TRB Webinar: Senior Leadership’s Role in Embedding Transportation Resilience

It is crucial that executive management and emergency response planners at state transportation agencies (DOTs) work together. TRB will host a webinar on Thursday, May 6, 2021 from 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern that will provide guidance for DOT senior executives about how to embed resilience into transportation planning. Presenters will share ways they have minimized the impact of and avoided potential disruptions. They will discuss implications and dimensions of resilience in transportation agencies and explain how to incorporate these approaches within an agency.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Passenger Intermodal Facilities. It also refers to NCHRP Research Report 525: A Guide to Emergency Response Planning at State Transportation Agencies.

Some registrants will need to pay $95 to attend this webinar. Sign into to view registration information.

Webinar agenda and presenters

  1. Implementing resilience throughout an agency: Deb Matherly, WSP
  2. Senior leadership’s critical role: Patricia Bye, Independent Consultant
  3. Case study from Hawaii: Ed Sniffen: Hawaii Department of Transportation
  4. Question and answer session: Moderated by Deb Matherly, WSP

The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Apply resilience approaches within their agencies
  2. Discuss senior leadership’s role in implementing resilience


Professional Development Hour Information

Professional engineers (PEs) who register and attend the entire webinar as an individual will be awarded 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs). TRB’s webinar program awards PDH credits only to the registered individual, and not to other members of a group that view the webinar together. To be eligible for the credits, individuals must remain signed in for the entire webinar, including for any question and answer session following the presentations.

Please check with your licensing board to ensure that TRB webinar PDHs are approved by your board.

TRB will report credits earned to the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Complaints about registered providers may be sent to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, D.C., 20005.

American Institute of Certified Planners Certification Maintenance Credits

This webinar is approved by the American Institute of Certified Planners for 1.5 Certification Maintenance Credits. Please make sure that you register for this session and log in using the link that TRB provides to your email account. We use this as your record that you attended this session. TRB only maintains the records of attendees who use their email address to log into the webinar, and cannot verify attendance of individuals who view the webinar without personally logging into the session. Please visit the Certification Maintenance section of APA’s website to claim your credits.

If you have problems reporting your CM credits or have general questions about the CM program, please contact AICP.

Registration is available until just before the webinar starts. Once the webinar starts, you will be unable to submit your registration. Individuals that are registered for a webinar but do not receive their confirmation emails due to their organization’s internal firewalls should contact the TRB Helpdesk for assistance in signing in.

Registration questions? Contact Beth Ewoldsen.

This Summary Last Modified On: 3/31/2021

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