Alan Horowitz - Professor



Contact Information

Office Address:
EMS E326
3200 North Cramer Street
Milwaukee, WI 53211
Phone: 414-229-6685
Fax: 414-229-6958
Email: horowitz@uwm.edu

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 784
Department of Civil Engineering and Mechanics
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI 53201

Alan Horowitz
Education

Ph.D., Urban Planning, University of California, Los Angeles, 1974
M.S., Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, 1970
B.S., Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, 1970

Research Interests

Social and environmental impacts of transportation development, Driver Behavior at Traffic Controls, Design and Evaluation of Large Scale Transportation Systems, travel forecasting, and transportation planning.

Selected Publications
  • William J. Melendez and Alan J. Horowitz, “The Transshipment Problem in Travel Forecasting: Tour Structures Model”, Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2011 (in press)
  • Alan J. Horowitz, "Quick Response System II", Version 8, software distributed by McTrans (University of Florida), 2011.
  • Alan J. Horowitz, Origin-Destination Table Disaggregation Using Biproportional Least Squares Estimation, Transportation, Vol. 37, pp. 689-703, 2010.
  • Xia Jin and Alan J. Horowitz, “Transferability of Time-of-Day Choice Modeling for Long-Distance Trips”, in Transportation Statistics, ed. Brian W. Sloboda J. Ross Publishing, Inc, 2009, pp. 249-261.
  • Jingcheng Wu, Xia Jin, Alan J. Horowitz and Daqing Gong, “Experiment to Improve Estimation of Vehicle Queue Length at Metered On-ramps”, Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, #2099, 2009, pp.38-38.
  • Xia Jin and Alan J. Horowitz, “Time-of-Day Choice Modeling for Long-Distance Trips,” Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, #2076, 2008, pp. 200-208.
  • Cambridge Systematics, Reebie Associates, Harry Cohen, Alan Horowitz, and Ram Pendyala, Forecasting Statewide Freight Toolkit, National Cooperative Highway Research Program Report #606, 2008.
  • Jingcheng Wu, Alan J. Horowitz, Xia Jin, “Methodologies for Estimating Metered On-ramp Vehicle Queue Length”, Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, #2047, 2008, pp. 75-82.
  • Alan J. Horowitz, "General Network Editor ", Version 8, software distributed by McTrans (University of Florida), 2007.
  • Alan J. Horowitz and Layali Dajani, “Tests of Dynamic Extensions to a Family of Trip Table Refinements Methods”, Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, #2003, 2007, pp. 27-34.
  • Jingcheng Wu, Alan J. Horowitz, John Corbin and Michael Hardy, “An Experimental Measurement of Diversion Owing to Ramp Meters”, Transportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, #1985, 2006, pp. 188-197.
  • Alan J. Horowitz, Statewide Travel Forecasting Models, NCHRP Synthesis 358, Transportation Research Board, 2006 (ISBN 0-309-09765-7).
  • Alan J. Horowitz, “Tests of a Family of Trip Table Refinements for Quick Response Travel Forecasting”, Transportation Research Record Journal, Number 1921, 2005, pp. 19-26.
  • Alan J. Horowitz and Minnie Patel, “The Signal Network Design Problem for Long Range Travel Forecasting”, Journal of Transportation Engineering, Vol. 131, No. 3, March 2005, pp. 183-192.