Publications and Presentations
Publications Presentations Presentations

2007:

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel) and Yi Deng. “Intermodal Coordination: A Vital Element for the Success of Shanghai Maglev Services” The 7th International Conference of Chinese Transportation Professionals, Shanghai, China. May 21, 2007.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel) and Choikwan (Shirley) Lau, "Newark Downtown Circulation LOOP: Potential Automatic People Mover Application" The 86th Annual Conference of Transportation Research Board. Washington DC. January 24, 2007.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel) and Y. Deng. "The Potential Impact of housing Policy on Transportation Development in Chinese Cities" The 86th Annual Conference of Transportation Research Board. Washington DC. January 24, 2007.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel), F. Yang and A. Bing. "State of the Practice on Commingled Operation of Light Rail Transit and Freight Rail Services" The 86th Annual Conference of Transportation Research Board. Washington DC. January 23, 2007.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel) and H. Schachter. "Addressing the Needs of Limited English Proficiency Communities in Emergency Response Plans" The 86th Annual Conference of Transportation Research Board. Washington DC. January 23, 2007.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel), Y. Deng and D. Nelson. "Serving Emerging Transit Markets: Applications of Diesel Multiple Units" The 86th Annual Conference of Transportation Research Board. Washington DC. January 22, 2007.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel), " Steps Forward: The Future of Flexible Transport Services" The 86th Annual Conference of Transportation Research Board. Washington DC. January 21, 2007.

2006:

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel), "A Vision of International Metropolis: Comprehensive Land Use and Transportation Plan for Dalian". The 6th International Chinese Transportation Professional Conference. June 25, 2006.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel), Key Note Speaker. “The Concept of Urban Planning and Development and its Applications in China” The Sixth NACOTA China Conference, Dalian, China. June 24, 2006.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel), Y. Deng, and D. Nelson. “Serving Emerging Transit Market: Applications of Diesel Multiple Units” American Public Transportation Association’s 2006 Rail Conference, New York. June 13, 2006.

Chiao, Kuo-Ann and Rongfang (Rachel) Liu, " Integration of Transportation and Land Use – A Proposal to Improve Dalian’s City Development" The 19th International Chinese Transportation Professional Associate Conference. Macau. June 1, 2006.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel), Moderator. " Project Experience & Lessons Learned - Transportation Management & Strategies". The 19th International Chinese Transportation Professional Associate Conference, Hong Kong, May 30, 2006.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel) and J. Song. “Adversary Policy of Bicycle Traffic and Their Impact on Chinese City Development.” The 85th Annual Conference of Transportation Research Board. Washington DC. January 25, 2006.

Daniel, J., S. Chien, and R. Liu. “Motorized Scooters Safety and Regulation.” The 85th Annual Conference of Transportation Research Board. Washington DC. January 25, 2006.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel) and F. Yang, “Urban Development Directed By Light Rail Transit (LRT): a Case Study Of Dalian, China.” The 85th Annual Conference of Transportation Research Board. Washington DC. January 24, 2006.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel) and F. Yang, “A National Survey of Shared Use of Railroad Infrastructure and LRT Service.” The 85th Annual Conference of Transportation Research Board. Washington DC. January 24, 2006.

Daniel, J., S. Chien, R. Liu, and N. Aboobaker. “Visual Preference Survey of Traffic Calming Measures in New Jersey.” The 85th Annual Conference of Transportation Research Board. Washington DC. January 24, 2006.

Nelson, D., Yawa Duse-Anthony, and R. Liu. “Using Federal Railroad Administration-Compliant Self-Powered Rail Cars to Offer Urban Transit Service in Shared-Track Environment.” The 85th Annual Conference of Transportation Research Board. Washington DC. January 24, 2006.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel) and Y. Deng: “Research Need for Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) and Its Potential Applications.” The 85th Annual Conference of Transportation Research Board. Washington DC. January 23, 2006.

Chen, M., J. Xia, and R. Liu. “Developing a Strategy for Imputing Missing Volume Data.” The 85th Annual Conference of Transportation Research Board. Washington DC. January 23, 2006.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel) and H. Schachter. “Serving Travelers with Limited English Proficiency: Lessons Learned from International Experiences.“ The 85th Annual Conference of Transportation Research Board. Washington DC. January 23, 2006.

Leone, K. and R. Liu. “An Analysis of Security System Designs for Ferry Transportation.” The 85th Annual Conference of Transportation Research Board. Washington DC. January 23, 2006.

Chiao, James and Rongfang (Rachel) Liu, “Integrating Transportation and Land Use in Dalian via Long-Range Transportation Planning Process.” The Ninth Technical Symposium on Important Issues of Transportation Development in China, Washington DC. January 22, 2006.

2005:

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel), Moderator, “Transportation Planning and management.” The Fifth NACOTA China Conference, Xi’an, China. June 25, 2005.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel), Chair. “Trans-Pacific Freight Movement and Its Implications in North East Area.“ Technical Seminar by International Chinese Transportation Professionals Association (ICTPA), Northeastern Chapter, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey. April 16, 2005.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel), Moderator. “Morgantown Group Rapid Transit: Serving the Next Generation” The 84th Annual Conference of Transportation Research Board. Washington DC. January 12, 2005.

