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24th Annual NJDOT Research Showcase

  • October 26
  • 8:30 am–2:45 pm

24th Annual NJDOT Research Showcase –

In-Person October 26, 2022

“Advancing Equity in Transportation”

The Annual New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Research Showcase is an opportunity for New Jersey’s transportation community to experience the broad scope of ongoing academic research initiatives and share technology transfer activities being conducted by institutions of higher education (IHE) partners and their associates. It also serves to highlight the benefits of transportation research, including NJDOT’s own program. As part of the event, the annual implementation award and recognition of outstanding university students studying in a transportation-related field will be presented.

This year’s event will be held in-person at Mercer County College- The Conference Center at Mercer, in West Windsor, NJ. The event will also be live-streamed for those unable to attend in person. PDH credit will only be provided to in-person attendees. You will be asked to select in-person attendance or virtual attendance when you register. Information on accessing the livestream will be provided in registration reminder emails, and will also be posted on this webpage.

All NJDOT personnel should follow internal procedures for permission to attend.

* When registering, NJDOT personnel will be asked to identify which Assistant Commissioner their unit reports to:

  • Assistant Commissioner Planning, Multimodal and Grants Administration- Michael Russo:  Multimodal Services, Division of Local Aid & Economic Development, Statewide Planning, Environmental Resources
  • Assistant Commissioner ​Transportation OperationSystems & Support- Andrew Tunnard: Transportation Mobility, Transportation Operations Systems
  • Assistant Commissioner Capital Program Management- Parth Oza: Highway & Traffic Design, Right of Way & Access Management, Capital Program Support, Project Management, Bridge Engineering & Infrastructure Management, Construction & Materials

Agenda

9:00 a.m.          Introduction and Housekeeping

David Maruca, Program Development Administrator, Rutgers Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation

9:10 a.m.          Welcoming Remarks

Michael Russo, Assistant Commissioner, Planning, Multimodal, and Grants Administration, New Jersey Department of Transportation

9:15 a.m.          Opening Remarks

Parth Oza, Assistant Commissioner, Capital Program Management, New Jersey Department of Transportation

9:40 a.m.          Opening Remarks

Valeriya Remezova, Deputy Division Administrator, Federal Highway Administration New Jersey Division  

9:45 a.m.          Keynote Address

Keith Benjamin, Associate Administrator for Highway Policy and External Affairs, Federal Highway Administration

10:30 a.m.        Break

10:40 a.m.        Perspectives on Advancing Equity in Transportation Panel Discussion

Moderator: Elkins Green, Director, Environmental Resources, New Jersey Department of Transportation

Panelists:

  • Veronica Murphy, Director’s Office, Division of Local Aid & Economic Development, New Jersey Department of Transportation
  • Krishna Murthy, President, EZ Ride
  • Andrew Tunnard, Assistant Commissioner Transportation Operations Systems and Support, New Jersey Department of Transportation
  • Byron Nicholas, Supervising Transportation Planner, Hudson County Engineering

11:45 a.m.        Presentation of 2022 Awards

Presented by Amanda Gendek, Manager, Bureau of Research, New Jersey Department of Transportation

  • 2022 Outstanding University Student in Transportation Research Award
  • 2022 NJDOT Research Implementation Award
  • 2022 Best Poster Award
  • 2022 NJDOT Build a Better Mousetrap Award

12:00 p.m.        Buffet Lunch/Break

1:00 p.m.          Concurrent breakout sessions

  • Safety
  • Infrastructure
  • Equity/Mobility
  • Poster Session

 

This program is organized by the NJDOT Bureau of Research in partnership with the Rutgers Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT) and the Rutgers Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center meets requirements for up to 3 professional development hours (PDHs) for continuing professional competency for licensed professional engineers. AICP credit is currently under review. The 24th Annual NJDOT Research Showcase is co-sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration.

 

Date & Time

Date
October 26
Time
8:30 am–2:45 pm

Location

Mercer County – Conference Center at Mercer
1200 Old Trenton Road
West Windsor, NJ 08550 United States

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Fee

Free

Credits

Up to 3 professional development hours (PDHs) for continuing professional competency for licensed professional engineers. AICP credit is currently under review.

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