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
|Smart Cities: Improving the Roadside Environment with Distributed Sensor Systems||Friday, October 28, 2016, 12:00pm PDT||Christine Kendrick, PhD, City of Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability|
|Lessons from the Development of a Guidebook on Pedestrian and Bicycle Connections to Transit||Friday, November 4, 2016, 12:00pm PDT||Nathan McNeil, Allison Duncan and Drew DeVitis; Portland State University|
|Seminar—Topic transit-oriented development, Title TBA||Friday, November 18, 2016, 12:00pm PST||Ian Carlton, EcoNorthwest|
|Seminar—Topic Improving Activity-Based Travel Demand Models for Local Applications, Title TBA||Friday, December 2, 2016, 12:00pm PST||Ben Stabler, RSG|
Upcoming Professional Development Events
|Webinar: The Association Between Light Rail Transit, Streetcars and Bus Rapid Transit on Jobs, People and Rents||11/15/2016 - 10:00am||Arthur C. Nelson, University of Arizona||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: Transit Signal Priority Evaluation and Performance Measures||10/26/2016||Miguel Figliozzi, Portland State University|
|Planning Transportation for Recreational Areas||10/21/2016||Anne Dunning, University of Kansas|
|Can Location Value Capture Pay for Transit? Organizational Challenges of Transforming Theory Into Practice||10/14/2016||Deborah Salon, Assistant Professor, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, Arizona State University|
|The Bridge and the City||10/07/2016||Daniel Biau, Ph.D., International Consultant and Author|
|Integrative Public Transport in a Segmented City: Reflections from Jerusalem||09/30/2016||Galit Cohen-Blankshtain, Ph.D., School of Public Policy and Dept. of Geography, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem|