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Upcoming Webinars

TRB Webinars are designed to share and discuss ongoing work associated with TRB Standing Technical Committees and their respective topic areas, as well as research from TRB’s Cooperative Research Programs.

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 Cobalt and Titanium Global Affiliates. Accordingly, employees of TRB Sponsors and TRB Cobalt and Titanium Global Affiliates may attend the session without a fee. TRB Sponsors include State Sponsors from the highway and transportation departments of the 50 states and D.C., and select Federal and Non-Profit 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. Some TRB webinars offer free registration for all participants. Please view the individual webinar announcement for pricing information.

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Action Title Date/Time PD Hours AAE Hours AICP Hours CLE Hours Summary
TRB Webinar: Roadside Fire Risk and Prevention Strategies July 07, 2022 12:30 PM - 02:00 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

Cigarette butts, sparking chains, and vehicle mechanical failure all pose roadside fire risks. But you can help prevent those fires. TRB will host a webinar on Thursday, July 7, 2022 from 12:30 – 2:00 PM Eastern that will summarize vegetation management strategies to reduce or potentially eliminate fires starting in the roadside. Chemical, mechanical, and manual methods can all maximize vegetation control for reducing fire risks. Presenters will also examine how to balance stormwater-treatment strategies with fire management strategies.

TRB Webinar: Geotechnical Asset Performance in a Changing Climate July 13, 2022 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Climate change and global warming are causing significant changes in precipitation and temperature, resulting in extreme precipitation events, flooding, and very heavy snowfall. These changes influence soil moisture, which then affects transportation infrastructure performance. TRB will host a webinar on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 from 2:30 – 4:00 PM Eastern that will explore climate change effects on the performance of geotechnical transportation assets. Presenters will cover ways local governments are constructing infrastructure with climate change in mind, remote sensing assessment of ground moisture using U.S. National Aeronautical and Space Administration satellite measurements, and field-scale evaluation of slopes using instrumentation and geophysical testing.

This webinar is sponsored by TRB’s Standing Technical Committees on Mechanics and Drainage of Saturated and Unsaturated Geomaterials, on Geotechnical Instrumentation and Modeling, and on Geo-Environmental and Climatic Impacts on Geomaterials.

Registration is free for employees of TRB sponsors as well as Titanium and Cobalt Global Affiliates. The registration rate for all other attendees is $100. Sign into MyTRB.org to view registration information. Contact Patrice Davenport to inquire about becoming a TRB sponsor or global affiliate organization.

A recording will be sent to all registrants after the webinar.

TRB Webinar: New Facilities and Systems Methods in HCM7 July 14, 2022 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

TRB‘s Highway Capacity Manual, Seventh Edition: A Guide for Multimodal Mobility Analytics (HCM7) updates research on highway operations and quality of service. Past HCM editions always analyzed freeways and surface streets as separate facilities. Now, for the first time, HCM7 provides methods for evaluating interactions between freeways and arterials. TRB will host a webinar on Thursday, July 14, 2022 from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern that will explore the new facility and systems method in the HCM7, including two-lane highways, freeway-arterial systems, and active traffic management. The webinar will also provide an overview of the methods and discuss ways the results will impact practitioners.

This is the second of a three part series on the new HCM7. Part 3 in the series will address new multimodal methods in the manual on August 3. Part 1 addresses overall new methods in the HCM7 and cover ways these new methods impact practitioners.

This webinar is sponsored by the TRB Standing Technical Committee on Highway Capacity and Quality of Service.

Registration is free for employees of TRB sponsors as well as Titanium and Cobalt Global Affiliates. The registration rate for all other attendees is $100. Sign into MyTRB.org to view registration information. Contact Patrice Davenport to inquire about becoming a TRB sponsor or global affiliate organization.

A recording will be sent to all registrants after the webinar.

TRB Webinar: Next Generation Information Systems for Transportation Projects July 15, 2022 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 0.00 1.50 0.00

More is not always better, especially when it comes to information. Project delivery information systems organize and control the flow of project data and information to save time and money. TRB will host a webinar on Friday, July 15, 2022 from 1:30 – 3:00 PM Eastern that will explore ways that integrating and aligning informational and operational technology can support the effective delivery of transportation projects. Presenters will also examine ways to potentially advance the state of practice from a traditional paper-based paradigm in design, construction, and asset management to a data centric model; and highlight emerging information system trends and technologies, such as smart city and digital twins.

This webinar is sponsored by the TRB Standing Technical Committees on Construction Management, and on Information Systems Technology.

Registration is free for employees of TRB sponsors as well as Titanium and Cobalt Global Affiliates. The registration rate for all other attendees is $100. Sign into MyTRB.org to view registration information. Contact Patrice Davenport to inquire about becoming a TRB sponsor or global affiliate organization.

