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TRB 6th International Roundabout Conference

Monterey, California 
May 18-20, 2020

Submissions Due Date Extended:  September 13th, 2019


The International Roundabout Conference gathers a professional community to share and consider experiences and knowledge with the goal to increase successful roundabout projects.  This triennial conference provides a forum for the exchange of ideas on all aspects of roundabouts as we work together to improve the safety and sustainability of our roadway network.

Abstract Type

We are seeking high-quality, informative  presentations on a range of research and technically based roundabout topics.  Your abstract will be considered for one of the following presentation types:

  • Individual Slide Presentation
  • Panel Discussion
  • Poster Display
  • Hybrid - Slide and Poster Presentation

Abstract Topic Guidelines

We are seeking abstracts which highlight case studies, projects, technical papers and/or research on a range of roundabout topics including but not limited to:

  • Innovative Roundabout Solutions (IE – Roundabouts with rail, raised crosswalks, cost reduction techniques)
  • Non-Motorized User Consideration
  • Corridors
  • Mini and Compact Roundabouts
  • Multilane Roundabout Considerations
  • Phasing of Design and/or Construction
  • Public Outreach and Education
  • Roundabout Planning
  • Systemic Roundabouts

*Notes:  Other topics will be considered.

About the Venue

Monterey is a city on California’s rugged central coast.  In 1769, the first European land exploration made it one of California’s first communities and was host to the first theater, public building, public library, publicly funded school, printing press, and newspaper in the state.   Also famous is Monterey Bay Aquarium, with thousands of marine life in interactive exhibits. 

The conference will be held at the Monterey Bay Portola Hotel and Spa located in the Central Business area and close to many of the early Spanish settlement areas, including the Presidio.

Questions?  Please contact: Brian J. Walsh, Committee Chair, Washington State DOT; or Bernardo Kleiner, TRB Staff

All conference participants will be required to register. Registration information and fees will be available on TRB's Calendar website.