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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.

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Feb 25 - 26, 2019  Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization  Safe Streets Summit  - The Safe Streets Summit brings together national speakers, public officials, technical staff, and community partners to elevate efforts to design and implement safe and equitable transportation facilities for all modes of transportation. The Summit is a collaborative effort between the Miami-Dade Transportation Planning Organization, the Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization, and the Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency. This year, the Summit will be held at the Intercontinental Miami hotel in Miami-Dade County.   Event  Miami 
Feb 27, 2019  TRB  TRB Webinar: Practical Design Principles for Affordable Roundabouts  - While roundabouts have proven useful for pedestrians, transit users, and commuters, they are sometimes expensive. This webinar will discuss how practical design principles can be used to help agencies afford roundabouts. Presenters will describe case studies throughout the United States that have successfully used practical design concepts for constructing new roundabouts. They will highlight the decision making process and technical aspects that allowed these roundabouts to be more affordable than conventional designs. 
For more information contact Reggie Gillum, RGillum@nas.edu
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Mar 5, 2019  NTSB  NTSB and TRB Webinar: Leading Future Improvements in Transportation Safety  - TRB and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will cohost this webinar, which will cover the 2019-2020 NTSB’s Most Wanted List and TRB’s Critical Issues in Transportation 2019 report. Presenters will focus on issues of safety and security across all modes of transportation. The NTSB Most Wanted List identifies what the NTSB has prioritized as its top safety priorities across all modes to prevent accidents and save lives. This list serves as the NTSB’s roadmap for developing multi-modal lifesaving solutions.  
For more information contact Reggie Gillum, RGillum@nas.edu
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Mar 5 - 6, 2019  Shared-Use Mobility Center  National Shared Mobility Summit  - This conference will explore how different mobility options can work together to create a multi-modal transportation system that works for all. The event is sponsored by the Shared-Use Mobility Center, a nonprofit, public-interest organization dedicated to achieving a multimodal transportation ecosystem that's universal, affordable, and sustainable.  
For more information contact info@sharedusemobilitycenter.org
Event  Chicago 
Mar 9 - 12, 2019  League of American Bicyclists  20th Annual National Bike Summit  - The National Bike Summit is a major annual bike advocacy event, uniting the voices of bicyclists on Capitol Hill and showcasing successes on the ground, learning how they happen, and exploring ways to expand their reach. The theme of this year's summit is "SHIFT: Accelerating the Movement to Build a Bicycle Friendly America for Everyone."  
For more information contact Kevin Dekkinga, kevin@bikeleague.org
Event  Arlington 
Apr 2 - 4, 2019  FTA  FTA's Drug and Alcohol Program National Conference  - This free three-day program will provide background on Procedures for Transportation Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs (49 CFR Part 40) and Prevention of Alcohol Misuse and Prohibited Drug Use in Transit Operators (49 CFR Part 655). The conference will offer attendees the opportunity to choose from a variety of sessions, including training for beginner and advanced Drug and Alcohol Program Managers, how to run a compliant drug and alcohol program, questions and answers with industry experts, an update from the Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy and Compliance and many more. 
For more information contact FTA Drug & Alcohol Program, 617-494-6336
Event  Milwaukee 
Apr 7 - 9, 2019  APTA  2019 14th National Light Rail & Streetcar Conference  - The National Light Rail & Streetcar Conference is co-sponsored by APTA and TRB. Sessions showcase the positive results experienced in metropolitan areas that have embraced light rail and streetcar and explore new ways to plan, design, construct, maintain, and operate light rail and streetcar systems.  
For more information contact Kwakuita Spence: kspence@apta.com
Event  Jersey City 
Sep 10 - 13, 2019  TRB  6th International Conference on Women’s Issues in Transportation (WIiT 2019)  - This conference explores women’s perspectives, challenges, achievements, and opportunities with respect to travel and transportation. Session tracks include women’s travel behavior patterns; transportation planning and policy processes to consider women’s issues; women’s safety, personal security, and health considerations in transportation; and women and emerging transportation technologies. The conference provides an update on the progress and challenges in relation to women and mobility; explores how gender equality practices in transportation are increasing business and economics development; exchanges ideas on how public agencies can incorporate good gender equality policies and practices with approaches to oversee efforts and measure performance; and examines methods to address safety and security of women who are employed with or using transportation systems. Registration is open.   Event  Irvine, California 
For more information about the TPCB program, please email TPCB@dot.gov.

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