Transportation Research Board

Washington, DC, United States

3.93

(13877 reviews)

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020, 2:17 p.m. CDT

1004: Speed Management

5

Really helpful information and view to the future of practices related to setting posted speed limits.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020, 1:14 p.m. CDT

1263: Engagement, Equity, and Experiments in Transit Planning: Lightning Talks

5

I liked the fast format

Monday, March 16, 2020, 4:21 p.m. CDT

1056: Adaptive Right Sizing: Building and Managing a Transportation System to Meet Evolving Needs

5

This was an excellent workshop and brought to light the extremely useful great NCHRP 917 publication

Wednesday, March 11, 2020, 8:48 p.m. CDT

1170: A Century of Progress?: Reflecting on How Transportation Has or Has Not Promoted Sustainability Outcomes in Equity, the Economy, and the Environment

5

It was good to hear two US House of Representatives members speaking about transportation. The question and answer session was particularly good.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020, 8:31 p.m. CDT

1004: Speed Management

5

This was a great session! Excellent to see NACTO and NCHRP speakers along with City engineering and DOT staff all discussing this important topic.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020, 8:42 a.m. CDT

1628: Communicating with John and Jane Q. Public About Transportation Funding

5

Great opportunity to engage with the award winners at the poster session

Tuesday, March 10, 2020, 8:38 a.m. CDT

1440: Communicating with John and Jane Q. Public About Transportation Funding

5

I always learn a lot from this annual showcase of the best practice case studies.

Monday, March 9, 2020, 9:40 a.m. CDT

1519: Transportation Accessibility Planning

4

Overall, this session went better than anticipated. The audience was very engaged.

Friday, March 6, 2020, 2:43 p.m. CST

1160: Do You Feel Me?: Creative Strategies to Engage a Diversity of Users

5

Really good speakers

Friday, March 6, 2020, 2:40 p.m. CST

1046: Strategic War Games: Moving a Shifting Demographic

5

I was a participant on the Detroit team as well as involved in planning the session. Exciting way to engage TRB attendees in scenerio planning.

Friday, March 6, 2020, 8:21 a.m. CST

1725: National Freight Research, Methods, and Tools to Understand Freight Transportation, Part 2 (Part 1, Session 1681)

4

Good fit across panel members

Friday, March 6, 2020, 8:19 a.m. CST

1192: Innovative Approaches to Procuring Innovations

4

A needed discussion as part of implementing innovation. Wish there was someone from the acquisition side as well.

Sunday, February 23, 2020, 4:33 p.m. CST

1229: Equity Reframed: Looking Back and Planning Ahead

5

Great speakers

Monday, February 10, 2020, 12:44 p.m. CST

1092: CEO Session: Equity's Role in Transportation Decision Making

5

This was a great TRB panel discussion on equity. I enjoyed the panelists and found it to be a thought-provoking discussion.

Thursday, February 6, 2020, 1:34 p.m. CST

1367: Understanding the Implications of E-Bikes and Considerations for Bicycling in the Rural Context

5

Excellent discussion with solid examples from BLM and National Parks.

Thursday, February 6, 2020, 12:41 p.m. CST

1439: Planning at a Crossroads

5

Excellent discussion by knowledgeable and thoughtful practitioners. Very enjoyable and thought-provoking reflections on where are are going in the transportation planning arena.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 12:52 p.m. CST

1726: A Look Back on a Century of Aviation System Planning: Accomplishments, Lessons, and Its Meaning for the Future

4

great historic photos

Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 12:50 p.m. CST

1754: Engagement and Management of Stakeholder Groups During the Airport Planning Process

4

great cross section of experience

Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 11:50 a.m. CST

1402: Urban Freight and Urban Form

3

Too academic to be applicable

Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 11:44 a.m. CST

1092: CEO Session: Equity's Role in Transportation Decision Making

5

Best session I've ever attended. Insightful and inspiring.

Monday, February 3, 2020, 5:07 p.m. CST

1047: Cross-Cutting Issues in Urban Congestion Pricing

5

This session did a good job of balancing the range of topics involved in implementating a congestion pricing scheme (i.e. technology and planning the rates, developing a strategic communication and press strategy, exploring the exceptions, and evaluating/researching). It was less interactive than other workshops, so I appreciated that use of live polling to stay engaged.

Monday, February 3, 2020, 8:39 a.m. CST

1769: Nudging the Commute: Behavioral Science and Mode Choice

5

Fascinating workshop on how behavioral sciences can be utilized to effect mode choice. Lots of questions left to be answered on how this may work long-term.

Monday, February 3, 2020, 8:24 a.m. CST

1160: Do You Feel Me?: Creative Strategies to Engage a Diversity of Users

4

Good information from diverse perspectives.

Thursday, January 30, 2020, 6:51 p.m. CST

1764: Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Transportation: State Best Practices and Experience

3

I was hoping to learn some new techniques here, innovative approaches using newer technologies. The information was current, but widely known.

Thursday, January 30, 2020, 6:50 p.m. CST

1752: Lessons from Around the World: Rural Rider Preferences, Mobility as a Service Feasibility, and Intermodal Services

4

good all round presentation seeing whats happening around the world. as with other sessions, would like to see some information on funding and difficulties in the planning of the operations.