Leone, K. and R. Liu. “Validating Throughput Analysis of Checked Baggage Screening Performance” The 84th Annual Conference of Transportation Research Board. Washington DC. January 12, 2005.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel) and H. Patel. “Segway’s Impact on Pedestrian Flow: A Hindrance/Conflict Analysis” The 84th Annual Conference of Transportation Research Board. January 11, 2005.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel) and J. Song. “Conflicting Views of Bicycle Traffic: Related Policy and Their Implications in Chinese Cities” The 84th Annual Conference of Transportation Research Board. Transportation Research Board. Washington DC. January 11, 2005.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel) and H. Schachter. “Serving Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Travelers: The Best Practices of Transit Agencies in the U.S.” The 84th Annual Conference of Transportation Research Board. Washington DC. January 10, 2005.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel) and Y. Deng: “Seize the Opportunities: the 2008 Olympic Games and Its Impact on Urban Transportation in Beijing” The 84th Annual Conference of Transportation Research Board. Washington DC. January 10, 2005.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel), Moderator. “Challenges and Opportunities facing the International Aviation/Airline Business” The Eighth Technical Symposium on Important Issues of Transportation Development in China, Washington DC. January 8, 2005.

2004:

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel) and Y. Shayer. “Bridging the Gap: Comparative Views of Intermodal Transfer by System Users and Service Providers” APTA Intermodal Operations Planning Workshop, Vancouver, Canada. August 11, 2004.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel), Moderator. “Intermodal Transportation Planning and Practices in China” The Fourth NACOTA China Conference, Wuhan, China. June 17, 2004.

Juang, J. and Rongfang (Rachel) Liu. “Alert to Marine Terminal Gate-in Delays and Feasible Solutions” The Fourth NACOTA China Conference, Wuhan, China. June 16, 2004.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel) and H. Schachter. “Assessing Mobility Information Needs of Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Travelers in New Jersey" The 83rd Annual Conference of Transportation Research Board. Washington DC. January 14, 2004.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel), Panelist. “Welfare-to-work Case Studies of Disparate Transportation Policy and Practice" The 83rd Annual Conference of Transportation Research Board. Washington DC. January 14, 2004.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel) and C. Guan. “New Cargo Security Regulations and Their Impact on Freight Community - A General Survey and Stakeholder Interviews” The 83rd Annual Conference of Transportation Research Board. Poster. Washington DC. January 14, 2004.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel) and G. Li. “The Subjective Values of Safety and Security” The Spotlight Session of The 83rd Annual Conference of Transportation Research Board. Washington DC. January 13, 2004.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel) and F. Yang. “The Interaction between Freight Railroad and Commuter Rail Transit” The 83rd Annual Conference of Transportation Research Board. Washington DC. January 13, 2004.

Juang, J. and Rongfang (Rachel) Liu. “Evaluating Marine Terminal Gate-in Delays and Rationale of Various State Bills” The 83rd Annual Conference of Transportation Research Board. Washington DC. January 12, 2004.

Mejia, N. and Rongfang (Rachel) Liu. “Ironbound Redevelopment Plan: A Context Sensitive Design Aided by Visual Communication Tools” The 83rd Annual Conference of Transportation Research Board. Washington DC. January 12, 2004.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel) and Y. Deng. “Comparing the Operating Characteristics of High-Speed Rail and Maglev Systems: A Case Study of Beijing-Shanghai Corridor” The 83rd Annual Conference of Transportation Research Board. Washington DC. January 2004.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel), Moderator. “Transportation Development Strategies” The Seventh Technical Symposium on Important Issues of Transportation Development in China, Washington DC. January 11, 2004.

2003:

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel) and C. Guan, “A Critical Juncture of Urban Transportation Development in China” The Third NACOTA China Conference, Beijing, China. December 12, 2003.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel), “Reliving Congestion along Our Railroad Tracks” The Fifth Annual Research and Development Showcase, New Jersey Department of Transportation. Trenton, New Jersey. October 24, 2003.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel) and J. Song, “Mobility Information Needs for Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Travelers” The Fifth Annual Research and Development Showcase, New Jersey Department of Transportation. Trenton, New Jersey. October 24, 2003. Poster.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel) and F. Yang, “Survey of Transit/Rail Freight Interaction” The Fifth Annual Research and Development Showcase, New Jersey Department of Transportation. Trenton, New Jersey. October 24, 2003. Poster.

Schachter, H. and R. Liu, “Policy Development and New Immigrant Communities: An Ongoing Case Study in Citizen Input and Expert Discourse” The 2003 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, August 28 - 31, 2003.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel) and G. Li, “Dynamic Travel Behavior Analyses Based on Stochastic Decision Making Styles” The 10th International Association of Travel Behavior Research, Lucerne Swiss, August 10th, 2003. Peer Reviewed.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel) and R. Parthasarathy, “Urban Street: Is There Room for SegwayTM Human Transporter (HT)?” The Second Urban Street Symposium. Anaheim CA. July 28th –30th, 2003.

