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
|Student Presentations from TRB, Week 1: Smart Growth Neighborhoods & Real-World Cycling||Friday, January 20, 2017, 12:00pm PST||Steven Gehrke and Alvaro Caviedes, Portland State University|
|Student Presentations from TRB: Week 2||Friday, January 27, 2017, 12:00pm PST||Travis Glick and Steven Howland, Portland State University|
|Student Presentations from TRB: Week 3||Friday, February 3, 2017, 12:00pm PST||Patrick Singleton and Wei Shi, Portland State University|
|Individual decision making in online public-participation transportation planning||Friday, February 10, 2017, 12:00pm PST||Martin Swobodzinski, Portland State University|
|Friday Transportation Seminar: Cognitive mapping model||Friday, February 17, 2017, 12:00pm PST||Brian Gregor|
|Friday Transportation Seminar: Topic TBD||Friday, February 24, 2017, 12:00pm PST||TBA|
|Friday Transportation Seminar: Lightweight Passive Data Model||Friday, March 3, 2017, 12:00pm PST||Greg Macfarlane, Parsons Brinckerhoff|
|Friday Transportation Seminar: Topic TBD||Friday, March 10, 2017, 12:00pm PST||Eleni Christofa|
|Friday Transportation Seminar: Topic TBD||Friday, March 17, 2017, 12:00pm PDT||Peter Bosa|
Upcoming Professional Development Events
|Webinar: Improving Walkability at Signalized Intersections with Signal Control Strategies||01/26/2017 - 10:00am||Sirisha Kothuri, Portland State University; Edward Smaglik, Northern Arizona University||Free||1|
|Empty Spaces webinar confronts parking at transit-oriented developments||01/31/2017 - 10:00am||N/A||N/A|
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
|Avoiding bus bunching: From theory to practice||01/13/2017||Ricardo Giesen, Universidad Catolica Chile|
|Webinar: State-wide Pedestrian and Bicycle Miles Traveled: Can we estimate it?||12/13/2016||Krista Nordback, University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center|
|Pricing and Reliability Enhancements in the San Diego Activity-Based Travel Model||12/02/2016||Joel Freedman, RSG|
|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|