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2018 Conference Presentations


Session 1: Safety, Planning and Human Factors

Session 2: Urban Transportation and Congestion

  • Assessment of Signalization Options to Improve Capacity and Safety at Roundabouts on the N6 Highway Using VISSIM Microsimulation (Kwame K. Osei, Charles A. Adams, P. Y. A., Duah, F. G. Danso, F.T. Nolly, D. A. Obeng, Yaw A. Tuffour)

  • Exploring the Possibility of Using Advanced Traffic Information System to Manage Traffic Congestion (Williams Ackaah)

  • Innovative Designs and Signal-Based Strategies to Improve Operational Performance and Sustainability – A Case Study in Ghana (Yolanda Oliver-Commey, Charles A. Adams, Abena Obiri-Yeboah)

  • Analysis of pedestrian walking speeds on an urban walkway: A Case Study (Eric Nyame- Baafi, Charles A. Adams)


Session 3: Governance, Ethics, Procurement & Finance

  • Building the Foundation for Sustainable Infrastructure in Ghana: Reforms in Education, Training, and Professional Practices (Sam Owusu-Ababio and Kofi Acheampong)

  • Finance and investment in transport Infrastructure: Case study of the United States & Lessons for Ghana (Cornelius Nuworsoo)

  • Successful Project Delivery through the PPP Process - Case Study Presentation (Alexander Appea)

  • Why individuals and organizations with best intentions make poor ethical decisions (Sam Owusu-Ababio

Session 4: Design and Maintenance of Infrastructure Systems

  • A Method for Predicting Peak Flows at Ungauged Stations Using Rainfall -Runoff Models in Conjunction with GIS (Bernard Owusu, Fred O. Anyemedu, Charles A. Adams)

  • Use of Slurry and Latex Technologies as an Option for Surfacing Feeder and Cocoa Roads in Ghana (Alexander K Appea, Linwood Warren, Michael Appiah)

  • A Review of Ghana’s Asphalt Pavement Construction Specifications (Kenneth A. Tutu and Kwabena G. Bempo

Session 7a: Environment and Social Sustainability

  • A Synthesis of Expert Opinion on the Impacts of Transportation Improvements on Social and Economic Exclusion (Kofi Adanu, Steven Jones)

  • Socio - Economic and Sustainability Effects of Work Zones on Roadways in Ghana; Case Study of the Proposed Reconstruction of Roundabouts on the N6 Highway ( C. A. Adams, K. K. Osei, Williams Ackaah, D. A. Obeng, Y. A. Tuffour)

  • Factors affecting the Success of Urban Rail Projects (Isaac Takyi)


Session 7b: Alternative Modes of Transport, Mode Choice, and Mobility

  • Integrating Bus Rapid Transit in Ghana’s Transportation Infrastructure Development (Anthony Quansah)

  • Assessing system users’ alternate mode choices as a tool for transportation planning (Kofi Adanu, Abhay Lidbe, Offei Adarkwa, Steven Jones)

  • Pharma Supply Chain Risk Management (Sascha Düerkop, Michael Huth)


TRECK Launch

  • Transportation Research Center, Kumasi

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