Thursday, January 30, 2020, 6:47 p.m. CST

1708: Travel Modeling Techniques

4

know your basics going in and stay for the questions. They can be a tad hard to follow for the none mathematical mind, but fascinating.

Thursday, January 30, 2020, 6:40 p.m. CST

1679: Transformative Developments in Commuter Rail Planning

4

good session generating question that really added to the information gleaned.

Thursday, January 30, 2020, 6:36 p.m. CST

1544: First Mile/Last Mile: Transit Access Explorations

3

Definitely geared to the transportation crowd. more "everyday" info on impacts, public input needed.

Thursday, January 30, 2020, 6:34 p.m. CST

1472: Freight Day, Part 2: Sustainable and Efficient Solutions for Last Mile Distribution (Part 1, Session 1401; Part 3, Session 1549; Part 4, Session 1617)

3

Big room, hard to see the screen as well attended. Not as interesting as I had hoped. common knowledge. More information on impacts, public engagement would be great.

Thursday, January 30, 2020, 6:32 p.m. CST

1368: Making the Grade: Municipal Planning Organizations Using Data to Prioritize Investments

4

Informative. More route planning decision making as well as greater funding sources would get me to five stars.

Thursday, January 30, 2020, 6:29 p.m. CST

1321: Connecting New Modeling Techniques to Urban Rail Operations

3

Definitely highly technical. Some modelling 101 going would have been helpful.

Thursday, January 30, 2020, 6:27 p.m. CST

1235: Planning for Mega-Regions: New Initiatives and Technical Approaches to Address Complex Issues and Foster Productive Partnerships

4

good cross section of examples. ore comprehensive information would help. Funding, impacts for example.

Thursday, January 30, 2020, 6:25 p.m. CST

1194: Recent Developments in Commuter Rail System Analysis

3

Informative. overall impacts would have added to the learning curve.

Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 2:43 p.m. CST

1754: Engagement and Management of Stakeholder Groups During the Airport Planning Process

5

very interesting case studies

Friday, January 24, 2020, 2:18 p.m. CST

843: Communicating Environmental Commitments During Construction

5

applies well to my job

Friday, January 24, 2020, 2:17 p.m. CST

821: More Than Just the "Rural" of Rural Transit Service

5

Very useful in practice

Friday, January 17, 2020, 3:56 p.m. CST

765: Ongoing Air Service Battles in Small Communities

5

Very helpful

Friday, January 17, 2020, 3:49 p.m. CST

558: Advances in Light Rail and Streetcar Planning and Management

5

Very useful for future

Sunday, December 29, 2019, 3:54 p.m. CST

1130: Incorporating Equity in Pedestrian Planning and Policy

4

Very important topic, some really good presentations and some far less innovative or useful. Hope to see more sessions around the role of equity in transportation planning and around design issues to improve walking safety.

Sunday, December 29, 2019, 3 p.m. CST

434: Bus Transit Systems Planning, Design, and Operations

5

Excited to present the work we did to develop bus lanes in Baltimore and learned a lot from other organizations about their experiences with bus lanes and bus priority treatments.

Friday, December 27, 2019, 11:02 a.m. CST

1176: Analysis of Shared Mobility Systems

5

This was an excellent discussion of recent research, including groundbreaking work in Singapore.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 12:30 a.m. CST

290: Bikeshare Users and System Design

4

Research and information about barriers to bikeshare, innovations in bikeshare technology, and predicting the potential usage of bikeshare. Good to see some research on this growing area of transportation.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 11:56 p.m. CST

181: Equity Issues in Pedestrian Safety and Accessibility

4

Powerful session addressing the relationship between pedestrian safety and inequality, with a particular focus on the influence of racism and sexism.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 9:41 p.m. CST

138: Curbed Enthusiasm: Multimodal Planning, Operations, Enforcement, and Design to Optimize Curb Resources

5

Useful presentations and discussion about how to best use curb space with examples from San Francisco, Philly, NYC, & D.C. Great guidance about how to better manage this limited resource to improve transportation options, with specific discussion about bicycling, transit, and freight.

Monday, September 16, 2019, 8:39 a.m. CDT

1253: Historic Bridge Rehabilitation: How Much Is Too Much?

5

Eye-opening session. Tons of great examples!

Monday, June 3, 2019, 6:27 p.m. CDT

Socio-Economic and Land Use Modeling

5

this has been the best session of trb19 - love the land use talk

Monday, June 3, 2019, 3:34 p.m. CDT

Transit Visualization Tutorial

5

learned a lot!

Monday, June 3, 2019, 12:31 p.m. CDT

Moving Governance Concepts into Practice: A Roundtable Discussion of New Collaborative and Open Source Initiatives

5

Excellent session

Friday, May 17, 2019, 10:11 a.m. CDT

1584: Evolving Active Transportation Issues in National Parks and Public Lands

4

Interesting session.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 3 p.m. CDT

1087: Building Resilient Rail Transit

5

Nice workshop format, learn how transit operators are planning for for outage due to need for maintenance and storm events.

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