Committee on Transportation System Security and Resilience


Upcoming Events:

Registration is now open for the 2019 Committee on Transportation System Security and Resilience Annual Meeting. The meeting will take place at the Snow King Hotel in downtown Jackson, WY on August 27-29.

 

2019 CTSSR Annual Meeting Page: Click here

Past Events:

2018

AASHTO RSTS Resilience Webinar Series (December 2018)

Through the month of December, AASHTO, through its Resilience and Sustainable Transportation Systems (RSTS) Technical Services Program, sponsored a five-part webinar series focused on a variety of resilience topics facing DOTs today. Webinar recordings and materials can be accessed via the links below.

Seismic Resilient Highways

This webinar features Oregon’s leadership in the development of seismic resilient highway corridors,
and the first seismic resilient corridor, US-97. Join this webinar to learn more about the strategies
Oregon has put into place to build their seismic resiliency, including the development of higher bridge
standards and a prioritization plan for bridges and corridors. Presented by Matt Garrett, Oregon
Department of Transportation Director

To view the webinar: Click here

Learning from Hurricane Florence

This webinar provides lessons learned from Hurricane Florence, a Category 4 storm that ripped through the Carolinas and caused severe flooding that was compounded by pre-existing ground saturation due to earlier summer floods. Presented by Leland Colvin, South Carolina Department of Transportation Deputy Secretary for Engineering

To view the webinar: Click here

Cyber Resilience

The transportation sector is the third most vulnerable sector to cyber-attacks. Join this webinar to learn from Colorado DOT about what DOTs should know and how they can be better prepared. Presented by Mike Lewis, Colorado Department of Transportation Executive Director

To view the webinar: Click here

Building Organizational Resilience

How do you create a resilient organization in the face of recurring extreme events? Join this webinar to
learn how the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development addressed “hurricane fatigue”
and how they continue to build organizational resilience. Presented by Shawn Wilson, Louisiana
Department of Transportation and Development Secretary

To view the webinar: Click here

2018 Transportation Resilience Innovations Summit and Exchange (RISE) Recap

This webinar provides a closing summary of AASHTO’s RSTS Resilience Webinar Series, as well as
findings and lessons learned from DOT CEOs at the first annual Transportation Resilience Innovations
Summit and Exchange (RISE). Presented by Paula Hammond, WSP USA, and Former Washington
State Department of Transportation Secretary

To view the webinar: Click here

Resilience Innovations Summit and Exchange (RISE): October 8-10 in Denver, Colorado

This is an NCHRP/TRB sponsored meeting. Funding is available for two state DOT members from each state. To view the upcoming program click here.

The program will have four tracks including one for state DOT CEOs. The Summit has been broken up by three separate focus areas (one for each day):

  • Enhancing an Organizations Capacity for Incorporating Resilience into Its Activities
  • Recognizing Infrastructure Dependencies and Fostering Partnerships
  • Making the Case for Resilience

AASHTO Liaisons
Melissa Savage
Director, Center for Environmental Excellence
202-624-3638
msavage@aashto.org

Patrick Zelinski
Associate Program Manager
202-624-7830
pzelinski@aashto.org

Oscar Bermudez
Program Specialist for Environment
202-624-7797
obermudez@aashto.org