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Please select the webinar that you would like to attend from the list below and register. All participants must register at least 24 hours in advance of the webinar.

TRB's webinars are produced with funding received from TRB Sponsors and TRB Affiliates. Accordingly, employees of TRB Sponsors and TRB Affiliates may attend the session without a fee. TRB Sponsors include State Sponsors from the Highway and Transportation Departments of the 50 states and DC, and select Federal and Private Sponsors.

In addition to employees of TRB Sponsors and TRB Sustaining Affiliates, the following are eligible to receive complimentary webinar registration:

TRB charges a registration fee to other attendees in order to recover some of the costs associated with hosting the webinars.

Please view the individual webinar announcement for pricing information. Some TRB webinars offer free registration for all participants.

Action Title Date/Time PD Hours AAE Hours AICP Hours CLE Hours Summary
TRB Webinar: Using Otta Seal as a Surface Treatment on Low-Volume Roads August 04, 2020 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Low-volume roads represent a significant proportion of the transportation infrastructure system, and their maintenance can often be costly. TRB will conduct a webinar on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 from 1:00-2:30 PM Eastern that will explore using Otta seal surfaces for treating low-volume roads. Traditional bituminous surface treatments require high-quality materials and specialized expertise, but Otta seal surfaces can be constructed using more economical local aggregates and regularly available equipment. This webinar will focus on the principles, design, construction, and performance evaluation of Otta seal as an alternative to more traditional bituminous surface treatments.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Aggregates.

TRB Webinar: Managing Construction through Electronic Ticketing August 05, 2020 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Collecting paper load delivery tickets at highway construction projects is an outdated practice that exposes construction inspectors to many safety hazards. State transportation agencies have looked for ways to automate this process through electronic ticketing, or e-ticketing. TRB is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 from 1:00 to 2:30 PM Eastern that will outline the current state of the practice nationally regarding e-ticketing. Presenters will describe lessons learned and future efforts. They will explore case studies from several transportation agencies that have piloted and expanded the use of e-ticketing.

This webinar draws on research from the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis Report 545: Electronic Ticketing of Materials for Construction Management.

TRB Webinar: Reach for the Sky–Attracting New Aviation Career Professionals August 06, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 1.00 0.00 0.00

Older workers are retiring in droves, and new employees are not entering the aviation workforce swiftly enough to replace those leaving. TRB is hosting a webinar on Thursday, August 6, 2020 from 2:00 to 3:30 PM Eastern that will identify ways to address the labor shortage by fostering the next generation of aviation professionals, including pilots, mechanics, and airport managers. This webinar will discuss  engaging students by piquing their interest in the aviation industry at a young age. Presenters will highlight activities that state agencies, airports, and educators may use to develop and sustain strategies that promote aviation as a career. They will also explain how these activities can be adapted to fit any agency’s budget, skill set, and audience.

The webinar features research from ACRP Report 202: Developing Innovative Strategies for Aviation Education and Participation and ACRP Synthesis 103: Promoting Aviation Career Education in High Schools and Community Colleges.

TRB Webinar: Selecting Better Pavement Markings through Field Trials August 10, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

How can the quality of pavement markings be improved in a cost-effective and efficient manner? TRB will conduct a webinar on Monday, August 10, 2020 from 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern that will discuss how organizations can use field trials as tools for improving pavement markings. Presenters will describe transverse test decks that may be used to evaluate pavement markings, explaining how to choose the design parameters. The webinar will explore how to mine existing data and compare products, and presenters will identify how to utilize this data to make informed pavement marking material selections.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Traffic Control Devices.  

TRB Webinar: Enter the Portal - The Transportation Performance Management (TPM) Portal August 12, 2020 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Does your organization practice effective Performance Management (PM)? TRB will host a webinar on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 from 1:00-2:30 PM Eastern that will explore the Transportation Performance Management Portal, which is a product of the Transportation Pooled Fund Program. The Portal illustrates PM best practices and fosters collaboration between state departments of transportation and the Federal Highway Administration. Presenters will describe the Portal’s repository for PM resources that may help benefit transportation agencies at all levels of government, as well as private transportation enterprises.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Strategic Management. It also features insights from NCHRP Research Report 660: Transportation Performance Management: Insight from Practitioners and NCHRP Research Report 920: Management and Use of Data for Transportation Performance Management: Guide for Practitioners.

TRB Webinar: What’s Cooler than Cool? Cooler Pavements for Urban Heat Island Mitigation August 13, 2020 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Urban Heat Islands (UHI) are a common phenomenon in which urban areas are warmer than adjacent rural areas. As the climate continues to change and more people move into urban areas, the UHI effect becomes more pronounced, especially with regards to energy consumption and public health. TRB will host a webinar on Thursday, August 13, 2020 from 1:00-2:30 PM Eastern that will synthesize knowledge of pavement technologies that have the potential to mitigate the UHI effect. Presenters will discuss permeable pavements, reflective pavements, and phase change materials. They will also present a case study that explores challenges involved with implementing these solutions.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Sustainable and Resilient Pavements Subcommittee.

TRB Webinar: Public Transit Ridership Trends August 18, 2020 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 0.00 1.00 0.00

Are you curious about who rides public transit, when they ride it, and what factors contribute to increasing ridership? TRB is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, August 18, 2020, from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Eastern that will explore public transit ridership trends. The presenter will discuss bus and rail services in urban and suburban areas, focusing on what has changed in the past several years. She will also present strategies that transit agencies are utilizing for all transit modes in response to changes in ridership.

