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... 12 | TRB 2016 Annual Report to mAnAge its reseArch, convening, and advisory activities TRB relies on five administrative units: Technical Activities, Studies and Special Programs, Cooperative Research Programs, the Executive Office, and Administration and Finance. Highlights of accomplishments for each division in 2016 appear below; for more details about the activities of each division, see pages 16–48.
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... TRB 2016 Annual Report | 13 study will advise Congress and the nation on the future role of the Interstate Highway System and on the options for funding the system. Issues addressed in 2016 by the division's synthesis unit included emergency communications planning for airports, helicopter noise information for airports and communities, public perception of mileage-based user fees, life-cycle cost analysis for the management of highway assets, and onboard camera applications for buses.
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... 14 | TRB 2016 Annual Report poster sessions highlighting 22 of the most promising current projects. Each session received a stream of interested visitors, who interacted directly with the inventors.
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... TRB 2016 Annual Report | 15 between TRB and the National Academies Press to collect data for identifying and tracking the impact of TRB products. AdministrAtion And finAnce The Administration and Finance Division provides financial, information technology, and other administrative support, including financial oversight of the contracts and grants for the work of TRB, administration of publications sales and distribution, and maintenance of benefits and services for sponsor and affiliate organizations.

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