ABJ30 Members and Friends,
The preliminary schedule for NATMEC has the following information for
our Committee meeting (room yet to be assigned)
Urban Data Committee Meeting
Thursday, August 07, 2008, 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
Catherine Theresa Lawson, State University of New York, Albany,
Open meeting of the TRB committee interested in the design, collection,
analysis, and reporting of transportation supply and demand data needed
to support urban and metropolitan transportation planning efforts. In
particular, the committee is interested in developing the data
requirements of new and innovative techniques for measuring and
monitoring the performance of metropolitan transportation systems; and
in evaluating changes in demographic and urban travel characteristics.
In terms of household and other transportation surveys, the committee is
concerned with the analysis, reporting, archiving, and dissemination of
results and data products. The committee is interested in the effective
use of census and other federal, secondary data sources in metropolitan
transportation planning. The committee is concerned with advancements in
information systems and information technology for the improved
dissemination and sharing of knowledge about metropolitan transportation
systems and urban travel behavior.
I will need to find out the availability of a phone conference set-up -
Catherine T. Lawson, Ph. D.
Director, MRP Program
University at Albany
Geography & Planning
AS 218 1400 Washington
Albany, New York 12222
(518) 442-4742 FAX
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