TRB Webinar: Vizguide: Data Visualization for Transportation Agencies

Register for this webinar

January 23, 2018 02:00 PM – 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
1.5 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 0.0 hour(s)
AICP: 0.0 hour(s)
CLE: 0.0 hour(s)

TRB will conduct a webinar on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET that features research from the National Cooperative Highway Research Program(NCHRP)’s Web Only Document 226: Data Visualization methods for Transportation Agencies.

This webinar will describe techniques for displaying and reporting information in a visually pleasing manner. The presenters will highlight practices for planners with various levels of experience for developing visualizations, enhancing transportation analysis, and improving public engagement with data. They will also simulate a website called the Vizguide that was created to enhance transportation data visualization.

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

Webinar Presenters

  • Nate Higgins, Cambridge Systematics
  • Joe Zissman, Cambridge Systematics

Moderated by: Nate Higgins, Cambridge Systematics

Webinar Outline

  1. Overview of NCHRP
  1. Introduction to the Vizguide
    • Deciding what to include in visual representations
    • How visuals can be used to make an argument
  2. Simulation of the Vizguide
    • Examples
    • Process
    • Charts
    • Style
    • Tools
    • Resources
  3. Question and answer session

The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions. The Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP) categorizes this webinar activity as relating to health, safety, and welfare including core technical.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Explain the visualization process
  • Describe visualization charts
  • Describe visualization style
  • List visualization tools

Professional Development Hour Information

A certificate for 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) will be provided to Professional Engineers (PEs) who register and attend the webinar as an individual. For groups, only the person that registers and attends the session will receive a PDH certificate. Certificates of Completion will be issued only to individuals who register for and attend the entire webinar session.

Individuals registered as Florida PEs are no longer required to email TRB with your license number to report your attendance. Instead, please use your certificate that TRB provides through RCEP.net as verification of your attendance to the Florida Board of Professional Engineers.

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

This webinar was developed in October 2017. TRB has met the standards and requirements of the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Credit earned on completion of this program will be reported to RCEP by TRB. Complaints about registered providers may be sent to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20005. Website: www.RCEP.net.

Registration questions? Contact Reggie Gillum at RGillum@nas.edu.


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