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 3: Positive Utility of Travel & Impact of Bike Facilities||Friday, February 24, 2017, 12:00pm PST||Patrick Singleton and Wei Shi, Portland State University|
|Big data and the future of travel modeling||Friday, March 3, 2017, 12:00pm PST||Greg Macfarlane, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff|
|Friday Transportation Seminar: Topic TBD||Friday, March 10, 2017, 12:00pm PST||Eleni Christofa, UMass Amherst|
|Friday Transportation Seminar: Topic TBD||Friday, March 17, 2017, 12:00pm PDT||Peter Bosa, Oregon Metro|
Upcoming Professional Development Events
|Webinar: Bang for the Buck? Following the Money from Transportation Decisions to Outcomes||03/21/2017 - 10:00am||Rob Zako, University of Oregon||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
|Webinar: Integrating explicit and implicit methods in travel behavior research: A study of driver attitudes and bias||02/21/2017||Tara Goddard, Portland State University|
|Using Fuzzy Cognitive Maps to Model Policy Issues in the face of Uncertainty and Limited Data||02/17/2017||Brian Gregor, Oregon Analytics|
|Individual decision making in online public-participation transportation planning||02/10/2017||Martin Swobodzinski, Portland State University|
|Empty Spaces webinar confronts parking at transit-oriented developments||01/31/2017|
|Student Presentations from TRB, Week 2: Travel-Time Reliability and Equitable Bike Share||01/27/2017||Travis Glick and Steven Howland, Portland State University|