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Connecticut Department of Transportation/Connecticut Transportation Institute 2002
Transportation Research Showcase

March 19, 2002
*** Please note***
The Department of Transportation makes every effort to address handicap/ADA accessibility. Due to the extensive amount of presentations covered during this conference, it was not possible to create captioned text for the following video/audio content.
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8:30 am - 9:00 am - Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 am - 9:15 am - Welcome: Introduction video
9:15 am - 10:30 am - Issues Facing Connecticut and the Nation
Moderator - Dr. Christian Davis
  • Future of Transportation - Robert E. Skinner , Jr. Transportation Research Board
  • fSHRP (future Strategic Highway Research Program) Robert E. Skinner, Jr. Transportation Research Board
  • Connecticut Transportation Issues - James Boice , Bureau Chief, Public Transportation
10:30 am - 10:45 am - Break
10:45 am - 12:00 pm - Finding Solutions for Connecticut
Moderator - Keith R. Lane, ConnDOT
  • Computerized Bridge Monitoring - Dr. Robert Lauzon , ConnDOT & Dr. John DeWolf, UConn
  • Alternative Fuel Vehicles in Government Fleets: Demonstration of Hybrid
  • Diesel-Electric Transit Buses-Mike Sanders , Steve Warren, CTTransit & Dennis Jolly, ConnDOT
  • Research Opportunities - James Sime , ConnDOT
  • Discussion & Questions
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm - Lunch (with Guest Speaker)
40th Anniversary of the Cooperative Highway Research Program-Dr. Richard Long - Prof. Emeritus, UConn
1:15 pm - 2:45 pm - Current Research Activities & Implementable Products
Moderator - James Sime, ConnDOT
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm Break
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Continuation of Current Research Activities & Implementable Products Moderator - Keith Lane, ConnDOT
4:00 pm-4:05 pm Closing Remarks and Adjournment
-Keith Lane