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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: How to preserve your pavement through better crack seal February 24, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Pavement preservation can be achieved in several ways, one of which is sealing cracks. TRB is hosting a webinar on Monday, February 24, from 2:00 to 3:30 PM Eastern that will explore better crack sealing projects. The presenters will introduce key definitions and processes for crack sealing. They will also recommend project selection methods and identify key steps in the crack seal process. The webinar will also discuss what an inspector should look for to get a quality job, and determine how crack sealing may fit into an agency’s preservation program.

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

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Larry Galehouse, Michigan State University
  • Bryan Darling, Crafco, Inc.
  • Andy Bennett, Michigan Department of Transportation

Moderated by: Judith Corley-Lay, National Center for Pavement Preservation

Webinar Outline

  1. Introduction to crack sealing
  2. Project selection steps in crack sealing
  3. What to look at and for to achieve quality
  4. How crack sealing fits in an agency's preservation program
  5. Question and answer session

The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions.

TRB Webinar: Why surface transportation agencies use drones February 25, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Unmanned aircraft systems (UASs), or drones, have broad applications. TRB is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, February 25, from 2:00 to 3:30 PM Eastern that explores UAS applications for surface transportation agencies. The webinar will address how UASs can be implemented within state departments of transportation and what their applications are. Presenters will discuss challenges and opportunities regarding using UASs for data collection and identify potential impacts on future applications.

This webinar draws on research from the NCHRP Domestic Scan Program, Project 20-68A, Scan 17-01: Successful Approaches For The Use Of Unmanned Aerial System By Surface Transportation Agencies.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • James Gray, U.S. Federal Highway Administration
  • Basil Yap, North Carolina Department of Transportation
  • Colin Brooks, Michigan Tech Research Institute

Moderated by: Emanuel Banks, Arkansas Department of Transportation

TRB Webinar: Emergency events and their damage to assets February 27, 2020 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM U.S. Eastern 2.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

Risk -based asset management is essential to long-term management of transportation infrastructure, including preparation for and recovery after emergency events. TRB is hosting a webinar on Thursday, February 27, from 1:00 to 3:00 PM Eastern that will explore how state departments of transportation can conduct statewide evaluations of roads, highways, and bridges that have been damaged due to emergency events, and use those results to improve asset management efforts. Presenters will explain how to identify locations where highway assets have been repeatedly damaged and discuss considerations for alternative strategies that could mitigate the risk of recurring damage.

This webinar draws on research from the NCHRP Synthesis Project 20-05/50-15: Asset Management Approaches to Identifying and Evaluating Assets Damaged Due to Emergency Events. The report has not yet been published.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Elisabeth Lennon, New York State Department of Transportation
  • Matthew Haubrich, Iowa Department of Transportation
  • Curran Mohney, Oregon Department of Transportation
  • Michael Johnson, California Department of Transportation
  • Brad Allen, Applied Pavement Technologies

Moderated by: Shannon Foss, Minnesota Department of Transportation

TRB Webinar: Greener in two ways – Innovative sustainability solutions for airports March 02, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 1.00 1.50 0.00

How can airports be more sustainable? Airport personnel, regulators, airport consultants, and airport tenants are invited to a TRB webinar on Monday, March 2, 2020, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Eastern to find out. The webinar will discuss ways in which airports use sustainability initiatives to increase economic viability, enhance social equity, improve operational efficiency, and conserve natural resources. Presenters will describe how airports may bolster sustainability initiatives through streamlining the flow of information, improving internal communications, and implementing solutions. They will also discuss how airports can integrate the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review process with sustainability planning to make projects more efficient and impactful.

The webinar features research from the Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Research Report 209: Integrating Sustainability Planning and the Environmental Review Process and Synthesis 69: Airport Sustainability Practices – Drivers and Outcomes for Small Commercial and General Aviation Airports.

This webinar is sponsored by the Airport Cooperative Research Program. There is no fee to attend this webinar; however, sign into MyTRB.org to view registration information.

Webinar Presenters:

  • Carol Lurie, VHB
  • Daniel Prather, DPrather Aviation Solutions, LLC

Moderated by: Burr Stewart, Burrst

TRB Webinar: Fast-Tracked: A tactical transit study March 04, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 0.00 1.50 0.00

Tactical urbanism can improve cities through their built environments. TRB is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET that describes what tactical urbanism is and identifies current practices in tactical transit projects. Presenters will discuss how to improve transit speed, access, and ridership at a fraction of both the cost and time of conventional projects.

