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2021 Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting

January 5 - 29, 2021

Virtual Conference
United States

Join thousands of transportation professionals from around the world — including many of our own — virtually at the 2021 TRB 100th Annual Meeting!

Check out our industry experts’ sessions and posters, covering a wide range of topics, including safety, accessibility, bridges and structures, cyber resiliency, 3D modeling and more! Sessions and workshops will center on the meeting’s spotlight theme: Launching a New Century of Mobility and Quality of Life, and how today’s professionals are creating solutions to prepare our transportation systems and communities for the future.

We’re a proud patron of the 100-year celebration.

Our Sessions

Wednesday, January 6

AKB00: Bridges and Structures Section Executive Board

  • 9-10:30 a.m. CST | Domenic Coletti, presiding

AT060: Truck Size and Weight Joint Subcommittee

  • 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. CST | Daniel Haake, presiding

AKB00 AKB00(1): Bridges and Structures Collaboration Subcommittee

  • 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. CST | Domenic Coletti, presiding

AMR40: Systems, Enterprise and Cyber Resilience Committee

  • 1-4 p.m. CST | Michael Lewis, presiding

Thursday, January 7

AKB60: Tunnels and Underground Structures

  • 1-4 p.m. CST | Brian Leshko, presiding

Friday, January 8

AR060 | Rail Transit Infrastructure Design and Maintenance Committee

  • 9 a.m.–noon CST | Anthony Bohara, presiding

Wednesday, January 13

AMR40: Cybersecurity Subcommittee

  • 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. CST | Michael Lewis, presiding

ACP40: Cross-Cutting and Modal Issues Subcommittee

  • 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. CST | Christopher Kinzel, presiding

Thursday, January 14

ACP40: Leadership Subcommittee (sponsored by standing Committee on Highway Capacity and Quality of Service)

  • 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. CST | Speaker: Christopher Kinzel

AT060: Trucking Industry Research Committee

  • 1-4 p.m. CST | Daniel Haake, presiding

Thursday, January 21

1005: Tunnel Load Rating Workshop

  • 9 a.m.–noon CST | Brian Leshko, presidingBernard Frankl, presenter

Friday, January 22

1027: Safety Performance Decision Making: Advancing Research Through Implementation: Setting the Stage

  • 9 a.m.–12 p.m. CST | Beth Wemple, presenter

Monday, January 25

1133: Rail Transit Updates

  • 3-4:30 p.m. CST | Anthony Bohara, presiding

Wednesday, January 27

1294: The History of Rural Interstate Speed Limits in the United States

  • 12–1:30 p.m. CST | Thomas Cook, poster presenter

1295: New Intersection Crash Prediction Models for the Second Edition of the Highway Safety Manual

  • 12–1:30 p.m. CST | Presenter: Daniel Cook

1295: Developing an Index-based Methodology to Assess the Quality of SPF Calibration. A Multivariate Approach

  • 12–1:30 p.m. CST | Samuel Klump, Beth Wemple & Richard Storm, poster presenters

1284: NEPA in the 21st Century - A Discussion about NEPA Implementation in Light of CEQ’s Final Rule: Benefits and Challenges of Implementation

  • 12–1:30 p.m. CST | Diane Nulton, presenter

Thursday, January 28

1324: An Overview of the Supplement to the Reference Guide for Load Rating of Tunnel Structures

  • 9–10:30 a.m. CST | Brian Leshko & Bernard Frankl, presenters

1391: Current Topics in Tunnels and Underground Structures

  • 12–1:30 p.m. CST | Brian Leshko, presiding

1412: Statewide Analysis of Truck GPS Data to Understand Truck Parking Utilization

  • 3-4:30 p.m. CST | Makarand Gawade & Arjun Chauhan, poster presenters

Friday, January 29

1429: Assessing Changes in Accessibility and Its Impact on Rent-Burdened Households

  • 9–10:30 a.m. CST | Brian Waterman, Lauren Adams & Kaisha Rose, poster presenters

1442: Preparing CE&I Workforce for 3D Model-based Deliverables

  • 12-1:30 p.m. CST | Presenter: Alexa Mitchell

Stop by our Virtual Booth!

During the month-long meeting, make sure to take the opportunity to network with HDR professionals with experience in all aspects of transportation!