Final Program – PDF version

Most conference events will be held in the Ponderosa Ballroom at 6445 University Boulevard near the center of campus. The Wednesday night reception will be in the atrium of the Engineering Design Centre at 2345 East Mall, and the Thursday night dinner will be at the Sage Bistro in the University Centre, 6331 Crescent Road.

PDF map of locations

7th March, Wednesday
1800 – 2000 Welcome Reception / Registration

In Engineering Design Studio (EDC) Atrium [#2 on map]


Methods and Simulation

8th March, Thursday

All events except dinner in Ponderosa Ballroom [#1 on map]

0800 Registration
0900 Welcome: Stijn Daniels, President of ICTCT & Tarek Sayed, University of British Columbia
Opening Session
Chair: Paul de Leur
0915 The Safe System approach, the role of new thinking in helping us achieve vision zero, Neil Arason
0930 Protecting vulnerable road users: a fast track to promoting health, Emily Newhouse
Methods and Simulation
Chair: Paul de Leur
1000 Can micro-simulation help in getting better exposure measures?, Carmelo D’Agostino
1020 Is it “Safe” to Use Bike and Walk Scores as Indicators of Bikeability and Walkability?, Ahmed Osama Amer
1040 Coffee break (provided)
1110 Validation of an agent-based microscopic pedestrian simulation model at the pedestrian walkway of Brooklyn Bridge, Mohamed Hussein
1130  Crowdsourcing Data-driven Development of Bicycle Safety Performance Functions (SPFs): Microscopic and Macroscopic Scales, Chen Chen
1150 Cycling Volume Estimation Methods for Safety Analysis, Mohamed El Esawey
1210 Lunch break (provided)
Chair: Mette Moller
1315 Distinct effects of traffic on cycling behaviour: Considerations of safety and air quality in route decisions, Alexander Bigazzi
1335 Behavioral and Safety Analysis of Pedestrian-Bike Shared Space of Robson Street in Vancouver, Mohamed Essa
Chair: TBD
1355 Influence of different crash characteristics on level of injury among cyclists, Kira Hyldekær Janstrup
1415 How bicycle level of traffic stress correlate with reported cyclist accidents injury severities: A geospatial and mixed logit analysis, Haizhong Wang
1435 Coffee break (provided)
Surrogate Safety Measures
Chair: Annie Chang
 1500 A comparison of different surrogate safety measures for traffic conflicts involving vulnerable road users, Wouter van Haperen
1520 Surrogate safety evaluation framework, Carl Johnsson
1540 Conflicts and Collisions between Pedestrians and Cyclists: Case Study of the University of British Columbia Vancouver Campus, Filippos Gkekas
1800-2200 Dinner – in Sage Bistro [#3 on map]


9th March, Friday

All events except social event in Ponderosa Ballroom [#1 on map]

0830 Registration
Chair: Alex Bigazzi
0900 Complete Traffic Signal Timing, Alix Rosti
0920 GoGreen, Ralf Risser
0940 Improving mobility preconditions for persons with dementia – KOMPETENZ, Christine Chaloupka-Risser
1000 Influence of the cognitive workload on bicycle safety at four-legged intersections, Irma Kveladze
1020 Results from a Simulator-Based Analysis of Right-Hook Bicycle Crashes at Signalized Intersections, Christopher Monsere
1040 Coffee break (provided)
Video Analysis
Chair: Carl Johnsson
1110  Working in traffic: video-based observation of the risk of collision for pedestrian workers?, Sylvanie Godillon
1130  Safety evaluation at level crossings with the help of an automated measurement technique, Christine Chaloupka-Risser
1150 Effect of Cyclist Buffered Lane on Motor Vehicle and Cyclist Behaviour, Karim Ismail
1210 Lunch Break (provided)
Chair: Neil Arason
1330 Traffic competences of children – do they need special infrastructure to be safe in traffic?, Bettina Schützhofer
1350 Countermeasures for Pedestrian and Cyclist Safe Journeys to School, Raheem Dilgir
1410 Coffee break (provided)
Society and Policy
Chair: Wouter van Haperen
1440 Diverse Stakeholder Perspectives on the Safety Impacts and Appropriate Regulation of Electric Bicycles, Saki Aono
1500 Car use: motives and habits, Matus Sucha
1520 Economic evaluation of road safety measures in the EU SafetyCube project, Stijn Daniels
1540 Justifying road safety investments for locations without collisions by quantifying road safety risk, Paul de Leur
1600 Closure
1730 Social event – see Friday evening brewery tour