TRB Webinar: Cloud Computing for Next Generation Traffic Management Systems

This webinar was posted on 09/12/2023

October 25, 2023 03:00 PM - 04:30 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)

Cloud computing is changing how agencies plan, procure, implement, operate, and maintain solutions and services for Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSMO). Agencies are rethinking the need to acquire and manage licensed software and provide hands-on support for application deployment, operations, and maintenance. TRB hosted a webinar on Wednesday, October 25, 2023 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM Eastern that shared procurement, migration strategy, security, and new analytics and services related to cloud computing.

This webinar was a follow on to the TRB 2023 Annual Meeting Workshop 1039: Moving Transportation System Management and Operations to the Cloud: What You Need to Know and aligned with NCHRP Research Report 952: Guidebook for Managing Data from Emerging Technologies for Transportation.

This webinar was sponsored by TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program and the Standing Technical Committees on Freeway Operations, Managed Lanes, and Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Computing Applications.

The slides are available. Please contact for a link to the recording. There may be a $90 fee.


Webinar agenda and presenters

  1. Integrated corridor management and border crossing using cloud services – Athena Hutchins, Niagara International Transportation Technology Coalition

  2. Cybersecurity considerations for transitioning systems to the cloud – Ed Fok, Federal Highway Administration

  3. Multi-cloud advanced traffic management system migration with video and ATIS integration – Bob Fifer, Colorado Department of Transportation

  4. Question and answer session moderated by Vaishali Shah, AEM Corporation

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


Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants can:

  1. Identify challenges, opportunities, and drivers to transition components of their traffic management system(s) to cloud services

  2. Identify different commercial cloud service providers and practitioners’ experiences with each

  3. Understand new capabilities and analytics that are possible through cloud services


Professional Development Hours

This webinar was delivered as a scheduled – e-learning live event and is categorized within RCEP as Technical, Health and Safety.

Professional Development Hours (PDHs) earned on completion of this program were reported to the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Certificates of Completion are issued to all participants via the online system. Complaints about registered providers may be addressed to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Fl., Washington, DC, 20005.

American Institute of Certified Planners Certification Maintenance Credits

This webinar was approved by the American Planning Association (APA) for 1.5 Certification Maintenance (CM) Credits. CM credits provide continuing education opportunities for AICP Certified Planners to continue their professional skills and knowledge. To receive CM credits, Certified Planners should visit the TRB event webpage on American Planning Association and register their participation. If you have problems reporting your CM credits or have general questions about the CM program, please contact the APA