Post date: Thu, 01/24/2019 - 10:05am
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Seven Portland State University graduate students received Eisenhower Fellowships presented by the U.S. Department of Transportation at this year's annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB): Mike McQueen, Travis Glick, Greg Norton, Jael Wettach-Glosser and Santiago Espinosa Wild of the Maseeh College of Engineering & Computer Science, and Baxter Shandobil and Kelly Rodgers of the Nohad Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning at Portland State University.

Glick, Norton and Wettach-Glosser also won Eisenhower Fellowships last year, making this their second year in a row to earn the prestigious award.

If you missed seeing these students present at TRB, it's not too late to check out their research! You can catch up with them on February 7 at TRB Aftershock, where Portland State students' TRB posters will be on display in the Engineering Building.

Read about other Portland State University research at TRB by checking out our 2019 Highlights.

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Post date: Wed, 01/09/2019 - 4:43pm
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Each year, Portland State University researchers make a showing at the annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB), and 2019 so far is living up to expectations. See below for a few highlights from the more than 26 PSU researchers (including 11 students) who are presenting this year in D.C., and follow us on Twitter for live updates. See when & where all PSU researchers will be presenting in our handy guide.

Download the PSU at TRB 2019 Guide (PDF).

Also, we invite you to a scavenger hunt: Visit PSU poster sessions to collect all of this year's TREC at TRB sticker variants!

Monday, January 14 (3:45pm–5:30pm)

Current Issues in Alternative Transportation Fuels and Technologies Poster Session

John Macarthur of the Transportation Research & Education Center (TREC) and graduate student Michael Harpool will present "Survey of Oregon Electric Vehicle Owners: Understanding...

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Post date: Wed, 01/09/2019 - 12:03pm
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Feb 07, 2019
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Join us for our annual tradition: TRB Aftershock! Portland State University students will presenting posters on the transportation research they brought to the TRB Annual Meeting this past Januaryin Washington D.C. — the largest gathering of transportation professionals in North America.

This event is hosted by PSU's ITE student group, Students in Transportation Engineering & Planning (STEP), and sponsored by:

Don't miss this exciting once-a-year event! Light refreshments and a cash bar will be provided.

Transportation Research and Education Center (TREC) at Portland State University
TREC at PSU is home to the National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC), the Initiative for Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation (IBPI), and other transportation programs. TREC produces research and tools for transportation decision makers, develops K-12 curriculum to expand the diversity and capacity of the workforce, and engages students and young professionals through education.

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2019 annual NITC Reception at TRB 2019 on January 15 from 7:30 - 10:30 PM at Fado Irish Pub
Post date: Mon, 10/29/2018 - 5:57pm
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Jan 15, 2019
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7:30 PM – 10:30 PM EST

The National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC) invites you to join us for our annual reception at the 98th Annual TRB Meeting for a night of networking, fun, and bingo made especially for you transportation wonks.

Once again, we've bought out the whole bar (Fado Irish Pub)!

We'll be running networking bingo (transportation style), and handing out big and small prizes provided by our research consortium of six universities (Portland State University, University of Oregon, Oregon Institute of Technology, University of Utah and new partners University of Arizona and University of Texas at Arlington).

Please RSVP so that we can plan for your attendance and email you a reminder. Complimentary appetizers (at limited capacity) will be provided.

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Post date: Wed, 03/14/2018 - 11:20am
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Four Portland State University graduate students received Eisenhower Fellowships presented by the U.S. Department of Transportation at this year's annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB): David R. Soto Padín, Travis Glick, Gregory Norton and Jael Wettach-Glosser are all civil engineering students in the Maseeh College of Engineering & Computer Science at Portland State University.

David Soto Padín, current President of Students in Transportation Engineering and Planning (STEP) at PSU, presented his research in a poster, "Bikeshare + Transit Integration: Best Practices for Increasing Ridership (PDF)," during TRB's Eisenhower Fellowship poster session. He will be working on researching bike share as a "last mile" mode choice for rail rapid transit in the American context. He also presented research on bicyclist positioning behavior at signalized...

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Post date: Fri, 01/05/2018 - 12:28pm
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Feb 01, 2018
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Join us for the 2018 TRB Aftershock event, sponsored by the Portland Chapter of Young Professionals in Transportation (YPT) and Portland State University's transportation student group, Students in Transportation Engineering and Planning (STEP)!

Each January, Portland State graduate students travel to Washington, D.C., to present their research in front of a national audience at the annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board. The aftershock gathering, a PSU tradition, is a chance for fellow students to see the research they presented and hear about the conference.

Refreshments will be provided, and student TRB posters will be on display.

RSVP HERE

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Post date: Thu, 12/07/2017 - 2:11pm
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Feb 02, 2018
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tr*NEW* LOCATION: Karl Miller Center at PSU, 631 SW Harrison St., Room 465
*NEW* REGISTRATION: Sign up through GoToWebinar

Portland State University students share the work they presented at the annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 2018:

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Post date: Wed, 11/29/2017 - 3:14pm
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Jan 08, 2018
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7:00 PM – 10:30 PM EST

The National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC) and TransitCenter invites you to join us for our annual reception at the 97th Annual TRB Meeting for a night of networking, fun, and bingo made especially for you transportation wonks.

And this time, we've bought out the whole bar (Fado Irish Pub)!

We'll be running networking bingo (transportation style*), and handing out big and small prizes - provided by our research consortium of six universities (Portland State University, University of Oregon, Oregon Institute of Technology, University of Utah and new partners University of Arizona and University of Texas at Arlington), TransitCenter, and PeopleForBikes.

Please RSVP so that we can plan for your attendance and email you a reminder. Complimentary appetizers (at limited capacity) will be provided.


 

*You might be wondering, "What does 'transportation style' mean?"
It means you'll be charged with finding someone who:

*Has been yelled at during a public meeting...

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Post date: Tue, 10/24/2017 - 2:43pm
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Jan 26, 2018
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*NEW* LOCATION: Karl Miller Center at PSU, 631 SW Harrison St., Room 465
*NEW* REGISTRATION: Sign up through GoToWebinar

Portland State University students will share the work they presented at the annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 2018:

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Post date: Tue, 10/24/2017 - 2:40pm
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Jan 19, 2018
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*NEW* LOCATION: Karl Miller Center at PSU, 631 SW Harrison St., Room 465
*NEW* REGISTRATION: Sign up through GoToWebinar

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