The Transportation & Development Institute (T&DI) is a specialty membership organization focused on transportation professionals and the transportation industry. It is one of the American Society of Civil Engineer's eight specialty Institutes.
The Transportation & Development Institute was created by the American Society of Civil Engineers in 2002 and is led by a Board of Governors with its Operations Manual and Long Term Strategic Plan serving as guidance.
Membership consists of 16,000+ individual members and Sustaining Corporate members, including engineers, planners, industry representatives, developers, public officials, and others dedicated to improving transportation, and fostering appropriate development decisions at the local, regional, state, national, and international levels to advance the state-of-the-art and the state-of-the-practice, and enhance the welfare and status of transportation and development professionals.
T&DI combines the talents and perspectives of its members to promote professional excellence in all aspects of transportation engineering and urban planning and development and enhance their career development through conferences, journals and practice-oriented publications; continuing education programs; networking and coalition-building; committees , and leadership on emerging issues.
Its numerous award programs, such as the Frank M. Masters Award, Robert Horonjeff Award, and Harland Bartholomew Award, offer members numerous opportunities to be recognized for their outstanding contributions to the transportation engineering and development profession. T&DI is home of the official monthly newsletter of the Transportation & Development Institute. It is a free membership benefit, featuring articles written by and for transportation and development professionals.