Agenda for Summer Meeting, 1994

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Transportation Research Board (TRB)
Committee on Transportation-Related Noise and Vibration (A1F04)
1994 Summer Meeting
July 10-13, 1994
Independence Hall Holiday Inn, Philadelphia, PA

Sunday, July 10
1:00 p.m. Business Meeting
4:00 p.m. Check-in and Registration (Holiday Inn, Independence Mall)
7:00 p.m. Welcome Reception in hotel with cash bar and appetizers

Monday, July 11
7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
8:35 a.m. Noise Reduction by a Barrier with Round Absorptive Material Along the Edge Dr. Kyoji Fujiwara; Professor at the Kyushu Institute of Design
9:05 a.m. The Noise Abatement Program of The MTA - New York City Transit Tom Carmody, New York City Transit Authority
9:35 a.m. Sound Insulation of Homes to Mitigate 24-Hour Construction Noise Steven Wolfe, Parsons Brinkerhoff, Orange, CA
10:05 a.m. Morning Break
10:35 a.m. Challenges and Opportunities in Developing Residential/Commercial Projects in a Noisy Neighborhood James Wong, Hong Kong Government Noise Policy Group
11:05 a.m. Resurfacing for Noise Reduction: Results of an Experimental Overlay Bela Schmidt, Louis Berger Associates, Orange, NJ and Robert Fischer, New Jersey Highway Authority, Woodbridge, NJ
11:35 a.m. An Evaluation of the AC91-53A Aircraft Noise Abatement Departure Profiles by State II Aircraft at McCarran International Airport Robert Brown, Brown-Buntin Associates, Visalia,CA
12:05 p.m. Acoustic Light weight Barriers to Abate Aircraft and Highway Noise Dibitri Donskoy, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ
12:35 p.m. Lunch at Hotel
1:45 p.m. Technical Tour (Choice of Air: Boeing or Rail: SEPTA).
6:30 p.m. Dinner event at Eli's restaurant Delaware Avenue (Trolleys will depart at 6:15 pm)

Tuesday, July 12
7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Panel Discussion: Noise Mitigation of the Blue Route
9:35 a.m. Morning Break
10:35 a.m. Vine Street Noise Barriers
11:00 p.m. Tour of Vine Street and Blue Route noise walls (Bus Service and boxed lunches will be provided).
3:30 p.m. Return to Hotel
4:30 p.m. Depart for Barbecue dinner party at home of A1F04 Chairman
10:00 p.m. Return to Hotel

Wednesday, July 13
7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:35 a.m. GIS Applications in the Maryland Statewide Highway Abatement Program Ken Polcak, Maryland SHA
9:05 a.m. Community Participation and Aesthetic Considerations in Type II Highway Noise Assessments Jim Cowan McCormick, Taylor & Associates, Philadelphia, PA
9:35 a.m. DNL Demographics; An Alternative to "Democratic" Analysis of Airport Noise Complaints Maria Zulick, Nucci, Esq., Community Relations Officer, Department of Aviation, Pittsburgh International Airport, Pittsburgh, PA
10:05 a.m. Northeast Corridor Train Operations Between Dedham Manor and Jamaica Plain, Noise Impact and Abatement David Coate, Acentech, Cambridge, MA
10:35 a.m. The 89th Airlift Wing's Airport Relations Program for Stage I Aircraft Operations in the Eastern Region Captain Matthew Kundrot, Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland
11:05 a.m. STAMINA 2.0 and ORNAMENT Ground Attenuation Algorithm Evaluation for Sites with Barriers Lloyd Herman, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Noon Adjournment