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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: Supply Chain Risk and Resilience—Linking Transportation and Economic Models October 06, 2022 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 0.00 1.50 0.00

Disruptions to transportation supply chains can cause cascading effects globally and socioeconomically. The California Transportation Commission is using logistics models incorporating artificial intelligence and resilience analytics to forecast and prepare for major disruptions to the supply chain. TRB will host a webinar on Thursday, October 6, 2022 from 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM Eastern that will discuss these leading-edge technologies and the impacts this modeling can have on a larger scale. Presenters will share an extensive analytical understanding of infrastructure and supply chains, with immediate application to transportation needs.

This webinar is sponsored by the TRB Standing Technical Committee on Critical Transportation Infrastructure Protection.

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: Resistivity and Concrete Durability October 11, 2022 12:30 PM - 02:00 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

One of the many factors that contribute to concrete durability is the material’s resistivity. Higher resistivity indicate a material is a poor conductor of electric currents. How does this affect the longevity of our roads and other concrete infrastructures? TRB will host a webinar on Tuesday, October 11, 2022 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM Eastern that will discuss concrete resistivity and its impact on durability. Presenters will share a state agency perspective, new research, and potential impacts for practitioners. 

This webinar is sponsored by the TRB Standing Technical Committee on Durability of Concrete.

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: Withstanding Climate Change—Resilient & Flexible Pavement October 12, 2022 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 1.50 0.00

Extreme weather events, such as hurricanes and flooding, increase the degradation of asphalt pavements. These impacts to transportation infrastructure have significantly increased over the last few decades and asphalt pavements have had to become more resilient as a result. TRB will host a webinar on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM Eastern that will address the impact of climate change and weather events on the performance and degradation of asphalt pavements. Presenters will offer strategies for materials and methods to use in the design, production, and construction of pavements that will be resilient and flexible enough to withstand the elements.

This webinar is sponsored by the TRB Standing Technical Committee on Asphalt Mixture Evaluation and Performance. It follows Lecturn Session 1401 Resilience of Asphalt Pavement Structures as presented at TRB’s 2022 Annual Meeting.

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 Era in Data Analytics for Bridge Foundation Design October 18, 2022 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Data and data analytics are critical to the future of bridge foundation design and performance. TRB will host a webinar on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 from 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM Eastern that will focus on three areas important to the future of bridge foundation design--reducing risk, site characteristics and its prediction for foundation design using emerging technologies, and geotechnical data storage and management and its importance.

This webinar is related to Workshop 1436 Exploring the Role of Data Interchange and Artificial Intelligence in Future Bridge and Foundation Design, Performance and Resiliency as presented at TRB’s 2022 Annual Meeting.

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

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: Preparing the Next Generation of Airport Industry Professionals October 19, 2022 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 1.00 0.00 0.00

Airports and their support industries have changed significantly over the past several decades. Academic programs continue to evolve with these changes to better prepare the next generation of airport industry professionals. TRB will host a webinar on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM Eastern that will provide guidance to assist academia in preparing graduates for careers as airport industry professionals. Presenters will discuss research which provides a better understanding of the skills needed and develops model curriculum templates to provide a foundation for career success. 

This webinar is based on ACRP Research Report 230: Enhancing Academic Programs to Prepare Future Airport Industry Professionals.

This webinar is sponsored by TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program.

There is no fee to attend this webinar. Registration is required.

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

TRB Webinar: Microtransit—Innovation in Rural Mobility October 20, 2022 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 0.00 1.50 0.00

Microtransit is increasingly normalized in urban areas but is still a relatively new model for services in rural context. Rural communities seek ways to expand affordable travel options for residents and possess challenging, disparate community characteristics which may pose a challenge to sustaining traditional fixed route transit. TRB will host a webinar on Thursday, October 20, 2022 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Eastern that will explore this innovative solution to help move residents more efficiently and effectively. Presenters will share experiences from several agencies that are currently implementing microtransit.

This webinar is based on NCHRP 20-65 Task 76 Opportunities for State DOTs (and others) to Encourage Shared Use Mobility Practices in Rural Areas, TCRP B47 Impact of Transformational Technologies on Underserved Populations, and TCRP Report 230: Transit and Micromobility.

This webinar is sponsored by the TRB Standing Technical Committee on Rural, Intercity Bus, and Specialized Transportation.

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.

TRB Webinar: Safer Intersections for Pedestrians and Bicyclists October 25, 2022 12:30 PM - 02:00 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

What is the biggest challenge pedestrians and cyclists face on the road? For some it is navigating turning vehicles. For others it is waiting for excessively long red light times or determining unmarked or unclear paths through intersections, or inadequate sight distance. In designing intersections and infrastructures the most vulnerable road users need to be considered. TRB will host a webinar on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM Eastern that will explore 20 performance measures, or design flags, that can help identify potential safety, accessibility, operational, or comfort issues for pedestrians and bicyclists. These design flags represent issues that can be addressed in the development and evaluation intersections and interchanges.

