TRB Webinar: Disruptive Technologies and the Future of the Transportation Agency

This webinar was posted on 01/26/2024

February 26, 2024 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)

With rapid technological innovation and deployment, state departments of transportation (DOTs) and other transportation planning agencies need a clear framework to find opportunities to enhance agency performance. TRB hosted a webinar on Monday, February 26, 2024 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Eastern that examined the changing landscape along with new and potentially disruptive technologies in the transportation sector and evaluate their potential impacts on the performance of DOTs. Presenters shared steps to adopt new technologies and make necessary changes in processes and organization to adapt to these technologies.
This webinar was based on NCHRP Research Report 1075: Becoming a Tech-Savvy DOT of Tomorrow.
This webinar was sponsored by TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program and the Standing Technical Committees on Transportation Planning Policy and Processes and Transportation Planning Analysis and Application.
The slides are available. Please contact for a link to the recording. There may be a $90 fee.
Webinar agenda and presenters

  • Understanding the current disruptive technology landscape – Baird Bream, Cambridge Systematics
  • A playbook to become a tech-savvy DOT of tomorrow – Caroline Mays, Texas DOT
  • Implications of the NCHRP report for future planning initiatives – Christos Savvas Xenophontos, Rhode Island DOT
  • Question and answer session moderated by Deb Miller, University of Kansas

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:

  • Identify disruptive technologies and evaluate their impacts on DOT operations and administration
  • Plan for and integrate disruptive technologies into processes and organizational frameworks

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.