APBP Webinar: Safety Manuals - The Good Stuff

Wednesday, July 18, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:00pm PDT

The Transportation Research and Education Center (TREC) at Portland State University is hosting webinar viewings of the 2018 APBP webinars for the OR Chapter of APBP. These webinars are useful to professionals and advocates working in the field of bicycling and walking: planning, design, engineering, education, encouragement, evaluation, enforcement and advocacy.

See speakers and webinar descriptions on the APBP website here.

Would you like to host one of these webinar viewings?

By default, join us at Portland State University to watch these webinars for free (open to the public): PSU, Fourth Ave Building, 1900 SW 4th Ave, Suite 170-05, Portland OR 97201 (map) That said, we’d welcome any local Portland partner to take on host duties for any given month and we’ll share our Oregon Chapter access information. Contact us at asktrec@pdx.edu if you would like to host a viewing. Note - only one location can host a webinar at any given time, and it must be open to the public.

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Utrecht Mobility Hubs: TREC Summer Seminar and YPT Happy Hour

Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 3:30pm to 6:30pm PDT

TREC is co-hosting this event with the Portland chapter of Young Professionals in Transportation (YPT Portland). Listen to how the fastest growing city in the Netherlands is planning to absorb its growth by urbanization within the existing urban area. Between 2018 and 2030, the city of Utrecht is expecting its population to increase by 17% to 400,000. Visiting scholar Lucas van der Linde, Urban Mobility Traffic and Transport Policies Consultant at Goudappel Coffeng, will be sharing key strategies of the city’s growth plan, including mobility as a service (MaaS) and their focus on multimodal accessibility through mobility hubs in the inner city. 

3:30 - 4:30 PM: Summer Seminar is in Parsons Gallery Room 212 at the PSU College of Urban and Public Affairs. This seminar is an in-person only event; there will not be an online component.

4:30 - 6:30 PM: Post-seminar Happy Hour to follow at Growler USA (615 SW Harrison St, Suite B, Portland, OR 97201). This will be in lieu of YPT's monthly happy hour. 

Speaker

Lucas van der Linde, Gouddapel Cofeng

Lucas van der Linde is a Consultant in Urban Mobility, working for Goudappel Coffeng, the leading consultancy firm in...

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Data Science Course - Part 1: Introduction to Scientific Computing for Planners, Engineers, and Scientists

Monday, August 6, 2018, 9:00am PDT to Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 5:00pm PDT

This summer we're hosting a two-part data science course. You can register for one or the other– or attend both parts at a discount: Data Science Course 2018, Part 2: Intermediate/Advanced Scientific Computing for Planners, Engineers, and Scientists.

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Did you ever feel you are “drinking from a hose” with the amount of data you are attempting to analyze? Have you been frustrated with the tedious steps in your data processing and analysis process and thinking, “There’s gotta be a better way to do things”? Are you curious what the buzz of data science is about? If any of your answers are yes, then this course is for you.

Classes will all be hands-on sessions with lecture, discussions and labs. Participants can choose to sign up for one or both courses. For more information, ...

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Data Science Course - Part 2: Intermediate/Advanced Scientific Computing for Planners, Engineers, and Scientists

Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 9:00am PDT to Friday, August 10, 2018, 5:00pm PDT

This summer we're hosting a two-part data science course. You can register for one or the other– or attend both parts at a discount: Data Science Course 2018, Part 1: Introduction to Scientific Computing for Planners, Engineers, and Scientists

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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Did you ever feel you are “drinking from a hose” with the amount of data you are attempting to analyze? Have you been frustrated with the tedious steps in your data processing and analysis process and thinking, “There’s gotta be a better way to do things”? Are you curious what the buzz of data science is about? If any of your answers are yes, then this course is for you.

Classes will all be hands-on sessions with lecture, discussions and labs. Participants can choose to sign up for one or both courses. For more information, download the...

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Webinar: Meeting & Exceeding Mobility User Expectations with Real-Time Transit Information

Thursday, August 9, 2018, 10:00am to 11:00am PDT
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Every day transit riders ask the same question: when’s the next one coming? To answer this question, transit agencies are transitioning to providing real-time transit information through smartphones or displayed at transit stops. 

The proliferation of transit planning and real time arrival tools that have hit the market over the past decade is staggering. Yet with transit ridership on the decline, agencies can’t afford to ignore the importance of providing accurate, real time information to their customers. Real-time transit information improves the reliability and efficiency of passenger travel, but barriers have prevented some transit agencies from adopting the GTFSrealtime v1.0 technology. A new NITC-funded study in May led by Sean Barbeau of the University of South Florida seeks to remove some of these barriers to make real-time transit info a universal amenity. As a public agency partner, moovel focuses on delivering simple, frictionless and accurate information through mobile applications. From mobile ticketing to multi/intermodal trip planning, booking and payment, moovel’s mobile apps take a customer-first approach to enhance the customer...

