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“Tell Us ‘Our’ Story”: "What is your vision for the Transportation Research Board 100 years from now?"

TRB's “Tell Us ‘Our’ Story" challenge is now looking into the future. What is your vision for the Transportation Research Board 100 years from now? What are solutions that you have identified as a result of research you learned about through TRB? How have you or your team been the “hero” at work as a result of TRB? TRB welcomes all stories: small or large, profound or light-hearted, sobering or humorous. In addition to posting responses to these questions on its website and publicizing them via their soc...

Missy Rudin-Brown helped "Tell Us 'Our' Story" about her impact on the word and how is TRB helping make that impact

Missy Rudin-Brown, Manager, Human Factors and Macro Analysis, Transportation Safety Board of Canada says, "I have conducted research in transportation safety and been investigating transportation occurrences for over 20 years. My work has contributed to road safety policy and practice, and to safety improvements in all modes. I hope that, in future, I can have a positive impact on the world by improving transportation safety (and reducing suffering and pain) internationally. TRB helps me to attain that p...

TRB Webinar: How to Certify and Verify Pavement Surface Condition Data

Does your organization know how to measure and verify pavement surface condition data based on mapping sensor technologies? TRB will conduct a webinar on Wednesday, June 10, 2020, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern to discuss the challenges and solutions from experience on actual projects. In pavement management systems, accurate and precise condition data are essential for making data-driven decisions about maintenance and rehabilitation projects. Some condition data, including surface cracking and other d...

Current standards and policy issues of sharing mobility data

Mobility Data Sharing , released by Populus

Panel Members for FY 2021 Projects in the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP): Nominations due June 30, 2020

NCHRP is seeking nominations for individuals with relevant expertise and experience to volunteer to serve on each NCHRP's FY 2021 project’s oversight panel. Although the FY 2021 projects have not yet been approved by States' ballot, new nominees are needed to meet future deadlines. Please nominate qualified individuals by June 30, 2020. To submit a nomination , please login to MyTRB (an account can be created with only an email and password). You may choose to nominate yourself or someone else by se...

Panel Members for FY 2021 Synthesis Study Topics in the Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP): Nominations due June 30, 2020

TCRP is seeking nominees for the FY 2020 synthesis program. The project numbers, titles, and preliminary scopes of work for seven new FY2021 Synthesis Topics are available. Please nominate yourself or other candidates to serve on the expert panels that oversee the technical content of these studies. Nominees should be knowledgeable in the topic and willing to serve on a panel that will meet twice in a 10-month period and review materials developed by the consultant. Panels for the new projects will meet ...

RFP: Emergency Response: Organizational and Operational Models Used by State DOTs

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) has issued a request for proposals to investigate and document how state departments of transportation (DOTs) use different organizational and operational models to fulfill their emergency response incident/event management responsibilities within the context of the National Planning Frameworks : prevention, protection, mitigation, response, and recovery. Proposals are due July 15, 2020 at 5:00 PM Eastern.

Forecasting through COVID-19 will be crucial for the future of transportation

What will transportation in the United States look like as precautions designed to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are lifted? Will people return to previous levels of flying and riding public transit? Will they opt to ride bikes more often? Will driving become more prominent? Forecasting and ensuring that money is being wisely spent is going to be particularly important in light of COVID-19. The TRB National Cooperative Highway Research Program’s (NCHRP) report, Traffic Forecasting ...

TRB Annual Meeting still to be held in January, but format is yet to be determined

TRB is committed to holding its 100th Annual Meeting in January 2021. We are closely monitoring the evolving situation related to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak and its potential impacts on the meeting. We are evaluating how to hold the meeting in a way that ensures the health and safety of everyone involved in the event, including whether some or all of the meeting will be held virtually. A final decision will be made in the summer and will be announced at that time.

Featured Centennial Paper - Promoting International Cooperation and Collaboration in Transport Research

International cooperation in transport research mandates developing research governance and institutional structures that facilitate seamless creation and sharing of knowledge, technologies and innovations. Effective collaboration on international research, however, suffers from procedural barriers, shortages of research funding and disparities in research governance. The TRB Standing Technical Committee on International Cooperation sees its role as a catalyst in mobilizing the TRB community to address ...

 
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