COVID-19 and Transportation

Efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 are having noticeable impacts on the transportation system. Social distancing, teleworking, and travel bans are temporarily, and potentially permanently, remaking travel behaviors.  As transportation researchers and practitioners, we have a range of hypotheses we might want to test in these times. As several members of the committee were … Read more

Planning ahead for 2018?

If you have submitted a paper for the TRB Annual Meeting, you are probably well aware of when papers are due (August 1!), but many of us might not be aware of all the other deadlines that roll around the rest of the year for our committee activities. We have posted two new reference documents … Read more

2018 Annual Meeting Call for Papers

The committee’s call for papers for the 2018 Annual Meeting has been posted! We are a bit behind this year, so we know you probably will not start a new paper to respond. But if you already started a paper that is related, responding to our call will help direct the paper to our committee. … Read more

2017 Annual Meeting Call for Papers

The committee’s call for papers for the 2017 Annual Meeting has been posted! This year we have a set of topics under the general heading of “Transportation Issues in Major Cities.” You can find the call on the TRB site and in the committee documents (scroll down to paper calls). The topic areas we are … Read more

November updates!

1. Next Webinar Dec. 10th: Future Directions for Multimodal Research and Practice Join us for the next webinar in our series – Multimodality in Major Cities: Urban Success Stories. This webinar will focus on the most recent technological developments that facilitate multimodal transportation. The webinar will provide knowledge on current research advancements in urban multimodal … Read more

Webinar Sept. 16th!

Join the TRB Transportation Issues in Major Cities Committee for a webinar on Multimodality in Major Cities: Urban Success Stories Wednesday, September 16, from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm (Eastern Time) Register here: Speakers: Chris Pangilinan, New York City Transit Rob Viola, New York Department of Transportation Colin Quinn-Hurst, City of Salt Lake Katherine … Read more

Webinar Recording Now Available

We had a great set of presentations this past Friday on measuring multimodal transportation. If you missed it or want to re-watch, the recording is now posted online: []

Webinar June 26th!

Join the TRB Transportation Issues in Major Cities Committee and the National Association of City Transportation Officials for a free webinar on Measuring Multimodal Transportation Data Driven, Multimodal Approach for Urban Streets Performance Measurement   Friday, June 26, from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (Eastern Time) Register here: Speakers: Jamie Parks (City of Oakland), … Read more

2 upcoming committee events

Multimodal Trends in Transportation Webinar Tuesday, April 7, 12 noon – 1pm ET This is the first in a webinar series the committee is doing in order to create a space for experts from industry, government, and academia can disucss potential advancements in multimodal transportation. The first webinar will focus on major issues in urban … Read more

2015 TRB Annual Meeting | January 11-15, 2015

TRB’s 2015 Annual Meeting is rapidly approaching and we are looking forward to seeing you all there!  If you are planning to attend and you are a member or friend of ABE30, please fill out our quick survey so that we can get a quick sense of where / when we can expect to see … Read more