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 Presentations from the 2012 Rail Conference

Below are the presentations from the 2012 Rail Conference, held June 3-6, 2012, in Dallas, TX.
  
Presenters
  
collapse Session : Analyze This! Tools for Reducing Accidents & Minimizing Hazards ‎(4)
"Apples Vs. Oranges" Comparing Safety Performance on Different Modes
Rachel Liu
Watchung Transportation LLC
Westfield, NJ
Liu-R-Apples-vs-Oranges-Comparing-Safety-Performance-of-Different-Modes
Safety System
Luke Chisenhall
Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Dallas, TX
Chisenhall-L-System-Safety
The Safety Case as a Living Document to Manage the System Safety Program
Sue Cox
Delcan Corporation
Ontario, CANADA
Cox-S-The-Safety-Case-as-a-Living-Document-to-Manage-the-System-Safety-Program
Transit System Hazard Analyses - A Post Mortem
David Anderson
CHEM Hill
New York, NY
Anderson-D-Transit-System-Hazard-Analyses-A-Post-Mortem
collapse Session : Buy America What is Reasonable for U.S. Workers AND Rail Systems ‎(4)
APTA Buy America Session
Charles R. Wochele
ALSTOM Transportation, Inc.
West Henrietta, NY
Wochele-C-APTA-Buy-America-Session
Buy America & FRA Equipment Procurement: Laying the Foundation for Future Growth
Chad Edison
AECOM
Arlington, VA
Edison-C-Buy-America-and-FRA-Equipment-Procurement
Buy America A Contractor’s Perspective
John Boiler
Stacy and Witbeck, Inc.
Alameda, CA
Bollier-J-Buy-America-a-Contractors-Perspective
Buy America: Rail Decision for Central Mesa Extension
Stephen R. Banta
Valley Metro RPTA
Phoenix, AZ
Banta-S-Buy-America-Rail-Decision-for-Central-Mesa-Extension
collapse Session : Capital Project Updates ‎(2)
Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) Transit Capital Projects
John M. Muth
Charlotte Area Transit System
Charlotte, NC
Muth-J-Charlotte-Area-Transit-System-(CATS)-Transit-Capital-Projects
How BRT to LRT Conversions Are Addressed in the Transit Corridor Planning Process
Bill G. Lambert
Stantec Consulting, Ltd.
Vancouver, BC
Lambert-B-How-BRT-to-LRT-Conversions-Are-Addressed-in-the-Transit-Corridor-Planning-Process
collapse Session : Communications Systems ‎(4)
PTC Spectrum Will There Be Enough?
Karl Witbeck
Stantec Consulting Services, Inc.
Phoenix, Arizona
Witbeck-K-PTC-Spectrum-Will-there-be-enough
Stardardization vs. Customization For On-Board Communication Systems
Steven Ojalvo
Luminator Technology Group
Quebec, CANADA
Ojalvo-S-Standardization-vs-Customization-for-On-Board-Communication-Systems
The Spectrum Challenge for New Public Trasportation Communications
David Turner
Turner Engineering Corporation
Venice, CA

Bradley Banks
Parsons Brinckerhoff
San Francisco, CA
 
Blake Russo
Parsons Brinckerhoff
San Francisco, CA
Banks-Russo-Turner-Spectrum-Challenge-for-New-Public-Transportation-Communications
Why Transit Needs Long Term Evolution (LTE)
Barry Einsig
Harris Corporation
Washington, D.C.
Barry-E-Why-Transit-Needs-Long-Term-Evolution
collapse Session : Contracting: In-House or Outsourcing for Operations & Maintenance ‎(3)
Contracting: In-House or Outsourcing for Operations & Maintenance
Bob Young
Bombardier Transportation
Ontrario, CANADA
Young-B-Contracting-In-House-or-Outsourcing-for-Operations-and-Maintenance
Partnership in Contracted Rail Service
Joseph J. Giulietti
South Florida Regional Transportation Authority
Pompano Beach, FL
Giulietti-J-Partnership-in-Contracted-Rail-Service
Partnership in Contracted Rail Service
Danny Daughrity
Herzog Transit Services
Irving, TX

