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The 19th Biennial TRB Visibility Symposium

May 12-14, 2009

The 19th Biennial TRB Visibility Symposium was hosted by VTTI and held at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center from May 12 – 14, 2009. Seventeen presenters were selected based on abstract submission. Experts from the U.S., Canada, Australia, and France held sessions dealing with roadway lighting, pedestrian visibility, retroreflectivity, measurement and analysis methods, and driver visibility behaviors. Symposium attendees also participated in research demos conducted on Virginia's Smart Road.

Symposium Presentations

Moderator — Ron Gibbons, VTTI
Moderator — Darrell Bowman, VTTI
Pedestrian Visibility
Measurement and Analysis Methods
Driver Visibility Behavior

Visibility Modeling Workshop

Improving Visibility Performance from Both Perspectives — Setting a Research Agenda

Moderators — Ron Gibbons and Darrell Bowman, VTTI