DTA2020 was held in Seattle from 28-30 June 2021. The conference was postponed for one year due to COVID19 and was held in a virtual format.


Original program

Local organising committee


Dr. Xuegang (Jeff) Ban (University of Washington)
Dr. Alexandre Bayen ( University of California, Berkeley)
Dr. Terry Friesz (Penn State University)
Dr. Sarah (Xia) Yang (Tongji University)


Dr. Husain Aziz, Kansas State University
Dr. Xuegang (Jeff) Ban, University of Washington
Dr. Alexandre Bayen, University of California, Berkeley
Dr. Stephen Boyles, The University of Texas at Austin
Dr. Yi-Chang Chiu, University of Arizona
Dr. Sharon Di, Columbia University
Dr. Jing Dong, Iowa State University
Dr. Lili Du, University of Florida
Dr. Song Gao, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Dr. Vikash Gayah, The Pennsylvania State University 
Dr. R. Jayakrishnan, University of California, Irvine
Dr. Changhyun Kwon, University of South Florida
Dr. Jorge A. Laval, Georgia Institute of Technology
Dr. Henry Liu, University of Michigan
Dr. Rui Ma, University of Alabama, Huntsville
Dr. Hani Mahmassani, Northwestern University
Dr. Elise Miller-Hooks, George Mason University
Dr. Yu (Marco) Nie, Northwestern University
Dr. Carolina Osorio, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dr. Yanfeng Ouyang, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Dr. Kaan Ozbay, New York University
Dr. Srinivas Peeta, Georgia Institute of Technology
Dr. Benedetto Piccoli, Rutgers University–Camden
Dr. Zhen (Sean) Qian, Carnegie Mellon University
Dr. Lillian Ratliff, University of Washington
Dr. Samitha Samaranayake, Cornell University
Dr. Ketan Savla, University of Southern California
Dr. Sushant Sharma, Texas A&M University
Dr. Satish Ukkusuri, Purdue University
Dr. Avinash Unnikrishnan, Portland State University
Dr. Yinhai Wang, University of Washington
Dr. Xia (Sarah) Yang, SUNY Polytechnic Institute
Dr. Yafeng Yin, University of Michigan
Dr. H. Michael Zhang, University of California, Davis
Dr. Kuilin Zhang, Michigan Tech
Dr. Lei Zhang, University of Maryland
Dr. Xuesong Zhou, Arizona State University

Presented papers

A Strategic Model for the Long-Term Evolution of Mode Share in On-
Demand Shared Ride Service Systems Haruko Nakao, Richard Connors and David Watling

Follow Your Friends or Not? Day-To-Day Route Choice Model and
Behavioral Experiment Via Reference Point Effect Tian-Liang Liu, Liang Zhang, Chong Zhang, Hai-Jun Huang and Jian Chen

Zero-Queue Traffic Control, Using Green-Times and Prices Together Michael Smith, Takamasa Iryo, Richard Mounce, Koki Satsukawa and David Watling

Multi-Vehicle Day-To-Day Dynamic Assignment Giulio E. Cantarella, Chiara Fiori and Pietro Velonà

Day-To-Day Learning Framework for Online Origin-Destination Demand
Estimation and Network State Prediction Eunhye Kim and Hani Mahmassani

Considering Drivers’ Heterogeneity in a Mixed Fleet of Connected,
Autonomous, and Human-Driven Vehicles Fatemeh Fakhrmoosavi, Ramin Saedi, Ali Zockaie and Alireza Talebpour

Integrating Dynamic Traffic Assignment and Activity-Based Models:
Practical Challenges and Success Stories Daniel Morgan, Qi Yang and Janet Choi

Impact of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles Under Supply
Uncertainties: An Experimental Design Approach Daniel Morgan, Qi Yang and Janet Choi

A Highly Efficient and Scalable Mesoscopic Traffic Simulator for Regional
Dynamics Analysis Ramachandran Balakrishna, Qi Yang and Beth Xie