Jarod Varner
Denton County Transportation Authority
Lewisville, TX
Varner-Daughrity-Partnership-in-Contracted-Rail-Service
collapse Session : Crashworthiness Research, Standards Applications & Structural Behavior ‎(4)
Development of an Alternative Fuel Tank Standard for DMUs
Anthony Tofani
LTK Engineering Services
Ambler, PA

Christopher Walker
LTK Engineering Services
Ambler, PA
Tofani-Walker-Development-of-an-Alternative-Fuel-Tank-Standard-for-DMUs
Engineering Task Force Procedures A Car Builder’s Experience
Alois Starlinger
Stadler Rail Group
Altenhein, SWITZERLAND

Stephen Bonina
Stadler US Inc.
Westfield, NJ
Starlinger-Bonina-Engineering-Task-Force-Procedures-A-Car-Builder’s-Experience
Ongoing Research on Equipment Features for Accident Survivability
Jeffrey Gordon
Federal Railroad Administration
Washington, DC

David Tyrell
Volpe Transportation Systems Center
Cambridge, MA
Gordon-Tyrell-Ongoing-Research-on-Equipment-Features-for-Accident-Survivability
Railcars in Explosive Events: Understanding and Improving Performance
Robert Fries
Transportation Technology Center
Pueblo, CO

Ian Bruce
Arup
San Fransico, CA


Fries-Bruce-Railcars-in-Explosive-Events-Understanding-and-Improving-Performance
collapse Session : Current Issues and Challenges in Rail Security  ‎(4)
Dealing with the Mentally ILL and CIT Response
Kenton W. Rainey
San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District
San Francisco, CA
Rainey-R-Dealing-with-the-Mentally-ILL-and-CIT-Response
LASD Metro Transit Policing
Holly M. Perez
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
Los Angeles, CA
Perez-H-LASD-Metro-Transit-Policing
Mitigating Theft of Electronic Devices
Leslie Campbell
Metro Transit Police Department
Washington, DC
Campbell-L-Mitigating-Theft-of-Electronic-Devices
PSIM The New Face of Public Safety Video Management
Randy Clarke
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
Boston, MA
Clarke-R-PSIM-The-New-Face-of-Public-Safety-Video-Management
collapse Session : Cyber Security and Hacking: Should Rail Systems be Concerned ‎(4)
Cyber Incident Response
Ellen Giblin
Ashcroft Law Firm
Boston, MA
Giblin-E-Cyber-Incident-Response
Enterprise Cyber Security Standards
Lurae Stuart
Good Harbor Consulting
Arlington, VA
Stewart-L-Enterprise-Cyber-Security-Standards
Information System Security Awareness and Traning Program
Rodney Dor
Orange County Transportation Authority
Orange County, CA
Dor-R-Information-System-Security-Awareness-and-Traning-Program
Securing Critical Control and Communications Recommended Practice - Part 2
Leigh Weber
Weber Consulting Services, LLC
Harleysville, PA
Weber-L-Securing-Critical-Contron-and-Communications-Recommended-Practice
collapse Session : Delivering Integrated Systems: Strategies for Success ‎(1)
Importance of Adequate Interface Management and Systems Integration
Navin S. Sagar
HDR Engineering, Inc.
Denver, CO
Sagar-N-Importance-of-Adequate-Interface-Mgmt-and-Systems-Integration
collapse Session : Emerging Technology ‎(2)
Integrated Subway Monitoring System
Hang Jae Chung
Seoul Metropolitan Rapid Transit
Seoul, SOUTH KOREA
Chung-H-Integrated-Subway-Monitoring-System
Managing Video and Surveillance Information
Carrie Butler
TranSystems Corporation
Boston, MA
Butler-C-Managing-Video-and-Surveillance-Information
collapse Session : Energy, Environment & Rail ‎(4)
Implementing a Renewable Energy Policy for High-Speed Rail Operations
Margaret Cederoth
Parsons Brinkerhoff
Chicago, IL
Cederoth-M-Implementing-a-Renewable-Energy-Policy-for-High-Speed-Rail-Operations
Practical Off-Wire Streetcar / Light Rail Operation-1
John Swanson
Parson Brinkerhoff
San Diego, CA
Swanson-J-Practical-Off-Wire-Streetcar-Light-Rail-Operation-1
Sodium-Nickel Energy Storage Technology for Rail and Public Transportation
Matthew Maroon
GE Energy Storage
Schenectady, NY
Maroon-M-Sodium-Nickel-Energy-Storage-Technology-for-Rail-and-Public-Transportation
Wayside Energy Storage Project Progress Update & Lessons Learned
Andrew Gillespie
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
Pennsylvania, PA
Gillespie-A-Wayside-Energy-Storage-Project-Progress-Update-and-Lessons-Learned
collapse Session : Federal Safety Regulations ‎(1)
Shared Corridors
John Gault
Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Dallas, TX

