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San Jose State University: Understanding smart cities

Smart city successes and strategies are outlined in A Framework for Integrating Transportation into Smart Cities , a report from the Mineta Transportation Institute at San Jose State University. This report seeks to understand the role of pilot projects, metrics, and evaluations to test, implement, and replicate strategies. It also seeks to identify the role of shared micromobility, big data, and other key issues that impact communities.

Managing Transportation Systems in a Fast-Changing World

Self-driving cars, rising temperatures and sea levels, increasingly strong weather events, changing citizen preferences, and innovations in technologies that are revolutionizing purchasing behavior, social interaction, financial transactions, communications, and travel—the transportation world is changing very rapidly. Transportation Research Circular E-C256: Managing Transportation Systems in a Fast-Changing World explores questions such as how do we make choices about long-life investments in infrastru...

ICCT: Mainstreaming electric vehicles

Metropolitan area-level data on electric vehicle registrations are assessed in Electric Vehicle Capitals: Showing the Path to a Mainstream Market , a report from the International Council on Clean Transportation. This report analyzes the incentives, charging infrastructure, and city promotion actions in areas that have pushed electric vehicles into the mainstream.

NHTSA: Estimating traffic crashes

The number and type of crashes are reported in Police-Reported Motor Vehicle Traffic Crashes in 2018 , a summary from the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. This summary provides an estimate of the number of motor vehicle traffic crashes in 2018 and compares them with the corresponding estimates from 2017.

NHTSA: Crash data user’s manual

The evolution of the coding practices in the crash sampling system is documented in Crash Report Sampling System CRSS Analytical User's Manual 2016-2018 , a report from the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. This report identifies changes in the data elements and describes how to use the data.

2020 TRB Annual Meeting: Exhibit Space Still Available

Act now to secure your exhibit space at the 2020 TRB Annual Meeting, January 12-16, 2020, in Washington, D.C. All indications are that attendance at the meeting will be the largest ever. Don't miss this opportunity to demonstrate your organization's support for transportation research and innovation, and to showcase your products and services to more than 13,000 transportation professionals. Some  200 organizations  have already secured space to be part of the 2020 exhibit, but prime locations ...

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. Details on the Century Club and a link to contribute is available at https://trbcentennial.nationalacademies.org/about-century-club . Additional information on the Centennial Celebration ac...

2020 TRB Annual Meeting: Sunday Group Centennial Photo

Be a part of TRB history! All 2020 Annual Meeting attendees are invited to participate in a group photo to celebrate TRB’s centennial. Come to Ballroom C in the convention center on Sunday, at 1:00 p.m., and the photo will be taken promptly at 1:15 p.m. Space in the ballroom is limited to about 2,000 and attendees will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. Register and make hotel reservations today for the TRB 99th Annual Meeting, January 12-16, 2020, in Washington, D.C. Registration is requir...

“Tell Us ‘Our’ Story” - How has TRB enhanced the performance of your organization?

TRB officially turns 100 on November 11, 2020. To help celebrate the centennial 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, which are our stories. The “Tell Us ‘Our” Story” centennial activity consists of a series of monthly questions that will help capture your stories. This month’s quest...

RFP: Next generation of the USLIMITS2 speed limit setting expert system

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) has issued a request for proposals to determine what updates are needed to establish safe, credible, and enforceable speed limits for a variety of facility types that serve all roadway users. Proposals are due January 8, 2020.

 
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