How will society adapt to the engineering and development challenges facing the transportation needs of cities of today and the future? Join your peers and other leading planners, researchers, and policy makers as they discuss innovative and necessary solutions to these needs and how our cities must appropriately adapt.

Conference Tracks

ICTD 2019 will explore the future of transportation and development, including information and communication technology, sensors, big data and analytics, new energy, financial and legal issues, codes and standards, and more, organized into eight conference tracks:

  • Connected & Autonomous Vehicles
  • Transportation Safety
  • Rail & Public Transit
  • Traffic Operations
  • Planning & Development
  • Challenges & Opportunities of Emerging Technologies
  • Infrastructure Systems
  • Aviation Operations

Plenary Sessions and Special Events

Four plenary sessions—Smart Cities, Smart Energy, Smart Mobility, and Smart Data— will present an overview of critical issues. The conference also features breakout sessions, pre-conference workshops, an awards banquet, younger member session, poster session, an icebreaker reception, and technical tours.

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What is ASCE-NCS?

Welcome to the website of the National Capital Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), a professional society for civil engineers.  ASCE was founded in 1852, represents 130,000 members of the civil engineering professional worldwide, and is America's oldest national engineering society.

The National Capital Section was founded in 1916 and currently has more than 3,100 members.  The section is located in Region 2 (link to region 2: The National Capital Section serves the District of Columbia; the counties of Montgomery and Prince Georges in Maryland, except College Park in Prince Georges County; the counties of Fairfax and Arlington, and City of Alexandria in Virginia. The National Capital Section's mission includes:

  • To advance the professional knowledge and improve the practice of civil engineering for our members and those we serve.
  • To advocate for our profession with those whose actions affect us, and to educate those whose actions and responsibilities could benefit from a better understanding of the contributions of civil engineers.
  • To improve our community through effective community outreach programs, local involvement and educational efforts.

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