Luke Chisenhall
Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Dallas, TX

Henry Hartberg
Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Dallas, TX

Chisenhall-Gault-Hartberg-Shared-Corridors
collapse Session : Fitness for Duty ‎(3)
Alertness Between the Agency and Contractor
Don Saunders
Veolia Transportation
Lombard, IL

Bradley Barkman
South Florida Regional Transportation Authority
Pompano Beach, FL
Barkman-Saunders-Alertness-Between-the-Agency-and-Contractor
Are Your Operators Fit for Duty?
Harry Saporta
Tri-County Metropolitan District of Oregon
Portland, OR
Saporta-H-Are-Your-Operators-Fit-for-Duty
Fatique Awareness and Fitness for Duty
Tony Abdallah
MTA New York City Transit
New York, NY
Abdallah-T-Fatigue-Awareness-and-Fitness-for-Duty
collapse Session : Grade Crossing Safety - A Continuing Pursuit  ‎(4)
Orange County Rail Safety
Darrell Johnson
Orange County Trasportation Authority
Orange County, CA
Johnson-D-Orange-County-Rail-Safety
Pedestrian Crossing Upgrades
Harry Saporta
Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon
Portland, OR
Saporta-H-Pedestrian-Crossing-Upgrades
TRAX LRT Expansion + Increased Distractions = Learning Curve
James B. Webb
Utah Transit Authority
Salt Lake City, UT
Webb-J-TRAX-LRT-Expansion
Trespasser Initiatives
Kevin J. O'Connor
New Jersey Transit Corporation
Newark, NJ
OConnor-K-Trespasser-Initiatives
collapse Session : High-Performance Corridors ‎(3)
California High-Speed Rail: Getting on Track
Hans Van Winkle
California High Speed Rail Authority
Sacramento, CA
VanWinkle-H-California-High-Speed-Rail-Getting-On-Track
Passenger Rail Plans for Texas
Jennifer Moczygemba
Texas Department of Transportation
Austin, TX
Moczygemba-J-Passenger-Rail-Plans-for-Texas
The Northeast Corridor: Challenges and Opportunities for the Region's Future
Mitch Warren
Northeast Corridor Infrastructure and Operations Advisory Commission
Washington, DC
Warren-M-The-Northeast-Corridor-Challenges-and-Opportunities
collapse Session : How Attention to Broken Windows & All Hazards Sets the Foundation for Rail Security ‎(3)
All Hazards Preparedness and Rail Security
Ronald Keele
Federal Transit Administration
Washington, DC
Keele-R-All-Hazards-Preparedness-and-Rail-Security
How Attention to Broken Windows & All Hazards Sets the Foundation for Rail Security
Ronald J. Masciana
Transportation Security Administration
Washington, DC
Masciana-R-How-Attentiion-to-Broken-Windows-and-All-Hazards
Security Strategy: A Layered Approach
Anthony Mercogliano
Metropolitan Transportation Authority
New York, NY
Mercogliano-A-Security-Strategy-A-Layered-Approach
collapse Session : Implementing PTC Technology - Technical Issues ‎(1)
CSX PTC Test Program
Gary Pruitt
ARINC, Inc.
Annapolis, MD
Pruitt-G-CSX-PTC-Test-Program
collapse Session : Integrating High Speed Rail in Existing Corridors ‎(5)
High Speed Rail Integration
Lorenzo Simonelli
General Electric Company
Lawrence Park, PA
Simonelli-L-High-Speed-Rail-Integration
IDOT Chicago - St. Louis Corridor: Lessons Learned
Phillip G. Pasterak
Parsons Brinkerhoff
Chicago, IL
Pasterak-P-IDOT-Chicago–St-Louis-Corridor-Lessons-Learned
Integrating High Speed Rail in Existing Corridors
Don A. Sepulveda
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority
Los Angeles, CA
Sepulveda-D-Integrating-High-Speed-Rail-in-Existing-Corridors
Integrating High Speed Rail in Existing Corridors – a National Perspective
Niel Peterson
CH2M Hill
Seattle, WA
Peterson-N-Integrating-High-Speed-Rail-in-Existing-Corridors
Meeting the High Speed Rail Challenge in the Northeast Corridor
Andrew Galloway
Amtrak
Philadelphia, PA
Galloway-D-Meeting-the-High-Speed-Rail Challenge-in-the-Northeast-Corridor
collapse Session : Integrating Regional Fare Systems ‎(4)
A Methodological Approach to Evaluating Alternative Rail Transit Pricing Scenarios
Robert H. Thomas
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority
Atlanta, GA
Thomas-R-A-methodoligical-approach-to-evaluating-alternative-rail-transit-pricing-scenarios
Connecting a Region Through Smartcard Technology
Michael Wilson
Accenture
Toronto, CANADA
Wilson-M-Connecting-a-region-through-smartcard-technology
Integrating Regional Fare Systems
David Leininger
Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Dallas, TX
Leininger-D-Integrating-Regional-Fare-Systems
Regional Integration: A Matter of Policy and Technology
Edward Pollan
LTK Engineering Services
Seattle, WA
Pollan-E-Regional-Integration-A-Matter-of-Policy-and-Technology
collapse Session : Lifecycle Approaches to Delivering Integrated Systems ‎(1)
Improving Project Management to Realize Successful Outcomes by Focusing on Requirements Management
Timothy Stokes
Delcan Corporation
Vienna, VA
Stokes-T-Improving-Project-Management-to-Realize-Successful-Outcomes-by-Focusing-on-Requirements-Mgmt
collapse Session : Maintenance Practices for Reliability   ‎(3)
Paperless Track Inspection for Transit Systems
Dave Graves
ENSCO, Inc.
Charlottesvolle, VA

