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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: Data Management and Governance Practices at Transportation Agencies February 26, 2018 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

TRB will conduct a webinar on Monday, February 26, 2018 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET that features research from the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP)’s Synthesis 508: Data Management and Governance Practices.

This webinar will discuss transportation agency data management practices and experiences. Presenters will demonstrate how agencies currently access, manage, use, and share data. They will explain how this information can be used to advance the current state of the practice in transportation data management and governance.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Nasir Gharaibeh, Texas A&M University
  • Johanna Zmud, Texas A&M Transportation Institute
  • Clay Whitaker, Florida Department of Transportation

Moderated by: Peggi Knight, Iowa Department of Transportation


TRB Webinar: Spatial Modeling for Highway Performance Monitoring System Data: Part 1 February 27, 2018 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM U.S. Eastern 2.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

TRB will conduct a webinar on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM ET that will discuss how to incorporate spatial modeling and statistical tools to enhance the quality and productivity of travel monitoring data. Presenters will focus on the Highway Performance Monitoring System (HPMS), which is a compilation of roadway characteristics, including inventory, traffic, and performance data. They will describe a case study from the Hawaii Department of Transportation, which incorporated spatial modeling tools to fulfill a federal HPMS mandate. This is the first in a two-part series; the second webinar will be conducted on March 6, 2018.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Geographic Information Science and Applications.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Maaza Mekuria, Hawaii Department of Transportation
  • Dan Seedah, Texas A&M Transportation Institute

Moderated by:  Jennifer Campbell, Oregon Department of Transportation

TRB Webinar: Considerations for Pavement Applications and Maintenance at Airports February 28, 2018 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 1.50 0.00 0.00

TRB will conduct a webinar on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, from 2:00PM to 3:30PM ET that features research from the Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP)’s Report 159: Pavement Maintenance Guidelines for General Aviation Airport Management and Research Report 178: Guidance for Usage of Permeable Pavement at Airports.

This webinar will discuss the development of a web-based airport pavement maintenance recommendation tool and the tool’s use in helping general aviation personnel choose the appropriate treatment based on the conditions, climate, and the Federal Aviation Administration’s airport classification of the facility. The presenters will also provide guidance on applying permeable pavements at 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

  • Tom Freeman, Texas A&M Transportation Institute
  • Jeff Borowiec, Texas A&M Transportation Institute
  • James Bruinsma, Applied Pavement Technology, Inc.

Moderated by:  Thomas Mahoney, Massachusetts Department of Transportation

TRB Webinar: Spatial Modeling for Highway Performance Monitoring System Data: Part 2 March 06, 2018 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM U.S. Eastern 2.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

TRB will conduct a webinar on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM ET that will discuss how to use spatial modeling and statistical tools to enhance the quality and productivity of travel monitoring data. Presenters will focus on the Highway Performance Monitoring System (HPMS), which is a compilation of roadway characteristics, including inventory, traffic, and performance data. They will describe how to visualize the spatial data and provide tips about generating HPMS data. This is the second webinar in a two-part series; the first webinar takes place on February 27, 2018.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Geographic Information Science and Applications.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Maaza Mekuria, Hawaii Department of Transportation
  • Dan Seedah, Texas A&M Transportation Institute
  • Stephen Cropley, Transmetric America, Inc.

Moderated by:  Coco Briseno, California Department of Transportation

TRB Webinar: Assessing Community Annoyance with Helicopter Noise March 08, 2018 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 1.50 0.00 0.00

TRB will conduct a webinar on Thursday, March 8, 2018, from 2:00PM to 3:30PM ET that features research from the Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP)’s Synthesis 76: Helicopter Noise Information for Airports and Communities and Research Report 181: Assessing Community Annoyance of Helicopter Noise.

