Help

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. Please view the individual webinar announcement for pricing information. Some TRB webinars offer free registration for all participants.

Make sure you're on the list to receive emails about TRB Webinars.

Action Title Date/Time PD Hours AAE Hours AICP Hours CLE Hours Summary
TRB Webinar: Innovations in Using Vehicle Probe, Connected Vehicles, and Cellular Data September 27, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Over the last decade, state departments of transportation (DOTs) have begun to use vehicle probe and cellular global position system (GPS) data for a variety of purposes, including real-time traffic and incident monitoring, monitoring highway condition, and travel demand management. DOTs also use this data to inform system planning and investment decisions. TRB will host a webinar on Monday, September 27, 2021 from 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern to present different use-cases that identify outcomes, benefits, and challenges of using this data. Presenters will discuss perspectives from state DOTs, metropolitan planning agencies, and universities from around the country.

The webinar features research from NCHRP Synthesis Report: Use of Vehicle Probe and Cellular GPS Data by State Departments of Transportation.

 

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

TRB Webinar: TRID and Reference Management Software September 28, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

If you are researching anything in transportation, you want to start with TRB’s TRID Database. Novice researchers, experts, and everyone in between is invited to a TRB webinar on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern. The webinar will illustrate how to use TRID with reference management software such as EndNote and Zotero. The presenter will discuss how to run searches and employ the Marked Records functionality to export results to reference management software.

TRID (one of the TRIS databases) helps researchers and transportation departments locate solutions to problems, avoid duplication of work, and save resources. It also satisfies the U.S. Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) requirements to consult TRB's TRIS databases to identify ongoing or previously completed research on a given topic.

TRB Webinar: Implementing Airport Public-Private Partnerships September 29, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 1.00 0.00 0.00

Should your airport consider public-private partnerships (P3s)? TRB is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 from 2:00 to 3:30 PM Eastern that will present a guidebook designed to help airport owners evaluate if P3s are right for them. Presenters will identify lessons learned and will discuss necessary strategies to achieve privatization. They will also provide an overview of the Airport P3 Readiness Assessment tool that airport owners can use to determine how P3s may work for their organizations.

The webinar features research from ACRP Research Report 227: Evaluating and Implementing Airport Privatization and Public-Private Partnerships. See more TRB resources on P3s from our blog.

TRB Webinar: Ensuring Construction Quality Assurance with Light-Weight Deflectometers September 30, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Light-weight deflectometers (LWDs) are increasingly being used for controlling the quality of compacted aggregate and soil layers as a partial or full replacement of conventional density testing. TRB will host a webinar on Thursday, September 30, 2021 from 1:00-2:30 PM Eastern to identify the latest practices in using LWDs for construction. Presenters will highlight current modulus-based compaction quality assurance (QA) methods that state departments of transportation use, describe the variety of LWDs in use, and identify the effect of the LWD’s configuration when measuring deflection. They will also discuss the steps required to further implement LWDs as a tool for construction acceptance of unbound material layers.

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

TRB Webinar: Workforce Management in Transportation October 05, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 1.50 0.00

Sustaining a qualified workforce is an urgent issue for several state departments of transportation (DOTs). TRB will host a webinar on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 from 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern that will discuss innovative practices to address workforce challenges. Presenters will identify a strategic workforce management process and describe success stories about workforce management in the transportation industry. They will discuss practices that can be quickly adopted and implemented to recruit, develop, and retain the workforce.

This webinar features research from NCHRP Domestic Scan 19-02: Leading Practices in Strategic Workforce Management by Transportation Agencies.

TRB Webinar: What’s Next for Integrated Corridor Management? October 07, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 1.50 0.00

What would new technologies bring to integrated corridor management (ICM)? TRB will host a webinar on Thursday, October 7, 2021 from 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern that will present the latest information on freeway operations strategies of ICM. Presenters will discuss foundational ICM concepts. They will also describe innovative approaches to ICM for variety of locations, and describe opportunities that new and innovative technologies that can contribute to a successful ICM deployment.

This webinar was organized by the Standing Technical Committee on Freeway Operations.

TRB Webinar: Attention Employers! Cultivating Talent in the Airport Environment October 12, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 1.00 0.00 0.00

How can airport leaders and managers cultivate talented employees? TRB is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 from 1:00 to 2:30 PM Eastern that will provide implementable ways to strengthen the workforce and enhance knowledge transfer within airports. Presenters will discuss a playbook, which includes tactical, strategic, and structural approaches for attracting new employees, from entry-level to leadership positions. They will identify methods that work for airports of different types and sizes, and will highlight techniques that focus on an organization’s culture and workplace environment.

The webinar features research from ACRP Research Report 232: Playbook for Cultivating Talent in the Airport Environment.

 

TRB Webinar: Changing Transportation System Technologies October 13, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

State departments of transportation (DOTs) have adapted their organizations, institutional arrangements, and management practices to improve transportation system performance and resilience capacity by adopting new technologies. TRB will host a webinar on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 from 1:00-2:30 PM Eastern that will highlight various successful examples of agencies adopting new technologies. Presenters will explore the institutional and management changes credited for the success. They will also discuss new technologies successfully adopted for integrated corridor management, traffic incident management, and road-weather management. The presenters will share lessons learned to inform other agencies about the process.

