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Seeking project panel nominations for FY 2021 Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP): Nominations due February 5, 2021

TCRP is seeking panel nominations for the approved FY 2021 research projects . Descriptions are available of FY 2021 projects for which RFPs are expected to be issued. Please nominate yourself or other candidates to serve on the expert panels of these research projects online at MyTRB . These panels will develop requests for proposals, select contractors, and review draft deliverables. Nominations are welcome anytime before February 5, 2021.

Cristian Alvarez Tuta Helps "Tell Us 'Our' Story" in November's Responses

Cristian Alvarez Tuta, Civil Engineer - Project Developer, New York City Department of Transportation let us know that says that presenting at the 2019 Annual Meeting "on alternate regulation on truck loading zones in one important Avenue of Queens, New York, gave me momentum and experience to apply for my first job as a recent grad civil engineer. I was hired by the New York City Department of Transportation where today I perform traffic analysis for projects that look to meeting the goals of Vision Zer...

RFP: A Toolkit for Establishing Airport Catchment Areas

TRB's Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) has issued a request for proposals to develop a toolkit that will help an airport establish their unique catchment area. The toolkit should include a guide to utilizing resources, in addition to providing analytical methods and approaches that would best map a catchment area. Proposals are due January 13, 2021 at 5:00 PM Eastern.

What Will a Virtual TRBAM Be Like?

Planning firm Kittelson & Associates decided to seek the answers and wrote an article and created a video interviewing Ann Brach and James Bryant of TRB. As Brach says, the TRB Annual Meeting in January 2021 will be a month-long "transportation geekapalooza."

TRB Minority Student Fellows Compendium in Transportation Research Record

TRB is proud to release its first compendium of papers published in Transportation Research Record (TRR) by participants of its Minority Student Fellows Program. This compendium showcases these 17 students (out of 177 alumni of the program) who have had their papers accepted for publication in TRR. Learn more about where these fellows are now by clicking on “ Meet the Student Fellows ” on the webpage. The TRB Minority Student Fellows Program supports minority students from historically Black colleges and...

New Videos Available on TRB Centennial Website

TRB's Centennial happened on November 11, when we officially turned 100 years old. But the celebration didn't end there. Take a look at some great new videos that join our clip on "Your Future in Transportation," at the TRB Centennial website , including: "TRB's Centennial Celebration," "TRB Centennial Session at the 2020 AASHTO Annual Meeting," and "One Hundred Years of Progress: A Conversation with Transportation Research Board leader Neil Pedersen," produced by our friends at the American Public Trans...

“Tell Us ‘Our’ Story”: How has TRB affected the way you value transportation research?

The TRB “Tell Us ‘Our’ Story" centennial activity is designed to allow as many of you (TRB’s volunteers and friends) as possible to participate in the TRB Centennial Celebration through the submission of your stories, which are our stories. The “Tell Us ‘Our' Story” centennial activity consists of a series of monthly questions that will help capture your stories. TRB welcomes all stories: small or large, profound or light-hearted, sobering or humorous. November's Question - How Has TRB affexcted the way ...

Customer attitudes toward mobility and autonomous cars

Data-Driven Driving: Shifting into Shared Mobility and Autonomous Cars , released by Otonomo Data Trends

Managing Positive Train Control data

Track Data Auditing System (TDAS) – Phase II , released by the U.S. Federal Railroad Administration

TRR: Graph-Partitioning-Based Diffusion Convolutional Recurrent Neural Network for Large-Scale Traffic Forecasting

Scientists use artificial intelligence to forecast large-scale traffic patterns more accurately, reads the headline in a recent article by Tech Xplore , which cites an article published this summer in TRB's journal, Transportation Research Record .

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