A Multiscale Traffic Flow Model Based on Hybrid Deterministic and
Stochastic Disaggregation Roberta Di Pace, Facundo Storani and Stefano de Luca

Including Right-Of-Way in a Joint Large-Scale Agent-Based Dynamic Traffic
Assignment Model for Cars and Bicycles Mads Paulsen, Thomas Rasmussen and Otto Anker Nielsen

Recent Experiences with Practical Deployments of Wide-Area Dynamic
Traffic Assignment Daniel Morgan and Howard Slavin

Dynamic Origin-Destination Demand Estimation: A Review of Major
Approaches, Limitations and the Future Ramachandran Balakrishna

Traffic Flow Model Calibration for An Agent Based Traffic Simulation Model
Applied in New York City Ding Wang, Kaan Ozbay, Yueshuai He, Yubin Shen and Joseph Chow

Practical Algorithms of Stochastic Route Choice for DTA: ESDTA Jeroen Verstraete and Chris Tampere

How Route Guidance with Small Detours for Only a Fraction of All Travelers
Can Significantly Improve Network Performance Oskar A.L. Eikenbroek, Georg Still and Eric van Berkum

A Method for Particle-Based Traffic Assignment Gunnar Flötteröd

Assessing the Equity Implications of Localized Emissions and Congestion
Impacts from Transportation Using Quasi-Dynamic Traffic Assignment: A
Case Study of the San Francisco Bay Area Jessica Lazarus, Ahmad Bin Theneya, Ioanna Kavvada, Cy Chan and Jane Macfarlane

Modeling and Managing Ridesharing in a Multi-Modal Network with An
Aggregate Traffic Representation: A Doubly Dynamical Approach
Bangyang Wei, Meead Saberi, Fangni Zhang, Wei Liu and S. Travis Waller

Macroscopic Fundamental Diagram Based Perimeter Control Considering
Dynamic User Equilibrium Qiangqiang Guo and Xuegang Ban

Activity-Based Dynamic Traffic Assignment on Regional Network and
Aggregated Traffic Models: An Application to Environmental Pricing
Sergio Batista, Guido Cantelmo, Mahendra Paipuri, Ludovic Leclercq, Monica Menendez and Constantinos Antoniou

Dynamic System Optimum Traffic Assignment in Continuum Space Using
Macroscopic Fundamental Diagram: Analytical Solution and Simulation
Experiments Rafegh Aghamohammadi, Jorge Laval and Ludovic Leclercq

Deploying Public Charging Stations for Battery Electric Vehicles on
Expressway Network Based on Dynamic Traffic Assignment Yang Yang, Zhang Tian-Yu, Yao En-Jian and Wang Zhao-Hui

Variable speed limits in the Link Transmission Model: an information
propagation method Mark Raadsen and Michiel Bliemer

Trajectory-Based Roadside Adaptive Control in a Mixed Connected Vehicle
Environment Yao Yu, Jincheng Tu, Xuegang Ban and Qiangqiang Guo

Analytical Analysis of the Effect of Maximum Platoon Size of Connected and
Automated Vehicles Jiazu Zhou and Feng Zhu

A Dynamic Toll Design Problem for Express Toll Lane with Multiple Entries
and Exits Using Cell Transmission Model Yufeng Zhang and Alireza Khani

Collaborative Deploying Optimization of Cav Lanes and Bus Lanes Under
Demand Uncertainty Considering Energy Consumption Yu Lin, Hongfei Jia, Hongzhi Miao, Ruiyi Wu and Jun Ma

A Reflection on Intelligent Public Transport in Manaus Carol Dias Gomes

Multi-Class DTA Framework for Non-Lane Based Traffic Scenario Ranju Mohan and Debayan Ghosh

Network Design for Silent Link User Equilibrium Xu Chen, Xuan Di and Wuping Xin

Intercity High-Speed Rail Planning and Timetable Optimization Under Time-Dependent Demand Lina Hao, Sarah Yang and Jin Qin

