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SESQUICENTENNIAL FORUM ON TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING
AUGUST 28-30, 1967
THE WALDORF ASTORIA
NEW YORK, N.Y.

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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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