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Upcoming Webinars

Webinars provide an opportunity to share and discuss ongoing work associated with TRB Standing Committees and their respective topic areas, as well as research from TRB’s Cooperative Research Programs. Prior to submission, proposed webinars should reflect the scope of the sponsoring Committee(s) and must be reviewed and approved by the Chair of at least one current Standing Committee. If the webinar is solely based upon a CRP report, the staff officer assigned to that report must sign off on the webinar proposal.

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

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Action Title Date/Time PD Hours AAE Hours AICP Hours CLE Hours Summary
TRB Webinar: That’s the Ticket! Evaluating Traveler Perspectives October 18, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 1.00 0.00 0.00

Airports are increasingly becoming places where people dine, shop, relax, work, and interact. What do travelers think about these experiences? TRB is hosting a webinar on Monday, October 18, 2021 from 1:00 to 2:30 PM Eastern that will help airports better understand the airport journey from the traveler’s perspective. Presenters will take a customer-centered approach to illuminate ways airports can better meet their customers’ evolving needs. They will also share findings from interviews with airports, airlines, service organizations, and traveler focus groups from the perspective of the airport journey.

The webinar features research from ACRP Research Report 231: Guidebook on Evaluating Traveler Perspectives of Improving Airport Customer Experiences.

TRB Webinar: Transportation Resilience Metrics October 19, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

Natural hazards, from hurricanes to earthquakes, too often become disasters that wreak havoc on transportation systems. TRB will host a webinar on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 from 1:00 to 2:30 PM Eastern to discuss transportation systems resilience, which is the ability to prepare for and adapt to changing conditions and to withstand and recover rapidly from disruption. Resilience is vitally important, but increasingly challenging when resilience enhancement investments compete against projects that may produce more certain and immediate returns. Presenters will discuss measuring resilience and using resilience measures within a strong decision support framework to help make the case for investments in resilience.

This webinar will present the findings, conclusions, and recommendations from the recently published Consensus Study report Investing in Transportation Resilience: A Framework for Informed Choices. This webinar was organized by TRB’s Consensus Studies Division.

TRB Webinar: Air Quality Impact Models for Electric Vehicle Fleets October 21, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Are you familiar with the existing models for estimating the quantities of greenhouse gas, criteria pollutants, and toxins from gasoline or diesel-powered mobile sources? TRB will host a webinar on Thursday, October 21, 2021 from 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern that will provide a detailed framework for modeling the impact of electrifying the transportation fleet on air quality. Presenters will discuss estimating the load requirements from electric vehicles (EV) and the generation of electricity at the grid and distribution at charging stations with updated techniques.

Some registrants will need to pay $95 to attend this webinar. Sign into MyTRB.org to view registration information.

TRB Webinar: Entrained Air-Void Systems for Durable Highway Concrete October 26, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

 

Laboratory testing and field experience have shown that highway concrete should be properly air entrained to resist the action of freezing and thawing, particularly in wet climates. TRB will host a webinar on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 from 1:00-2:30 PM Eastern that will investigate requirements for the air-void system parameters of concrete used in highway pavements and structures. Presenters will discuss the proposed modifications to the current AASHTO test methods for evaluating concrete resistance to freezing and thawing. They will also examine innovative test methods to effectively characterize the air system in fresh concrete and identify the characteristics of the air-void system that are related to the performance of field concrete under freeze-thaw conditions.

This webinar features research from NCHRP Research Report 961: Entrained Air-Void Systems for Durable Highway Concrete.

TRB Webinar: Managing Equity in Priced Managed Lanes October 27, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Equity concerns have surrounded the implementation and operation of priced managed lanes. TRB will host a webinar on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 from 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern that will present case studies which have successfully implemented equity programs in their priced managed lane facilities. Public agencies implementing mobility projects must prove that these projects are not inequitable, yet often demographic and geographic data of priced managed lane users is not available. Presenters will identify what demographic and geographic data were collected for priced managed lane users and non-users and how. They will also explore how to develop a community-based equity program in conjunction with the opening of new priced managed lanes to improve the overall state of equity in transportation for a given geographic area.

This webinar was organized by the Standing Technical Committee on Managed Lanes.