A recording will be sent to all registrants after the webinar.

TRB Webinar: Optimizing Unpaved Road Design with a Materials Blending Tool July 21, 2022 12:30 PM - 02:00 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

TRB Webinar: Optimizing Unpaved Road Design with a Materials Blending Tool

 

How can you make the most of unpaved road designs? TRB will host a webinar on Thursday, July 21, 2022 12:30 – 2:00 PM Eastern that will demonstrate a web-based material blending tool for designing unpaved roads. The tool is also useful for converting distressed low-volume paved roads to engineered unpaved roads. Presenters will provide step-by-step instructions for using the tool and discuss how to interpret the results.

 

This webinar is sponsored by the TRB Standing Technical Committees on Low-Volume Roads and Aggregates.

 

Registration is free for employees of TRB sponsors as well as Titanium and Cobalt Global Affiliates. The registration rate for all other attendees is $60. Sign into MyTRB.org to view registration information. Contact Patrice Davenport to inquire about becoming a TRB sponsor or global affiliate organization.

 

Webinar agenda and presenters

  1. Using the material blending tool - Stefan Low, University of California, Davis
  2. Interpret results - David Jones, University of California, Davis
  3. Question and answer session moderated by Laura Fay, Western Transportation Institute

 

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

TRB Webinar: Advances in Multiresolution Modeling for Traffic Analysis July 25, 2022 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 0.00 1.50 0.00

TRB Webinar: Advances in Multiresolution Modeling for Traffic Analysis

With support from the Traffic Analysis and Simulation Pooled Fund Study, the U.S. Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently completed a study on multiresolution modeling (MRM) for traffic analysis. The project published three reports: a state-of-practice and gap analysis report, a case studies report, and a guidebook. TRB will host a webinar on Monday, July 25, 2022 from 1:30 – 3:00 PM Eastern that will summarize project outcomes, recent advancements, and next steps to advance the practice of MRM.

This webinar is sponsored by the TRB Standing Technical Committee on Traffic Simulation.

Registration is free for employees of TRB sponsors as well as Titanium and Cobalt Global Affiliates. The registration rate for all other attendees is $100. Sign into MyTRB.org to view registration information. Contact Patrice Davenport to inquire about becoming a TRB sponsor or global affiliate organization.

A recording will be sent to all registrants after the webinar.

Webinar agenda and presenters

  • FHWA MRM project outcomes - Mohammed Hadi, Florida International University
  • MRM in Texas - Jeff Shelton, Texas A&M Transportation Institute
  • MRM at the Atlanta Regional Commission - Guy Rousseau, Atlanta Regional Commission
  • Question and answer session moderated by David Hale, Leidos, Inc.

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

TRB Webinar: Strings Attached—Permissible Uses of Airport Property and Revenue July 26, 2022 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 1.00 0.00 1.25

TRB Webinar: Strings Attached—Permissible Uses of Airport Property and Revenue

Understanding the permissible use of airport revenue is one of the most common legal issues faced by airport management. This is especially true for use of revenue related to real estate development of airport property. TRB will host a webinar on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 from 1:30 – 3:00 PM Eastern that will explore the legal principles governing the generation and use of revenue from real estate development on the airport, and the approvals required for such development. Presenters will also examine the nexus between property use and regulations. Presenters will provide a map for airport management to aid in decision-making when considering the use of airport property for non-aeronautical and revenue generation purposes.

This webinar is based on ACRP Legal Research Digest 40: Permissible Uses of Airport Property and Revenue.

This webinar is sponsored by TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program. There is no fee to attend this webinar; however, you must sign into MyTRB.org to register.

A recording will be sent to all registrants after the webinar.

TRB Webinar: Incorporating a Complex Transportation System in the New HCM7 August 03, 2022 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

TRB‘s latest edition of the Highway Capacity Manual, Seventh Edition: A Guide for Multimodal Mobility Analytics (HCM7) is now available. Over the years, the manual has evolved to keep pace as the focus of surface transportation planning and operations as the United States has moved from designing and constructing the Interstate highway system to managing a complex and multimodal transportation system that serves a variety of travelers and society.  TRB will host a webinar on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern that will provide an overview of new multimodal methods in the HCM and examine updated applications for pedestrians and bicycles, as well as new applications for connected and automated vehicles (CAVs).

This webinar is sponsored by the TRB Standing Technical Committee on Highway Capacity and Quality of Service.

This is the third part of a three-part series on the HCM. Part 1 on June 7 addresses overall new methods in the HCM7 and cover ways these new methods impact practitioners. Part 2 will cover new facilities and systems methods in HCM7 in the series on July 14.

