Final Program and Symposium Registration

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Date &
amp; Duration
Jun 28, Mon
7:30 – 11:45 (PDT)
Jun 29, Tue
17:00 – 20:45 (PDT)
Jun 30, Wed
17:00 – 20:45 (PDT)
1 hour

(1.5 hours on Jun 28)

Opening Remarks

Day to Day Models
DTA with MFD

Recent Advances of DTA Methods
15 min Break
1 hour

Lightning & Panel

Simulation Modeling for
Emerging Technologies

Freeway Traffic
Control with Emerging

Analysis and Modeling of
Transportation Networks

Modeling New Mobility Systems
15 min Break
1 hour 15 minutes
(1 hour for C3)

Lightning & Panel

Algorithms & Large-scale Applications

Routing & Traffic Control

Data/AI Methods for DTA

Note: Times below are in PDT (Pacific Daylight saving Time), i.e., UTC-08:00

Day 1: Jun 28, Mon 7:30 – 11:45 (PDT)

Day 1: Jun 28 (Mon) Time
A0: Opening Remarks 7:30 – 7:45 PDT
A1: Day to Day Models
Chair: David Watling
7:45 – 9:00 PDT
A Strategic Model for the Long-Term Evolution of Mode Share in On-Demand Shared Ride Service Systems Haruko Nakao, Richard Connors and David Watling
Follow Your Friends or Not? Day-To-Day Route Choice Model and Behavioral Experiment Via Reference Point Effect Tian-Liang Liu, Liang Zhang, Chong Zhang, Hai-Jun Huang and Jian Chen
Zero-Queue Traffic Control, Using Green-Times and Prices Together Michael Smith, Takamasa Iryo, Richard Mounce, Koki Satsukawa and David Watling
Multi-Vehicle Day-To-Day Dynamic Assignment Giulio E. Cantarella, Chiara Fiori and Pietro Velonà
Day-To-Day Learning Framework for Online Origin-Destination Demand Estimation and Network State Prediction Eunhye Kim and Hani Mahmassani
Break 9:00 – 9:15 PDT
A2: Simulation Modeling for Emerging Technologies
Chair: Ali Zockaie
9:15 – 10:15 PDT
Considering Drivers’ Heterogeneity in a Mixed Fleet of Connected, Autonomous, and Human-Driven Vehicles
Fatemeh Fakhrmoosavi, Ramin Saedi,  Ali Zockaie and Alireza Talebpour
Integrating Dynamic Traffic Assignment and Activity-Based Models: Practical Challenges and Success Stories Daniel Morgan, Qi Yang and Janet Choi
Impact of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles Under Supply Uncertainties: An Experimental Design Approach Daniel Morgan, Qi Yang and Janet Choi
A Highly Efficient and Scalable Mesoscopic Traffic Simulator for Regional Dynamics Analysis Ramachandran Balakrishna, Qi Yang  and Beth Xie
A Multiscale Traffic Flow Model Based on Hybrid Deterministic and Stochastic Disaggregation Roberta Di Pace, Facundo Storani  and Stefano de Luca
Including Right-Of-Way in a Joint Large-Scale Agent-Based Dynamic Traffic Assignment Model for Cars and Bicycles Mads Paulsen, Thomas Rasmussen  and Otto Anker Nielsen
Break 10:15 – 10:30 PDT
A3: Algorithms & Large-scale Applications    
Chair: Ramachandran Balakrishna
10:30 – 11:45 PDT
Recent Experiences with Practical Deployments of Wide-Area Dynamic Traffic Assignment Daniel Morgan and Howard Slavin
Dynamic Origin-Destination Demand Estimation: A Review of Major Approaches, Limitations and the Future Ramachandran Balakrishna
Traffic Flow Model Calibration for An Agent Based Traffic Simulation Model Applied in New York City Ding Wang, Kaan Ozbay, Yueshuai He, Yubin Shen and Joseph Chow
Practical Algorithms of Stochastic Route Choice for DTA: ESDTA Jeroen Verstraete and Chris Tampere
How Route Guidance with Small Detours for Only a Fraction of All Travelers Can Significantly Improve Network Performance Oskar A.L. Eikenbroek, Georg Still and Eric van Berkum
A Method for Particle-Based Traffic Assignment Gunnar Flötteröd
Assessing the Equity Implications of Localized Emissions and Congestion Impacts from Transportation Using Quasi-Dynamic Traffic Assignment: A Case Study of the San Francisco Bay Area Jessica Lazarus, Ahmad Bin Theneya, Ioanna Kavvada, Cy Chan and Jane Macfarlane

