Good morning and apologies for cross-postings:
Please see below for a request from TRB.
I hope this finds each of you and your families safe and healthy-
From: Houston, Russell <RHouston(a)nas.edu>
Sent: Monday, March 30, 2020 6:24 AM
Subject: TRB Centennial - Tell Us Our Story - Please Publicize and
I am writing to you today as Chair of ABJ30 with a request that you forward
this email to all members and friends of your committee, and that you
encourage them to participate in the activity described below.
TRB would like to get as many responses as possible to the following three
questions, which are part of TRB's April, May, and June "Tell Us 'Our'
Story" Centennial Challenge.
* What drew you to transportation community, and what keeps you here?
* What impact do you hope to have on the world and how is the
Transportation Research Board helping you make that impact?
* What is your vision for the Transportation Research Board 100 years
The deadline to respond to any or all of these questions is July 1, 2020.
The TRB "Tell Us 'Our' Story" Centennial Challenge is designed to allow as
many of TRB's volunteers and friends as possible to participate in the TRB
Centennial Celebration through the submission of their stories, which make
up the TRB story.
In addition to posting responses to these questions on its website and
publicizing them via its social media channels, TRB will be producing
banners that will display some of the responses to these questions at
various 2021 Annual Meeting venues.
Responses to these questions will dovetail well with the theme for the 2021
Annual Meeting, which is Launching a New Century of Mobility and Quality of
The links above give the option to submit a response in writing (200 words
or less) or provide a YouTube link to a short video (60 seconds or less)
respondents take with a smart phone. If submitting a written response,
respondents are asked to upload a photo of themselves that will be displayed
with their quote.
More information on the Tell Us "Our" Story Challenge is available on TRB's
Centennial Website at
If folks have question or need more information, they should feel free to
contact me at Rhouston(a)nas.edu <mailto:Rhouston@nas.edu> .
Associate Executive Director
Transportation Research Board
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
500 Fifth Street, NW | Washington, D.C. 20001
202-334-3252 | RHouston(a)nas.edu <mailto:RHouston@nas.edu> | www.TRB.org