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MPC Research: MPC-441 Where the Sidewalks End & MPC-430 A LiDAR-Based Approach to Quantitatively Assessing Streetscapes

  • May 19, 2022 (12:00 - 1:00 pm CT; 11:00 - 12:00 pm MT)
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Description

MPC-441 - Where the Sidewalks End leverages advances in remote sensing to bridge the data and research gap on pedestrian infrastructure in cities.
MPC-430 - A LiDAR-Based Approach to Quantitatively Assessing Streetscapes investigates objective methods to extract streetscape features with three different classes of light detection and ranging (LiDAR) processed with 3D volumetric pixels (voxels).

Speaker(s)

Wes Marshall is a Professor of Civil Engineering and affiliate faculty in Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Colorado Denver, director of the CU Denver Transportation Research Center, and co-director of the Active Communities/Transportation (ACT) research group. He is a Professional Engineer and focuses on transportation teaching and research dedicated to creating a more sustainable and resilient built environment, particularly in terms of road safety, active transportation, and transit.

Nick Coppola is a Civil Engineering Lecturer at the University of Colorado Denver and a Fiber Optic GIS Administrator at the Colorado Department of Transportation. For six years, he has been involved in research, teaching, and assisting in transportation and GIS coursework for the University of Colorado Denver. Having worked prior in the private sector on transportation, natural resources, cultural resources, and renewal energy projects.

Target Audience

This presentation is for personnel who are responsible for managing sidewalks and streets for their organizations.

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