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IBPI Workshop: Comprehensive Bikeway Design

Monday, August 13, 2018, 8:00am PDT to Friday, August 17, 2018, 4:30pm PDT

This summer we're hosting three workshops through our program, the Initiative for Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation (IBPI). Learn more: Integrating Bike-Ped Topics into University Transportation Courses (June 19 - 20) and Creating Effective Active Transportation Programs (Aug 19 - 21).

COURSE OVERVIEW

As communities have put bikeway plans into effect, we’ve learned what works and what doesn’t -- how to plan effectively, design correctly and make investments that get results. We’ve distilled those lessons into this course, which covers the fundamentals of bikeway design and planning through an intensive week of interactive classroom, field tours, and design exercises. 

Instructors draw from their years of experience, along with project examples, to highlight practical applications of the principles and techniques covered. The pioneers and leading practitioners in the field will teach the fundamentals of bikeway planning and design through an intensive week of classroom sessions and tours. The instruction and interaction with other participants will...

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APBP Webinar: Moving Beyond the Centerline - Advisory Bicycle Lanes, Best Kept Secret

Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 12:00pm to 1:00pm PDT

The Transportation Research and Education Center (TREC) at Portland State University is hosting webinar viewings of the 2018 APBP webinars for the OR Chapter of APBP. These webinars are useful to professionals and advocates working in the field of bicycling and walking: planning, design, engineering, education, encouragement, evaluation, enforcement and advocacy.

See speakers and webinar descriptions on the APBP website here.

Would you like to host one of these webinar viewings?

By default, join us at Portland State University to watch these webinars for free (open to the public): PSU, Fourth Ave Building, 1900 SW 4th Ave, Suite 170-05, Portland OR 97201 (map) That said, we’d welcome any local Portland partner to take on host duties for any given month and we’ll share our Oregon Chapter access information. Contact us at asktrec@pdx.edu if you would like to host a viewing. Note - only one location can host a webinar at any given time, and it must be open to the public.

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IBPI Workshop: Creating Effective Active Transportation Programs

Sunday, August 19, 2018, 8:00am PDT to Tuesday, August 21, 2018, 4:30pm PDT

This summer we're hosting three workshops through our program, the Initiative for Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation (IBPI). Learn more: Integrating Bike-Ped Topics into University Transportation Courses (June 19 - 20) and Comprehensive Bikeway Design (Aug 13 - 17)

COURSE OVERVIEW

This three-day workshop offers strategies for building and strengthening communities around increased walking and bicycling. You'll learn and experience firsthand the design of various, successful active transportation programs that incorporate these strategies.

We'll kick it off with city staff on a behind-the-scenes learning tour of Portland's Sunday Parkways, the city's premiere Open Streets initiative that attracts over 80,000 participants annually. The subsequent days will delve into other transportation demand management and transportation options programs that play a key role in helping more people to bike, walk, and use transit.

This course offers insights and strategies to make the case for policymakers, inspire communities, and build a movement...

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TREC/OAPA Webinar: Authentic Community Engagement

Thursday, August 30, 2018, 10:00am to 11:00am PDT
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This free webinar is hosted by TREC in partnership with the Oregon Chapter of the American Planning Association (OAPA).

OVERVIEW

This webinar will provide practical tools for designing effective and authentic community engagement for transportation projects. Too often, we can forget to ask ourselves who, what and why for our engagement processes.  Authentic community engagement requires us to think through exactly why we need to involve the public, how they can influence project decisions and who the most impacted people may be.  This session will walk you through the steps to plan a unique engagement approach for each project and share examples of what can happen when these tools are used correctly and what can go wrong when they are not.

KEY LEARNING TAKEAWAYS

These three important steps will make your community engagement more authentic and effective:

  • Identifying your audience. This is the first step because you can’t know how to reach people until you know which people you want to reach.
  • Developing goals and a strategy. You need a clear goal for your outreach. Understand why you need engagement and how that engagement will (or won’t) impact upcoming decisions, and use that...
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Transportation & Communities 2018: Academy Edition

Thursday, September 13, 2018, 8:00am PDT to Friday, September 14, 2018, 5:00pm PDT
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In honor of our 10-year anniversary, we’re trying something a little different. Instead of brief sessions that introduce you to a topic– we will be offering fifteen half-day workshops that focus on skill building and providing the tools to apply the latest research to practice. These will be hands-on, immersive learning experiences in a small classroom setting.

PRICING

This event is a la carte, and pricing is per workshop. You may attend as few as one, or as many as four workshops.

  • Half-Day Workshop (general admission): $95
  • Half-Day Workshop (student rate): $50

THE PROGRAM

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  • Survey Design: Asking the Right Questions
  • Bicycle/Pedestrian Focused Signal Timing Strategies: What, When, Where, Why, and How?
  • Activating Community Opportunities Using Transportation Organizations as Assets
  • Cost Accounting for Program and Budget Planning Today and Tomorrow
  • Data Analysis for Smarties Who Forgot What They Learned in College
  • What’s New in the HCM 6th Edition?
  • Ecological Momentary Assessment Methods with Transportation Disadvantaged Populations
  • Calculating...
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