Presentations


Throughout the years that the Puerto Rico Transportation Technology Transfer Center has operated, the Directors have presented several technical presentations in different forums.  Here you will find recent presentations that have been prepared or presented by the Center Directors or staff.

Not all documents are available in english.

2014

Characterization of Pedestrian Fatalities in Urban Arterial Corridor in Puerto Rico. 1st International Road Federation Asia Regional Congress, in Bali Indonesia, November 17-19, 2014.

Development of Crash Modification Factors for Longitudinal Rumble Strips for Freeway Applications: Phase I Development of Safety Performance Functions. 1st International Road Federation Asia Regional Congress, in Bali Indonesia, November 17-19, 2014.

Responsabilidad de Jóvenes al Volante: Unidos podemos salvar vidas en las carreteras”. Gilberto Concepción de Gracia High School, Carolina, Puerto Rico. November 12, 2014.

“Nuevo Enfoque en el Desarrollo Profesional de Líderes en la Transportación”, Ingeniería 2014: Latinoamérica y Caribe Congreso y Exposición, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 4-6, 2014.

Cost Effective Strategies to Raise Awareness to Vulnerable Users and Increase Highway Safety in Hispanic Countries in the session SRD4: Vulnerable Users Safety Executive Session. 1st International Road Federation Asia Regional Congress, in Bali Indonesia, November 17-19, 2014.

Implantación del Plan Estratégico de Seguridad Vial de Puerto Rico: 2014-2018”. University of Puerto Rico, Arecibo Campus, Arecibo, Puerto Rico. October 23, 2014.

Métodos Prácticos de Diseño y Construcción de RCCP: Experiencias en Puerto Rico”. American Concrete Institute, Puerto Rico Chapter. Hato Rey, Puerto Rico. October 9, 2014.

Development of Safety Performance Functions for Freeways in Puerto Rico. Speaker and technical committee member in the 4th Ibero-American Road Safety Congress (CISEV), in Cancún, Mexico. September 30 to October 2, 2014.

Programas Innovadores para Promover la Seguridad Vial en Países Latinoamericanos: Plan de Acción Aplicado a Puerto Rico”. 4th Ibero-American Road Safety Congress (CISEV), in Cancún, Mexico. September 30 to October 2, 2014.

“Los Líderes Emergentes de la ITE y su Role en el Desarrollo Socio-Económico de Puerto Rico, Estados Unidos y a Nivel Internacional”. ITE-UPRM First General Assembly, Univerity of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. September 9, 2014.

“Programas Innovadores para Promover la Investigación y la Transferencia Tecnológica en Países Panamericanos”. Pan-American Academy of Engineering (API), in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. August 12, 2014.

Development of Crash Modification Factors for Rumble Strips Treatment for Freeway Applications: Phase I Development of Safety Performance Functions. 12th Latin American and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions (LACCEI) 2014, in Guayaquil, Ecuador. July 23, 2014.

Lessons Learned Regarding the Transportation Infrastructure and Socioeconomic Development in Istanbul, Saudi Arabia, and Dubai. University of Puerto Rico, Department of Civil Engineering and Surveying. March 25, 2014

Benjamín Colucci Ríos. Seguridad Vial y Aspectos Legales, presentation for the Civil Engineers Institute (IIC in Spanish), Gurabo, PR, June 24, 2014/ Arecibo, PR, April 10, 2014.

2013

Benjamín Colucci Ríos. Innovative Road User Awareness Campaign to Enhance Highway Safety in Puerto Rico, Poster for the Decade of Action for Road Safety Campaign 2011-2020, 2013 NLTAPA Annual Meeting, Boise, Idaho, USA, July 22-25, 2013.

Benjamín Colucci Ríos. Success Stories of EDC Initiatives in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, Poster for the Decade of Action for Road Safety Campaign 2011-2020, 2013 NLTAPA Annual Meeting, Boise, Idaho, USA, July 22-25, 2013.

2012

Benjamín Colucci Ríos, Programas Innovadores para Contribuir a la Educación en la Seguridad Vial en las Vías Públicas de Puerto Rico in Bogotá, Colombia, June 13, 2012

Benjamín Colucci Ríos, I. Meléndez, S. Señeriz, R. Silva, Innovative Programs to Contribute to the Road Safety Education in the Public Highways of Puerto Rico, LACCEI 2012, in Panamá City, Panamá, July 17, 2012.

Benjamín Colucci Ríos. Systemic Approaches to Highway Safety, in Lexington, Kentucky, April 4, 2012.

2011

Benjamín Colucci Ríos. Practical Guidelines for the implementation of Road Safety Audits, sponsored by the Transportation Technology Transfer Center, in the Civil Engineering and Surveying Department Auditorium at UPRM, May 6, 2011

2010

Alberto M. Figueroa Medina and Benjamín Colucci Ríos. 2010. Article: Outstanding Participation of UPRM Students in the Annual Congress of Transportation. Washington, D.C. January, 2010. (www.uprm.edu/news/articles/as2010017.html)

 2008

Benjamín Colucci Ríos and Alberto M. Figueroa Medina. 2008. Historia, Mercadeo y Planificación del Tren Urbano en el Área Metropolitana de San Juan. 13th Intermediate Meeting of the Technical Committees of the Latin American Association of Metros and Undergrounds (ALAMUS). San Juan, Puerto Rico.

13ra. Reunión Intermedia de los Comités Técnicos de la Asociación Latinoamericana de Metros y Subterráneos (ALAMYS). San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Benjamín Colucci Ríos, Alberto M. Figueroa Medina, and Kelvin R. Santiago Chaparro. 2008. Implementation of a GPS-Based Software Tool to Conduct Road Inventory and Safety Audits. 10th International Conference on Application of Advanced Technologies in Transportation (AATT). Athens, Greece.

2007

Benjamín Colucci Ríos, Felipe Luyanda Villafañe, and Alberto M. Figueroa Medina. 2007. The First 20 Years of the Puerto Rico Transportation Technology Transfer Center in the Training of Engineers and Transportation Officials. International Conference on Engineering Education (ICEE). Coimbra, Portugal.

Alberto M. Figueroa Medina, Benjamín Colucci Ríos, Juan Carlos Torréns, and Jahaira Cardona. 2007. Roadway Design Elements and Human Factors of Motorcycle Crashes in Puerto Rico. 5th Latin American and Caribbean Conference for Engineering and Technology (LACCEI). Tampico, Mexico.

Alberto M. Figueroa Medina and Benjamín Colucci Ríos. 2007. Motorcycle Crashes and its Implications to Local Roads. Southeast Local Roads Conference (LTAP SELRC). Orange Beach, Alabama.

 2006

Alberto M. Figueroa Medina and Andrew P. Tarko. 2006. Relationships between Road Design, Driver Behavior and Safety in Four-lane Highways. 4th Latin American and Caribbean Conference for Engineering and Technology (LACCEI). Mayagüez, Puerto Rico.

Alberto M. Figueroa Medina, Benjamín Colucci Ríos, and Wilson Arias Rojas. 2006. Sistema de Gerencia en Seguridad Vial: Integrando la Planificación, el Diseño Geométrico y la Auditoría de las Carreteras. Primera Cumbre Puertorriqueña de Seguridad Vial. Administración de Compensaciones por Accidentes Automovilísticos (ACAA). Carolina, Puerto Rico.

 

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