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Distribution of TAC Participants in the Philippines
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Student Research Projects of the Center for 2014

Completed Undergraduate Research Projects (April 2014)

Traffic Impact Analysis of UPD College of Science and College of Engineering Complexes Using Microsimulation
Nonalu Sherida A. Abao and Marc Louis C. Andres
Advisers: Dr. Hilario Sean O. Palmiano and Dr. Ricardo G. Sigua

Assessment of Public Transport Demand and Supply Characteristics for the UP Campus-Katipunan Route
Jacob P. Carreon and Raphael Louis D. Florendo
Adviser: Dr. Jose Regin F. Regidor

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Extension Activities of URSA & TE for 2014

Status of Studies

Title of Study: Study of Three (3) Potential Automated Guide-way Transit (AGT) System Routes
Description: Pre-feasibility study of 3 potential AGT routes (UP Diliman, Bicutan and Litex-Montalban)
Implementing Agency: Department of Science and Technology (DOST) / Metals Industry Research and Development Center (MIRDC) (Government-to-Government MOA)
Duration: Feb. 17 – August 3, 2014 (original schedule) Extended to December 31, 2014
Status: On-going

Title of Study: Transportation and Traffic Surveys for the Preparatory Survey on Metro Manila Central Business Districts Transit System Project in the Republic of Philippines, UPNCTSFI for ALMEC Corporation
Description: Transportation and traffic surveys of transport systems related to the Bonifacio Global City (BGC)
Implementing Agency: UPNCTSFI for ALMEC Corporation
Duration: Mar. 14 – Apr. 18, 2014 (extended to June 2014)
Status: Completed June 2014

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International Collaborative Research, Presentations and Participations of URSA & TE for 2014

International Collaborative Research


EASTS International Research Group (IRG): IRG-24-13: Viability of Public Transport Harmonizing System with Para-Transit Modes, October 2013-September 2016

Paper Presentation

1.    Vergel, K., Habana, R., Peña, N., Carasi, L., Mariño A., Sabularse, R., Abao, A. and Abaya E. (2014) Evaluation of Compliance of Specifications of Customized Local Road Vehicles (CLRV) with Local Regulations and International Standards, Session D: Road, Traffic and Non-Motorized Transport, TSSP 2014 Conference, 22nd Annual Conference of the Transportation Science Society of the Philippines, 12 September 2014, Diversion 21 Hotel, Iloilo City.
2.    Abaya E., Vergel, K. Sigua, R. and Quiros, E. (2014) Development of Drive Cycles and Measurement of Fuel Consumption for Light Duty Trucks, Session D: Road, Traffic and Non-Motorized Transport, TSSP 2014 Conference, 22nd Annual Conference of the Transportation Science Society of the Philippines, 12 September 2014, Diversion 21 Hotel, Iloilo City.
3.    Napalang, S. and Regidor, J. R. (2014) An Assessment of Rural Roads in the Philippines from the Context of Resilience, Session D: Road, Traffic and Non-Motorized Transport, TSSP 2014 Conference, 22nd Annual Conference of the Transportation Science Society of the Philippines, 12 September 2014, Diversion 21 Hotel, Iloilo City.
4.    Clarito, A., Ramos, B. M. and Sigua, R. (2014) Study on Safety of Philippine National Railways Grade Crossings, Session C: Rail Transportation and Logistics, TSSP 2014 Conference, 22nd Annual Conference of the Transportation Science Society of the Philippines, 12 September 2014, Diversion 21 Hotel, Iloilo City.
5.    Sigua, R. (2014) Identification of BRT Corridors in Metro Manila, Session C: Rail Transportation and Logistics, TSSP 2014 Conference, 22nd Annual Conference of the Transportation Science Society of the Philippines, 12 September 2014, Diversion 21 Hotel, Iloilo City.

