The NITC Guide to the 2018 Transportation Research Board (TRB) Conference

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This page serves as a homebase for our coverage of the 2018 Transportation Research Board (TRB) annual conference. Check back here for ongoing updates, as well as our Twitter and Facebook.

Highlights: NITC Universities at TRB

These are just a few highlights of NITC-funded research at TRB:


Involvement: NITC Researchers in the Program

Numbers represent involvement of NITC researchers, and not necessarily NITC-funded research. Download our printable guide to where our NITC researchers will be presenting here.

  • 75+ researchers from NITC-funded universities contributed to the program
  • 80 papers were accepted for presentation at the conference, in
    • 28 lectern presentations;
    • 56 posters; and
    • 3 workshops
  • NITC staff and researchers will preside over 12 meetings at the conference.
  • We're supporting the attendance of over 40 students to the annual meeting. Of the students attending, 20 are presenting work at the conference, 12 of them as lead authors.

The National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC), one of five U.S. Department of Transportation national university transportation centers, brings its research to the annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board every year. TRB is the nation's largest and most influential event on transportation research, brings together 12,000 people each year in Washington, D.C.

Housed at Portland State University, NITC is a program of the Transportation Research and Education Center (TREC). This Portland State-led research partnership includes the University of Oregon, Oregon Institute of Technology, University of Utah and new partners University of Arizona and University of Texas at Arlington.

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