TRB Webinar: Technology Changes Influencing the Decline of Vehicle Emissions

April 25, 2018 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
1.5 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 0.0 hour(s)
AICP: 0.0 hour(s)
CLE: 0.0 hour(s)

TRB will conduct a webinar on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET that will highlight emerging technologies and programs that are designed to mitigate emissions from vehicles. Presenters will discuss hybrid-electric and fully electric vehicles, connected and autonomous vehicles, and the U.S. Federal Highway Administration’s Alternative Fuels Corridor Program. The goal of each of these endeavors is to transition away from internal combustion power systems for to low-polluting or non-polluting power systems.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committees on Transportation and Air Quality.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Dan Sperling, University of California at Davis
  • Tewari Edmonson, Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization
  • Ann Xu, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Susan Burke, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Moderated by:  Kevin Black, U.S. Federal Highway Administration

Webinar Outline

  1. New technologies designed to mitigate emissions
  2. Emerging programs designed to mitigate emissions
  3. Potential impacts in reducing emissions from vehicles
  4. Question and answer session

The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions. The Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP) categorizes this webinar activity as relating to health, safety, and welfare including core technical.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify technologies being introduced that are intended to reduce vehicle emissions
  • Identify programs that are implemented that are intended to reduce vehicle emissions
  • Understand the possible emission quantities that may be reduced as a result of adoption of these technologies and programs

Professional Development Hour Information

A certificate for 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) will be provided to Professional Engineers (PEs) who register and attend the webinar as an individual. For groups, only the person that registers and attends the session will receive a PDH certificate. Certificates of Completion will be issued only to individuals who register for and attend the entire webinar session.

Individuals registered as Florida PEs are no longer required to email TRB with your license number to report your attendance. Instead, please use your certificate that TRB provides through as verification of your attendance to the Florida Board of Professional Engineers.

Please check with your licensing board to ensure that TRB webinar PDHs are approved by your board.

This webinar was developed in October 2017. TRB has met the standards and requirements of the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Credit earned on completion of this program will be reported to RCEP by TRB. Complaints about registered providers may be sent to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20005. Website:

Registration questions? Contact Reggie Gillum at