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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: Automated Pavement Condition Surveys October 21, 2019 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Pavement management professionals are invited to a TRB webinar on Monday, October 21, 2019, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET. The webinar will provide a summary of the findings from the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP)’s Synthesis 531 Automated Pavement Condition Surveys. This Synthesis project conducted a literature search and survey of state highway and Canadian provincial agencies in relation to semi- and fully-automated pavement condition surveys. The webinar will discuss the results of both the literature and survey review. The presenters will also summarize agency data quality management plans and criteria for quality control, verification, blind site testing, acceptance and error resolution.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Linda Pierce, NCE

Moderated by: Magdy Mikhail, Agile Assets

TRB Webinar: Future-Proof Your Airport – Integrating Airport Sustainability Projects October 22, 2019 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 1.00 0.00 0.00

Airport personnel are invited to a TRB webinar on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET. The webinar features research from the Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Research Report 205: Revolving Funds for Sustainability Projects at Airports and Synthesis 93: Sustainability’s Role in Enhancing Airport Capacity.

This webinar will identify new ways to incorporate and fund sustainability projects at airports. Sustainability has consistently represented the nexus of environmental stewardship, economic development, and social responsibility. Presenters will discuss how to integrate sustainability processes in airport capacity-enhancing projects, and how to use alternative funding methods to get them done.

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

  • Adam Klauber, Rocky Mountain Institute
  • Liza Milagro, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
  • Oana Leahu-Aluas, Cadmus
  • Ted Anasis, San Diego County Regional Airport Authority

Moderated by: Thomas Cuddy, Federal Aviation Administration

TRB Webinar: Moving Beyond "Accommodating" – Integrated Multi-Modal Analysis in HCM6 October 23, 2019 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Traffic operations and management practitioners are invited to a TRB webinar on Wednesday, October 23, 2019, from 2:00-3:30 PM. This webinar will discuss the multi-modal analysis methods incorporated into the Highway Capacity Manual (HCM), Sixth Edition. The HCM is commonly used by transportation agencies to evaluate and forecast operations of roadway facilities.  

Urban streets are used by a variety of travelers, including motorists, bicyclists, pedestrians, and public transit users. Projects intended to improve operations for one mode may also affect users of other modes, for better or for worse. The Highway Capacity Manual 6th Edition provides an integrated multimodal analysis framework to help analysts understand and quantify these trade-offs. This webinar will demonstrate how the HCM quantifies multimodal operations and quality of service and will provide case study examples of actual applications.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Highway Capacity and Quality of Service. It is the fourth in a series of webinars about the HCM. The previous webinars were held on June 10, 2019, July 29, 2019, and August 22, 2019.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Aaron Elias, Kittelson & Associates
  • Paul Ryus, Kittelson & Associates

Moderated by: Tom Creasey, Caliper Corporation

TRB Webinar: Inertial Profiler Certification for the International Roughness Index October 28, 2019 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Pavement engineers are invited to a TRB webinar on Monday, October 28, 2019, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET. The webinar will discuss the current state of practice for inertial profiler certification. Presenters will identify the findings from the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP)’s Synthesis 526: Inertial Profiler Certification for Evaluation of International Roughness Index. Inertial profilers collect repeatable and reproducible road profiles that are then analyzed to calculate a ride quality index, most commonly the International Roughness Index (IRI). The IRI is the performance measure that state departments of transportation must report to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) as a part of the Highway Performance Monitoring System (HPMS) and Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) requirements. The presenters will also discuss certification test procedures, criteria, facilities and programs.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Pavement Surface Properties and Vehicle Interaction.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Rohan Perera, SME
  • Robert Orthmeyer, Federal Highway Administration
  • John Donahue, Missouri Department of Transportation

Moderated by: Magdy Mikhail, Texas Department of Transportation

TRB Webinar: Complying with TMDL Requirements Related to Roadway Stormwater Runoff October 31, 2019 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Water management professionals are invited to a TRB webinar on Thursday, October 31, 2019, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET. The webinar features research from the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP)’s Research Report 918: Approaches for Determining and Complying with TMDL Requirements Related to Roadway Stormwater Runoff.

