Towards Road Freight Decarbonisation: Trends, Measures and Policies
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 20:21:34 GMT
The International Transport Forum has released a report that describes how to decrease road freight’s carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. This report highlights policy areas that may need adjustment for effective decarbonization of road freight. It also identifies where there are gaps in previous research.
New in the 2019 TRB Annual Meeting Exhibit Hall: Connected and Automated Vehicle Showcase, Headshots, and TRB Live! Theaters
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 05:06:46 GMT
Take a test ride in an autonomous shuttle, see a prototype of an automated passenger car, and learn more about the principles behind U.S. DOT’s Automated Vehicles 3.0 initiative at the TRB Connected and Automated Vehicle Showcase, which will be located in the exhibit hall during the 98th TRB Annual Meeting.   While you are in the exhibit hall, visit the TRB booth to get your complimentary headshot portrait taken by a professional photographer and emailed directly to you.  Also don't forget...
Conference Proceedings on the Web 22: Transforming the Marine Transportation System Through Multimodal Freight Analytics
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:15:14 GMT
TRB has released Transforming the Marine Transportation System Through Multimodal Freight Analysis: Proceedings of the Fifth Biennial Marine Transportation System Research and Development Conference that summarizes the discussion about multimodal freight transportation that took place on June 19-21, 2018.The conference considered potential research to address issues associated with transforming the marine transportation system (MTS) and explored opportunities to harness robust multimodal freight transpor...
2019 TRB Annual Meeting: Mobile App Now Available
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 05:06:46 GMT
Download the TRB Annual Meeting mobile app , supported by the PTV Group, prior to arriving at the 98th TRB Annual Meeting, January 13-17, 2019, in Washington, D.C. To download the app, search “TRB 2019” in the App Store or Google Play. When opening the app for the first time, enter the same email address used to register for the Annual Meeting. The app provides registered attendees with the ability to search the full schedule of events, program participants, floor plans, exhibitors, and more through thei...
Renewing the National Commitment to the Interstate Highway System: A Foundation for the Future
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 16:00:00 GMT
Live Webcast Event : December 6, 2018 at 11:00 AM EST TRB Special Report 329: Renewing the National Commitment to the Interstate Highway System: A Foundation for the Future explores pending and future federal investment and policy decisions concerning the federal Interstate Highway System. Congress asked the committee to make recommendations on the “features, standards, capacity needs, application of technologies, and intergovernmental roles to upgrade the Interstate System” and to advise on any changes...
Level of Service Requirements of Freight on Rural Roads and Refinement of Heavy Vehicle Roughness Band Index
Sat, 01 Dec 2018 16:01:47 GMT
Austroads has released a report that investigates the subjective ratings of ride quality A, B, and C roads in Victoria, Australia. This report tests the ride quality of both passenger cars and a range of heavy vehicles and uses these results to define levels of service for rural roads. The report is available for no fee after logging onto the site.
2019 TRB Annual Meeting: Curated Programs Now Available
Sat, 01 Dec 2018 05:06:46 GMT
TRB is offering a variety of curated programs of sample Annual Meeting sessions, as guides for attendees who have specific interests. Newcomers to the TRB Annual Meeting, or those just looking for suggestions for navigating nearly 800 sessions and workshops on virtually every aspect of transportation, may find these charts helpful in deciding how to make the best use of their time at the meeting. The curated lists are not all inclusive; attendees still can consult the Interactive Program for a full list ...
2019 TRB Annual Meeting: Feature Your Organization at the Careers in Motion Networking Fair
Sat, 01 Dec 2018 05:00:00 GMT
TRB's second annual Careers in Motion Networking Fair takes place on January 13, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, during the 2019 TRB Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. The event provides an opportunity for prospective employers from a wide range of sectors and modes to meet with transportation professionals interested in working for their organizations. TRB is seeking employers to feature their organizations at the event. By participating, employers will gain ...
2019 TRB Annual Meeting: Early Bird Registration Ends November 30
Mon, 26 Nov 2018 14:59:59 GMT
Register and make hotel reservations today for the TRB 98th Annual Meeting, January 13-17, 2019, in Washington, D.C. Early Bird Registration rates end November 30, 2018. Registration is required for all Annual Meeting attendees, including session speakers, poster presenters, and those who attend the exhibit hall, career fair, or any workshops. Full Registration also includes full access to: *Annual Meeting Interactive Program (available in November 2018) *Annual Meeting Mobile App, supported by PTV Grou...
Giving Tuesday: TRB's November Centennial Anniversary Fundraising Goal is Within Reach with Your Support
Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:25:40 GMT
TRB is about $3,000 away from meeting its goal of securing $20,000 by Giving Tuesday, November 27.  Funding raised will be used to help support various activities being developed to commemorate TRB's centennial--November 11, 2020. Contributing to the Century Club ensures that you are linked with TRB forever through the inclusion of your name in the TRB 100 Year History book that will be available beginning in January 2020. In addition, your contribution will fund centennial related efforts that will...