Autos, People and Policies (APPs): Addressing the Issues of the New Millennium

Theme "Autos, People and Policies (APPs): Addressing the Issues of the New Millennium"
Sponsored by National Transportation Center @ Maryland (NTC@Maryland)

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Friday, January 16, 2015
10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Kim Engineering Building, Kay room 1107-1111 (1st floor), University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742
Organizer: Dr. Cinzia Cirillo

  • 10:00   Keynote lecture: David Greene (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
  • 11:00   Oliver Gao (Cornell University)

                    Title: From transportation emissions to public health - Are we doing the right thing, and doing it right?

  • 11:30   Don Pickrell (VOLPE)

                    Title: Has growth in Automobile use ended?

  • 12:00   Cinzia Cirillo (University of Maryland)

                    Title: The present and the future of car ownership and use in the US.

  • 12:30   Ricardo Daziano (Cornell University)

                    Title: Are consumers ready for driverless cars? Analyzing response to self-driving attributes.

  • 13:00   Lunch


  • 14:00   Elisabetta Cherchi (DTU – Copenhagen DK)

                    Title: Formation of preferences and attitudes in the choice of Electric Vehicles.

  • 14:30   Davide Cerruti (University of Maryland)

                    Title: Behavioral response to environmental taxation: evidence from the Vehicle Excise Duty in the UK.

  • 15:00   Scott Le Vine (SUNY New Paltz (USA) and Imperial College London (UK))

                    Title: Speculative versus classical explanations of young adults’ decline in auto-mobility: Results from Britain.

  • 15:30   Jacob Ward (DOE – Vehicles Technologies Office)

                    Conclusions and Discussion