Transportation agencies across the country are required to comply with Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) mandates to address water quality requirements. TMDL compliance is a legally enforced time-schedule-order and can be resource-intensive, but if planned and implemented well, compliance can be incorporated into day-to-day transportation business and operation practices. This webinar will provide background information and discuss strategies on compliance. Presenters will describe development of a TMDL program as well as tools and methods for tracking compliance. They will also share lessons learned from examples of state TMDL programs.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Anna Lantin, Michael Baker International
  • William Fletcher, Oregon Department of Transportation (ret.)
  • Greg Granato, United States Geological Survey

Moderated by: Fred Noble, Florida Department of Transportation

TRB Webinar: Comprehensive Renewable Resources Strategy for Airports November 07, 2019 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 1.00 0.00 0.00

Airport personnel are invited to a TRB webinar on Thursday, November 7, 2019, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET. The webinar features research from the Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Research Report 197: Guidebook for Developing a Comprehensive Renewable Resources Strategy.

This webinar will discuss several renewable energy resources, offer guidance on strategic plan development, and outline several metrics that analyze the success of renewable energy projects at airports. With improved financial feasibility of renewable energy, airports have begun to implement renewable energy infrastructure. Presenters will go through the tools and resources created for the guidebook and show how they apply to real-world scenarios. The tools outlined in the guidebook may enable the inclusion of a renewable energy strategy into airport master plans.

 

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

  • Shawn Shaw, Natural Power
  • Stephen Barrett, Barrett Energy Resources Group, LLC

Moderated by: Kris Russell, DFW

 

TRB Webinar: Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Systems for Concrete Structures November 12, 2019 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Bridge engineers are invited to a TRB webinar on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET. The webinar will provide a summary of the findings from the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP)’s Research Report 907: Design of Concrete Bridge Beams Prestressed with Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) Systems.  Due to the differences in the physical and mechanical behavior from steel, CFRP materials require guidance to be used by engineers in building concrete structures like bridges. The presenters will also discuss design material properties, prestress losses, flexural design for prestress and post-tension applications, and serviceability limits.

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

Webinar Presenter

  • Abdeldjelil Belarbi, University of Houston

Moderated by: Matt Chynoweth, Michigan Department of Transportation

TRB Webinar: Driving Surface Aggregate – Improving Performance and Sustainability November 13, 2019 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Pavement engineers are invited to a TRB webinar on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET. The webinar will provide an overview of driving surface aggregate (DSA) and how it can improve the performance and sustainability of unpaved, low volume roads. DSA is an aggregate specification developed by Penn State’s Center for Dirt and Gravel Studies, designed to achieve maximum compaction and resist erosion. The gradation of DSA, coupled with the recommended moisture and placement guidelines, may result in a smoother, more tightly bound surface that preserves fine materials, rather than allowing materials to escape as sediment or dust. The presenters will also discuss the benefits and limitations of DSA, including full life-cycle considerations.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Low Volume Roads.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Bethany Kunz, U.S. Geological Survey
  • Maureen Kestler, Retired U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Steve Bloser, Penn State University
  • Eric Chase, Penn State University

Moderated by: Brandon Jutz, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

TRB Webinar: Cold as “ICE” – Intersection Control Evaluation Using HCM6 November 14, 2019 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Traffic operations and management practitioners are invited to a TRB webinar on Thursday, November 14, 2019, from 2:00-3:30 PM. ICE is emerging as a preferred method for identifying the most appropriate intersection form for a given location. This webinar will present an overview of how the new and updated methods in the Highway Capacity Manual (HCM) and its companion, Planning & Preliminary Engineering Applications Guide (PPEAG), can be an integral part of the ICE process.

The updated HCM is now available from TRB. The HCM serves as a fundamental reference on concepts, performance measures, and analysis techniques for evaluating the multimodal operation of streets, highways, freeways, and off-street pathways. The most recent changes are designed to keep the manual in step with its users’ needs and present times.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Highway Capacity and Quality of Service. It is the fifth in a series of webinars about the HCM. The previous webinar were held on on June 10, 2019; July 29, 2019; August 22, 2019; and October 23, 2019. The final webinar in the HCM series will be held in December.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Lee Rodegerdts, Kittelson & Associates
  • Matt Kittelson, Kittelson & Associates

