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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...

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...

Straight to Recording for All: Operations and Preservation Young Professionals Research

These recordings showcase extended versions of the top four presentations from the 3-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition that was held during 2019 TRB Annual Meeting, sponsored by the operations and preservation group of young members council (OPG YMC). The recordings feature innovative and cutting-edge research conducted by students and young professionals on leveraging Transportation Operations. Presenters: S M A Bin Al Islam, smabinal.islam@wsu.edu Bahareh Bazargani, baharb@iastate.edu Chaitanya Bhat, cbh...

2020 International Conference on Winter Maintenance and Surface Transportation Weather and Winter Maintenance National Peer Exchange: Abstracts due March 2, 2020

TRB is sponsoring the 2020 International Road Weather and Winter Maintenance Conference & Peer Exchange from September 21-24, 2020, in Atlanta, Georgia. The event will provide a unique opportunity for practitioners, academia, and the private sector from around the world to network and learn first-hand what techniques and technologies are being developed and deployed in the world of road weather and winter maintenance. The event will highlight national and international best practices. The call for ab...

Featured Centennial Paper - Rural Public Transportation: History and Prospects

Before the mid-1970s, publicly-supported transportation services open to the general public were rarely available in rural communities. In TRB's Rural Public and Intercity Bus Transportation Committee's Centennial Paper, learn how over the last five decades, TRB’s Rural Public and Intercity Bus Transportation Committee and its members have helped document, research, and share through regular conferences the unique characteristics of rural public transportation. As part of TRB's Centennial Celebration, th...

"Tell Us 'Our' Story" November Responses Online - What are some of your most memorable TRB Annual Meeting experiences?

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. According to Vesa Mannisto, Senior Advisor, Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency his most memorable TRB Annual Meeting experience was "definitely my first presenta...

Austroads: Modeling heavy vehicle movements

Parameters that may improve traffic modeling are explored in Improving the Reliability of Heavy Vehicle Parameters to Support More Accurate Traffic Modelling in Australia and New Zealand , a report from Austroads. This report models heavy vehicle movements in interrupted traffic flow conditions. The report is available for no fee after logging onto the site.

 
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