The TRB meeting, which is expected to attract more than 12,000 transportation professionals from around the world, will cover all transportation modes, with more than 5,000 presentations in nearly 800 sessions and workshops, addressing topics of interest to policy makers, administrators, practitioners, researchers, and representatives of government, industry and academic institutions.
“This year’s TRB meeting has given us a platform to highlight a wide variety of transportation initiatives and technologies,” said Joseph Pulicare, president of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff’s U.S. transportation company. “In keeping with the theme of the 2016 meeting, Research Convergence for a Multimodal Future, we are addressing several aspects of multimodal development along with such important issues as congestion pricing, managed lanes and autonomous vehicles.”
Among the key sessions to be hosted by WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff transportation experts are:
• Managed Lanes 3.0: Applying Research to the next Generation of Projects and Technologies, on Sunday, January 10 at 1:30 p.m.
• Planning Applications and Modeling Scenarios for Statewide Multimodal Transportation, on Tuesday, January 12 at 10:45 a.m.
• The Future of Congestion Pricing, Managed Lanes and Traffic Management, on Tuesday, January 12 at 7:30 p.m.
• Public Outreach Issues Surrounding Autonomous Vehicles and Transformative Technologies, on Wednesday, January 13 at 8:00 a.m.
A complete list of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff technical sessions is available on the company’s website.
About WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services consulting firms, provides services designed to transform the built environment and restore the natural one. The firm’s expertise ranges from environmental remediation and urban planning, to engineering iconic buildings and designing sustainable transport networks, to developing the energy sources of the future and enabling new ways of extracting essential resources. Approximately 34,500 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, as well as various environmental experts, work for this dynamic organization in more than 500 offices across 40 countries worldwide. wspgroup.com/usa; pbworld.com/usa.