Upcoming Event: Transportation Research Board 2012 Annual Meeting

This year's annual TRB meeting focuses on "putting innovation and people to work." Photo by Eric Allix Rogers.

The Transportation Research Board will hold its 91st Annual Meeting on January 22-26, 2012, in Washington, D.C. at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park, Omni Shoreham, and Washington Hilton hotels. The event’s theme, “Transportation: Putting Innovation and People to Work,” will cover a range of topics, including bus rapid transit. On Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Dario Hidalgo, director of research and practice at EMBARQ (the producer of this blog), will present on “Bus Rapid Transit Development in Latin America: Lessons Learned and Challenges Ahead.”

Here is a sample of the available sessions and workshops covering road safety, sustainable transportation, data and  design:

The event will also include a session dedicated to the vision of the late Dr. Leon “Lee” Schipper, co-founder of EMBARQ: “Following in Lee Schipper’s Footsteps in Pursuit of Good Travel and Fuel Economy Data: Status of U.S. Travel Data and Options for Improvement.”

Learn more about the Transportation Research Board’s 2012 91st Annual Meeting and browse the interactive program.

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