Daniel, Janet; W. Konon and R. Liu. “Identifying Locations for Bus Nub Installation on Urban Roadways” The Second Urban Street Symposium. Anaheim CA. July 28th –30th, 2003.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel) and C. Guan. “The Impact of 9/11 on Freight Flow Patterns and Its Implications” The TransAction Conference, Atlantic City, New Jersey. April 8th, 2003.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel) and G. Li. “Intercity Travel Choices Affected by Safety and Security Measures.” Transportation Research Board 82nd Annual Meeting, Committee of Social and Economic Factors. January 15, 2003. Washington DC.

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel) and R. Parthasarathy, “SegwayTM Human Transporter (HT): Potential opportunities and challenges for transportation systems.” Transportation Research Board 82nd Annual Meeting, Washington DC. January 14, 2003.

Chien, Steven, Z. Qin, and R. Liu, “Optimal Bus Stop Locations for Improving Transit Accessibility.“ Transportation Research Board 82nd Annual Meeting, Washington DC. January 14, 2003. Leone, Kelly and R. Liu, “Measures of effectiveness for passenger baggage security screening.” Transportation Research Board 82nd Annual Meeting, Washington DC. January 12, 2003.

2002:

Liu, Rongfang (Rachel). “Maglev Technology and Its Implementation in Shanghai” Invited Speaker at the Fifth Annual Conference of International Chinese Transportation Professional Association (ICTPA), New York, NY. October 5, 2002.

Liu, Rongfang, “EMU vs. Push-pull: Running Time Comparison of Alternative Train and Equipment Configurations for a Major Commuter Rail Services,” the 81st Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting, Washington D.C. January 16, 2002.

2001:

Liu, Rongfang, “Long Range Rolling Stock Planning Using Computer Simulation Models,” IEEE System Man, and Cybernetics Annual Conference. Tucson, Arizona. October 8, 2001

Liu, Rongfang, “Maglev Technology and Its Potential Operating Locations,” Invited feature presentation to the Sigma Xi North Jersey Chapter. Newark, New Jersey. September 28, 2001.

Liu, Rongfang, “The Environmental Impact of Maglev System and Its Implementation in Shanghai,” The First North America Chinese Overseas Transportation Association (NACOTA) and Chinese Transportation Joint Conference, Shanghai, China. July 15-17, 2001.

Liu, Rongfang, “Long Range Rolling Stock Planning Using Computer Simulation Models,” The Third Annual IEEE/ASME Joint Rail Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, April 2001.

Liu, Rongfang. “A Transfer Paradigm: the Impact of Transfer Penalty on Maglev Operation Planning,” 80th Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting, Washington D.C., January 2001.

1990s:

Liu, Rongfang. “Traffic Calming in Kentucky – A Case Study and Its Following Stories,” American Society of Civil Engineers’ Conference on Transportation, Land Use, and Air Quality. Portland, Oregon, May 17-20, 1998.

Liu, Rongfang. “Yes, Traffic Calming in Kentucky,” Institute of Transportation Engineers: Harmonizing Transportation and Community Goals, Monterey California, March 1-4, 1998.

Liu, Rongfang, R. Pendyala, and S. Polzin, “A Simulation of the Effects of Intermodal Transfer Penalties on Transit Use,” 77th Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting, Washington D.C., January 1998.

Liu, Rongfang and J. Mills. “Integrating GIS and Travel Demand Models,” 93rd Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Fort Worth, Texas, April 1997.

Liu, Rongfang, R. Pendyala, and S. Polzin. “An Assessment of Intermodal Transfer Penalties Using Stated Preference Data,” 76th Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting, Washington D.C., January 1997.

Liu, Rongfang. “An Assessment of Intermodal Transfer Disutility,” 75th Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting, Washington D.C., January 1996.

Polzin, Steven, R. Sheck, and R. Liu. “Perspectives on Estimating Public Transportation Needs,” 75th Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting, Washington D.C., January 1996.

Liu, Rongfang, “Geographic Information System in Transportation Modeling,” Geo-Informatics International, Hong Kong, May 1995.

Liu, Rongfang. “Mode Choice for Suburban Commuters,” Associate of Commuter Transportation International Conference, Miami, Florida, September 1994.

Liu, Rongfang. “Transportation Infrastructure Management,” 1993 Pan-Pacific Infrastructure Management Conference, Beijing, June 1993.

1980s:

Liu, Rongfang. “Retrospect and Prospect of Transportation Evolution in China,” The 31st AICP Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon, October 1989.

Liu, Rongfang. “Evolution of Tourist Ideas,” Conference of Geo-Tourist, Hangzhou, China, October 1987.

Liu, Rongfang. “Comparative Research on Urban Niche of Several Cities Along Yangtze River,” Seminar on Urban Ecology, Mt. Lu, China, August 1987.

Liu, Rongfang. “Traditional Characteristics of Chinese Cities,” The Central People's Broadcast Station (National Radio Network), Beijing, September 22, 1986.

Liu, Rongfang. “Soil Preservation in the Upper Area of Yangtze River,” The Central People's Broadcast Station (National Radio Network), Beijing, June 13, 1985.