Friday Transportation Seminar at PSU
Friday Transportation Seminars at Portland State University have been a Friday tradition since 2000. With over 150 seminars presented and recorded (access the archive of seminars here), we host both visiting and local scholars to share the latest in transportation research. This series is free and open to the public!
PSU students may enroll in the seminar for one unit. Here is the 2017 - 2018 Course Syllabus for PSU students attending this seminar series for credit. The seminars are supported by the Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and the National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC).
COST: Free and open to the public
TIME: Noon to 1 p.m. on Fridays (Pacific time)
--- Seminars will NOT be held on holidays, including Veteran's Day (Fri, Nov. 10th) and Day After Thanksgiving (Fri, Nov. 24th)
LOCATION: PSU Urban Center, 506 S.W. Mill St., Room 204 (unless otherwise noted)
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Upcoming Friday Transportation Seminars
|Topic||Time and Date||Speaker||Seminar Cost||Credit|
|Friday Transportation Seminar: New Probe Data Sources to Measure Cycling Behavior and Safety||12 pm Friday, December 01||Chris Cherry, University of Tennessee||Free||PDH: 1 | AICP: tbd|
|Friday Transportation Seminar: Factors Influencing Freight Mode Choice: Insights from In Depth-Interviews||12 pm Friday, January 12||Carlos Gonzales-Calderon, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute||Free||TBD|
|Friday Transportation Seminar: Student Presentations from TRB, Week 1||12 pm Friday, January 19||Portland State University Students||Free||TBD|
|Friday Transportation Seminar: Student Presentations from TRB, Week 2||12 pm Friday, January 26||Portland State University Students||Free||TBD|
Recent Webinars and Seminars
|Friday Transportation Seminar: California's Paradigm Shift from LOS to VMT as a Transportation Impact Metric: Policies, Politics, and Possibilities||Nov 17, 2017||Robert Liberty, Director, Institute for Sustainable Solutions at PSU -AND- Lynn Peterson, Transportation Consultant|
|Webinar: What Do We Know About Location Affordability in U.S. Shrinking Cities?||Nov 09, 2017||Joanna Ganning, Cleveland State University|
|Ann Niles Active Transportation Lecture featuring Tamika Butler||Nov 08, 2017||Tamika Butler, Executive Director, Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust|
|Friday Transportation Seminar: Countywide Bluetooth System: Use Cases & Performance Measures||Nov 03, 2017||Shaun Quayle, Transportation Engineer at Washington County|
|Webinar: Transportation Benefits of Parking Cash-Out, Pre-Tax Commuter Benefits, and Parking Surtaxes||Oct 30, 2017||Allen Greenberg, FHWA; James Choe, ICF Strategic Consulting; Sonika Sethi, Leidos Consulting; Colleen Stoll, City of Santa Monica|