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
|MURP Workshop Extravaganza||Friday, May 27, 2016, 12:00pm PDT||Lea Anderson, Curtis Fisher and teams; Portland State University|
|Pursuing Vision Zero in Seattle – Results of a Systemic Safety Analysis||Friday, June 3, 2016, 12:00pm PDT||Rebecca Sanders, Senior Planner, Toole Design Group|
Upcoming Professional Development Events
|Webinar: States on the Hot Seat: State Efforts to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Transportation||06/14/2016 - 10:00am||Rebecca Lewis, Assistant Professor, University of Oregon||Free||1|
Requests for reasonable accommodations may be made to Conference & Events Office, (503) 725-CONF, email:email@example.com or the Disability Resource Center, (503) 725-4150, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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
|Webinar: Investigations in Transportation: Partnering Industry Professionals and Elementary Teachers in a STEM Unit of Study||05/24/2016||Carol Biskupic Knight, Portland State University Center for Science Education|
|Connected Vehicles and Rural Road Weather Management||05/20/2016||Rhonda Young, Associate Professor, Gonzaga|
|Is It Working? Are the Region's and City's Transportation Policies and Actions Moving Us in Their Desired Directions?||05/13/2016||Roger Geller, Bicycle Coordinator, City of Portland, Oregon|
|Measuring What We Value: Using Performance Measures to Achieve Goals||05/06/2016||Chris Rall, Pacific Northwest Field Organizer, Transportation For America|
|Track time and monetary costs of transportation as a comprehensive performance measure: Development and application of Transportation Cost Index||04/29/2016||Liming Wang, Assistant Professor, Toulan School of Urban Studies & Planning, Portland State University|