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Distinguished Transport Lecture Series 2011: Urban Travel Forecasting: a 50 Year Retrospective

Date, time & venue 
2011-12-15;7:00-8:00 p.m;Wang Gungwu Theatre, Graduate House, The University of Hong Kong


Jointly organized with Institute of Transport Studies, HKU; supported by HKIE Civil Division




Programme Highlights

This lecture examines the subject of urban travel forecasting from three distinct perspectives: theory and practice; network analysis and discrete choice analysis. For details, see




Professor David Boyce, P.E., is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, and Professor Emeritus of Transportation and Regional Science in the Department of Civil and Materials Engineering of the University of Illinois at Chicago. In 2000 he was awarded the Founder's Medal of the Regional Science Association International (RSAI) in recognition of his research achievements; in 2002, he was elected a Fellow of the RSAI. In 2003, he received the Robert Herman Lifetime Achievement Award of the Transportation Science and Logistics Section of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). He also received the INFORMS Fellows Award in 2003, and the Fellows Award of the American Society of Civil Engineers in 2009.




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The number of participants is limited to 200.

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