TRB Webinar: How Performance and Data Informs Transportation Decision Making

July 21, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
1.50 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 0.00 hour(s)
AICP: 1.50 hour(s)
CLE: 0.00 hour(s)

The use of performance measures and data informs transportation decision making. TRB will conduct a webinar on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Eastern that will provide an overview of Transportation Research Circular E-C263: Conference on Performance and Data in Transportation Decision Making. The e-Circular summarizes a conference from September 2019 that brought together practitioners involved in all aspects of transportation planning, programming, and the decision making process. This webinar will discuss multimodal planning; performance and data; programming and investment prioritization; and communications and stakeholder engagement. Presenters will identify implementation strategies and other initiatives throughout the transportation industry that help with decision making.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Transportation Planning Analysis and Application. 

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

Webinar agenda and presenters

  1. Introduction to the e-Circular: David Wasserman, North Carolina Department of Transportation
  2. Multimodal planning: Jerri Bohard, Oregon Department of Transportation
  3. Performance and data: Jordan Holt, Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority
  4. Programming and investment prioritization: David Wasserman, North Carolina Department of Transportation
  5. Communications and stakeholder engagement: Hannah Twaddell, ICF
  6. Key takeaways and opportunities to advance the practice: Hannah Twaddell, ICF
  7. Question and answer session: Moderated by Hannah Twaddell, ICF

The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Identify considerations for project selections based on travel mode
  2. Discuss data considerations and solutions
  3. List communications strategies to leverage public involvement in decision making

Professional Development Hour Information

Professional engineers (PEs) who register and attend the entire webinar as an individual will be awarded 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs). TRB’s webinar program awards PDH credits only to the registered individual, and not to other members of a group that view the webinar together. To be eligible for the credits, individuals must remain signed in for the entire webinar, including for any question and answer session following the presentations.
Please check with your licensing board to ensure that TRB webinar PDHs are approved by your board.

TRB will report credits earned to the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Complaints about registered providers may be sent to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, D.C., 20005.

American Institute of Certified Planners Certification Maintenance Credits 

This webinar is approved by the  American Institute of Certified Planners for 1.5 Certification Maintenance Credits. Please make sure that you register for this session and log in using the link that TRB provides to your email account. We use this as your record that you attended this session. TRB only maintains the records of attendees who use their email address to log into the webinar, and cannot verify attendance of individuals who view the webinar without personally logging into the session. 
Please visit the Certification Maintenance section of APA’s website, Certification Maintenance webpage to claim your credits. You may use the following steps: 

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Registration questions? Contact Reggie Gillum.