WASHINGTON, D.C. – Transportation experts from WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy, will take part in more than 60 technical sessions at the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 97th Annual Meeting to be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. from January 7 through 11, 2018.
WSP is a platinum sponsor of the conference, the theme of which is which is Transportation: Moving the Economy of the Future. The meeting will cover all transportation modes, addressing topics of interest to policy makers, administrators, practitioners, researchers, and representatives of government, industry, and academic institutions.
“Technical presentations by WSP professionals will explore how transportation policy and practice can drive economic growth,” said Paula Hammond, national transportation market lead for WSP. Sessions in which the firm’s employees will take part include:
Managed Lanes: Driving Tomorrow’s Regional Economic and Mobility Goals, Jan. 7,1:30 - 4 p.m.
International Perspectives in Airport System Planning for Capital Cities, Jan. 8, 8 - 9:45 a.m.
Current Issues in Environmental Analysis in Transportation, Jan. 9, 8 to 9:45 a.m.
Advances in Light Rail and Streetcar Planning and Management, Jan. 9 from 10:15 a.m. - noon.
The Power of Innovation: Capturing the Value of Investments in Innovation, Jan. 10, 10:15 a.m. - noon.
A complete list of WSP technical sessions is available on the company’s website.
WSP offers a comprehensive, integrated approach to transportation, bringing the latest technologies and a culture of innovation to its work to meet community needs for mobility, connectivity, sustainability and resiliency. The firm has extensive experience in all forms of transportation, including airports; roads and highways; transit and rail systems; and maritime; and offers a full range of services including planning, program management, engineering design, construction management and operations & maintenance.
About WSP USA
WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms—WSP. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment sectors. With more than 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com