application of Accelerated User Equilibrium Traffic Assignments to Regional Planning Models – Howard Slavin, Jonathan Brandon, Andres Rabinowicz, Srinivasan Sundaram
    Presented at the TRB National Transportation Planning Applications Conference, Houston, TX
  • Development of the Graphical User Interface and Improvement and Streamlining of NYMTC’s Best Practice Model – Howard Slavin, Andres Rabinowicz, Jim Lam
    Presented at the TRB National Transportation Planning Applications Conference, Houston, TX
  • Short-Term Follow-Up Assessment Of A Disaggregate Land Use Model – Stewart Berry, Srinivasan Sundaram, Howard Slavin
    Presented at the TRB National Transportation Planning Applications Conference, Houston, TX
  • Developing a Sketch Plan Tool for the Southern California Association of Governments – Jim Lam, Guoxiong Huang, Mark Bradley, Rich Kuzmyak, Hong Kim
    Presented at the TRB National Transportation Planning Applications Conference, Houston, TX
  • A Dynamic 3D Traffic and GIS Model for Enhanced Visualization in Planning – Daniel Morgan
    Presented at the TRB National Transportation Planning Applications Conference, Houston, TX
  • GIS Integration of Traffic Simulation Models – Daniel Morgan
    Presented at the TRB National Transportation Planning Applications Conference, Houston, TX
  • Large-Scale Traffic Simulation Tools for Planning and Operations Management – Ramachandran Balakrishna, Daniel Morgan, Howard Slavin, Qi Yang
    Presented at the IFAC Symposium on Control in Transportation Systems, Redondo Beach, CA
  • An Empirical Study of Nested Logit Travel Behavioral Model Estimation – Ramachandran Balakrishna, Srinivasan Sundaram, Howard Slavin
    Presented at the IATBR Conference, Jaipir, India

Publications:

  • Capital Regional District (Victoria, BC) Regional Travel Demand Model Technical Report and User’s Guide – Paul Ricotta, Srivasan Sundaram
  • Using Automatic Fare Collection Data, GIS, and Dynamic Schedule Queries to Improve Transit Data and Transit Assignment Models – Howard Slavin, Andres Rabinowicz, Jonathan Brandon, Giovanni Flammia, Robert Freimer
    In Agostino Nuzzolo Nigel H. M. Wilson (Ed.), Schedule-Based Modeling of Transportation Networks: Theory and Applications (pp. 101-118). New York: Springer

2008

Publications:

  • A Discussion on Urban Transportation Models in China and the U.S. – Qi Yang
    In Urban Transport of China, 6(2), 87-91

2007

Presentations:

  • Disaggregate Methods for Environmental Justice Analysis – Howard Slavin
    Presented at the TRB Annual Meeting, Washington, DC
  • A Traffic Simulation Model Using Variable Levels of Fidelity – Qi Yang
    Presented at the World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems, Beijing, China
  • Achieving Planning Model Convergence – Howard Slavin, Jonathan Brandon, Andres Rabinowicz, Srinivasan Sundaram
    Presented at the TRB National Transportation Planning Applications Conference, Daytona Beach, FL
  • STEP3- Household Microsimulation for Demographic & Land Use Forecasting – Stewart Berry, Srinivasan Sundaram, Howard Slavin
    Presented at the TRB National Transportation Planning Applications Conference, Daytona Beach, FL
  • Large Scale Corridor Analysis Using Microscopic Traffic Simulation – Daniel Morgan, Farid Nowshiravan
    Presented at the TRB National Transportation Planning Applications Conference, Daytona Beach, FL
  • Multi-Modal Bi-Criterion Traffic Assignment for Toll Roads – Jian Zhang, Andres Rabinowicz, Jonathan Brandon
    Presented at the TRB National Transportation Planning Applications Conference, Daytona Beach, FL

Publications:

  • A Travel Demand Forecasting Model for Car Free Days – Jian Zhang
    In Urban Transport of China, 4(5), 39-43

2006

Presentations:

  • Microsimulation for Transportation Planning for Small Communities – Daniel Morgan, Paul Ricotta
    Presented at the National Conference on Transportation Planning for Small and Medium-Sized Communities: Tools of the Trade, Nashville, TN
  • Innovations in Traffic Simulation Models for Planning – Qi Yang
    Presented at the International Conference of Transportation Professionals, Dalian, China
  • A Hybrid Traffic Simulation Model – Qi Yang, Daniel Morgan
    Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC.
  • Innovative GIS Applications for Traffic – Daniel Morgan
    Presented at the 12th Annual California GIS Conference, Santa Barbara, CA
  • An Empirical Comparison of Alternative User Equilibrium Traffic Assignment Methods – Howard Slavin, Jonathan Brandon, Andres Rabinowicz
    Presented at the European Transport Conference, Strasbourg, France
  • Transit Forecasting for a Major US Metropolitan Area – Jian Zhang
    Presented at the The 3rd TongZhou Transportation Conference, Shanghai, China
  • New Multi-Class Traffic Assignment Model – Jian Zhang
    Presented at the The 6th International Conference of Transportation Professionals, Dalian, China

Publications:

  • STEP3: Micro-simulation-Based Small Area Demographic Forecasts for Clark County – Caliper Corporation
    Report prepared for the Comprehensive Planning Department of Clark County, NV
  • TransForM: A New Regional Travel Demand Model Developed for Prince Georges County – Caliper Corporation
    Report prepared for Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission
  • Comments on Development and Application of Traffic Simulation Software in China – Qi Yang
    In Urban Transport of China, 4(3), 77-81

2004

Presentations:

