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Friday Funny: Parody Twitter Account Roasts the Transportation Research Board

The week has been marked by a steady stream of news about new research and ideas coming from the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting. There to poke fun at it all was parody Twitter account @FakeTRB.
January 15, 2016, 5am PST | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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In the tradition of classics like @FakeAPA, a parody twitter account known as @FakeTRB spent the week poking fun at the events and people of the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, held in Washington, D.C.

@FakeTRB offers a light-hearted satire of the topics and people that make the TRBAM the TRBAM. Here are a few of our favorites from the past week, but read through the feed for more tweets from past events.

Speaking of the essence of TRB.

Sometimes the jokes write themselves.

When conference panels resemble public meetings.

On the subject of parody accounts, we're noticing now that both @FakeAPA and @FakeTRB joined Twitter the same month. Could there be some collaboration in the world of planning satire?

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Published on Friday, January 15, 2016 in Twitter
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