TRB Webinar: Designing and Implementing Smart Cities October 28, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Over the last decade, many cities and states have conducted “Smart City” pilots. TRB will host a webinar on Thursday, October 28, 2021 from 1:00-2:30 PM Eastern that will discuss how Smart Cities may improve air quality, stormwater, transportation, and general civil infrastructure to improve public health, increase operational efficiency, and/or extend the life of infrastructure. Presenters will describe the steps taken and lessons learned from various Smart City deployments. They will identify the obstacles to Smart City deployment, and highlight how to collect and analyze urban data.

This webinar was organized by the Standing Technical Committee on Urban Transportation Data and Information Systems.

Some registrants will need to pay $95 to attend this webinar. Sign into MyTRB.org to view registration information.

TRB Webinar: Building Information Modeling for Infrastructure November 01, 2021 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

Building Information Modeling (BIM) can be a useful tool for infrastructure projects. TRB will host a webinar on Monday, November 1, 2021 from 2:00-4:00 PM Eastern that will discuss the potential return on investment (ROI) agencies may see by using BIM. Presenters will identify common use cases of BIM and determine its benefits and costs. They will discuss tools agencies can use to adopt BIM, including a new ROI tool to calculate the benefits.

This webinar features research from TRB’s project TFRS-02: Lifecycle BIM for Infrastructure: A Business Case for Project Delivery and Asset Management

Some registrants will need to pay $95 to attend this webinar. Sign into MyTRB.org to view registration information.

TRB Webinar: Navigating the Supply Chain Congestion Crisis November 03, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

What can supply chain stakeholders do to address the current equipment shortage? TRB is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 from 2:00 to 3:30 PM Eastern that will identify how to keep cargo moving. Presenters represent the port, logistics, and cargo owner perspectives. They will provide tools to help supply chain stakeholders maintain their flow of freight and supplies.

This webinar is sponsored by the Standing Technical Committees on Ports and Channels, Intermodal Freight Transport, and International Trade and Transportation.

TRB Webinar: Ensuring a Productive TRB Annual Meeting Experience for All Young Attendees November 05, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

The TRB Annual Meeting can be overwhelming for a first-time attendee. TRB is jointly hosting a webinar with the Council of University Transportation Centers (CUTC) on Friday, November 5, 2021 from 1:00 to 2:30 PM Eastern to provide students and those early in their transportation careers with practical advice on how to get the most out of the TRB Annual Meeting. This webinar will focus on helping a diverse audience, including students and early career professionals, on advancing their careers in the transportation field. Additionally, faculty members who accompany their students to the Annual Meeting would benefit from this webinar so they can better help guide their students through TRB’s Annual Meeting. Presenters from different backgrounds will consider factors that facilitate more meaningful involvement in the TRB Annual Meeting and in TRB committees. They will also discuss their experiences with TRB standing committee involvement and provide advice about career and development and networking opportunities to get the most out of their TRB volunteer activities and Annual Meeting participation.

This webinar was organized by TRB’s Special Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and TRB’s Executive Office.

TRB Webinar: Giving Low-Volume Roads a Longer Life with Geosynthetics November 08, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Low-volume road construction can benefit from using geosynthetics. TRB will host a webinar on Monday, November 8, 2021 from 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern that will discuss the current state of knowledge regarding the use of geosynthetics in road construction. Presenters will identify long-term benefits of geosynthetics by highlighting a case study from the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT). They will discuss the application, specification, and life cycle cost analysis of geotextiles for layer separation in low-volume pavements. They will also enumerate guidelines for implementing use of geotextiles.

This webinar is sponsored by the TRB Standing Technical Committees on Transportation Earthworks, Geosynthetics, and Low-Volume Roads.

TRB Webinar: Progress Toward More Resilient Pavements November 09, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

As extreme weather becomes more frequent, pavement resilience is a critical consideration for highway and transportation engineers. TRB will host a webinar on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 from 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern that will discuss the resilient aspects of asphalt pavements. Presenters will explore the Federal Highway Administration’s approach to pavement resilience and highlight recent innovations. They will also provide case studies from storms, floods, and other extreme weather events to inform stakeholders how to prepare for climate change needs to help transportation engineers create a more resilient transportation network.

This webinar is sponsored by the TRB Standing Technical Committees on Design and Rehabilitation of Concrete Pavements and on Design and Rehabilitation of Asphalt Pavements.