Braess’s Paradox in Scale-Free Networks Jiawei Xue, Hemant Gehlot and Satish Ukkusuri

Price of Anarchy of Dynamic User Equilibrium Based on Graphical Solution
Method Chuan-Lin Zhao

Adaptive Transit Signal Control with Reinforcement Learning Zicheng Su and Andy Chow

Optimal Deployment of Capacitated Parking Facilities in the Era of
Autonomous Vehicles Mahmood T. Tabesh, Mohammad Miralinaghi and Samuel Labi

A First Order Continuum Signalized Node Model for Dynamic Traffic
Assignment Raheleh Yahyamozdarani, Chris Tampere and Willem Himpe

Computing Dynamic User Equilibrium on Large-Scale Networks Without
Knowing Global Parameters Mathias Staudigl, Duong Viet Thong, Aviv
Gibali and Phan Tu Vuong

MDTA: Markovian Dynamic Traffic Assignment, a New Approach for
Stochastic Dynamic Traffic Assignment Ricardo de La Paz Guala, Cristián E. Cortés, Pablo A Rey and Benjamin Heydecker

Convergence of Fixed-Point Algorithms for Elastic Demand Dynamic User
Equilibrium Terry Friesz, Ke Han and Amirreza Bagherzadeh

Modeling Stochastic Degradations During Transportation Network
Emergency Evacuations Xia Yang and David Coit

Adaptive Coordinated Traffic Signal Control: A Rolling Horizon Optimization Scheme Lubing Li, Hong Lo and Wei Huang

Routing Heterogeneous Drivers Through Persuasion: Formulation and
Analysis Yixian Zhu and Ketan Savla

Route Choices That Cause Gridlock Takamasa Iryo and Yuki Sawamura

Expandable Area Control Strategy of Road Network Based on the
Macroscopic Fundamental Diagram Zundong Zhang, Dongbo Song and Xuegang Ban

The First-Best System Optimum of the Morning Commute Problem with
Ridesharing Travelers Rui Ma and H. Michael Zhang

Multi-Objective Linear Optimization for Strategic Planning of Shared
Autonomous Vehicle Operation and Infrastructure Design Toru Seo and Yasuo Asakura

Ridesharing User Equilibrium with Nodal Matching Cost and Its Implications for Network Design Problems Xu Chen and Xuan Di

Managing the Morning Commute Problem Using Ridesharing Program and
Tradable Credit Scheme Mohammad Miralinaghi, Amir Davatgari, Sania E. Seilabi, Yanfeng Ouyang, Mohammadhosein Pourgholamali and Samuel Labi

Multi-Period Bike Relocation Problem Using Co-Existing Transportation
System Chin Sum Shui

Peak-Load Pricing and Demand Management for Ridesourcing Platforms Cesar Yahia and Stephen Boyles

Quantifying Service-Reliability-Based Day-To-Day Evolution of Travel
Choices in Public Transit Systems with Smart Transit Card Data Mingyou Ma, Wei Liu, Xinwei Li, Fangni Zhang, Can Li and Vinayak Dixit

An Estimation Method for Spatiotemporal Traffic States Based on
Incomplete Traffic Observation Ryuichi Tani and Kenetsu Uchida

A Link-to-Link Segment Based Kriging Metamodel for Dynamic Network
Loading Ashraf Uz Zaman Patwary, Wei Huang and Hong K. Lo

Data-Driven Traffic Assignment: A Novel Approach of Learning Traffic Flow
Patterns Using Graph Convolution Neural Network Rezaur Rahman and Samiul Hasan

Estimating Dynamic Origin-Destination Flow by Self-Supervision and
Adaptive Correction: Fusing Connected Vehicle Trajectories and Automatic
Vehicle Identification Data Yumin Cao and Keshuang Tang

A Hybrid Method for Real-Time Traffic Data Restoration and Its Impact on
Performance of An Online DTA System Eunhye Kim and Hani Mahmassani