Helicopters produce a unique sound that is easily recognizable. While modern light- and medium-weight civilian helicopters are much quieter than older helicopters or heavy military helicopters, they are still the focus of community concern. This webinar will provide a discussion of current practices of managing noise and a summary of the results of recent research on human annoyance response to helicopter noise.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Vincent Mestre, Landrum & Brown

Moderated by:  Ron Reeves, Long Beach Airport

TRB Webinar: Improving the Resilience of Transit Systems Threatened by Natural Disasters March 12, 2018 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 0.00 2.00 0.00

TRB will conduct a webinar on Monday, March 12, 2018, from 1:00PM to 3:00PM ET that features research from the Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP)’s Web-Only Document 70: Improving the Resilience of Transit Systems Threatened by Natural Disasters, Volume 1: A Guide, Volume 2: Research Overview, and Volume 3: Literature Review and Case Studies.

This research provides "how to" steps to help transit agencies and others improve their resilience. Transit agencies across the U.S. face a multitude of threats from extreme weather and natural disasters. Ensuring that transit infrastructure and services are resilient to these threats is critical. This webinar will include presentations by several transit agencies featured in the guide. The presenters will provide first-hand accounts of their experiences and lessons learned as they implemented resilience strategies and projects.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Jon Carnegie, Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center
  • Deborah Matherly, Louis Berger
  • Cris Liban, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority

Moderated by:  Jane Mobley, Louis Berger

TRB Webinar: Modeling the Relationship Between Vehicle Speed and Fuel Consumption March 14, 2018 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

TRB will conduct a webinar on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET that will explore the relationship between vehicle speed and fuel economy as investigated by the U.S. Federal Highway Administration. This webinar will describe how to simulate real-world vehicle operations using driving cycles in order to improve vehicle operating cost estimations. Presenters will discuss how vehicle speeds and fuel economy were modeled within an array of vehicle types, traffic conditions, and road properties.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Structural Requirements of Asphalt Mixtures.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Elie Hajj, University of Nevada, Reno
  • Hao Xu, University of Nevada, Reno
  • Gary Bailey, Nevada Automotive Test Center
  • Muluneh Sime, Nevada Automotive Test Center

Moderated by:  Valentin Vulov, U.S. Federal Highway Administration

TRB Webinar: Permeable Concrete Pavements: State-of-the-Practice March 15, 2018 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

TRB will conduct a webinar on Thursday, March 15, 2018, from 2:00PM to 3:30PM ET that will provide an overview about the state-of-the-practice for two types of permeable concrete pavement systems and their use. This webinar will focus on information in Technical Brief FHWA-HIF-16-004.* Presenters will discuss the structural and hydrological design, factors for successful construction and maintenance, and the performance of these systems. This webinar builds upon content discuss during a webinar conducted by TRB in March 2017.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Design and Rehabilitation of Concrete Pavements and the TRB Standing Committee on Concrete Pavement Construction and Rehabilitation. 

*The opinions and conclusions expressed or implied in this webinar are those of the researchers who performed the research. They are not necessarily those of the Transportation Research Board or the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • David Hein, Applied Research Associates, Inc.
  • Todd Hill, City of Atlanta

Moderated by:  Sam Tyson, Federal Highway Administration

TRB Webinar: Intersection Control Evaluation for Roundabouts and Alternative Intersections March 20, 2018 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM U.S. Eastern 2.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

TRB will conduct a webinar on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM ET that explores how to use Intersection Control Evaluation (ICE) policies and procedures to develop intersection safety and mitigate congestion within roundabouts. Presenters will describe case studies from different state departments of transportation that implemented ICE in roundabouts, U-turn designs, and crossover designs. They will discuss the tools and policies that aided with implementation.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Roundabouts.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Alan El-Urfali, Florida Department of Transportation
  • Christina Barry, Georgia Department of Transportation
  • Daniel Farley, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

Moderated by:  Jeff Shaw, Federal Highway Administration

TRB Webinar: Interpreting the Results of Airport Water Monitoring March 21, 2018 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 1.50 0.00 0.00

TRB will conduct a webinar on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, from 2:00PM to 3:30PM ET that features research from the Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP)’s Research Report 166: Interpreting the Results of Airport Water Monitoring.

