TR News March-April-May 2015: Standing Ovations for TRB’s 2015 Annual Meeting


Photographic highlights capture the high energy and many successes of TRB’s 94th Annual Meeting, which featured U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony J. Foxx, more than 3,500 research papers, major professional awards, committee meetings, an active exhibit hall, and more. This Annual Meeting also achieved recordbreaking attendance at a new and more capacious venue.This edition of the TR News also covers the valedictory address by Robert E. Skinner Jr., who retired as Executive Director at the end of January, and a statement of vision for the Board’s future by new Executive Director Neil Pedersen. Other articles in this edition review the history of TRB’s Critical Issues in Transportation series and examine the logistics and transportation innovations of traveling circuses.

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 that profile 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.

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