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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: Don’t Sit on Your Assets: Innovative Approaches to Raise Revenue October 18, 2017 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 1.50 0.00

TRB will conduct a webinar on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET that will explore non-traditional ways of raising non-tax and non-toll revenue from state assets. State officials have employed asset development strategies that include air rights, leasing right-of-way for cell towers and other private assets, selling advertising on overpasses, and privatizing courtesy patrol. Presenters will highlight case studies from Maryland, Missouri, and the Federal Transit Administration.

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

Some registrants will need to pay $55 to attend this webinarSign into MyTRB.org to view registration information.

Webinar Presenters

  • Michael DeMers, Missouri Department of Transportation
  • Laura Rogers, Maryland Department of Transportation
  • Daniel Schned, Federal Transit Administration

Moderated by: Morteza Farajian, Virginia Office of Public-Private Partnerships

TRB Webinar: Methodology for Prioritizing Tunnel Improvements and Developing Capital Plans October 19, 2017 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

TRB will conduct a webinar on Thursday, October 19, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET that features research from the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP)’s Report 816: Guide for the Preservation of Highway Tunnel Systems. Presenters will examine how using an asset management process may support prioritization of highway tunnel preservation actions. They will also discuss capital funding needs for tunnel improvements as part of the overall transportation system funding, and explain ways to communicate these needs.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Martha Averso, Gannett Fleming, Inc.
  • Jeff Allen, Gannett Fleming, Inc.

Moderated by: Bruce Johnson, Oregon Department of Transportation

TRB Webinar: Performance Grade Specifications for Emulsions Used in Pavement Preservation Treatment October 23, 2017 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

TRB will conduct a webinar on Monday, October 23, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET that features research from the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP)’s Report 837: Performance-Related Specifications for Emulsified Asphalt Binders Used in Preservation Surface Treatments.

This webinar will examine three pavement preservation surface treatments: chip seal, microsurfacing, and spray seals. Presenters will describe test protocols for evaluating binder properties for which test methods are not readily available.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Y. Richard Kim, North Carolina State University
  • Cassie Castorena, North Carolina State University

Moderated by: Gary Hoffman, Pennsylvania Asphalt Pavement Association

TRB Webinar: Long-Term Field Performance of Warm Mix Asphalt Pavements October 25, 2017 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

TRB will conduct a webinar on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET that features research from the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP)’s Report 843: Long-Term Field Performance of Warm Mix Asphalt Technologies. Presenters will highlight field performance and material property determinants of several issues that arise with warm mix asphalt (WMA), including transverse cracking, longitudinal cracking, rutting, and moisture susceptibility. They will also compare the field performance of WMA to hot mix asphalt (HMA).

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Shihui Shen, Pennsylvania State University
  • Shenghua Wu, University of South Alabama
  • Weiguang Zhang, Purdue University

Moderated by: Ed Harrigan, Transportation Research Board

TRB Webinar: Expediting the NEPA Process - What Does it Take? October 31, 2017 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 1.25

TRB will conduct a webinar on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET that examines ways to navigate through the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process, such as moving projects through the NEPA process in an expedited timeframe; whether a project may end up in a lawsuit; and whether a NEPA document will hold up in court.  This webinar will discuss the commonalities among projects that were successfully expedited through the NEPA process. The presenters will also discuss the factors that contribute to a project's inability to obtain expedited NEPA decisions.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Environmental Analysis in Transportation.

Some registrants will need to pay $55 to attend this webinar.  Sign into MyTRB.org to view registration information.

Webinar Presenters

  • Gus Bauman, Beveridge & Diamond
  • Diane Nulton, McCormick Taylor
  • Andrew Smith, McCormick Taylor
  • Camille Otto, Federal Highway Administration

Moderated by: Diane Nulton, McCormick Taylor

TRB Webinar: Geotech Tools: Information & Technology Guidance for Embankment, Ground Improvement, & Pavement Applications November 02, 2017 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

TRB will conduct a webinar on Thursday,  November 2, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET that will provide an overview of the geotech tools  website, produced by TRB’s second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP2) and managed by Iowa State University. Presenters will discuss the background of the SHRP2 project that led to the website; the geotechnical design process, including evaluation of potential technologies; and available information for design and construction.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committees on Transportation Earthworks and Soil and Rock Properties.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Silas Nichols, Federal Highway Administration
  • Vernon Schaefer, Iowa State University

Moderated by: Thomas Wells, Kleinfelder, Inc.

TRB Webinar: Optimizing the Risk and Cost of Materials Quality Assurance November 06, 2017 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

TRB will conduct a webinar on Monday, November 6, 2017, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET that features research from the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP)’s Report 838: Guidelines for Optimizing the Risk and Cost of Materials QA Programs.

Presenters will discuss how state departments of transportation (DOTs) can identify and evaluate opportunities that may enhance their materials quality assurance (QA) programs. They will explain how DOTs can develop a structured process for identifying the optimal QA investment point.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Sidney Scott, Hill International Consulting
  • Keith Molenaar, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Cecil Jones, Diversified Engineering Services, Inc.
  • Linda Konrath, Hill International Consulting

Moderated by: Ed Harrigan, Transportation Research Board

TRB Webinar: Right-Sizing Roundabout Intersections for State Highways November 07, 2017 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 1.50 0.00

TRB will conduct a webinar on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET that examines how to design roundabout intersections that are right-sized for all modes of travel at the specific location. This webinar will present the experience from a state department of transportation that has designed and implemented more than 100 roundabouts that were right-sized.