This webinar draws on research from TCRP Report 207: Fast-Tracked: A Tactical Transit Study

This webinar is sponsored by the Transit Cooperative Research Program. There is no fee to attend this webinar; however, sign into MyTRB.org to view registration information.

Webinar Presenters:

  • Anthony Garcia, Street Plans Collaborative
  • Dana Wall, Street Plans Collaborative
  • Kyle Gebhart, New York City Department of Transportation
  • Jay Monty, City of Everett

Moderated by: Anthony Garcia, Street Plans Collaborative

TRB Webinar: Quantifying the performance of your pavement preservation March 05, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Pavement preservation treatments can be evaluated and quantified in several different approaches. TRB is hosting a webinar on Thursday, March 5, from 2:00 to 3:30 PM Eastern that will explore three different approaches to quantifying the effects of pavement preservation treatments on pavement performance. The presenters will present findings from NCHRP Report 858. They will also showcase student projects on the various factors that can impact pavement preservation performance. The webinar will also discuss applied research for how local agencies can meet preservation policy targets.

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

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Gonzalo Rada, Wood PLC
  • Andrew Braham, University of Arkansas
  • Scott Gibson, Regional Transportation Commission, Reno, Nevada

Moderated by: Judith Corley-Lay, National Center for Pavement Preservation

TRB Webinar: A conversation on speed management March 09, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

How does your community manage road speeds? TRB is hosting a webinar on Monday, March 9, from 2:00 to 3:30 PM Eastern that will discuss various speed management strategies and resources. Presenters will describe case studies from their communities and identify speed management priorities.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Transportation Issues in Major Cities.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Eric Tang, VHB
  • Megan Wier, San Francisco Department of Public Health
  • Libby Thomas, UNC Highway Safety Research Center
  • Rebecca Sander, Arizona State University
  • Dongho Chang, City of Seattle

Moderated by: Eric Tang, VHB

TRB Webinar: Right-sizing transportation investments March 11, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 1.50 0.00

Identifying right-sizing opportunities in the transportation sector can lead to social and economic value by repurposing, reusing, or fundamentally resizing existing transportation system assets. TRB is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, March 11, from 2:00 to 3:30 PM Eastern that will explore how to right-size transportation investments. Right-sizing involves asset management and system planning, as well as design and project development functions. Presenters will diagnose how an agency’s asset portfolio may no longer be expected to generate economic returns to justify anticipated improvement or preservation costs, and develop and assess options to right-size. They will also describe how to implement right-sizing solutions in collaboration with allied agencies and other jurisdictions.  

This webinar draws on research from the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Research Report 917: Right-Sizing Transportation Investments: A Guidebook for Planning and Programming.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Chandler Duncan, Metro Analytics
  • Naomi Stein, EDR Group
  • Mike Brown, Metro Analytics

Moderated by: Wade Carroll, Metro Analytics

TRB Webinar: Making your budget work – Stormwater management projects at airports March 16, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 1.00 1.50 0.00

When airports are considering expanding or improving their stormwater facilities, conducting a benefit-cost analysis helps illuminate options and prioritize investments. TRB is hosting a webinar on Monday, March 16 from 2:00 to 3:30 PM Eastern that will highlight the steps airports can take to evaluate and promote environmentally friendly approaches to stormwater management. The presenters will discuss experiences airports have had with stormwater fees and their approach for mitigating them. They will also explore how to optimize stormwater fee credits, exemptions, fee recovery, and negotiations with utilities.

The webinar features research from the Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Research Report 208: Benefit-Cost Analyses Guidebook for Airport Stormwater and Research Report 193: Strategies for Airports to Reduce Local Stormwater Utility Fees.

This webinar is sponsored by the Airport Cooperative Research Program. There is no fee to attend this webinar; however, sign into MyTRB.org to view registration information.

