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PLEASE POST non-members welcome transportation: a service SESQUICENTENNIAL FORUM ON TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING AUGUST 28-30, 1967 THE WALDORF ASTORIA NEW YORK, N.Y. [[3 images]] THE NEW YORK ACADEMY OF SCIENCES 2 E. 63 Street New York, N.Y. Division of Engineering H.G. Wenig, Chairman S.A. Savitt, Vice-Chairman THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS 345 E. 47 Street New York, N.Y. Aviation and Space Division: J. Coutinho, Chairman Gas Turbine Division: A.L. London, Chairman Materials Handling Division: H.R. Mack, Chairman Safety Division: E.A. Reed, Chairman THE INSTITUTE OF ELECTRICAL & ELETRONIC ENGINEERING 345 E. 47 Street New York, N.Y. New York Section: R. Thomas, Chairman Transportation Division: R.H. Rawson, Chairman 9-12 am MONDAY, AUGUST 28, 1967 2-5 pm Session 1A Empire Room GOALS FOR TRANSPORTATION Chairman: Marvin L. Manheim, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge. Vice Chairman: Richard de Neufville, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Goals for Urban Transportation Britton Harris, Professor of City and Regional Planning, Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Transportation Goals for Decision Strategies William L. Hooper, Technical Assistant to the Director, Office of Science and Technology, Executive Office of the President, Washington, D.C. Evaluating the Goal Achievement of Transportation Systems Wilbur A. Steger, President; and Joseph S. Drake, Research Analyst; CONSAD Research Corp., Pittsburgh, Pa. Impact of Defense Requirements on National Transportation Objectives Laurence E. Lynn, Jr., Director, Strategic Mobility and Transportation Division, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Systems Analysis), Washington, D.C. Abstract Representations of Goal Structures Marvin L. Manheim, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, M.I.T.; and Frederick Hall, Peat, Marwick, Livingston and Co., Boston. Session 1B Astor Gallery SAFETY Chairman: George W. Bowen, Project Engineer, Liberty Mutual Insurance Co., Lynbrook, N.Y. Vice Chairman: Howard Silfin, Inspection Engineering Supervisor, The Port of New York Authority, New York, N.Y. A Cost-Benefit Approach to Transportation Developments David G. Wilson, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge. A Kinematic Safety Seat System for Automobiles Byron Bloch, Consultant, Human Factors Engineering and Industrial Design, West Los Angeles, Calif. Recent Developments in Aviation Safety R.M. Woodham, Associate Director, Cornell-Guggenheim Aviation Safety Center, New York, N.Y. Containers and Safety G.H.E. Buxton, Director, Safety Bureau, New York Shipping Association, New York, N.Y. Session 1C Jade Room Session 2A Empire Room THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENT IN TRANSPORTATION Chairman: Nat Simons, Jr., Director, Program Budgeting, U.S. Department of Transportation, Washington, D.C. Vice Chairman: Dick Lam, U.S. Department of Transportation, Washington, D.C. Developments of General Federal Transportation Policy Byron Nupp, Director of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Transportation, Washington, D.C. Federal-State-Local Relationships in Transportation Decision Making Joseph McC. Leiper, Director of Transportation Planning, New York City Planning Commission, New York, N.Y. An Industry View of the Transportation Environment Foster L. Weldon, Manager, Transportation Services, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Mich. Session 2B Astor Gallery PREDICTING THE DEMAND FOR TRANSPORTATION Chairman: J. Phillip Carlile, Senior Scientist, Booz Allen Applied Research, Bethesda, Md. Vice Chairman: Henry W. Bruck, Lecturer, Dept. Civil Engineering, M.I.T.; and Senior Systems Scientist, Abt Assoc., Inc., Cambridge, Mass. The Demand for Transportation: The Influence of Time Michael V. Beuthe, Research Associate; and Leon N. Moses, Professor of Economics; Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill. Predicting the Demand for Transportation Services William J. Baumol, Professor of Economics and Project Director, U.S. Dept. of Commerce Northeast Corridor Freight Transportation Study, Princeton University; and Margaret E. Stengel, Research Analyst, MATHEMATICA, Princeton, N.J. Predicting Demand for Transportation in Underdeveloped Countries George W. Wilson, Professor of Economics and Chairman, Department of Economics, Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind. Session 2C Jade Room MILITARY TRANSPORTATION Chairman: Marvin L. Manheim, Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge. 9-12 am TUESDAY, AUC Session 3A Empire Room PREDICTING THE EFFECTS OF ADVANCES IN TRANSPORTATION ON ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL ACTIVITIES Chairman: William L. Garrison, Director, The Transportation Center, Northwestern University, Evanston, III Vice Chairman: Sidney F Borg, Professor and Head, Civil Engineering, Stevens Inst. of Tech., Hoboken, N.J. Relationship Between Transportation and Hospital Location and Utilization Richard L. Morrill, Center for Urban Studies, University of Chicago, Chicago, III. The Social Impact of Transportation Edmond L Kanwit, Supervisory Economist, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Bureau of Public Roads, Washington Informational Requirements for Evaluating the Social Impacts of Transportation Investments Edwin N. Thomas, Director of Research; and Joseph L. Schofer, Research Associate; The Transportation Center, Northwestern University, Evanston, III. The Looking Glass View of Transportation Impacts Henry W. Bruck, Lecturer, Dept. Civil Engineering, M.I.T.; and Sr. Systems Scientist, Act Assoc., Inc., Cambridge, Mass. Session 3B Astor Gallery TRANSPORTATION PLANNING FOR THE NORTHEAST CORRIDOR Chairman: Robert A. Nelson, Director, Office of High Speed Ground Transportation, U.S. Department of Transportation, Washington, D.C. Vice Chairman: Paul W. Shuldiner, Senior Transportation Engineer, Transport Systems Planning Division, Office of High Speed Ground Transportation, U.S. Department of Transportation, Washington, D.C. Short-Term Solutions to Northeast Corridor Transportation Needs Thomas R. Wheaton, Manager of Marketing, Rail Transportion Systems; and A. Richardson Goodlatte, Marketing Analyst, United Aircraft Corporate Systems Ctr., Farmington, Conn. Prospects of Advanced Ground Transport Systems for the Northeast Corridor George R. Herbert, President, Research Triangle Institute, Raleigh, N.C. Economic Criteria for Transportation Planning in the Northeast Corridor James R. Nelson, Charles E. Merrill Professor of Economics, Amherst College, Amherst, Mass. Non-Economic Criteria for Transportation Planning Rober L. Durham, FAIA, President, The American Institute of Architects, Seattle, Wash. Session 3C Jade Room VEHICLE-GUIDEWAY-SUSPENSION DYNAMICS Chairman: John A. Howland, Director, Analytical Division, Foster-Miller Associates, Waltham, Mass. Vice Chairman: Herbert H. Richardson, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, M. I. T., Cambridge, Mass. Road Roughness and Passenger Comfort for Wheeled Vehicles Herman J. Bruns, Assistant; and Ernst Fiala, Professor, Institute for Automobile Engineering, Technical Univ. of Berlin. On the Optimization of Vehicle Suspensions Using Random Process Theory Erich K. Bender, Bolt Beranek and Newman, Inc.; Dean C.
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