Requests for reasonable accommodations may be made to Conference & Events Office, (503) 725-CONF, or the Disability Resource Center, (503) 725-4150, email: In order to ensure that reasonable accommodations can be provided in time for this event, please make your requests as soon as possible.

Upcoming Friday Seminars

Topic Date Speaker
Pricing and Reliability Enhancements in the San Diego Activity-Based Travel Model Friday, December 2, 2016, 12:00pm PST Joel Freedman, RSG

Upcoming Professional Development Events

Topic Date Speaker Cost Credit
Webinar: State-wide Pedestrian and Bicycle Miles Traveled: Can we estimate it? 12/13/2016 - 10:00am Krista Nordback, University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center Free 1

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)

Location: PSU Urban Center, 506 S.W. Mill St., Room 204, unless otherwise noted on the schedule.

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.

The seminar schedule is available as a Google Calendar. To receive seminar announcements, sign up for our newsletter and choose at least one of the Friday Transportation Seminar options.

Recent Past Professional Development Events

Topic Date Speaker Archive
Realistic or Utopian? Coordinating Transit and Land Use to Achieve Equitable Transit-Oriented Development 11/18/2016 Ian Carlton, EcoNorthwest
Webinar: The Association Between Light Rail Transit, Streetcars and Bus Rapid Transit on Jobs, People and Rents 11/15/2016 Arthur C. Nelson, University of Arizona
Lessons from the Development of a Guidebook on Pedestrian and Bicycle Connections to Transit 11/04/2016 Nathan McNeil, Allison Duncan and Drew DeVitis; Portland State University
Smart Cities: Improving the Roadside Environment with Distributed Sensor Systems 10/28/2016 Christine Kendrick, PhD, City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability
Webinar: Transit Signal Priority Evaluation and Performance Measures 10/26/2016 Miguel Figliozzi, Portland State University