This webinar is based on NCHRP Report 948: Guide for Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety at Alternative and Other Intersections and Interchanges.

This webinar is sponsored by the TRB Standing Technical Committee on Performance Effects of Geometric Design.

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.

TRB Webinar: New Transit Fare Policy—Capping and “Cashless” Collection October 26, 2022 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

Transit agencies in the United States are looking to increase efficiencies and find innovative solutions to offer customers greater convenience and transit fairness. TRB will host a webinar on Wednesday, October 26, 2022 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM Eastern that will examine the benefits and challenges of both transit fare capping and cashless fare payment. Agencies can “cap” the maximum amount a rider can pay in a given time period or eliminate the collection of fares onboard vehicles. Presenters will share benefits against revenue costs and equity issues.

This webinar is based on TCRP Synthesis Report 163: Considering the Unbanked in Cashless Fare Payment at Point of Service for Bus/Demand-Response Services and TCRP Synthesis Report 160: Fare Capping: Balancing Revenue and Equity Impacts.

This webinar is sponsored by the TRB Standing Technical Committee on Public Transportation Marketing and Fare Policy.

There is no fee to attend this webinar. Registration is required.

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

TRB Webinar: Protocols for Macrotexture Measurement to Prevent Wet Weather Crashes October 27, 2022 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Pavement surfaces become polished over time due to traffic and weather conditions, leading to more wet weather crashes. Macrotexture refers to the texture of the pavement due to the arrangement of aggregate particles. This has a strong influence on vehicle-roadway skid resistance. TRB will host a webinar on Thursday, October 27, 2022 from 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM Eastern that will discuss protocols for test methods, equipment specifications, and data quality assurance practices for network-level macrotexture measurement. Collecting accurate and repeatable texture data provides agencies with valuable information that will help identify high risk locations for wet weather crashes.

This webinar is based on NCHRP Report 964: Protocols for Network-Level Macrotexture Measurement.

This webinar is sponsored by the TRB Standing Technical Committee on Pavement Surface Properties and Vehicle Interaction.

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.

TRB Webinar: Six Minute Pitch: A Transportation Startup Challenge November 03, 2022 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

A hit at our Annual Meeting since 2013, the Six Minute Pitch Startup Challenge is coming to TRB Webinars! TRB will host the webinar on Thursday, November 3, 2022 from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM Eastern. Four presenters will pitch their cutting-edge, research-based concept for a transportation product or service-based business to a panel of distinguished transportation industry veteran entrepreneurs, investors, and industry leaders in just six minutes. It's a national transportation startup competition, but with a research-to-practice focused twist!

This webinar is sponsored by the TRB Young Member’s Council.

 

Registration is free. Sign into MyTRB.org to view registration information.

 

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

TRB Webinar: Enabling Automated Truck Inspection for Safety November 09, 2022 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Since the inception of the national commercial motor vehicle safety inspection program, trucks and carriers are inspected manually through a time intensive process. As the landscape changes and newer technologies, such as autonomous vehicles (AVs), are tested and implemented, the inspection process of commercial vehicles and their operators must adapt. TRB will host a webinar on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Eastern that will describe solutions to improve the safety landscape for truck drivers presented by three commercial motor vehicle safety experts.

This webinar is sponsored by the TRB Standing Technical Committee on Truck and Bus Safety.

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.

TRB Webinar: T-1 Steel, I-40 Bridge, and the Way Forward November 10, 2022 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

On May 11, 2021, a partial fracture was discovered on one of the two tie girders on the Hernando de Soto Bridge. This four lane, 900 foot main span bridge carries traffic across the Mississippi River between Memphis, Tennessee and West Memphis, Arkansas. This finding required an immediate river and road closure. TRB will host a webinar on Thursday, November 10, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM Eastern that will share the response to this event, which included a special inspection, analysis, development of analytical models, and repair plans. Presenters will discuss the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) directives regarding the inspection and testing of butt welds fabricated from AASHTO M244 Grade 100 steel, more commonly known as “T-1” steel. Presenters will also discuss recommendations for addressing the FHWA directive testing requirements.

This webinar is sponsored by the TRB Standing Technical Committee on Steel Bridges.

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: Cybersecurity Trends in Transportation November 17, 2022 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 0.00 1.50 0.00

The accelerating digital transformation of transportation systems and the increasing risk and sophistication of cyber threats requires a better understanding of the emerging cyber trends and lessons learned from new cybersecurity practices. TRB will host a webinar on Thursday, November 17, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM Eastern that will examine next-generation practices that may minimize vulnerabilities, defend against attacks, and rapidly recover and restore agency services and internal operations. Presenters will provide an overview of current cybersecurity practices in transportation and introduce several approaches to improve cyber resilience.

This webinar is based on TRCP Synthesis 158: Cybersecurity in Transit Systems.

This webinar is sponsored by TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program.

There is no fee to attend this webinar. Registration is required.

