Tag Archives: Transportation Research Board

Designing and Producing High Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement and Recycled Asphalt Shingles Mixtures

The Transportation Research Board is hosting a webinar that will provide a summary of current practices for the use of reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) and recycled asphalt shingles (RAS) in design, production, and construction of asphalt mixtures. Presenters will discuss properties of recycled materials and factors to consider when producing and placing mixtures. There may be a fee. Learn more and register... Read more

TRB Annual Meeting

The Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) 96th Annual Meeting will cover all transportation issues, with more than 5,000 presentations in nearly 750 sessions. A number of sessions and workshops will focus on the meeting’s spotlight theme, Transportation Innovation: Leading the Way in an Era of Rapid Change. The meeting is expected to attract more than 12,500 transportation professionals from around the world. January 8-12 in Washington, D.C. Register now... Read more

Webinar: Facilitating Historic Preservation through Transit-Oriented Development

Join the Transportation Research Board for the release of a new Guide to Facilitate Historic Preservation through Transit-Oriented Development. Speakers include the project’s research investigators as well notable developers who are leaders in historic preservation in infill Transit Oriented Development. This webinar will provide useful tools for transportation planners, historic preservationists and anyone interested in this topic. Register now... Read more

Webinar: Shared Mobility and the Transformation of Public Transit

The ability to conveniently request, track, and pay for trips via mobile devices is transforming transportation mobility options. A report for the Transportation Research Board examined the relationship between public transportation and shared modes. This webinar will focus on several of the report’s key findings. The presenters will also discuss the opportunities and challenges for public transportation as they relate to technology-enabled mobility services and potential actions that public agencies may take to promote cooperation between public and private mobility... Read more

RFP: Guide for Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety at Alternative Intersections and Interchanges

The Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) has issued a request for proposals to develop a guide for transportation practitioners to improve and integrate pedestrian and bicycle safety considerations at alternative intersections and interchanges through planning, design, and operational treatments. Proposals due October 6. Learn more... Read more

Economic Impact Case Study Tool for Transit

The Transportation Research Board’s (TRB) Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) released Report 186: Economic Impact Case Study Tool for Transit. The report highlights the results of a project intended to create the prototype for a web-based database of public transit investment projects and their associated economic outcomes. Read more... Read more

Shared Mobility and the Transformation of Public Transit

This new report from the Transportation Research Board (TRB) examines the relationship between public transportation and shared modes, such as bikesharing, carsharing, microtransit and ridesourcing services. The objective of this research was to examine potential issues of new modes and explore opportunities and challenges for public transportation as they relate to technology-enabled mobility services, including suggesting ways that transit can learn from, build upon, and interface with these new modes. Learn more... Read more

TRB Accepts Abstracts for Health Care and Transportation Workshop and Webcast

​The Transportation Research Board (TRB) and the Health and Medicine Division of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine are holding a workshop and webcast on June 6-7 in Washington, DC, that will explore the interface of health care and transportation. TRB is seeking abstracts for presentations that could be delivered at the workshop. Abstracts are due by April 17. Learn more... Read more

Transportation Investment for Economic Development: Making the Case

This report from the ​Transportation Research Board (TRB) examines the presentations made during a peer exchange in August 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. The meeting focused on opportunities for collaboration between State Departments of Transportation and their economic development counterparts. Read report... Read more
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