Rick Bellew
Transit America Services Inc.
Oceanside, CA
Graves-Bellew-Paperless-Track-Inspection-for-Transit-Systems
Rolling Stock Maintenance Fiscal Challenges for Rail Operators
Gary W. Campbell
CH2M HILL
Boston, MA
Campbell-G-Rolling-Stock-Maintenance-Fiscal-Challenges-for-Rail-Operators
Safely Secure Bolted Joints in Critical Applications
Maxime Thonnerieux
Nord-Lock Inc.
Lyon, FRANCE

David Parr
Nord-Lock Inc.
Elk Grove Village, IL
Thonnerieux-Parr-Safely-Secure-Bolted-Joints-in-Critical-Applications
collapse Session : Noise and Vibration Mitigation: Track Infrastructure  ‎(5)
Development of the FXT- Track System
Andre Van Leuven
Dynamic Engineering
St. Louis, MO
VanLeuven-A-Development-of-the-FXT-Track-System
Floating Slabtrack Systems in Tunnels
Patrick Carels
CDM Novitec, LLC
Overijse, BELGIUM
Carels-P-Floating-Slabtrack-Systems-in-Tunnels
Predicting Effects of LRT Construction Vibration on University Research
Kathryn O'Brien
Metro Transit
Minneapolis, MN

Jeffrey Zapfe
Acentech Incorporated
Cambridge, MA
O'Brien-Zapfe-Predicting-Effects-of-LRT-Construction-Vibration-on-University-Research
The Benefits and Limitations of Floating Slab Track for Controlling Groundborne Noise and Vibration
Gary Glickman
Wilson Ihrig & Associates
New York, NY
Glickman-G-The-Benefits-and-Limitations-of-Floating-Slab-Track
Wheel and Rail Maintenance for Minimum Noise
Hugh Saurenman
ATS Consulting
Pasadena, CA
Saurenman-H-Wheel-and-Rail-Maintenance-for-Minimum-Noise
collapse Session : Overcoming Labor-Management Challenges Finding Common Ground through Collaborative Projects ‎(3)
Creating a Career Path for Rail Equipment Department Mechanics
John Jamison
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
Pennsylvania, PA
Jamison-J-Creating-A-Career-Path
Labor-Management Partnerships: Collaboration for Quality of Service and Job Creation
Michael D. Jones
Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Dallas, TX