  • Household Microsimulation in Transportation Analysis – Jian Zhang
    Presented at the 4th International Conference of Chinese Transportation Professionals, Wuhan, China

Publications:

  • The Role of GIS in Land-Use/Transport Planning – Howard Slavin
    In David Hensher (Ed.), Handbook of Transport Geography and Spatial Systems: Pergamon Press

2003

Presentations:

  • A High Fidelity Hybrid Traffic Simulator for Transportation Planners – Qi Yang, Daniel Morgan
    Presented at the 10th TRB Transportation Planning Applications Conference, Portland, OR

Publications:

  • STEP2 for Clark County: Household Microsimulation for Transportation Policy Analysis – Caliper Corporation
    Report prepared for the Southern Nevada Regional Planning Commission

2001

Presentations:

  • STEP Microsimulation for Transportation Equity Analysis – Howard Slavin, Jim Lam
    Presented at the TRB Annual Meeting, Washington, DC

Publications:

  • High Fidelity, Wide Area Traffic Simulation – Qi Yang, Howard Slavin
    Caliper Corporation

2000 and earlier

Presentations:

  • Network equilibrium models with multiple user classes – Jian Zhang
    Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC (1996)
  • Multiple user class equilibrium models for traffic assignment in static and dynamic transportation networks – Jian Zhang
    Presented at the North American Meeting, Regional Science Association International (1995)
  • Network equilibrium models with both deterministic and stochastic user classes – Jian Zhang
    Presented at the North American Meeting, Regional Science Association International (1994)

Publications:

  • GIS Applications in Transit – Jian Zhang
    In H. Lin (Ed.), Urban GIS: Research and Practice. Shanghai, China: Shanghai Science and Technology (1998)
  • The Amtrak Forecasting System: Model Specification and System Maintenance – Caliper Corporation
    Prepared for Amtrak-Northeast Corridor (1996)
  • An Integrated, Dynamic Approach to Travel Demand Forecasting – Howard Slavin.
    Transportation, 23, 313-350. (1996)
  • Urban Simulation Inside GIS – Jian Zhang
    In H. Lin (Ed.), Urban GIS: Research and Practice. Shanghai, China: Shanghai Science and Technology (1996)
  • MTA Fare Policy Study Final Report – Caliper Corporation
    Prepared for the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (1995)
  • Description of Amtrak Forecasting Models – Caliper Corporation
    Prepared for Amtrak-Northeast Corridor (1995)
  • Regional Transportation Economics Study: Auto Pricing Demand Simulation Model – Caliper Corporation
    Prepared for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (1995)
  • Passenger Revenue Model Re-estimation and Short Term Revenue Forecasts – Caliper Corporation
    Prepared for the Long Island Rail Road (1993)
  • Development of a Geographic Information System and a Statewide Database for Travel Demand Applications: Implementation Manual – Caliper Corporation
    Prepared for the New Jersey Department of Transportation (1992)
  • MTA Geocoded Database Study Final Report – Caliper Corporation
    Prepared for the New York MTA (1992)
  • Demand Assessment for Intra-Island Coordinated Rail/Bus Commutation to the Route 110 Corridor – Caliper Corporation
    Prepared for the New York MTA and the Long Island Rail Road (1991)
  • Integrated Transportation GIS and Demand Forecasting System – Howard Slavin, Martin Liss, Eric Ziering
    Report prepared for the New York City Transit Authority and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of New York (1991)
  • Creation of the Long Island Rail Road Passenger/Revenue Forecasting and Variance Analysis System – Caliper Corporation
    Prepared for the Long Island Rail Road (1990)
  • RPA-Based Transit Ridership Forecasts – Caliper Corporation
    Prepared for the New York MTA (1990)
  • Long Island Travel Market Study Final Report – Caliper Corporation
    Prepared for the Long Island Rail Road (1989)
  • Atlantic City Casino Employee Research – Caliper Corporation
    Final Report prepared for NJ Transit (1989)
  • Long Range Planning Model Study Final Report – Caliper Corporation
    Prepared for the Long Island Rail Road (1988)
  • Trans-Hudson Ferry Service: Hoboken to Lower Manhattan Ferry Patronage Model – Caliper Corporation
    Prepared for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (1988)
  • RailRider - A Comprehensive Commuter Rail Forecasting Model – Howard Slavin, Zvi Tarem, Eric Ziering, R. Brickman
    Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board(1162), 8-15 (1988)
  • LIRR Access Mode/Parking Demand Study – Caliper Corporation
    Prepared for the Long Island Rail Road (1987)
  • East Side Access Study Final Report – Caliper Corporation
    Prepared for the Long Island Rail Road (1986)
  • A Review of the State-of-the-Art of Market Segmentation – Howard Slavin
    Prepared for the U.S. DOT Urban Mass Transportation Administration (1986)
  • Pittsburgh Travel Diary Analysis Project Technical Memorandum No. 2, Analysis of Participation Bias in Diary Data – Caliper Corporation
    Prepared for the Service & Methods Demonstration Program of the Urban Mass Transportation Administration (Caliper Report No. 141) (1985)
  • Pittsburgh Travel Diary Analysis Project Technical Memorandum No. 1, Data Preparation and Preliminary Analysis – Caliper Corporation
    Prepared for the Service & Methods Demonstration Program of the Urban Mass Transportation Administration (Caliper Report No. 127) (1985)
  • A Plan for a Passenger Revenue Forecasting Demonstration Project – Caliper Corporation
    Prepared for the Service & Methods Demonstration Program of the Urban Mass Transportation Administration (Caliper Report No. 126) (1985)