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
Upcoming Professional Development Events
|Topic||Time and Date||Speaker||Cost||Credit|
|Webinar: The Effects of Demand-Responsive Parking on Transit Usage and Congestion: Evidence from SFpark||10 am Tuesday, September 26||Nicole Ngo, University of Oregon||Free||1|
|Webinar: Racial Bias in Driver Yielding Behavior at Crosswalks: Understanding the Effects||10 am Thursday, October 26||Kimberly Kahn, Portland State University||Free||1|
|Webinar: What Do We Know About Location Affordability in US Shrinking Cities?||10 am Thursday, November 09||Joanna Ganning, Cleveland State University||Free||1|
|Webinar: Bike-Ped Portal||10 am Tuesday, December 19||Hau Hagedorn, TREC, IBPI, Portland State University||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: Breaking Barriers to Bike Share: Insights on Equity||Aug 22, 2017||Nathan McNeil, Jennifer Dill and John MacArthur; Portland State University|
|Webinar: Land Use Mix and Pedestrian Travel Behavior: Advancements in Conceptualization and Measurement||Jul 25, 2017||Steven Gehrke, Portland State University|
|Environmentally Sustainable and Affordable Housing Near Transit in Los Angeles||Jun 09, 2017||Marlon Boarnet, University of Southern California|
|China's Motorization Wave and the Place of Emerging Technologies||Jun 02, 2017||Christopher Cherry, University of Tennessee, Knoxville|
|Annual Metro Regional Trail Count and Why Local Extrapolation Factors Matter||May 26, 2017||Geoff Gibson, Metro|