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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.

Action Title Date/Time PD Hours AAE Hours AICP Hours CLE Hours Summary
TRB Webinar: Improving Transportation Access to Health Care May 18, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 0.00 1.50 0.00

The availability of transportation influences the ability of individuals to access health care, whether in urban, suburban, or rural areas. TRB is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 from 1:00 to 2:30 PM Eastern that will provide information to assist communities in improving transportation access to health care services. The webinar is geared toward providers of transportation services and those of health care services. Presenters will discuss how to build relationships that will improve access to health care and provide examples of transportation programs that have met clients’ needs.

The webinar features research from TCRP Report 223: Guidebook and Research Plan to Help Communities Improve Transportation to Health Care Services. For additional resources, see TRB’s blog on Improving Health Care through Transportation.

TRB Webinar: Geotechnical Responses to Extreme Events May 24, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

How can geotechnical methods help in the rapid response to extreme events? TRB will host a webinar on Monday, May 24, 2021 from 1:00-2:30 PM Eastern that will explore how geotechnologies may assist in responding to extreme events. Presenters will identify how geotechnical techniques may address floods, coastal erosion, sinkholes, landslides, and other unforeseen or sudden events. They will also discuss how designers can balance competing interests of costs and time.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Technical Committees on Transportation Earthworks, Geotechnical Instrumentation and Modeling, and Soil and Rock Properties and Site Characterization.

TRB Webinar: Drilled Shaft Design for Durability, Mix Stability, and Thermal Criteria May 25, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Two recent trends have significant consequences for the design of drilled shaft concrete. First, longer service lives make drilled shaft durability imperative. Second, larger drilled shafts increase the challenges of providing workable, stable concrete mixes that avoid damage due to thermal distress. TRB will host a webinar on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 from 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern that will explore challenges associated with concrete for drilled shafts, especially large-diameter drilled shafts. Presenters will discuss requirements for workability, stability, and long-term durability, including with respect to thermal issues. They will also illustrate a design methodology for predicting drilled shaft concrete temperatures to establish performance criteria.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Technical Committee on Foundations of Bridges and Other Structures.

TRB Webinar: Enhancing the Capacity for Transportation System Resilience May 26, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Transportation officials recognize the necessity of a reliable and sustainable transportation system to fulfill their agency’s mission and goals. TRB will host a webinar on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 from 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern that will discuss how agency staff can assess their own capacity for resilient transportation. Presenters will demonstrate a tool agencies can use to gauge resilience within most functional areas of a state department of transportation, including planning, project development, operations, and maintenance. They will identify how mainstreaming resilience concepts can assist with decision-making processes.

This webinar features research from NCHRP Research Report 970: Mainstreaming System Resilience Concepts into Transportation Agencies: A Guide.

 

TRB Webinar: Not Easy Being Green–Colorizing Bicycle Lanes to Enhance Safety June 02, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

How safe are bicycle lanes in your community? TRB will host a webinar on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 from 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern that will explore how colorizing bike lanes can enhance their safety. Presenters will illustrate two case studies about green colored pavement markings for improving safety. They will identify applications and performances of different materials in both northern and southern climates. This webinar will also allow for a discussion about the costs and benefits of different pavement marking technologies in additional use cases.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Technical Committees on Traffic Control Devices, and on Bicycle Transportation.

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

TRB Webinar: Trust But Verify–Validating Contractor Test Data June 03, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Many state departments of transportation (DOTs) utilize contractor test data in the acceptance process for construction materials. TRB will host a webinar on Thursday, June 3, 2021 from 1:00-2:30 PM Eastern that will determine how to validate this data  with independent test results in order to comply with federal regulations. Presenters will identify appropriate statistical approaches and provide guidelines for applications of testing procedures. They will also address common concerns such as sample size, the risk of incorrect acceptance decisions, and pay adjustments.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Technical Committees on Quality Assurance Management, and Asphalt Pavement Construction and Rehabilitation.

TRB Webinar: Catching Up on Low-speed Automated Vehicles in Public Transit June 08, 2021 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 0.00 2.00 1.75

Interest in driverless vehicles, including low-speed automated vehicles (LSAVs), continues to expand globally and in the United States. TRB is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM Eastern that will explore the expansion of LSAVs. Presenters will discuss mobility opportunities of LSAVs and explain how the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) has affected their deployment. They will also highlight a case study from a campus pilot in Arlington, Texas.

The webinar features research from TCRP Report 220: Low-Speed Automated Vehicles (LSAVs) in Public Transportation. For additional resources, see TRB’s blog New Mobility Services Combined with Transit Show Potential to Further Accessibility, Efficiency, Equity, Safety, and Sustainability.

 

TRB Webinar: Airport Law Enforcement Models June 10, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 1.00 0.00 0.00

Airports employ varying types and levels of law enforcement models to protect airport passengers, employees, and property. TRB is hosting a webinar on Thursday, June 10, 2021 from 2:00 to 3:30 PM Eastern that will describe the types of law enforcement models used in the United States. Presenters will discuss the characteristics, operations, organizational structure, and costs of different law enforcement models, along with their associated costs and operations. They will also provide case studies that demonstrate how specific airports perform law enforcement functions.

