The January-February 2012 TR News includes a roundup of findings from TRB’s 2011 state partnership visits program—trends, problem-solving approaches, and emerging research needs and applications at transportation agencies throughout the country.
In addition, the January-February issue of the TR News assembles feature articles that examine workforce management, including a practical toolkit and web-based knowledge-management system developed for transportation agencies through a National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) project; strategies to attract and retain a capable transportation workforce; and a report on the effects of the U.S. domestic scan program—a joint effort of NCHRP, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, and the U.S. Federal Highway Administration—in spreading innovation.
The January-February 2012 issue of TR News includes the following articles:
Tracing Innovation’s Spread: Impacts of the Domestic Scan Program
Leading in Lean Times: Findings from the Transportation Research Board’s 2011 State Partnership Visits Program
Strategies to Attract and Retain a Capable Transportation Workforce: Developing a Pipeline, Learning from Case Studies
Workforce Management: A Practical Toolkit for Transportation Agencies
Equity of Evolving Transportation Finance Mechanisms
Research Pays Off: Can Travel Training Services Save Public Transportation Agencies Money?
The TR News is TRB's bimonthly magazine featuring timely articles on innovative and state-of-the-art research and practice in all modes of transportation. It also includes brief news items of interest to the transportation community, research pays off articles
profiles of transportation professionals, workshop and conference announcements
, new book notices, and news of TRB activities. Submissions of manuscripts
for possible publication are accepted at any time.
Copies of the TR News may be purchased individually or ordered on an annual subscription basis.
This Summary Last Modified On: 7/3/2012