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The table below provides information on upcoming events, activities, and webinars related to transportation planning. Click on a column header to sort by event date, organization, event name, or location.

Event Date Organization Event Name Type Location
Jun 22 - 24, 2015  TRB  5th International Symposium on Highway Geometric Design  - TRB is cosponsoring the 5th International Symposium on Highway Geometric Design on June 22-24, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The objective of this symposium is to stimulate continued world-wide improvements to highway geometric design. The symposium will focus on the latest research, policies, and innovative practices related to highway geometric design and their safety and operational effects.  Event   
Oct 26 - 29, 2014  TRB  21st National Conference on Rural Public and Intercity Bus Transportation: Setting Our Course for the Future  - TRB is cosponsoring the 21st National Conference on Rural Public and Intercity Bus Transportation: Setting Our Course for the Future on October 26-29, 2014, in Monterey, California. The conference is designed to explore best practice and current research in rural public and intercity bus transportation.  Event   
Sep 11, 2014  FHWA  Scenario Planning Applications for Freight Transportation  - Due to high interest, a second webinar focused on freight scenario planning will be held by the Federal Highway Administration. Registration for the first webinar scheduled for July 30th from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM ET is already full, so people interested in attending the Freight Scenario Planning webinar who have not already registered for the July 30th webinar should register for this webinar. The presentation content for both webinars is identical; registrants only need to attend one of the webinars. This webinar, led by the FHWA Office of Freight Management & Operations and the FHWA Office of Planning, will explore the use of scenario planning as a way to inform freight infrastructure and supply chain management activities and investments. Scenario planning is an analytical process that can help public and private sector transportation professionals plan for the future and better understand what changes might happen in the future. Agencies are increasingly finding value in applying the principles of scenario planning to freight transportation planning and decision-making.  
For more information contact dave.harris@dot.gov
Webinar   
Jul 30, 2014    Scenario Planning Applications for Freight Transportation  - This webinar is designed for State departments of transportation (DOTs), metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs), and other transportation agencies interested in or new to using scenario planning to inform freight infrastructure activities and investments. Registration for this event is full. For the latest updates on upcoming webinars on this topic, click the "Sign up for TPCB Updates" link at the top of your screen.  
For more information contact RAE.KEASLER@DOT.GOV
Webinar   
Jul 30, 2014  TRB  Performance Measurement for Asset Management - MAP-21 and Beyond  - TRB will conduct a webinar on July 30, 2014, from 12:30pm to 2:00pm ET that will summarize how MAP-21 encourages state departments of transportation to develop and report on performance measures as part of their transportation asset management plan. Participants must register in advance of the webinar, and there is a fee for non-TRB Sponsor or non-TRB Sustaining Affiliate employees. A certificate for 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) will be provided to attendees who register and attend the webinar as an individual.  Webinar   
Jul 29, 2014  TRB  National Asset Management Conference Post Conference Webinar: Transit State of Good Repair  - TRB will conduct a webinar on July 29, 2014, from 3:00pm to 4:30pm ET that will provide a summary of the “Transit State of Good Repair” track of the TRB Tenth Conference on Asset Management, held in April 2014. In addition to sharing strategies for developing practical solutions for asset management, webinar presenters will demonstrate how an asset management program can both improve an agency's business processes and provide the data necessary to develop a state of good repair program.  Webinar   
Jul 28, 2014  TRB  Climate Change, Extreme Weather Events and the Highway System  - TRB will conduct a webinar on July 28, 2014, from 2:00pm to 3:30pm ET that will cover the practitioners' guide portion of NCHRP Report 750: Strategic Issues Facing Transportation, Volume 2: Climate Change, Extreme Weather Events, and the Highway System: Practitioner’s Guide and Research Report. Participants must register in advance of the webinar, and there is a fee for non-TRB Sponsor or non-TRB Sustaining Affiliate employees. This webinar will provide a brief overview of climate modeling and will introduce a diagnostic framework for conducting adaptation planning for transportation. Webinar presenters will discuss potential impacts of different climate stressors, the potential impacts of climate change on maintenance and operations, and the types of strategies available to planners and engineers.  Webinar   
Jul 24, 2014  FHWA  TMIP Virtual Seminar: Three Presentations on Planning Tools  - There will be three presentations, each around 30 minutes with time for questions. Presentation 1: Sketch Traffic Forecasting Techniques from NCHRP 765, presented by Dr. Alan Horowitz, Dr. Tom Creasey, and Rob Bostrom. Presentation 2: Transportation Planner's Web-based Accessibility Toolkit, presented by Dr. Howard Slavin, Dr. Andres Rabinowicz, and Dr. Giovanni Flammia. Presentation 3: Anticipating & Comparing Transportation Investment Impacts using PET, presented by Dr. Kara Kockelman and Dr. Dan Fagnant.   Webinar   
For more information about the TPCB program, contact Michelle Noch at FHWA (202-366-9206) or John Sprowls at FTA (202-366-5362).

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