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 Presenter

  • Brian Walsh, Washington Department of Transportation

Moderated by:  William Britnell, Connecticut Department of Transportation

TRB Webinar: Policy and Planning Actions to Address Connected and Automated Vehicles November 08, 2017 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM U.S. Eastern 2.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

TRB will conduct a webinar on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM ET that features research from the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP)’s Research Report 845: Advancing Automated and Connected Vehicles: Policy and Planning Strategies for State and Local Transportation Agencies, which is accompanied by Strategies to Advance Automated and Connected Vehicles: Briefing Document.

This webinar will discuss the state and local policy and planning actions that can help make sure that the introduction of automated vehicles and connected vehicles will advance community and agency objectives.

Some registrants will need to pay $95 to attend this webinar. Members of the media or congressional staff should contact Lisa Marflak at lmarflak@nas.edu for instructions on how to register at no cost. Sign into MyTRB.org to view registration information.

Webinar Presenters

  • Ray Derr, Transportation Research Board
  • Johanna Zmud, Texas A&M Transportation Institute
  • Ginger Goodin, Texas A&M Transportation Institute
  • Anita Kim, Volpe

Moderated by: Randy Iwasaki, Contra Costa Transportation Authority

TRB Webinar: Practical Techniques for Successfully Communicating Technical Topics November 09, 2017 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM U.S. Eastern 1.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

Timed to help you prepare your Annual Meeting presentation, TRB will conduct a webinar on Thursday, November 9, 2017, from 2:00pm to 3:00pm ET about presenting technical information clearly and succinctly when presentation time is short. If you are steeped in technical expertise and present in conferences or meetings, you can learn practical techniques that make your hard work meaningful to others.

  • Know what you want from the audience and what they want from you.
  • Simplify the content to make it clear and understandable.
  • Design effective visuals that highlight your content.
  • Learn ways to practice so that you arrive prepared to engage the audience.

Webinar Presenter: Shelley Row, P.E., Shelley Row Associates LLC

Moderated by: Elaine Ferrell, Transportation Research Board

This session will be interactive, and attendees are encouraged to email examples of difficult-to-present slides to Shelley Row at shelley@shelleyrow.com by Friday, November 3, 2017. Shelley will use these examples to present solutions during the webinar.

NOTE: Please email TRB staff for questions about registration and payment at the email below. Please email Shelley only if you have questions about the content. Thank you.

TRB Webinar: Design of Interchange Loop Ramps and Pavement/ Shoulder Cross-Slope Breaks November 13, 2017 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

TRB will conduct a webinar on Monday, November 13, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET that features research from the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP)’s Web-Only Document 227: Design Guidance for Interchange Loop Ramps and Pavements/Shoulder Cross-Slope Breaks.

This webinar will present information about how to develop improved design guidance for interchange loop ramps. Presenters will describe the new design guidelines based on observational field studies and safety analyses. They will also review AASHTO’s current design policy for cross-slope breaks on superelevated horizontal curves, based on vehicle dynamics simulation modeling and a crash analysis.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Darren Torbic, MRI Global
  • Marcus Brewer, Texas A&M Transportation Institute

Moderated by: Aaron Frits, Kansas Department of Transportation

TRB Webinar: Airport In-Terminal Concession Program Implementation November 14, 2017 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 1.50 1.50 0.00

TRB will conduct a webinar on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, from 2:00PM to 3:30PM ET that features research from the Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP)’s Synthesis 81: Food and Beverage and Retail Operators: The Costs of Doing Business at Airports and Report 54: Resource Manual for Airport In-Terminal Concessions.

This webinar will discuss how airport operators may develop and implement airport concession programs. The presenters will describe how to improve communicating concession operating costs, which may lead to better business proposals for the valuable concession space 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 register in advance.

Webinar Presenters

  • Ken Buckner, Unison Consulting, Inc.
  • Firelli Pitters, Unison Consulting, Inc.
  • Gary Davies, LeighFisher, Inc.

Moderated by:  Ingrid Hairston, Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority

TRB Webinar: Regulations and Policies Impacting AV/CV Introduction in Transit November 16, 2017 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

TRB will conduct a webinar on Thursday, November 16, 2017, from 2:00PM to 3:30PM ET that features research from the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP)’s Web-Only Document 239: Impacts of Laws and Regulations on CV and AV Technology Introduction in Transit Operations.

This webinar will discuss the changes in the way public transit agencies will approach operating policy with the introduction of connected vehicles (CV) and automated vehicles (AV) over the next few decades.  The results of the decisions transit operators make may affect employees, agency management structure, and transit patrons. This webinar will focus on key issues in areas such as AV technology evolution, safety considerations, workforce development, agency operating policies, and laws and regulations. The panelists will also present an action plan for resolving many of these issues.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Douglas Gettman, Kimley-Horn
  • Sam Lott, Texas Southern University

Moderated by:  Jerome Lutin, New Jersey Transit, Retired