With many people working and attending classes remotely these days, there is an abundance of online educational content coming through our feeds. Articles, webinars, and podcasts are wonderful ways to continue learning about what’s going on in the transportation world during the time at home—but we know it can also be overwhelming. So we assembled a list of suggestions for you from organizations across the industry.

We will continue updating this list, so keep checking in. If your organization has an upcoming webinar to add to the list, feel free to let us know!

Upcoming Webinars in the Transportation Industry

Findings From 15 Years of Travel Surveys at Portland Area Transit-Oriented Development

June 2, 11:00 am PDT 

Portland State University Transportation Research & Education Center (TREC) | PDH: 1 hr | AICP: 1 hr

This webinar will present select findings from the following two studies: Exploring geographic differences within the Portland region in terms of travel behavior and attitudes of TOD residents, including differences between TODs within the city of Portland, in eastside suburbs, and in westside suburbs. Conducting a second wave of surveys for select TODs to understand if travel behavior or attitudes changed over time, particularly as neighborhoods surrounding the buildings were built up.

Road to Recovery Webinar Series

Every Wednesday June 3-24, 10:00 am PDT

Eno Center for Transportation

This webinar series will focus on how transportation organizations and industry professionals can strategically prepare for the post-COVID future.

Evolution of Project Delivery Information Systems

June 4, 11:00 am PDT

Transportation Research Board (TRB) 

Project delivery information systems are crucial for transportation projects. This webinar will discuss the history and evolution of these systems. Presenters will identify current practices of project delivery systems and explore the future of structured data acquisition and storage. They will also describe real-world applications of mobile applications and software systems by discussing the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s Construction practices.

Story First: Strategies for Strong Virtual Communication

June 4, 12:30 pm PDT

Kittelson & Associates, Inc. 

With an abundance of virtual public engagement tools available these days, how can you select the approach and tool that will achieve your goals? Steve Rhyne and Susan Mah will share core principles of effective communication.

 

Binge-worthy Transportation Podcasts

ITE Talks Transportation 

This is a collaboration between ITE and Bernie Wagenblast, founder and editor of the Transportation Communication Newsletter and host of Transportation Radio. Each month, a new podcast features a thought leader within the transportation industry. 

The Mobility Podcast

A podcastabout autonomous vehicles, smart cities, connected vehicles, TNCs, and other emerging modes, with a focus on Congress and the US Department ofTransportation. 

Transit Unplugged

Hear from the top transit professionals around the world, sharing their personal stories about becoming transit leaders, and their thoughts on the future of transit. 

Talking Headways 

This is Streetsblog USA’s podcast. Streetsblog is a daily news site that connects people to information about how to reduce dependence on cars and improve conditions for walking, biking, and transit.  

Transportation Nation 

Transportation Nation combines the work of public radio newsrooms and their listeners as they build, rebuild and get around the nation changes.

ASCE Plot Points 

Every day in April, ASCE Plot Points is calling a different civil engineer from around the world to find out how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their life, their community, their work and the civil engineering profession. 

Sidewalk Talk 

Every Tuesday you can learn about connection, wellness, belonging, and listening on sidewalks.

Overhead Wire 

From transportation to urbanism and urban issues, this podcast is a great place to find out new information about cities. 

 

Transportation Blogs for Further Reading

Strong Towns

An international movement that’s dedicated to making communities across the United States and Canada financially strong and resilient.

ITE Journal

The Journal is written by and for transportation engineers, transportation planners, and others responsible for the safe and efficient movement of people and goods on our surface transportation systems.

Next City

Next City provides daily online coverage of the leaders, policies and innovations driving progress in metropolitan regions across the world.

Streetsblog

A daily news site that connects people to information about how to reduce dependence on cars and improve conditions for walking, biking, and transit.

Planetizen

A public-interest information exchange for the urban planning, design, and development community. It is a one-stop source for urban planning news, commentary, interviews, event coverage, book reviews, announcements, jobs, consultant listings, training, and more.

ASCE News

Showcases and serves the civil engineer by amplifying dynamic member voices and perspectives, and celebrating ASCE and its member activities, while featuring the information civil engineers need to know to advance their careers and engage as community leaders.