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

TRB Webinar: Legal Considerations of Renewable Energy Production in State Right-of-Way November 22, 2022 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.25

State departments of transportation (DOT) have used renewable energy sources to power small-scale or local needs for many years. For example, traffic lights may be powered by solar energy. Renewable energy production at the utility scale must adhere to a different set of federal and state policies. TRB will host a webinar on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM Eastern that will address these rules and their relationship with various factors, including the financing mechanism that was used to acquire the right-of-way and ownership considerations. Presenters will discuss legal considerations of renewable energy production at the utility scale, highlight recent successful implementations, and share state DOTs’ plans for renewable energy production in the right-of-way.

This webinar is sponsored by the TRB Standing Technical Committee on Eminent Domain and Land Use.

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: Managing Severe Storms and Environmental Impacts November 29, 2022 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Extreme weather events create additional safety, cost, and environmental challenges for highway maintenance and operations. TRB will host a webinar on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Eastern that will explore current advancements for highway maintenance and operations, as well as long-term planning and reducing environmental impact in winter operations. Presenters will provide strategies to achieve successful implementation of emerging technologies, novel uses of data, and new practices to improve operational response in extreme weather events.

This webinar will be the first of three events exploring the themes of managing severe storms and environmental emergencies. The second event entitled, “Resilient and Sustainable Approaches for Road Weather and Winter Maintenance”, will be held during the TRB 2023 Annual Meeting. The third event is the TRB International Road Weather and Winter Maintenance Conference to be held in 2023.

This webinar is sponsored by the TRB Standing Technical Committees on Road Weather and Winter Maintenance.

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: State DOTs Perspective on Pavement Resilience November 30, 2022 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM U.S. Eastern 2.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

Pavement resilience is an increasing critical consideration for highway and transportation engineers. Extreme weather events require that pavement design, preservation, and maintenance all incorporate resilience. TRB will host a webinar on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Eastern that will bring together stakeholders to discuss and identify strategies. Presenters will highlight climate stressors, share their experiences, and identify gaps and needs. Presenters are from state departments of transportation (DOT) that have participated in a recent pilot study, incorporating climate risks into their Transportation Asset Management Plans.

This webinar is a follow up to the TRB Workshop: Progress Toward Resilient Pavement at the 2022 Annual Meeting and the TRB Webinar: Progress Toward Resilient Pavement held on November 9, 2021.

This webinar is sponsored by the TRB Standing Technical Committees on Design and Rehabilitation of Concrete Pavements, Design and Rehabilitation of Asphalt Pavements, and on Extreme Weather and Climate Change Adaptation.

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: Ruggedness Testing—Evaluating Asphalt Mixture Cracking Resistance December 05, 2022 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Cracking is a primary distress mode of asphalt pavements that creates the need for their rehabilitation. Laboratory testing is designed to evaluate cracking; however, an NCHRP report recommends revisions to all cracking test methods evaluated. TRB will host a webinar on Monday, December 5, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM Eastern that will present the results of ruggedness testing of for the cracking resistance of asphalt mixes. Presenters will highlight eight laboratory tests and revisions to the test methods. The webinar will be of interest to engineers in state and local transportation agencies and in industry with responsibility for evaluating the performance of asphalt mixes. Testing methods for all types of asphalt pavement cracking—thermal, reflection, fatigue, and topdown— will be explored.

This webinar is based on NCHRP Report 987 Ruggedness of Laboratory Tests for Asphalt Mixture Cracking Resistance.

This webinar is sponsored by TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program.

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: Expanding Microtransit Services and Improving the Rider Experience December 12, 2022 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 0.00 1.50 0.00

Passengers and potential passengers have higher expectations for transit services given the increased number of mobility options available today. Microtransit can help meet those expectations while expanding the transit services currently offered. TRB will host a webinar on Monday, December 12, 2022 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Eastern that will explore how microtransit has been successfully implemented to improve the rider experience. Presenters will share ways to transform mobility and discuss public-private partnerships that can improve mobility.

This webinar is based on TCRP Research Report 188: Shared Mobility and the Transformation of Public Transit, TRCP Research Report 221: Redesigning Transit Networks for the New Mobility Future, and TCRP Synthesis 141: Microtransit or General Public Demand-Response Transit Services: State of the Practice.

This webinar is sponsored by the TRB Standing Committee on Innovative Public Transportation Services and Technologies.

There is no fee to attend this webinar. Registration is required.

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

TRB Webinar: Measuring and Managing Fare Evasion December 15, 2022 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

Fare evasion has significant implications for the financial sustainability of transit systems. TRB will host a webinar on Thursday, December 15, 2022 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Eastern that will explore the many facets of fare evasion and the recent past and emerging future of fare enforcement on transit systems. Presenters will discuss why and where fare evasion occurs, share proactive approaches to increase fare compliance, and how to respond to community and transit equity challenges.

This webinar is based on TCRP Report 234: Measuring and Managing Fare Evasion.

This webinar is sponsored by TRB’s Standing Technical Committee on Public Transportation Marketing and Fare Policy Committee.

There is no fee to attend this webinar. Registration is required.

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