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Developing Mobility as a Service

Market opportunities for developing Mobility as a Service (MaaS) in Australia and New Zealand are examined in Opportunities in Mobility as a Service , a report from Austroads. MaaS represents the opportunity for all available public and private transportation services to be integrated and bundled into a platform directly accessible by the individual travelers through their mobile devices.

Using wireless technologies to make transportation safer

A conceptual framework that harnesses wireless technology to improve transportation safety is described in Communications and Radar-Supported Transportation Operations and Planning (CAR-STOP) – Phase 2: Final Report , a report from the Center for Transportation Research at the University of Texas at Austin. This report focuses on frontal collision warning/collision avoidance systems and identifies how these components can be integrated to improve transportation safety.

An app that monitors driving patterns

A smartphone app that encourages students to drive less frequently is discussed in Evaluating the Effectiveness of a School-Based Intervention on Driving-Related Carbon Emissions Using Real-Time Transportation Data , a report from the MIneta Transportation Institute at San Jose State University. This app helps individuals monitor and track their driving patterns and behaviors with the aim of minimizing driving.

TRB Centennial: What do you believe is TRB’s greatest strength? – Participate in “Tell Us ‘Our’ Story”

TRB officially turns 100 on November 11, 2020. To help celebrate, TRB is asking you to “Tell Us ‘Our’ Story.” 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. The “Tell Us ‘Our” Story” Centennial activity consists of a series of monthly questions that will help capture your stories. This month’s question is: What do you believe is TRB’s gr...

Which of Your Colleagues Have Contributed to TRB's Centennial Activities? Join Them Today!

TRB turns 100 on November 11, 2020. You are invited to join your colleagues listed below who have contributed to the TRB Century Club to support activities that will mark the anniversary; promote the value of transportation research; and celebrate the achievements of TRB’s volunteers, sponsors, affiliates, and staff. Contributions made before September 30, 2019, will be recognized in TRB's 100 year history book, which will be make available to all full registrant attendees at the 2020 Annual Meeting. Det...

Workshop on automated vehicle technologies

A workshop on connected and automated vehicles (CAVs) is summarized in Development of a Workshop on Automated Vehicle Technologies , a report from the Center for Transportation Studies at the University of Minnesota. The workshop was designed to provide context when encountering CAV technologies.

RFP: Improving Access and Management of Transit ITS Data

TRB's Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) has issued a request for proposals to develop a common, practical approach to storing, accessing, and managing fixed-route transit intelligent transportation system data. Proposals are due September 26, 2019.

Conference on Performance and Data in Transportation Decision Making: Advance Registration Deadline is August 15

TRB is sponsoring the Conference on Data and Performance Driven Project Prioritization September 15-18, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. This conference will feature an engaging and interactive program on the use of performance measures and data to inform transportation decision making. Register by August 15, 2019 to receive the advance  registration rate. Reserve your hotel room at the Omni CNN Hotel at a low federal per diem rate before they are gone on August 15. Become a Patron to show your firm’s...

Thank You to Organizations that have Contributed to TRB's Centennial Activities! Join Them Today!

TRB turns 100 on November 11, 2020. Your organization is invited to join the entities listed below that have contributed to the TRB Century Patron program to support activities that will mark the anniversary; promote the value of transportation research; and celebrate the achievements of TRB’s volunteers, sponsors, affiliates, and staff. Contributions made before September 30, 2019, will be recognized in TRB's 100 year history book, which will be make available to all full registrant attendees at the 202...

Public Roads: Summer 2019

The U.S. Federal Highway Administration's has released the latest edition of its Public Roads magazine. The magazine highlights developments in federal highway policies, programs, and research and technology. This edition features information about: Performance data for bridges Connected vehicle demonstrations Trucking food around the country Security systems for connected and automated vehicle networks

 
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