The webinar features research from ACRP Synthesis Report 107: Models for Law Enforcement at Airports.

TRB Webinar: Redesigning Transit Networks for the New Mobility Future June 14, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 0.00 1.50 0.00

Many factors affect urban travel patterns, and public transportation must evolve to remain responsive. TRB is hosting a webinar on Monday, June 14, 2021 from 2:00 to 3:30 PM Eastern that will provide actionable steps for redesigning transit networks to prepare for the future. Presenters will discuss recent trends in bus network redesigns, including those caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). They will also illustrate toolkits to help with the redesign processes, focusing on bus networks and the integration of new mobility.

The webinar features research from TCRP Report 221: Redesigning Transit Networks for the New Mobility Future. For additional resources, see TRB’s blog.

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TRB Webinar: Rapid Testing for Asphalt-Treated Cold Recycled Pavements June 16, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Pavement recycling offers significant economic and environmental benefits. It reduces material and energy consumption and construction costs. Both rapid testing and using the recycling process can also prevent user delays as compared to hot mix asphalt paving. TRB will host a webinar on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 from 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern that will discuss a series of rapid tests for asphalt-treated recycled pavements to assess the time to opening to traffic and time to surfacing a newly constructed recycled layer. Presenters will discuss using these tests for full depth reclamation, cold in-place recycling, and cold central plant recycling. They will explain how the tests were developed, how their threshold values were established, and how to use the tests in the field.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Technical Committee on Asphalt Construction and Rehabilitation.

This webinar also refers to NCHRP Research Report 960:  Proposed AASHTO Practice and Tests for Process Control and Product Acceptance of Asphalt-Treated Cold Recycled Pavements.

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

TRB Webinar: Casting Connections – Improving Performance and Durability of Steel Bridges June 17, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

What are some advantages to using castings in complex connections of steel bridges? TRB will host a webinar on Thursday, June 17, 2021 from 1:00-2:30 PM Eastern that will discuss material properties and design considerations of cast nodes on bridges. Presenters will identify the potential for castings on steel bridges and compare the performance and durability of these castings to welded assemblies. They will describe applications for cast nodes in order for engineers to use them to improve bridge connections and provide a case study of a bridge that used cast nodes.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Technical Committee on Steel Bridges.

TRB Webinar: State & Local Deployments of Connected & Automated Vehicle Infrastructure June 21, 2021 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM U.S. Eastern 2.00 0.00 2.00 0.00

Connected and automated vehicles (CAVs) are a reality, but can our roads keep up? TRB will host a webinar on Monday, June 21, 2021 from 1:00-3:00 PM Eastern that will identify what is already available, and how to safely and efficiently deploy future CAVs. Presenters will focus specifically on connected and automated vehicle infrastructure systems (CAVIS). They will discuss procurement considerations from state and local government agency perspectives and will provide use cases for both highway and transit CAVIS.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Technical Committee on Research Innovation Implementation Management. For more information on CAV, read our blog Research Helps Connected and Automated Vehicles Steer Closer to Reality. TRB is also hosting the virtual 2021 Automated Road Transportation Symposium from July 12-15.

 

 

TRB Webinar: The Future of Bridge Foundation Designs with Artificial Intelligence June 22, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Artificial intelligence (AI) has many uses in transportation, including designing bridges. TRB will host a webinar on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 from 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern that will offer insights on using AI in designing bridge foundations. Presenters will evaluate design methodologies for foundations and discuss how state departments of transportation (DOTs) can utilize the practical applications of AI in transportation structures. They will also discuss the Data Interchange for Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists (DIGGS), which is a data transfer protocol for geotechnical, geoenvironmental, and engineering data.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Technical Committee on Foundations of Bridges and Other Structures.

TRB Webinar: Compost It! Environmental Benefits of Compost in Highway Roadsides June 23, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Composting can be done in your backyard and on your highways. TRB will host a webinar on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 from 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern that will focus on compost-based best management practices on highway roadsides. Presenters will discuss how these practices advance roadside revegetation, control erosion, reduce runoff, filter stormwater, and improve stormwater quality. They will also introduce practical tools and innovative methods to enhance water quality and roadside vegetation.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Technical Committee on Landscape and Environmental Design.

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

TRB Webinar: Addressing Justice in Transportation June 28, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 0.00 1.50 0.00

Environmental justice has historically been a challenge in the transportation industry. TRB will host a webinar on Monday, June 28, 2021 from 1:00-2:30 PM Eastern that will highlight case studies focused on serving communities affected by past environmental injustice. Presenters will discuss several communities displaced or cut off from economic opportunities due to highway construction. They will also provide solutions that can restore, revitalize, and reconnect the affected communities.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Technical Committee on Equity in Transportation.

TRB Webinar: One Pack to Rule Them All–The Cone Penetration Test Expansion Pack June 29, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Cone penetration tests (CPT) determine the geotechnical properties of soils. TRB will host a webinar on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 from 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern that will identify available CPT sensor modules, tools, and in-situ tests available beyond standard CPT investigations. Presenters will discuss sensors that include seismic and pore-water pressure. They will also highlight case studies that have used non-standard CPT tools to convey these methods’ added value.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Technical Committees on Geotechnical Instrumentation and Modeling, and Soil and Rock Properties and Site Characterization.