Day 2: Jun 29, Tue 17:00 -20:45 (PDT)

Day 2: Jun 29 (Tue) Time
B1: DTA with MFD
Chair: Jorge Laval
17:00 – 18:00 PDT
Modeling and Managing Ridesharing in a Multi-Modal Network with An Aggregate Traffic Representation: A Doubly Dynamical Approach Bangyang Wei, Meead Saberi, Fangni Zhang, Wei Liu and S. Travis Waller
Macroscopic Fundamental Diagram Based Perimeter Control Considering Dynamic User Equilibrium Qiangqiang Guo and Xuegang Ban
Activity-Based Dynamic Traffic Assignment on Regional Network and Aggregated Traffic Models: An Application to Environmental Pricing Sergio Batista, Guido Cantelmo, Mahendra Paipuri, Ludovic Leclercq, Monica Menendez and Constantinos Antoniou
Dynamic System Optimum Traffic Assignment in Continuum Space Using Macroscopic Fundamental Diagram: Analytical Solution and Simulation Experiments Rafegh Aghamohammadi, Jorge Laval and Ludovic Leclercq
Break 18:00 – 18:15 PDT
B21: Freeway Traffic Control with Emerging Technologies    
Chair: Alireza Khani
18:15 – 19:15 PDT
Deploying Public Charging Stations for Battery Electric Vehicles on Expressway Network Based on Dynamic Traffic Assignment Yang Yang, Zhang Tian-Yu, Yao En-Jian and Wang Zhao-Hui
Variable speed limits in the Link Transmission Model: an information propagation method Mark Raadsen and Michiel Bliemer
Trajectory-Based Roadside Adaptive Control in a Mixed Connected Vehicle Environment Yao Yu, Jincheng Tu, Xuegang Ban and Qiangqiang Guo
Analytical Analysis of the Effect of Maximum Platoon Size of Connected and Automated Vehicles Jiazu Zhou and Feng Zhu
A Dynamic Toll Design Problem for Express Toll Lane with Multiple Entries and Exits Using Cell Transmission Model Yufeng Zhang and Alireza Khani
Collaborative Deploying Optimization of Cav Lanes and Bus Lanes Under Demand Uncertainty Considering Energy Consumption Yu Lin, Hongfei Jia, Hongzhi Miao, Ruiyi Wu and Jun Ma
B22: Analysis & Modeling of Transportation Networks    
Chair: Sarah Yang
18:15 – 19:15 PDT
A Reflection on Intelligent Public Transport in Manaus Carol Dias Gomes
Multi-Class DTA Framework for Non-Lane Based Traffic Scenario Ranju Mohan and Debayan Ghosh
Intercity High-Speed Rail Planning and Timetable Optimization Under Time-Dependent Demand Lina Hao, Sarah Yang and Jin Qin
Braess’s Paradox in Scale-Free Networks Jiawei Xue, Hemant Gehlot and Satish Ukkusuri
Price of Anarchy of Dynamic User Equilibrium Based on Graphical Solution Method Chuan-Lin Zhao
Break 19:15 – 19:30 PDT
B3: Routing & Traffic control    
Chair: Takamasa Iryo
19:30 20:45 PDT
Adaptive Transit Signal Control with Reinforcement Learning Zicheng Su and Andy Chow
Optimal Deployment of Capacitated Parking Facilities in the Era of Autonomous Vehicles Mahmood T. Tabesh, Mohammad Miralinaghi and Samuel Labi
Dynamic Bus Allocation and Routing for Multimodal Emergency Evacuation Xia Yang and David Coit
Adaptive Coordinated Traffic Signal Control: A Rolling Horizon Optimization Scheme Lubing Li, Hong Lo and Wei Huang
Routing Heterogeneous Drivers Through Persuasion: Formulation and Analysis Yixian Zhu and Ketan Savla
Route Choices That Cause Gridlock Takamasa Iryo and Yuki Sawamura
Expandable Area Control Strategy of Road Network Based on the Macroscopic Fundamental Diagram Zundong Zhang, Dongbo Song and Xuegang Ban

