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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
A”¯podcast”¯about autonomous vehicles, smart cities, connected vehicles, TNCs, and other emerging modes, with a focus on Congress and the US Department of”¯Transportation.
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.
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 combines the work of public radio newsrooms and their listeners as they build, rebuild and get around the nation changes.
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.
Every Tuesday you can learn about connection, wellness, belonging, and listening on sidewalks.
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
An international movement that’s dedicated to making communities across the United States and Canada financially strong and resilient.
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 provides daily online coverage of the leaders, policies and innovations driving progress in metropolitan regions across the world.
A daily news site that connects people to information about how to reduce dependence on cars and improve conditions for walking, biking, and transit.
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.
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.