This webinar features research from NCHRP Domestic Scan 18-02 - Leading Practices in Modifying Agency Organization and Management to Accommodate Changing Transportation System Technologies.

TRB Webinar: Practical Perspectives on Alkali Silica Reactivity October 14, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

What do you know about national and international alkali silica reactivity (ASR) standards? TRB will host a webinar on Thursday, October 14, 2021 from 1:00-2:30 PM Eastern that will discuss how ASR standards are applied in practice. Presenters will provide case studies that focus on how U.S. standards compare to those around the world and identify prevention/mitigation programs. They will also discuss the aggregate approval process.

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

TRB Webinar: That’s the Ticket! Evaluating Traveler Perspectives October 18, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 1.00 0.00 0.00

Airports are increasingly becoming places where people dine, shop, relax, work, and interact. What do travelers think about these experiences? TRB is hosting a webinar on Monday, October 18, 2021 from 1:00 to 2:30 PM Eastern that will help airports better understand the airport journey from the traveler’s perspective. Presenters will take a customer-centered approach to illuminate ways airports can better meet their customers’ evolving needs. They will also share findings from interviews with airports, airlines, service organizations, and traveler focus groups from the perspective of the airport journey.

The webinar features research from ACRP Research Report 231: Guidebook on Evaluating Traveler Perspectives of Improving Airport Customer Experiences.

TRB Webinar: Transportation Resilience Metrics October 19, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

Natural hazards, from hurricanes to earthquakes, too often become disasters that wreak havoc on transportation systems. TRB will host a webinar on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 from 1:00 to 2:30 PM Eastern to discuss transportation systems resilience, which is the ability to prepare for and adapt to changing conditions and to withstand and recover rapidly from disruption. Resilience is vitally important, but increasingly challenging when resilience enhancement investments compete against projects that may produce more certain and immediate returns. Presenters will discuss measuring resilience and using resilience measures within a strong decision support framework to help make the case for investments in resilience.

This webinar will present the findings, conclusions, and recommendations from the recently published Consensus Study report Investing in Transportation Resilience: A Framework for Informed Choices. This webinar was organized by TRB’s Consensus Studies Division.

TRB Webinar: Air Quality Impact Models for Electric Vehicle Fleets October 21, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Are you familiar with the existing models for estimating the quantities of greenhouse gas, criteria pollutants, and toxins from gasoline or diesel-powered mobile sources? TRB will host a webinar on Thursday, October 21, 2021 from 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern that will provide a detailed framework for modeling the impact of electrifying the transportation fleet on air quality. Presenters will discuss estimating the load requirements from electric vehicles (EV) and the generation of electricity at the grid and distribution at charging stations with updated techniques.

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

TRB Webinar: Entrained Air-Void Systems for Durable Highway Concrete October 26, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

 

Laboratory testing and field experience have shown that highway concrete should be properly air entrained to resist the action of freezing and thawing, particularly in wet climates. TRB will host a webinar on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 from 1:00-2:30 PM Eastern that will investigate requirements for the air-void system parameters of concrete used in highway pavements and structures. Presenters will discuss the proposed modifications to the current AASHTO test methods for evaluating concrete resistance to freezing and thawing. They will also examine innovative test methods to effectively characterize the air system in fresh concrete and identify the characteristics of the air-void system that are related to the performance of field concrete under freeze-thaw conditions.

This webinar features research from NCHRP Research Report 961: Entrained Air-Void Systems for Durable Highway Concrete.

TRB Webinar: Managing Equity in Priced Managed Lanes October 27, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Equity concerns have surrounded the implementation and operation of priced managed lanes. TRB will host a webinar on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 from 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern that will present case studies which have successfully implemented equity programs in their priced managed lane facilities. Public agencies implementing mobility projects must prove that these projects are not inequitable, yet often demographic and geographic data of priced managed lane users is not available. Presenters will identify what demographic and geographic data were collected for priced managed lane users and non-users and how. They will also explore how to develop a community-based equity program in conjunction with the opening of new priced managed lanes to improve the overall state of equity in transportation for a given geographic area.

This webinar was organized by the Standing Technical Committee on Managed Lanes.

TRB Webinar: Designing and Implementing Smart Cities October 28, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern 1.50 0.00 0.00 0.00

Over the last decade, many cities and states have conducted “Smart City” pilots. TRB will host a webinar on Thursday, October 28, 2021 from 1:00-2:30 PM Eastern that will discuss how Smart Cities may improve air quality, stormwater, transportation, and general civil infrastructure to improve public health, increase operational efficiency, and/or extend the life of infrastructure. Presenters will describe the steps taken and lessons learned from various Smart City deployments. They will identify the obstacles to Smart City deployment, and highlight how to collect and analyze urban data.

This webinar was organized by the Standing Technical Committee on Urban Transportation Data and Information Systems.

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