Country: United States of America
The mission of the Institute is to promote the interdependence of transportation, land development, and the environment, while uniting the disciplines of planning, design, construction, operation, maintenance and research in support of sustainable development. By providing a multidisciplinary focus for professional communication, education and collaboration, the Institute will enhance the professional knowledge and skills of its members so that they may improve the quality of life. The Institute will bring together engineers, planners, industry representatives, citizen groups, developers, public officials and others dedicated to improving transportation and fostering appropriate development decisions at the local, regional, state, national and international levels.
The Transportation and Development Institute of ASCE (T&DI) was founded in 2002 as forum for civil engineers whose main interests lie in the field of transportation and development to share ideas and the latest innovations that affect their discipline. The Transportation and Development Institute is comprised of the former ASCE Air Transportation Division, Highway Division, Urban Planning and Development Division, and the ASCE Automated People Movers Standards Committee. T&DI is comprised of over 14,000 dedicated members ranging from scientists to engineers, all of whom come together to share a common vision of becoming a global leader for integrated transportation and development that is safe, secure, and sustainable.