Kenneth Day
ATU Local 1338
Dallas, TX
Jones-M-Day-K-Labor-Management-Partnerships-Collaboration-for-Quality-of-Service-and-Job-Creation
Operating Joint Labor-Management Training Programs
Kerry J. Kopp
Sacramento Regional Transit District
Sacramento, CA
Kopp-K-Operating-Joint-Labor-Management-Training-Programs
collapse Session : Passenger-Freight Success Stories ‎(4)
Developing Stakeholders Into Partners:The East Metro Rail Capacity Study
Michael Rodgers
Ramsey County Regional Railroad Authority
St. Paul, MN
Rogers-M-Developing-Stakeholders-Into-Partners
Improving Passenger Rail While Preserving our World Class Freight Railroad System: The HIGH SPEED RAIL Challenge
Kathryn Pett
CH2M HILL
Washington, DC
Pett-K-Improving-Passenger-Rail-While-Preserving
Lessons From Recent Freight & Passenger Success Stories
Sean Craig
CSX Transportation
Jacksonville, FL
Craig-S-Lessons-From-Recent-Freight-and-Passenger-Success-Stories
RTD Eagle P-3 Project: A Passenger-Frieght Success Story
Marla Lien
Regional Transportation District
Denver, CO
Lien-M-RTD-Eagle-P3-Project
collapse Session : Path of Travel Effective Approaches for Accessibility in Rail Stations & Intermodal Facilities ‎(3)
Amtraks Approach to Retrofitting Accesibility into Existing Station Facilities
Gary Talbot
Amtrak
Philadelphia, PA
Talbot-G-Amtrak-Approach-to-Retrofitting-Accesibility
Overcoming the Challenges of ADA Accessibility at Older Rail Stations SEPTA's Adaptive Approach
Jeffrey D. Knueppel
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
Philadelphia, PA
Knueppel-J-Overcoming-the-Challenges-of-ADA-Accessibility-at-Older-Rail-Stations
Rebalancing Commuter Rail Level Boarding with Freight Clearance Requirements
David O. Nelson
Jacobs Engineering Group
Boston, MA
Nelson-D-Rebalancing-Commuter-Rail-Level-Boarding
collapse Session : Rail Operating Practices ‎(4)
Optimizing Schedules to Build Ridership, Increase Reliability, Increase Service Area, & Lower Operating Costs
Damon Blythe
Utah Transit Authority
Salt Lake City, UT
Blythe-D-Optimizing-Schedules-to-Build-Ridership
Ride the Guadalupe Express
Edward Pollan
LTK Engineering Services
Seattle, WA

Kevin Connolly
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
San Jose, CA

Connolly-Pollan-Ride-the-Guadalupe-Express
Sacramento's Near Miss Incident Review Program
Vern Barnhart
Sacramento Regional Transit District
Sacramento, CA
Barnhart-V-Sacramentos-Near-Miss-Incident-Review-Program
Why is Integration of Technologies Vital for Rail Operations and Safety?
Dominique Lemay
Societe de Transport de Montreal
Montreal, CANADA
Lemay-D-Why-is-Integration-of-Technologies-Vital-for-Rail-Opeations-and-Safety
collapse Session : Rail Service During Special Events & Extreme Weather  ‎(5)
A Tale of Irene, Baseball and Santa
Karen Waterman
Hampton Roads Transit
Hampton, VA
Waterman-K-Tale-of-Irene-Baseball-and-Santa
Automated Real-time Dispatching Support
Joao P. Martins
SISCOG
Sistemas Cognitivos
Lisbon, PORTUGAL
Martins-J-Automated-Real-Time-Dispatching-Support
Planning for DART's Annual Super Bowl
Lawrence Gaul
Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Dallas, TX
Gaul-L-Planning-for-DARTs-Annual-Super-Bowl
RTD-Denver's Success Delivering Special Service Snow or No Snow
Austin Jenkins
Regional Transportation District
Denver, CO
Jenkin-A-RTD-Denvers-Success-Delivering-Special-Service-Snow-or-No-Snow
We Did it Our Way
Gary Howard
Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County
Houston, TX
Howard-G-We-did-it-Our-Way
collapse Session : Rail Standards ‎(6)
A Standard LRV RFP - One Year Later
Richard Wieczorek
San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit System
Oakland, CA
Wieczorek-R-A-Standard-LRV-RFP-One-Year-Later
Developmement of Recommended Practices for Audio Frequency Track Circuits
Robert MacDonald
B&C Transit, Inc.
Oakland, CA
MacDonald-R-Development-of-Recommended-Practice-for-Audio-Frequency-Track-Circuits
Electronic Device Distraction Standard
David Murphy
Charlotte Area Transit System
Charlotte, NC
Murphy-D-Electronic-Device-Distraction-Standard
Lead the Way APTA Tansit Standards Development Program
Raul Bravo
Raul Bravo & Associates, Inc.
Reston, VA
Bravo-R-Lead-the-Way-APTA-Transit-Standards-Development-Program
So Who Really Needs a "Fall-Back" Singaling System with Communications-Based Train Control
Alan Rumsey
Delcan Corporation
Toronto, CANADA

