Presentations


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

Not all documents are available in english.

2017

Diseño de sistemas de transporte basado en la AASHTO y su vínculo con la ingeniería estructural“. 1st Pan-American Congress of Structural Engineering, in Tarija, Bolivia. October 26-28, 2017

Seguridad en los Sistemas de Transporte Terrestre en Las Américas: Ideas Innovadoras para los Retos y Desafíos de este Milenio“. 74th Official Week of Engineering and Agronomy, Hangar Convention and Fair Center of the Amazon, in Belém, Brazil. August 10, 2017.

Road User Awareness Campaigns and Strategic Highway Safety Plan: Success Stories in Putting Safety First Toward Zero Deaths. Presentation, Joint ITE/CITE 2017 Annual Meeting and Exhibit, Toronto, Canada. August 2, 2017.

Preliminary Before and After Speed Studies as a Tool to Assess The Effectiveness of Centerline Rumble Strips in Rural Roads. 15th Annual Latin American and Caribbean Congress of Engineering Institutions (LACCEI), in Boca Ratón, Florida. July 19-21, 2017.

“Simulador de Conducción para Análisis de las Características Geométricas y Operacionales del Peaje Dinámico de Puerto Rico de la PR-22”. 15th Annual Latin American and Caribbean Congress of Engineering Institutions (LACCEI), in Boca Ratón, Florida, USA. July 19-21, 2017.

Highway Maintenance and its Importance for Road Safety. Pan-American Union of Engineers Associations (UPADI), in San José, Costa Rica. June 29-30, 2017.

“Mantenimiento de Carreteras y su Importancia para la Seguridad Vial”, in San José, Costa Rica. June 29-30, 2017

Successful Implementation of the Puerto Rico Strategic Highway Safety Plan 2014-2018: Key Elements that Can be Adapted to the Caribbean Region. Safer Roads by DesignTM Caribbean Regional Congress, International Road Federation (IRF), in Montego Bay, Jamaica. May 18, 2017.

Design, Installation and Maintenance of Pavement Marking for Transport Infrastructure. Expo Summit of Engineering and Surveying 2017, CIAPR, Hato Rey, Puerto Rico. May 12, 2017

Road Assessment and Maintenance. Expo Summit of Engineering and Surveying 2017″, CIAPR, Hato Rey, Puerto Rico. May 12, 2017

National Local Technical Assistant Program Association (NLTAPA) Southeast Region Meeting. Orange Beach, Alabama. April 17-20, 2017.

Ethics in the Community. Porta del Sol National Ethic Encounter, CIAPR, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. March 24, 2017.

Impact of Climate Change in the Highway and Transportation Infrastructure Adjacent to the Coast in Urban Settings of Caribbean Countries. Lessons Learned and Best Practices: Resilience of Coastal Infrastructure, CIAPR, Hato Rey, Puerto Rico. March 9, 2017.

Engineering and Surveying for a Resilient Puerto Rico: Applications to the Transport Infrastructure. COINAR 2017, CIAPR, Hato Rey, Puerto Rico, March 6, 2017.

Security in Transportation Systems in the Americas: Innovative Ideas for the Challenges and Challenges of this Millennium. Exposition in International Technical Engineering Congress, UPADI, Sucre, Bolivia. January 26, 2017.

A Comparative Analysis of Toll Plazas Safety Features in Puerto Rico and Massachusetts Using a Driving Simulator. The Transportation Research Board (TRB) 96th Annual Meeting. January 9, 2017.

2016

“Manejo de “Big Data” Aplicado a Estudios de Plazas de Peaje Utilizando un Simulador de Conducción”. Engineering Innovations for Global Sustainability: Proceedings of the 14th LACCEI International Multi-Conference for Engineering, Education and Technology. 2016.

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”. Engineering 2014: Latin America and Caribbean – Congress and Exposition, 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. 4th Ibero-American Road Safety Congress (CISEV), in Cancún, Mexico. September 30 – 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 – 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

Seguridad Vial y Aspectos Legales“. Civil Engineers Institute (IIC in Spanish). Gurabo, PR, June 24, 2014; Arecibo, PR, April 10, 2014.

2013

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.

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

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

Innovative Programs to Contribute to the Road Safety Education in the Public Highways of Puerto Rico. 10th Latin American and Caribbean Conference for Engineering and Technology (LACCEI), in Panama City, Panama. July 17, 2012.

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

2011

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

Outstanding Participation of UPRM Students in the Annual Congress of Transportation. Washington, D.C. January 2010. (www.uprm.edu/news/articles/as2010017.html)

 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 Subways (ALAMYS), in San Juan, Puerto Rico. 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), in Athens, Greece. 2008.

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), in Coimbra, Portugal. 2007.

Roadway Design Elements and Human Factors of Motorcycle Crashes in Puerto Rico. 5th Latin American and Caribbean Conference for Engineering and Technology (LACCEI), in Tampico, Mexico. 2007.

Motorcycle Crashes and its Implications to Local Roads. Southeast Local Roads Conference (LTAP SELRC). Orange Beach, Alabama. 2007.

 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. 2006.

“Sistema de Gerencia en Seguridad Vial: Integrando la Planificación, el Diseño Geométrico y la Auditoría de las Carreteras”. 1st Puerto Rican Road Safety Summit. Automobile Accident Compensation Administration (ACAA). Carolina, Puerto Rico. 2006.

 

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