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
May 18, 10:30 am PDT
As firm leaders focus on managing output, operations, and the bottom line, it becomes increasingly difficult for project engineers to identify how they can be most productive and remain indispensable, particularly if they are working remotely. This online class will discuss how young professionals can capitalize on their role, communicate with firm leadership, and contribute to the new goals of the firm.
May 18, 11:00 am PDT
Transportation Research Board
How do transportation agencies apply principles of green infrastructure (GI) to roadside water management? This webinar aims to answer this question. Presenters will identify how GI may be used to mitigate impacts of flooding, drought, and temperature extremes that affect infrastructure.
May 20, 12:00 pm PDT
Association of Pedestrian & Bicycle Professionals (APBP)
To ensure equitable transportation outcomes, we must prioritize the needs of those that are most disadvantaged. But how can we incorporate qualitative outcomes like equity? This webinar will present on an equity analysis designed for data-driven decision making by evaluating other key performance measures through the lens of equity.
May 21, 11:00 am PDT
Transportation Research Board
The webinar will present a roadmap that may help an airport establish key stakeholders and choose emissions reduction technologies. This roadmap may also help airports set goals, baselines, and targets, as well as identify funding opportunities. Presenters will walk through key insights for any airport interested in developing their own zero- or low emissions roadmap. They will share case studies and survey results from airports that are implementing GHG emissions reduction practices, as well as show how to get buy-in from senior management, make compelling business cases, and develop achievable emissions projections.
May 22, 10:00 am PDT
Join other young professionals for an open discussion on the challenges you’re facing working in a remote environment. Expected changes once businesses reopen and best practices for moving forward will also be covered.
May 26, 11:00 am PDT
Eno Center for Transportation
With Congress scrambling to address unprecedented unemployment and an economy in free-fall, negotiations over stimulus packages present new possibilities for one of the Trump administration’s long-promised priorities: infrastructure. This webinar will explore new and innovative policy approaches that will generate more value from existing U.S. infrastructure, including asset recycling and public-private partnerships.
May 27, 10:30 am PDT
Rather than focusing on normal project deliverables and deadlines, the rising stars in your firm are now grappling with shifting client needs, change orders, and accounts receivable more than ever before. This session will cover ways they can continue fulfilling their changing role with clients.
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.
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.