Moderated by: Paul Ryus, Kittelson & Associates

TRB Webinar: Emerging Issues in Transportation Project Finance November 18, 2019 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 1.50 0.00

Those who finance transportation projects are invited to a TRB webinar on Monday, November 18, 2019, from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM ET.  This webinar will offer various perspectives on emerging finance issues related to transportation projects. Presenters include a policy advisor from the US Department of Transportation, a private sector equity investor, an investment banker, and an attorney focusing on infrastructure transactions. Presentations will include information about a loan to a new train hall serving Amtrak and MTA Long Island Railroad New York City passenger trains, and market pricing and policy issues associated with green bonds. This webinar is based on a session presented at the TRB Annual Meeting in January 2019.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Revenue and Finance.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Dina Shaher, US Department of Transportation
  • John Dionisio, Meridiam
  • Andrew Mendelson, RBC Capital Markets
  • Barney Allison, Nossaman LLP

Moderated by: Nathan Macek, WSP

TRB Webinar: Using GIS for Land Use Compatibility Planning Near Airports November 20, 2019 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 1.00 1.50 0.00

Airport personnel are invited to a TRB webinar on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET. The webinar features research from the Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Research Report 200: Using GIS for Collaborative Land Use Compatibility Planning Near Airports.

To mitigate hazards, ensure safety and efficiency for aircraft operations, and uphold the quality of life in surrounding communities, airports must maintain compatible land use. However, land use planning faces many challenges, such as requiring significant amounts of data and technical analysis and engaging multiple stakeholders with different priorities. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data and applications are proven means of fostering collaboration between airports and surrounding stakeholders to achieve optimal land use compatibility. This webinar will describe research, results, and tools that airports and their neighbors can use to effectively apply GIS towards this increasingly challenging goal.

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 Presenter:

  • Randy Murphy, Arora Engineers, Inc.

Moderated by: Dan Bartholomew, Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority

TRB Webinar: Metered Roundabouts – Peak Hour Flows and Part-Time Signalization November 21, 2019 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM U.S. Eastern 2.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

Traffic design engineers are invited to a TRB webinar on Thursday, November 21, 2019, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM ET. The webinar will provide an overview about using part-time signals to address peak hour flows at roundabouts. Many roundabouts built in the 1990s and 2000s are approaching their maximum design year volumes during peak hours. Part-time metering signals can equalize delays across roundabout approaches and ensure one approach does not dominate the roundabout during peak hours. The presenters will also share three case studies from across the country where early adopter agencies have successfully extended the design life of roundabouts during peak hours by using part time signalization.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Roundabouts. It will also reference TRB reports about roundabouts, such as NCHRP Research Report 572, Roundabouts in the United States; NCHRP Research Report 672, Roundabouts: An Information Guide – Second Edition; and NCHRP Research Report 772, Evaluating the Performance of Corridors with Roundabouts. 

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Jeremy Kashman, City of Carmel
  • LisaRene Schliperoort, Washington State Department of Transportation
  • Ken Sides, Sam Schwartz Engineering

Moderated by: Gene Russell, Kansas State University

TRB Webinar: Road Safety in Low- and Middle-Income Countries November 25, 2019 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM U.S. Eastern 2.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

Road safety professionals are invited to a TRB webinar on Monday, November 25, 2019, from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM ET. The webinar will provide an overview of the safe system approach for road design by addressing road user needs, especially for vulnerable users. Crashes on roadways are a leading cause of death and injuries globally. While many higher income countries have made significant steps towards improved safety performance outcomes, lower- and middle-income countries have not been as successful. The webinar will discuss the updates to the Word Road Association (PIARC) road safety manual, describe national road strategies, and identify limitations on the road. The presenters will also draw on their international expertise to discuss how these topics may lead to a safer road system.

This webinar was organized with the cooperation of PIARC, in conjunction with the TRB Standing Committees on Highway Safety Performance and Transportation Safety Management.

There is no fee to attend this webinar; however, sign into MyTRB.org to view registration information.

Webinar Presenters

  • Patrick Mallejacq, World Road Association
  • John Milton, Washington State Department of Transportation
  • John Barrell, Talk Talk
  • Lorenzo Domenichini, University of Florence

Moderated by: John Milton, Washington State Department of Transportation