Sue Cox
Delcan Corporation
Toronto, CANADA
Rumsey-Cox-So-who-really-needs-a-Fall-Back-Signaling-System
The Development and Application of IEEE CBTC Standards
Alan Rumsey
Delcan Corporation
Markham, ON CANADA
Rumsey-A-The-Development-and-Application-of-IEEE-CBTC-Standards
collapse Session : Safety Culture Job #1 for Policy and C-Level Leaders ‎(2)
Moving Metro Forward Safely
Mortimer Downey
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Washington, DC
Downey-M-Moving-Metro-Forward-Safely
Safety Culture at STM
Carl Desrosiers
Société de Transport de Montréal
Montréal, CANADA
Desrosiers-C-Safety-Culture-at-STM
collapse Session : Signal Systems ‎(3)
Automatic Train Control At the Port Authority Trans-Hudson
Stuart Landau
CH2M HILL
Parsipanny, NJ

Doug Dreisbach
Port Authority of NY and NJ
Jersey City, NJ
Dreisbach-Landau-ATC-at-PATH
Comparing Four Positive Control Systems on One Railroad
Roberct MacDonald
B&C Transit, Inc.
Oakland, CA
Conrad-Tashker-Comparing-Four-Positive-Control-Systems-on-One-Railroad
Integration and Future of CBTC/PTC vs. Convetional Signaling
David F. Thurston
Parsons Transportation Group
Philadelphia, PA
Thurston-Integration-and-Future-of-CBTC-PTC
collapse Session : Status of High-Speed & Intercity Rail ADA Accessibility  ‎(4)
Amtrak's New Level Boarding Policy
Gary Talbot
Amtrak
Washington, D.C.
Talbot-G-Amtraks-New-Level-Boarding-Policy
FTA Revised ADA Final Rule
Federal Transit Administration
Washington, D.C.
FTA-Revised-ADA-Final-Rule
Intercity and High Speed Rail: Legal Considerations and the September 2011 Rule
Linda Martin
Federal Railroad Administration
Washington, DC
Martin-L-Intercity-and-High-Speed-Rail-Legal-Considerations
PRIIA Next Generation Equipment Committee Accessibility Working Group
Melissa Shurland
Federal Railroad Administration
Washington, DC
Shurland-M-PRIIA-Next-Generation-Equipment
collapse Session : Streetcars ‎(3)
Becoming “One City” Through Light Rail Transit
Councillor Karen Stintz
Toronto Transit Commission
Ontario, CANADA
Stintz-K-Becoming-One-City-Through-Light-Rail-Transit
Cincinnati Moves Forward
Paul Grether
Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority
Cincinnati, OH
Grether-P-Cincinnati-Moves-Forward
North American Application of Modern Streetcar Vehicles
John Smatlak
RPR Consulting
Woodland Hills, CA
Smatlak-North-American-Application-of-Modern-Streetcar-Vehicles
collapse Session : Technologies Supporting Rail Security... What Works? ‎(4)
A Scalability of Video and Behavioral Analytics in Large Complex Deployments
Alfredo Perez
Behavioral Recognition Systems
(BRS Labs)
Reston, VA
Perez-A-Scalability-of-Video-and-Behavioral-Analytics-in-Large-Complex-Deployments
Design Criteria for CCTV Systems in Railways Environment
Channan Graf
G. Team Security, Ltd.
Ra'anana, ISRAEL
Graf-C-Design-Criteria-for-CCTV-Systems-in-Railways-Environment
Public Transit Radiological and Explosives Detection for Rail Safety and Security
Walt Bonneau Jr.
Cubic Security Systems, Inc.
San Diego, CA
Bonneau-W-Public-Transit-Radiological-and-Explosives-Detection-for-Rail-Safety-and-Security
Technologies Supporting Rail Security
James D. Spiller
DART Police
Dallas Area Rapid Transit
Dallas, TX
Spiller-J-Technologies-Supporting-Rail-Security
collapse Session : Track & Rail Research ‎(3)
Portland Streetcar SW Moody Avenue Project
Daniel Abernathy
HDR Engineering
Portland, OR