Registration is free for employees of TRB sponsors as well as Titanium and Cobalt Global Affiliates. The registration rate for all other attendees is $100. Sign into MyTRB.org to view registration information. Contact Patrice Davenport to inquire about becoming a TRB sponsor or global affiliate organization.

A recording will be sent to all registrants after the webinar.

TRB Webinar: Temporary Pavement Markings and Removal in Work Zones August 16, 2022 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Temporary pavement markings in work zones help direct drivers safely through various work zone configurations. TRB will host a webinar on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. Eastern that will provide an overview of state department of transportation (DOT) practices for temporary pavement markings in work zones and pavement marking removal. Duration, weather conditions, time of year, ease of placement, pavement type, traffic volume, and equipment availability all play a role in determining which markings are used. Presenters will discuss materials and methods, evaluation studies, specifications, considerations, and challenges. Presenters will also cover innovative solutions such as performance-based specifications, wet reflective markings, foil-backed tape, and pattern masking.

This webinar will cover information included in NCHRP Synthesis 574: Temporary Pavement Markings Placement and Removal Practices in Work Zones.

This webinar is sponsored by the TRB Standing Technical Committee on Air Quality and Greenhouse Gas Mitigation.

Registration is free for employees of TRB sponsors as well as Titanium and Cobalt Global Affiliates. The registration rate for all other attendees is $100. Sign into MyTRB.org to view registration information. Contact Patrice Davenport to inquire about becoming a TRB sponsor or global affiliate organization.

A recording will be sent to all registrants after the webinar.

TRB Webinar: Integrating Performance, Asset, and Risk Management is Value-Add August 23, 2022 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

Research and practice in the areas of transportation performance, risk, and asset management have added to transportation planning tools, methods, and strategies. Integrating these changes into historically-siloed management practices requires the earnest focus of an entire organization, including participation of practically every individual. TRB will host a webinar on Tuesday, August 23, 2022 from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Eastern that will offer suggestions on building a roadmap for integrated management within their agency. The tactical and strategic roadmap includes steps for organizational structure, change management and communication to enterprise systems, qualitative/quantitative analysis, build resiliency, and data governance.

This webinar is based on NCHRP Research Report 985: Integrating Effective Transportation Performance, Risk, and Asset Management Practices.

This webinar is sponsored by TRB’s Standing Technical Committees on Performance Management, Transportation Asset Management, and Critical Transportation Infrastructure Protection.

This webinar is free.

A recording will be sent to all registrants after the webinar.

TRB Webinar: Considering Quality of Life in Transportation Planning and Development August 25, 2022 12:30 PM - 02:00 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 0.00 1.50 0.00

TRB Webinar: Considering Quality of Life in Transportation Planning and Development

 

There is a direct relationship between transportation investments and community resilience, equity, and sustainability. TRB will host a webinar on Thursday, August 25, 2022 from 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Eastern that will explore how transportation agencies and state departments of transportation (DOTs) have ensured that quality-of-life considerations are comprehensively incorporated into community planning and project development processes through guidebooks, procedures, best practice research, and training. Presenters will also highlight experiences with developing and refining resources designed to incorporate community resources and impacts into transportation decision-making and project planning processes.

 

This webinar is sponsored by TRB’s Standing Technical Committee on Community Resources and Impacts

 

This webinar is free.

 

A recording will be sent to all registrants after the webinar.

 

Webinar agenda and presenters

 

  • Community impact assessment in the United States - John Sherrill, Illinois DOT and Jesus M. Barajas, University of California, Davis
  • Community impact assessment example - Karen Jang, Caltrans
  • Promoting public health though transportation - Nissa Tupper, Minnesota DOT
  • Question and answer session moderated by Traceé Strum-Gilliam, PRR

 

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

 

TRB Webinar: Complete the Puzzles in Planning and Environmental Linkages Practice August 30, 2022 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 0.00 1.50 1.25

TRB Webinar: Complete the Puzzles in Planning and Environmental Linkages Practice

 

Planning and Environmental Linkages (PEL) is an approach in transportation planning for establishing the purpose and need as well as the reasonable range of alternatives in environmental documents prepared pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). TRB will host a webinar on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Eastern to cover various aspects of the PEL process, including public involvement, agency involvement, developing purpose and need, screening alternatives, implementation plans, and transitioning to NEPA. Presenters will review case studies to help the various aspects come to life.

 

This webinar is sponsored by TRB’s Standing Technical Committees on Environmental Issues in Transportation Law and Environmental Analysis and Ecology.

 

Registration is free for employees of TRB sponsors as well as Titanium and Cobalt Global Affiliates. The registration rate for all other attendees is $60. Sign into MyTRB.org to view registration information. Contact Patrice Davenport to inquire about becoming a TRB sponsor or global affiliate organization.

 

A recording will be sent to all registrants after the webinar.