In addition to our compelling keynote speakers – John Porcari and Amy Conrick - this year’s conference will be chock-full of informative presentations, debates, panel discussions, posters, and sponsor booths from transportation professionals throughout Chicagoland. We’ve got sessions prepared by transit agencies, consulting firms, research institutions, DOT’s, other public agencies and more!
The agenda is still being finalized, but here’s a teaser of what to expect at Transport Chicago 2019:
TOPICS: Transport Chicago will cover a wide variety of sessions topics including the Future of Transportation, Bikes and Scooters, Buses, Rails to Trails, Funding, Public Outreach, Data Analytics, Pedestrian Safety, Suburban Mobility and the CREATE program.
Here's a list of presentations for our sessions. Keep an eye out for our full agenda, which will be published shortly.
- A Brave New World: How Autonomous & Connected Vehicles Will Reshape Transportation Planning
- Analysis of Chicago's Dockless Bike Share Pilot
- Assessing Bike Equity: An Observational Block Tool
- Back on the Bus: A Campaign for Transit Priority Streets
- Combining Public Opinion and Data to Rethink Logan Square
- CREATE Program
- FTA’s Simplified Trips-on-Project Software (STOPS) Applications: The Indianapolis BRT Experience
- Feasibility of the Transition to a Battery Electric Bus Fleet in Public Transit
- Creating an Integrated Transportation System through Agency Cooperation - Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) Rebuilding and Widening Project
- Jane Byrne Interchange Outreach Reboot
- Micro-Transit in rural and suburban areas: flexible routes as alternative to private transportation, in Illinois’ countryside
- The Mobility Revolution
- Modeling Transit Capacity
- Perspectives on Proposed Rails to Trails Projects in Chicago
- Preparing for Rapid Transit on Central Harlem Avenue
- Scooters in Chicago? Explorations into the Potential Costs Benefits and Governance Challenges of Micro-Mobility
- Suburban Mobility Strategies
- The benefits and impacts of road usage charges
- Urban vs. Rural Implications of User-Fee Alternatives to the Gas Tax