FHWA Workshop: Utilizing Various Data Sources for Surface Transportation Human Factors Research

FHWA Workshop: Utilizing Various Data Sources for Surface Transportation Human Factors Research
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thursday, November 7, 2013 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Eastern Time)

The Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center will host a workshop titled ‘Utilizing Various Data Sources for Surface Transportation Human Factors Research’ on November 6-7, 2013 in McLean, VA. This workshop is being sponsored by FHWA’s Office of Safety R&D and the Exploratory Advanced Research (EAR) Program. This workshop will focus on using various data sources such as driving simulators, field studies/field operational tests and naturalistic driving studies for research related to (1) behavior of drivers and other road users, (2) interaction between drivers and infrastructure and roadway, and (3) interaction between drivers and vehicle.

At the conclusion of this workshop, FHWA would like to identify a set of topics that could be developed as future ‘requests for proposals’ on research demonstrating the value of using data from various sources. This workshop will also explore methodologies that can be used to combine various data sources and types to enhance our understanding of human factors issues in transportation.

FHWA’s Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center
6300 Georgetown Pike McLean, VA 22101
Conference Room T-104/T-105

Driving directions and location information can be found on FHWA's website

Please note: There are no dining options on-site. Please note that lunch on Wednesday is on your own.

Draft Agenda:  HFDataWKSHPEarAgenda1_2013.pdf

There is no registration fee for this workshop but advanced registration is required due to space limitations.

A block of rooms has been reserved for workshop attendees from 11/5/2013 through 11/7/2013 at a rate of $184 (per diem) per night, plus tax. The group block number is R51 and the block name is Federal Highway Administration.

Staybridge Suites McLean 
6845 Old Dominion Drive
McLean, VA
(703) 448-5400

Please click link for reservation instructions: Reservationinstructions.pdf

For more information please contact: 
Eli Machek (Elizabeth.Machek@dot.gov

Technical contact: David Yang (david.yang@dot.gov


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