TREC maintains a vibrant schedule of seminars, workshops, professional courses and other training opportunities that provide transportation practitioners with the latest tools and techniques. Our offerings include the longstanding Friday Transportation Seminar Series, NITC webinars and events produced by IBPI. Our flagship professional development opportunity, the Transportation and Communities Summit, brings together transportation practitioners and academics.
Friday Transportation Seminar Series
Time: Noon to 1 p.m. Fridays (Pacific time)
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). This series is free and open to the public. PSU students may enroll in the seminar for one unit. Here is the Course Syllabus for PSU students taking for credit.
Upcoming Friday Seminars
|Topic||Time and Date||Speaker|
|Annual Metro Regional Trail Count and Why Local Extrapolation Factors Matter||12 pm Friday, May 26||Geoff Gibson, Metro|
|China's Motorization Wave and the Place of Emerging Technologies||12 pm Friday, June 02||Christopher Cherry, University of Tennessee, Knoxville|
|Environmentally Sustainable and Affordable Housing Near Transit in Los Angeles||12 pm Friday, June 09||Marlon Boarnet, University of Southern California|
Upcoming Professional Development Events
|Topic||Time and Date||Speaker||Cost||Credit|
|Webinar: Developing Practical Dynamic Evaluation Methods for Transportation Structures||10 am Thursday, May 25||C.J. Riley, Oregon Institute of Technology||Free||1|
Requests for reasonable accommodations may be made to Conference & Events Office, (503) 725-CONF, email:firstname.lastname@example.org or the Disability Resource Center, (503) 725-4150, email: email@example.com. In order to ensure that reasonable accommodations can be provided in time for this event, please make your requests as soon as possible.
Recent Past Professional Development Events
|Inequities in Urban Mobility in Portland: Understanding Community Vulnerability and Prospects for Livable Neighborhoods||May 19, 2017||Amy Lubitow, Portland State University|
|Network Congestion Effect of E-Hailing Transportation Services||May 12, 2017||Xuegang (Jeff) Ban, University of Washington|
|Behavior-Based Freight Modeling at Metro||May 05, 2017||Chris Johnson and Bud Reiff, Metro|
|Transport Planning in Delft, Netherlands||Apr 28, 2017||Jan Nederveen, City of Delft|
|Webinar: Integrating Equity into Regional Transportation Planning||Apr 27, 2017||Kristine Williams, University of South Florida|