TRB Transit Planning and Development Committee

 

Mission Statement:

 

The Committee has adopted the following Mission Statement to guide its overall work program within the structure of the Transportation Research Board:

 

To examine, discuss and disseminate public transportation ideas and issues from planning, development, operational and project implementation perspectives.

 

Goals:

 

The Committee will strive to accomplish the following goals to fulfill the adopted Mission Statement:

 

Foster topics for future research, promote widespread dissemination of findings and recommendations, with operational applications where possible;

 

Identify, articulate, and stimulate follow-up activities on emerging trends, new ideas and innovations;

 

Assist in defining public transportation’s roles, contribution and future direction within the overall fields of community development, transportation and infrastructure systems;

 

Coordinate and partner with other TRB committees, organizations and governmental entities (both nationally and internationally) to accomplish the Committee’s overall mission;

 

Promote fellowship and mentoring among the Committee’s Members and Friends through research, conferences, newsletters and web site information.