2017 Transportation Research Board 9th Annual Meeting

The Transportation Research Board is holding its 96th annual meeting at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center January 8th-12th, near our Washington, DC Bed and Breakfast. The Transportation Research Board is a division of the National Research Council of the United States which serves as an independent adviser to the President of the United States of America, the Congress and federal agencies on scientific and technical questions of national importance. It is jointly administered by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the National Academy of Medicine.

TRB fulfills this mission through the work of its more than 200 standing committees and task forces addressing all modes and aspects of transportation; publication and dissemination of reports and peer-reviewed technical papers on research findings; management of cooperative research and other research programs; conduct of special studies on transportation policy issues at the request of the U.S. Congress and government agencies; operation of an on-line computerized file of transportation research information; and the hosting of an annual meeting that typically attracts 12,000 transportation professionals from throughout the United States and abroad.

What can you expect at the TRB’s 96th annual meeting? The meeting program will cover all transportation modes, with more than 5,000 presentations in over 800 sessions and workshops, addressing topics of interest to policy makers, administrators, practitioners, researchers, and representatives of government, industry, and academic institutions. A number of sessions and workshops will focus on the spotlight theme for the 2017 meeting: Transportation Innovation: Leading the Way in an Era of Rapid Change.

If you’re looking to save some money during your trip to, check out our room rates. We provide both single and double-occupancy rooms ranging from $149 to $249 plus tax per night. We always serve a homemade breakfast special every morning and offer our guests great amenities. We are conveniently located less than a a 10-minute walk to the Dupont Metro Station and a short Metro ride to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Jesse Southerland, Resident Innkeeper

 

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