Call for Abstracts

The Symposium Steering Committee invites interested authors to submit abstracts on research, policy developments and innovative practices related to:

¨ Operational and safety effects of highway design

¨ Alignment, sight distance, and cross section design

¨  Interchange design and operation

¨  Urban street and intersection design, operation and safety

¨ Streets with busways and light rail transit

¨  Roundabout design

¨ Basis for design policy/criteria

¨ Role of Road Safety Audits in design process

¨  Design for speed management

¨  Design consistency

¨  Traffic calming

¨  Roadside design

¨ Design for vulnerable road users

¨  Design for users with disabilities

¨ Access management design issues

¨  Engineering applications of visualization

¨  Software tools for roadway design

¨  Communicating design to stakeholders

¨ Aesthetics, context sensitivity and sustainability

¨  Human factors in geometric design

¨  Simulation and geometric design

¨ Unique/Innovative design

¨  Road diets

¨  Toll facilities

¨ Designing for trucks

Abstracts should include the title; topic area responding to (e.g. roadside design); authors’ names; corresponding author’s mailing address, phone number, fax number, and e-mail address; and, a brief narrative description of the objectives, scope, methods, results, and conclusions of the work to be reported. Abstract submissions should not exceed one (1) typewritten page and be in either Word or PDF format.  Abstracts should be in English. Please include “International Symposium on Highway Geometric Design” in the subject line of any e-mail correspondence.

Paul W. Dorothy, PhD, PE, AICP
Burgess & Niple
5085 Reed Road
Columbus, OH 43220

Phone: 614-459-2050
Fax: 614-451-1385

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4th International Symposium on Highway Geometric Design

June 2nd-5th 2010 Valencia, Spain

Deadline for authors to submit abstracts – April 3, 2009

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