2018 Annual Forum

59th Annual Forum, 2018

The 59th Annual Transportation Research Forum was held on April 10-11, 2018 at the University of Minesota.

2018 Annual Forum Program Co-Chairs:

John Bitzan, john.bitzan@ndsu.edu
David Ripplinger, david.ripplinger@ndsu.edu

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We are pleased to announce the following awards:

President’s Award: Richard Murphy, Jr., Murphy Warehouse

Distinguished Transportation Researcher: Wesley W. Wilson, University of Oregon

Herbert O. Whitten TRF Service Award: Patrick S. McCarthy, Georgia Institute of Technology

Best Paper Award: Linda R. Cohen and Kevin D. Roth (University of California at Irvine) for “A Second-Best Dilema: Freight Trucks, Externalities, and the Dispatch Effect”

Best Student Paper Award: Justin Tyndall (University of British Columbia) for “Light Rail Transit, Local Labour Market Outcomes and Household Sorting”

Runner Up in Best Student Paper Competition:  Jamaal Schoby (Texas Southern University) for “The Optimization of Publicly Regulated E-Hauling Micro-Flex Bus in Low-Density Communities: Implications from Four Transit Agencies”

Best Student Agricultural Paper Competition Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture:  Travis Fried (University of Minesota) for “Evolving Supply Chains & Local Freight Flows: A GIS Analysis of Minnesota Cereal Grain Movement”