Bill Bruce
Stacy and Witbeck, Inc.
Portland, OR
Abernathy-Bruce-Portland-Streetcar-SW-Moody-Avenue-Project
Rail Selection: An Old Debate with a New Twist
Luke Wilson
HDR Engineering, inc.
Portland, OR
Olson-L-Rail-Selection-An-Old-Debate-with-a-New-Twist
Testing and Analysis to Optimize Transit System Maintenance: Performance Based Track Geometry and Mathmatical Modeling of Slab Track
Charity Ketchum
Transportation Technology Center, Inc.
Pueblo, CO

Russell Walker
Transportation Technology Center, Inc.
Pueblo, CO

Nicholas Wilson
Transportation Technology Center, Inc.
Pueblo, CO

Marco Pontieri Augusto
Metro Sao Paulo
Ketchum-W-Testing-and-Analysis-to-Optimize-Transit-System-Maintenance
collapse Session : Traction Power ‎(4)
An Innovative Solution for a Sustainable Urban Mobility
Alberto Castagnolli
Ansaldo STS S.p.a
Genova, ITALY
Castagnoli-A-An-Innovative-Solution-for-a-Sustainable-Urban-Mobility
Improvement of Rail and Trolley Bus Overhead Contact Systems Operation With Diode Section Insulators
Paul White
HNTB Corporation
Chelmsford, MA
White-P-Improvement-of-Rail-and-Trolley-Bus-Overhead-Contact-Systems
Simiulation and Mitigation of Magnetic Field Created by Traction Power Systems
Peter Talbot
STV Incorporated
Boston, MA

Gareth Evans
STV Incorporated
Philadelphia, PA
Tabolt-Evans-Simulation-and-Mititgation-of-Magnetic-Field
Transfer Trip... Why We Need It?
Steven Bezner
The Burns Group
Philadelphia, PA
Bezner-S-Transfer-Trip-Why-Is-It-Needed
collapse Session : Training Partnership Programs for the Rail Industry's Next Generation Workforce   ‎(3)
APTA Business Member's Workforce Assessment
Jeffrey Wharton
IMPulse NC LLC
Mount Olive, NC
Wharton-J-Business-Member-Workforce-Assessment
High-Speed Rail Workforce Development in the State of California: Linking Research to Action
Peter J. Haas
Mineta Transportation Institute
San Jose, CA

Paul D. Hernandez
Mineta Transportation Institute
San Jose, CA

Haas-Hernandez-High-Speed-Rail-Workforce-Development
Training for Maintainers in Advance of Railcar Procurements
Brian Lester
EDSI Consulting
Chester, PA

Robert Cerra
LTK Engineering Services
Brooklyn, NY
Cerra-Lester-Training-for-Maintainer-in-Advance-of-Railcar-Procurements
collapse Session : USDOT Workshop: Envisioning Rail Vehicle Accessibility for the Coming Decades ‎(2)
PRIIA Next Generation Equipment Committee Accessibility Working Group
Melissa Shurland
Federal Railroad Administration
Washington, DC
Shurland-M-USDOT-Workshop-PRIIA-Next-Generation-Equipment
USDOT Workshop: Envisioning Rail Vehicle Accessibility for the Coming Decades
Chris Hart
U.S. Access Board
Washington, DC

Gary Talbot
Amtrak
Washington, DC
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collapse Session : Why Do Good Employees Sometimes Violate Key Operating Rules?   ‎(2)
Introduction to the FAMES Committee
Rick Inclima
Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees
Washington, DC

Michael Woods
Federal Railroad Administration
Washington, DC
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Safety Culture versus Compliance Culture: Is there a difference?   
Dennis Bonney
Bombardier Transportation
Ontario, CANADA
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