TRB Webinar: Start your transportation research with TRID

April 14, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
0.00 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 0.00 hour(s)
AICP: 0.00 hour(s)
CLE: 0.00 hour(s)

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, April 14, 2020, from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern.

TRID, one of the TRIS databases, helps researchers 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.

This webinar is sponsored by the TRB Executive Office. There is no fee to attend this webinar; however, sign into to view registration information.

Webinar Presenters:

  • Bill McLeod, TRB

Moderated by: Beth Ewoldsen, TRB

Webinar Outline

  1. Searching and browsing records in TRID
  2. Advanced search functionality
    1. Example search history
    2. Using the index terms fields for precision searches
  3. Exporting, emailing, and saving results
  4. Submitting publications for indexing

The first 45 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 15 minutes will be reserved for audience questions.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, you will able to:

  1. Search and navigate TRID
  2. Save results
  3. Submit reports for inclusion in TRID

This webinar is not eligible for continuing education credits.


Registration is available until just before the webinar starts. Once the webinar starts, you will be unable to submit your registration. Individuals that are registered for a webinar but do not receive their confirmation emails due to their organization’s internal firewalls should contact the TRB Helpdesk for assistance in signing in.

Registration questions? Contact Reggie Gillum.