This research provides comprehensive guidance and a set of tools that operators of airports of varying sizes can use to understand, diagnose, and interpret airport water quality.  The guidebook addresses water leaving the airport that does not go to an off-site treatment facility. This webinar will discuss the drivers and benefits of implementing the guidance, including reducing compliance risk, reducing monitoring costs, and improving decision-making on large infrastructure capital projects.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Tim Arendt, Gresham, Smith, and Partners
  • Devon Seal, Gresham, Smith, and Partners

Moderated by:  Kevin Gurchak, Allegheny County Airport Authority, Pittsburgh International Airport

TRB Webinar: Cold Recycled & Reclaimed Asphalt Concrete Properties for Pavement Design March 22, 2018 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

TRB will conduct a webinar on Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET that features research from the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP)’s Research Report 863: Material Properties of Cold In-Place Recycled and Full-Depth Reclamation Asphalt Concrete.

Pavement recycling techniques are effective for rehabilitating existing pavements or constructing new pavements while reducing construction costs, environmental impacts, and construction time. This webinar will describe procedures to determine material properties of different cold-recycled asphalt mixtures for pavement design. Presenters will focus on cold in-place recycling, cold central-plant recycling, and full-depth reclamation asphalt mixtures. They will determine typical values of dynamic modulus and repeated load permanent deformation (RLPD) structural properties for mechanistic-empirical pavement design using the AASHTOWare Pavement ME Design software.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Charles Schwartz, University of Maryland
  • Brian Diefenderfer, Virginia Department of Transportation
  • Ben Bowers, Virginia Department of Transportation

Moderated by: Ed Harrigan, Transportation Research Board

TRB Webinar: Pavement Maintenance Programming Using 3D Laser Technology March 26, 2018 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

TRB will conduct a webinar on Monday, March 26, 2018, from 2:00PM to 3:30PM ET that will present a systematic approach toward pavement maintenance and rehabilitation planning and programming using 3D laser technology and machine learning algorithms. The presenters will provide an overview of recent advances in automatic pavement distress detection. This webinar will also discuss case studies of automatic pavement condition assessment.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Pavement Preservation, the Standing Committee on Pavement Maintenance, and Standing Committee on Sealants and Fillers for Joints and Cracks.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Yichang (James) Tsai, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Zhaohua Wang, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Georgene Geary, Georgia Institute of Technology

Moderated by:  Hasan Ozer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

TRB Webinar: Specifying and Measuring Asphalt Density to Ensure Pavement Performance March 27, 2018 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

TRB will conduct a webinar on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET that features research from the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP)’s Research Report 856: Specifying and Measuring Asphalt Pavement Density to Ensure Pavement Performance.

The in-place density of asphalt mixtures is the single most important property of the asphalt mixture in the pavement. This webinar will examine the current agency practices used to measure and specify the in-place density of asphalt pavements. Presenters will explore guiding principles to select measurement methods and requirements for in-place density. They will also identify the specific knowledge gaps in order to establish more comprehensive density standards.

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

Webinar Presenter

  • Dale Decker, Dale S. Decker, LLC

Moderated by: Ed Harrigan, Transportation Research Board

TRB Webinar: Pavement Marking Maintenance: Practices and Proposed Standards March 29, 2018 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

TRB will conduct a webinar on Thursday, March 29, 2018, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET that explores promising pavement marking maintenance practices. This webinar will focus on assessing pavement marking retroreflectivity to ensure roadways are safe for night-time travel. Presenters will provide a brief update on the proposed minimum standards to the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD), and will describe their state department of transportation network-level maintenance practices. A presenter from the Florida Department of Transportation will describe the new pavement marking management system used in that state, and a presenter from the Michigan Department of Transportation will describe the roadway delineation practices in Michigan.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Signing and Marking Materials.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Cathy Satterfield, Federal Highway Administration
  • Charles Holzschuher, Florida Department of Transportation
  • Mary Bramble, Michigan Department of Transportation

Moderated by:  Carmine Dwyer, Applied Research Associates