TRB Webinar: Shovel Ready – Using Digital Terrain Models in Construction November 15, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Digital terrain models (DTMs) are 3D models of the ground surface showing natural features such as ridges and breaklines. TRB will host a webinar on Monday, November 15, 2021 from 1:00-2:30 PM Eastern that will discuss current strategies state departments of transportation (DOTs) use to employ DTMs in constructing highway projects. Presenters will identify how to use DTMs and portray benefits and challenges. They will also discuss lessons DOTs learned from using DTMs.

This webinar features research from NCHRP Synthesis Report 560: Practices for Construction-Ready Digital Terrain Models.

 

TRB Webinar: Creature Comforts – Designing Terminal Restrooms and Ancillary Spaces November 16, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 1.00 1.50 0.00

How can airport managers ensure travelers’ needs and amenities are optimally designed? TRB is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 from 2:00 to 3:30 PM Eastern that will provide guidance for planning and designing restrooms and ancillary spaces in airport terminals. Presenters will discuss how to futureproof bathroom designs and identify design priorities. New guidance is available for 19 additional ancillary spaces which are categorized as regulated/essential, waiting-related, or layover-related amenities.

The webinar features research from ACRP Research Report 226: Planning and Design of Airport Terminal Restrooms and Ancillary Spaces.

TRB Webinar: Hit the Ground Running–Designing Roundabouts with Conventional Pavement November 17, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Roundabouts are increasing popular due to their enhanced traffic flow and safety characteristics. TRB will host a webinar on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 from 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern that will address the pavement aspects of designing and constructing roundabouts. Presenters will discuss designing roundabouts with conventional pavement types, such as hot-mixed asphalt (HMAP) and jointed concrete pavements (JCP).

This webinar is sponsored by the TRB Standing Technical Committees on Roundabouts and Other Intersection Design and Control Strategies, as well as Design and Rehabilitation of Concrete Pavements, and Project Delivery Methods.

Some registrants will need to pay $105 to attend this webinar. Sign into MyTRB.org to view registration information.

TRB Webinar: Performance and Benefits of Metalizing and Duplex Coating November 18, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

The use of metalizing and duplex coating to mitigate corrosion of steel bridges is expanding. TRB will host a webinar on Thursday, November 18, 2021 from 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern that will discuss how metalizing and duplex coating techniques can help with bridge durability. There is limited accelerated weathering and long-term in-situ data available, but this webinar will highlight two state departments of transportation (DOTs) that have conducted extensive laboratory investigations. Presenters will explore the performance and benefits of these coating systems. They will discuss accelerated weathering performance of inorganic zinc, sealed metalizing, and different metalizing alloys.

This webinar is sponsored by the TRB Standing Technical Committees on Steel Bridges.

TRB Webinar: Pavement Maintenance Before Preservation November 22, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

What is needed to ensure pavements are well maintained before they are treated for preservation? TRB will host a webinar on Monday, November 22, 2021 from 1:00-2:30 PM Eastern that will present surface preparation practices that are used before preservation treatments. Presenters will identify practices for identifying pre-treatment needs, discuss how to complete the work, and determine how to contract the work.

This webinar is sponsored by the TRB Standing Technical Committees on Pavement Maintenance, Pavement Management Systems, and Pavement Preservation.

TRB Webinar: Paving the Way Toward Carbon-Neutral Concrete November 29, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

The transportation industry has a role to play in reaching carbon neutrality. TRB will host a webinar on Monday, November 29, 2021 from 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern that will explore how to adopt lower-carbon concrete in order to achieve carbon neutrality. Presenters will discuss Portland-limestone Type IL cement and explain how it is durable and more environmentally friendly. They will provide case studies that illustrate how to use lower-carbon concrete in highway pavement and structures.

This webinar is sponsored by the TRB Standing Technical Committee on Durability of Concrete.

 

TRB Webinar: Tech Savvy? Advanced Ground Vehicle Technologies in Airside Operations November 30, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 1.00 0.00 0.00

Advanced ground vehicle technologies (AGVT) deployed in surface transportation have demonstrated improvements in safety and efficiency, including potential applications for airside operations. What do travelers think about these experiences? TRB is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 from 1:00 to 2:30 PM Eastern that will illustrate these technologies. Presenters will identify sample applications and discuss an evaluation process that an airport may use when considering a potential AGVT for implementation.

The webinar features research from ACRP Research Report 219: Advanced Ground Vehicle Technologies for Airside Operations.