Friday Transportation Seminar at PSU

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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)
*NEW* LOCATION: Karl Miller Center at PSU, 631 SW Harrison St., Room 465
*NEW* REGISTRATION: Sign up through GoToWebinar

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Upcoming Friday Transportation Seminars

Topic Time and Date Speaker Seminar Cost Credit
Friday Transportation Seminar: Student Presentations from TRB, Week 2 12 pm Friday, January 26 Portland State University Students Free PDH: 1 | AICP: 1
Friday Transportation Seminar: Student Presentations from TRB, Week 3 12 pm Friday, February 02 Portland State University Students Free PDH: 1 | AICP: 1
Friday Transportation Seminar: Urban Transportation Planning and TOD Research in Japan 12 pm Friday, February 09 Fumihiko Nakamura, Yokohama National University, Japan Free PDH: 1 | AICP: 1
Friday Transportation Seminar: Road Diets 12 pm Friday, February 16 Michael Williams, Alta Planning + Design Free PDH: 1 | AICP: 1
Friday Transportation Seminar: How Sustainable Are Drone Deliveries? 12 pm Friday, February 23 Miguel Figliozzi, Portland State University Free PDH: 1 | AICP: 1
Friday Transportation Seminar: Transit Network Design 12 pm Friday, March 09 Alireza Kani Free PDH: 1 | AICP: 1
Friday Transportation Seminar: Topic TBA 12 pm Friday, March 16 Filipe Moura Free PDH: 1 | AICP: 1

Recent Webinars and Seminars

Topic Date Speaker Archive
Friday Transportation Seminar: Student Presentations from TRB, Week 1 Jan 19, 2018 Portland State University Students
Friday Transportation Seminar: Exploring Bicycle Accessibility and Equity in Portland, Oregon Jan 12, 2018 Jenny Liu, Portland State University
NITC + TransitCenter Reception at TRB 2018 Jan 08, 2018
Research Rounds Speaker Series: Dr. Lisa Bates Dec 12, 2017 Lisa Bates, Associate Professor, Urban Studies & Planning
Webinar: Case Studies in the FTA "Manual on Pedestrian and Bicycle Connections to Transit" Dec 12, 2017 Nathan McNeil, Portland State University; and Edwin Adilson Rodriguez, Federal Transit Administration