Webinar Presenters:

  • Richard Krop, The Cadmus Group
  • Mary Ellen Tuccillo, The Cadmus Group
  • Jamie Rooke, The Cadmus Group
  • James Jolley, The Cadmus Group

Moderated by: Casey Ries, Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority

TRB Webinar: How rough is your pavement? March 17, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Because of their unique features, current practices for estimating urban and low-speed pavement roughness could lead to inappropriate or misleading data. Make your measurements more accurate. TRB is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, March 17, from 2:00 to 3:30 PM Eastern that will describe methods for measuring, characterizing, and reporting roughness on urban and low-speed roads. The presenter will describe longitudinal road profile features, including built-in features and built-in roughness. He will also describe challenges of accurate road profile data collection. Finally, the presenter will examine the use of the International Roughness Index (IRI) as a measure of ride quality, and describe methods of applying IRI on low-travel roadways.

This webinar draws on research from the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Research Report 914: Measuring, Characterizing, and Reporting Pavement Roughness of Low-Speed and Urban Roads.

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

Webinar Presenter

  • Steve Karamihas, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute

Moderated by: Brian Schleppi, Ohio Department of Transportation

TRB Webinar: Exploring equity implications of emerging transportation technologies March 19, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 1.50 0.00

Measuring equity holistically can be approached in several ways in the field of transportation. TRB is hosting a webinar on Thursday, March 19, from 2:00 to 3:30 PM Eastern that will explore how agencies can define and address disparity as they relate to emerging technologies and new transportation modes. The presenters will share tools, methods, and approaches that can scale to statewide and regional planning. They will also cover topics related to changing demographics of transportation users, economic disparity and opportunity, pricing and affordability, different modal users, access to new technologies, and environmental justice.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Statewide Multimodal Transportation Planning.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Sunny Farmahan, Arkansas Department of Transportation
  • Giovanni Circella, University of California, Davis
  • Stefanie Brodie, Toole Design Group

Moderated by: Elise Barrella, Wake Forest University

TRB Webinar: How to guide alternative contracting projects March 26, 2020 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Alternative contracting projects require significant procedural and cultural changes on the part of highway agencies. TRB is hosting a webinar on Thursday, March 26, from 1:00 to 2:30 PM Eastern that will address these changes. Learn about the tools of the trade for agencies that vary depending on the phase of project development, the specific task, the project complexity, and project size. The presenters will offer strategies and tools for contract administration of alternative contracting method projects. They will also discuss how these contracts differ from administration of traditional projects.

This webinar draws on research from the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Research Report 939: Guidebooks for Post-Award Contract Administration for Highway Projects Delivered Using Alternative Contracting Methods, Volume 1: Design–Build Delivery.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Mounir El Asmar, Arizona State University
  • Jerry Yakowenko, Federal Highway Administration

Moderated by: Keith Molenaar, University of Colorado at Boulder

TRB Webinar: Guide for transportation performance management and data March 30, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Transportation Performance Management (TPM) provides a way to make visible progress in meeting agency objectives. TRB is hosting a webinar on Monday, March 30, from 2:00 to 3:30 PM Eastern that will present guidance for making effective use of data for Transportation Performance Management (TPM). The presenters will showcase how TPM can contribute to progress in reducing fatalities, improving asset condition, eliminating bottlenecks, and speeding up project delivery. They will also cover the full data life-cycle, from understanding data needs to using data to drive decision making. The webinar will also discuss the careful attention that needs to be applied to assessing data and implementation of proven data management practices.

This webinar draws on research from NCHRP Research Report 920: Management and Use of Data for Transportation Performance Management: Guide for Practitioners

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Michael Pack, CATT Lab, University of Maryland
  • Joe Crossett, High Street Consulting

Moderated by: Hyun-A Park, Spy Pond Partners, LLC

TRB Webinar: Designing solid-state roadway lighting March 31, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Transportation lighting has changed dramatically over the past decade. TRB is hosting a webinar on Monday, March 31, from 2:00 to 3:30 PM Eastern that will provide guidelines for new designs of roadway lighting. Presenters will focus on applications of solid-state lighting (SSL), which uses lower energy, reduces maintenance, and can be easily controlled. Presenters will describe how to use SSL in tunnels and underpasses, as well as in work zones. They will also explore operation and maintenance of SSL and discuss their environmental impacts.

This webinar draws on research from the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Research Report 940: Solid-State Roadway Lighting Design Guide.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Don McLean, DMD Associates
  • Ron Gibbons, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute
  • Rajaram Bhagavathula, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute

Moderated by: Paul Lutkevich, WSP