This webinar draws on research from TCRP Research Report 209: Analysis of Recent Public Transit Ridership Trends.

 

TRB Webinar: Preserving Concrete Pavement August 19, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

There are many ways to preserve concrete pavement. TRB will host a webinar on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 from 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern that will focus on three of the most common preservation activities: diamond grinding, partial depth patching, and joint resealing. For each of the activities, the presenters will describe the conditions leading to use of the treatment, the process of treatment application, and key aspects for a successful treatment.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Pavement Maintenance.

TRB Webinar: Delivering Bridge Projects with Building Information Modeling (BIM) August 26, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Bridge owners are interested in scaling the benefits of digital delivery across their agencies’ programs. The application of BIM to infrastructure is growing in prominence nationally and internationally. TRB will host a webinar on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 from 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern that will discuss how to use BIM to deliver infrastructure projects using digital delivery. Presenters will addresses two specific challenges to digital delivery: technical requirements and specifications to manage the digital requirements, and standardizing the content and format of the digital exchanges. The presenters will also build upon previous efforts and ongoing industry research on multiple fronts to further implement digital delivery in bridge design, construction, fabrication, and asset management.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committees on Visualization in Transportation and General Structures.

TRB Webinar: The Relationship between Bicycle Facilities and Increasing Bicycle Trips August 31, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

How do cyclists use different bicycling facilities? Do certain facilities encourage more bicycle trips? TRB is hosting a webinar on Monday, August 31, 2020 from 2:00 to 3:30 PM Eastern that will discuss how current and potential cyclists perceive different types of facilities, and will identify how to quantify bicycle trips as a result of implementing bicycle facilities. The presenter will describe a study that takes place in the southeastern United States, where bicycling is less prevalent than in other regions.

This webinar draws on research from the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Research Report 941: Bicyclist Facility Preferences and Effects on Increasing Bicycle Trips.

 

TRB Webinar: How Women Fare in the Transit Industry September 02, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 0.00 1.50 0.00

What are transit agencies doing to attract, retain, and advance women in the industry? TRB is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, September 2, 2020, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Eastern that will identify the barriers and solutions to including more women in the transit industry. Presenters will discuss strategies to support women in transit and will share examples of transit agencies that have effectively implemented programs to do so.

This webinar draws on research from TCRP Synthesis 147: Attracting, Retaining, and Advancing Women in Transit.

TRB Webinar: Fabricating Asphalt for Laboratory Testing September 09, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Performance testing of asphalt mixtures is becoming more widespread for a variety of reasons and with a variety of testing devices. There are guidelines for conducting these tests, but they do not all provide uniform or comprehensive direction for fabricating test specimens. TRB is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 from 2:00 to 3:30 PM Eastern that will discuss state highway agency procedures regarding laboratory fabrication of asphalt performance. The presenters will identify sampling procedures used for materials as well as specific procedures and practices that have been developed for improved consistency in fabricating performance test specimens. They will also determine common challenges and knowledge gaps.

This webinar draws on research from the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis Report 552: Practices for Fabricating Asphalt Specimens for Performance Testing in Laboratories.

TRB Webinar: Framework for Managing Data from Emerging Technologies September 10, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

With increased connectivity between vehicles, sensors, systems, shared-use transportation, and mobile devices, unexpected and unparalleled amounts of data are being added to the transportation domain at a rapid rate. These data are too large, too varied in nature, and will change too quickly to be handled by the traditional database management systems of most transportation agencies. TRB is hosting a webinar on Thursday, September 10, 2020 from 2:00 to 3:30 PM Eastern that will provide guidance for transportation agencies to shift toward a more effective way to manage data from emerging technologies. Presenters will discuss new concepts about data management and identify common misconceptions. They will introduce a updated framework for how agencies can move toward a more modern approach to data management.

This webinar draws on research from the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Research Report 952: Guidebook for Managing Data from Emerging Technologies for Transportation.

 

TRB Webinar: On the Road Again--Engaging Students in Road Engineering Careers September 16, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Sustaining and improving the highway network requires a well-trained and highly skilled workforce. TRB will host a webinar on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Eastern that will highlight successful programs and practices that have attracted people to careers in road maintenance, operations, and construction. Presenters will discuss how they have recruited students, women, minorities, veterans, disadvantaged groups, and career-switchers. They will also identify strategies for identifying partners and programs for transportation-related technical occupations with high demand and limited supply.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committees on Maintenance and Operations Management, and Workforce Development and Organizational Excellence. TRB’s video “Your Future in Transportation” can also be shared to engage students in potential transportation careers.

TRB Webinar: Enhancing Pavement Foundation Resilience through Moisture Measurement September 17, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Accurate and timely moisture measurement is important for properly compacting geomaterials during construction and to understand the environment below existing pavements. TRB is hosting a webinar on Thursday, September 17, 2020 from 2:00 to 3:30 PM Eastern exploring newer, potentially less expensive and time-consuming methods that continuously measure moisture in pavement foundations. Presenters will discuss case studies that demonstrate cost savings from current moisture measurement techniques during project construction and seasonal pavement monitoring of existing roadways. They will provide information about effective instruments and systems for improving transportation asset management.

This webinar is sponsored by the TRB Standing Committee on Mechanics and Drainage of Saturated and Unsaturated Geomaterials.