Day 3: Jun 30, Wed 17:00 – 20:45 (PDT)

Day 3: Jun 30 (Wed) Time
C1: Recent Advances of DTA Methods
Chair: He Han
17:00 – 18:00 PDT
A First Order Continuum Signalized Node Model for Dynamic Traffic Assignment Raheleh Yahyamozdarani, Chris Tampere and Willem Himpe
Computing Dynamic User Equilibrium on Large-Scale Networks Without Knowing Global Parameters Mathias Staudigl, Duong Viet Thong, Aviv Gibali and Phan Tu Vuong
MDTA: Markovian Dynamic Traffic Assignment, a New Approach for Stochastic Dynamic Traffic Assignment Ricardo de La Paz Guala, Cristián E. Cortés, Pablo A Rey and Benjamin Heydecker
Convergence of Fixed-Point Algorithms for Elastic Demand Dynamic User Equilibrium Terry Friesz, Ke Han and Amirreza Bagherzadeh
Break 18:00 – 18:15 PDT
C2: Modeling New Mobility Systems
Chair: Stephen Boyles
18:15 – 19:15 PDT
The First-Best System Optimum of the Morning Commute Problem with Ridesharing Travelers Rui Ma and H. Michael Zhang
Multi-Objective Linear Optimization for Strategic Planning of Shared Autonomous Vehicle Operation and Infrastructure Design Toru Seo and Yasuo Asakura
Ridesharing User Equilibrium with Nodal Matching Cost and Its Implications for Network Design Problems Xu Chen and Xuan Di
Managing the Morning Commute Problem Using Ridesharing Program and Tradable Credit Scheme Mohammad Miralinaghi, Amir Davatgari, Sania E. Seilabi, Yanfeng Ouyang, Mohammadhosein Pourgholamali and Samuel Labi
Multi-Period Bike Relocation Problem Using Co-Existing Transportation System Chin Sum Shui
Peak-Load Pricing and Demand Management for Ridesourcing Platforms Cesar Yahia and Stephen Boyles
Break 19:15 – 19:30 PDT
C3: Data/AI Methods for DTA
Chair: Hong Lo
19:30 – 20:30 PDT
Quantifying Service-Reliability-Based Day-To-Day Evolution of Travel Choices in Public Transit Systems with Smart Transit Card Data Mingyou Ma, Wei Liu, Xinwei Li, Fangni Zhang, Can Li and Vinayak Dixit
An Estimation Method for Spatiotemporal Traffic States Based on Incomplete Traffic Observation Ryuichi Tani and Kenetsu Uchida
A Link-to-Link Segment Based Kriging Metamodel for Dynamic Network Loading Ashraf Uz Zaman Patwary, Wei Huang and Hong K. Lo
Data-Driven Traffic Assignment: A Novel Approach of Learning Traffic Flow Patterns Using Graph Convolution Neural Network Rezaur Rahman and Samiul Hasan
Estimating Dynamic Origin-Destination Flow by Self-Supervision and Adaptive Correction: Fusing Connected Vehicle Trajectories and Automatic Vehicle Identification Data Yumin Cao and Keshuang Tang
A Hybrid Method for Real-Time Traffic Data Restoration and Its Impact on Performance of An Online DTA System Eunhye Kim and Hani Mahmassani

Most presentation videos of the Lightning & Panel Discussion sessions are uploaded to our DTA2021 Virtual Symposium Youtube Channel. Please watch the videos and leave your comments/questions. We will share the comments/questions with the speakers during the live Symposium Sessions.

Lightning & Panel Discussion Sessions

  • Session A2 (Simulation modeling for Emerging Technologies)
  • Session A3 (Algorithms & Large-scale applications)
  • Session B21 (Freeway Traffic control with emerging technologies)
  • Session B22 (Analysis & Modeling of Transportation Networks)


Please register for the Symposium (for free) here. Instructions on how to join the virtual Symposium sessions will be provided in the confirmation email after your registration.