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
|Integrative Public Transport in a Segmented City: Reflections from Jerusalem||Friday, September 30, 2016 - 12:00pm||Galit Cohen-Blankshtain, Ph.D., School of Public Policy and Dept. of Geography, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem|
|The Bridge and the City||Friday, October 7, 2016 - 12:00pm||Daniel Biau, Ph.D., International Consultant and Author|
|Can Location Value Capture Pay for Transit? Organizational Challenges of Transforming Theory Into Practice||Friday, October 14, 2016 - 12:00pm||Deborah Salon, Assistant Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, Arizona State University|
|Seminar—Topic TBA||Friday, October 21, 2016 - 12:00pm||Anne Dunning, University of Kansas|
|Seminar—Topic Near-road air quality, Title TBA||Friday, October 28, 2016 - 12:00pm||Christine Kendrick, PBOT|
|Seminar—Topic FTA guidebook on bike-ped access to transit, Title TBA||Friday, November 4, 2016 - 12:00pm||Lynn Weigand, TREC|
|Seminar—Topic transit-oriented development, Title TBA||Friday, November 18, 2016 - 12:00pm||Ian Carlton, EcoNorthwest|
|Seminar—Topic Improving Activity-Based Travel Demand Models for Local Applications, Title TBA||Friday, December 2, 2016 - 12:00pm||Ben Stabler, RSG|
Upcoming Professional Development Events
No upcoming events
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: States on the Hot Seat: State Efforts to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Transportation||06/14/2016||Rebecca Lewis, Assistant Professor, University of Oregon|
|Pursuing Vision Zero in Seattle – Results of a Systemic Safety Analysis||06/03/2016||Rebecca Sanders, Senior Planner, Toole Design Group|
|MURP Workshop Extravaganza||05/27/2016||Lea Anderson, Curtis Fisher and teams; Portland State University|
|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|