2014 Mid-Year Meeting of the Congestion Pricing Committee (ABE 25)

The 2014 Mid-year meeting of the Congestion Pricing Committee (ABE 25) and associated sub-committees will occur in conjunction with the Transportation Research Board’s 5th International Conference on Surface Transportation Financing: Innovation, Experimentation, and Exploration. The event will be held July 9-11, 2014 at the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Conference Center in Irvine, CA.

The Congestion Pricing Committee will be meeting on Wednesday morning, July 9. A Mileage-Based Pricing workshop will be held in the afternoon.



Rooms are being held at the Marriott Newport Beach Hotel. Make your reservation for the TRB special rate of $133 plus the current tax of 12%, and the $0.12 California Tourism fee. This rate is available until June 1, 2014. Rooms may be at a higher rate after this date and are subject to availability. The hotel may not be able to provide rooms at the group rate once the block of rooms is sold out.


Results are in!

The results from the Sunday workshop, Congestion Pricing and Managed Lanes: 20 Years of Learning, have been compiled and are ready for distribution.  Download a PDF here:  2014 Congestion Pricing Workshop – Poll Results

2014 Committee Meeting Agendas

I hope you are planning to join us for the Transportation Research Board’s  Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, January 12-16, 2014. You can gain access to the Interactive Preliminary Program here.  The web site has the most recent information on committee and subcommittee meetings, workshops, sessions and individual presentations. You can use the Interactive Preliminary Program to conduct searches by session title, paper title, keywords, author, and subject area to plan your personalized itinerary which includes meeting room names.  I would particularly encourage you to participate in the events sponsored by our Committee and subcommittees.


Committee and subcommittee members, friends and anyone interested are invited to join us at the LAURIOL PLAZA restaurant, Tuesday, January 14, 5:45pm.  The restaurant is located at 1835 18th street NW, just a couple of blocks from the Hilton. This is the same restaurant that we ate at in previous years.  Please ask for the Congestion Pricing Group when you arrive at the restaurant. A map may be downloaded here.


For your convenience, I have included the following:  1) List of events sponsored by the Committee, including subcommittee meetings, Workshops, podium sessions and poster sessions; 2) Agenda for our full Committee meeting on Tuesday, January 14, 7:30 to 10:30 pm, in Hilton, Columbia Hall, 11 & 12; and 3) Agendas for subcommittee meetings.

Call for Papers – 2014 Annual Meeting

TRB’s Joint Subcommittee on Public-Private Partnerships is seeking original papers that can foster a deeper, issues-based discussion and advance knowledge and understanding of P3s and their implementation.    The Joint Subcommittee seeks papers from academic researchers as well as practitioners in government, industry, and nonprofit associations.

View the Call for Papers 2014