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Research Projects of URSA & TE for 2014

Research Title: Evaluation of the Re-introduction of Traffic Signal Control at the Intersection of the University Avenue and Commonwealth Avenue
Description: Evaluate the impacts on traffic flow, road safety and the environment of the re-introduction of traffic signal control at the intersection of University Avenue and Commonwealth Avenue.
Implementing Agency: Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Development, University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD-OVCRD)
Duration: January 8, 2012 - present
Status: Ongoing - Draft Final Report (DFR) submitted December 2, 2013

Research Title: Development of the Philippine Metropolitan Advanced Traveler Information System (PhilMATIS)
Description: Develop and pilot-test an advanced traveler information system (ATIS) that will measure and record traffic volume and incidence of flooding along major roads in Metro Manila in collaboration with UP-EEEI and UP-DCS
Implementing Agency: Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (DOST-PCIEERD) (Government-to-Government MOA)
Duration: February 2012 to May 16, 2014 (extended to October 31, 2014)
Status: On-going

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Library Closed September 12, 2014

The National Center for Transportation Studies Library is closed on September 12, 2014.  It will resume operations on Monday, September 15, 2014.

 

Urban Transport Systems for the Philippines Seminar on May 26, 2014 - Aloe A & B Room, Marco Polo Hotel

The National Center for Transportation Studies (NCTS) in collaboration with the Institute of Civil Engineering, UP Diliman conducted an "Urban Transport Systems for the Philippines Seminar" on May 26 (Mon) at the Marco Polo Hotel, Ortigas.



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Traffic Impact Assessment for Technical Evaluators moved to Oct. 21-23, 2014

To the all participants of Traffic Impact Assessment for Technical Evaluators, the training has been moved from April 22-24, 2014 to October 21-23, 2014.  Please be guided accordingly.

 

Student Research Projects of the Center for 2013

Hosting of Undergraduate Research of Senior Students of the B.S. Civil Engineering Program
(ICE Transportation Engineering Group)

Completed Undergraduate Research Projects (April 2013)

URSA/TE

Trip Generation Modelling of Lipa City
Dominic S. Aloc and Jan Aaron C. Amar
Adviser: Dr. Karl B. N. Vergel

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Special Lectures and Seminars of URSA & TE for 2013

Special Lectures/Seminars Organized

NCTS in cooperation with the Institute of Civil Engineering

Special Lecture in Transportation, 6 August 2013 (Tuesday), NCTS Toyota Training Room with the following titles:

  • The Progress of Miyako Recovery Plan from Tsunami Disaster

Professor Tetsuo Yai, Tokyo Institute of Technology

  • Impacts of Rolling Blackouts on Railway Transport Service in Tokyo Metropolitan Area after the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake

Dr. Daisuke Fukuda, Tokyo Institute of Technology

 

Extension Activities of URSA & TE for 2013

Involvement in Inter-Agency Technical Working Groups and Committees

a)  Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC)

  • Member, Committee on Harmonization of Vehicle Standards and Regulations (CHVSR),
  • Member, SC2 Sub-Committee on Certification and Regulation, CHVSR

b)  Department of Energy (DOE)

  • Member, Technical Committee on Petroleum Products and Additives (TCPPA), Oil Industry Management Bureau (DOE-OIMB)
  • Member, Natural Gas Vehicle Program for Public Transport (NGVPPT) Technical Working Group, Energy Utilization Management Bureau (DOE-EUMB)
  • Member, Auto-LPG Technical Working Group, Energy Utilization Management Bureau (DOE-EUMB)

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EST Web Portal

Under the banner of "Formulation of a National EST Strategy for the Philippines", the NCTS came up with the Web Portal for EST. To utilize the site completely, you need to register for an account. Your password shall then be sent to you through e-mail by the administrator.

Road Traffic Safety Activities

The NCTS is also actively involved in Road Traffic Safety advocacy. Take a peek at our activities!

MMPTPSS Project Portal

The UP-NCTS is currently undertaking the "Development of Mega Manila Public Transportation Planning Support System (PTPSS)" project under the MOU between the University of the Philippines, Diliman (UPD) and Department of Transportation Communications (DOTC). Watch out for updates!

CHVSR Web Portal

The Web Portal for the "Committee on Harmonization of Vehicle Standards and Regulations (CHVSR)".

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Newsflash

Position Paper to Clarify Some Issues on Truck Overloading by the Institute of Civil Engineering and the National Center for Transportation Studies.

 

Presentations given at the Student Conference on Transportation Research 2011.

Wangwang ng Bayan

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