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Transportation Planning Information Exchange

The FHWA/FTA Transportation Planning Capacity Building Program (TPCB), has established a quarterly webinar series titled the Transportation Planning Information Exchange. These webinars are intended to improve transportation decision-making by providing a convenient program of training, technical assistance, and capacity building for State, local, regional and tribal governments, transit operators, stakeholders, and community leaders.

Upcoming Webinars

Webinar Date Time
Climate Change, Extreme Weather Events and the Highway System
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TRB will conduct a webinar on September 23, 2014, from 2:00pm to 3:30pm ET that will cover the practitioners' guide portion of NCHRP Report 750: Strategic Issues Facing Transportation, Volume 2: Climate Change, Extreme Weather Events, and the Highway System: Practitioner’s Guide and Research Report. Participants must register in advance of the webinar, and there is a fee for non-TRB Sponsor or non-TRB Sustaining Affiliate employees. Please note that this webinar was originally scheduled for July 28, 2014.
September 23, 2014 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 
TMIP Webinar: Emerging Technologies in Travel Surveys
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This webinar will consist of four presentations covering emerging technologies in travel surveys. Ed Hard (TTI) will present on the collection of external survey data using Bluetooth and a community web survey. Leta Huntsinger and Kyle Ward (Parsons Brinckerhoff) will have a presentation on using mobile phone data to develop an external trip model. Mia Zmud's (Metropia) presentation will cover mobility management and data analytics using Metropia Mobile. The last presentation by Joan Walker and Andre Carrel (University of California at Berkeley) will cover two large studies that used applications of mobile technology to study transit rider behavior and sustainable travel.
September 25, 2014 2:00 - 4:30 p.m. 
Analytical Travel Forecasting Approaches for Project Level Planning and Design
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TRB will conduct a webinar on September 29, 2014, from 1:00pm to 3:00pm ET that will cover highlights from NCHRP Report 765: Analytical Travel Forecasting Approaches for Project-Level Planning and Design. This report describes methods, data sources, and procedures for producing travel forecasts for highway project-level analyses. The report is intended to be used by transportation planning, operations, and project development staff to better support planning, design, and operations recommendations.
September 29, 2014 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
Maintenance and Operations Resilience: Improving System Management and Performance During Adverse and Extreme Weather Events
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TRB will conduct a webinar on October 2, 2014, from 12:00pm to 2:00pm ET that will examine transportation agencies’ performance metrics, data, and sources, as well as the systems and tools for performance evaluation in maintenance and operations for resilience in adverse weather events. Webinar presenters will discuss rationales for selecting options, such as cost, anticipated reduction in damage, and other negative impacts.
October 2, 2014 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. 
Long-Term Performance and Life-Cycle Costs of Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMP)
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TRB will conduct a webinar on October 9, 2014, from 2:00pm to 3:30pm ET that will provide information and demonstrate tools for the selection and maintenance of highway-related stormwater best management practices (BMP) based on long-term performance and life-cycle costs. Webinar presenters will identify tool applications that address various BMP types and provide capital, operation, and maintenance and life-cycle costs, as well as pollutant concentration and load reduction by BMP.
October 9, 2014 2:00p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 

Past Webinars

Webinar Date Presentation Recording Transcript
MAP-21 - Statewide and Metropolitan Planning NPRM 06/24/2014 webinar presentation webinar audio  
MAP-21 - Statewide and Metropolitan Planning NPRM 06/13/2014 webinar presentation webinar audio  
TPIE Planning Emphasis Areas 06/11/2014 webinar presentation webinar audio  
Estimating Transportation Greenhouse Gases for Integration into the Planning Process 02/27/2014   webinar audio webinar transcript
Transportation Planning Implications of Transportation Management Area Designations 01/08/2014 webinar presentation webinar audio  
FHWA/FTA Performance-based Planning and Programming Guidebook 12/05/2013 webinar presentation webinar audio webinar transcript
Scenario Planning Tools and Techniques for Effective Analysis and Assessment 11/05/2103 webinar presentation webinar audio webinar transcript
FHWA/FTA Performance-based Planning and Programming Guidebook 10/29/2013 webinar presentation webinar audio webinar transcript
Transportation Planning Implications of Census Urbanized Area Designations 10/03/2013 webinar presentation webinar audio  
Security in the Project Planning and Development Process - Busting a Few Myths 06/05/2013 webinar presentation webinar audio webinar transcript
Performance Measures for Financial Sustainability of Highway Assets 05/28/2013 webinar presentation webinar presentation webinar presentation webinar audio webinar transcript
Performance-Based Planning and Programming 03/21/2013 webinar presentation webinar audio webinar transcript
Scenario Planning, State of the Practice 02/14/2013 webinar presentation webinar audio webinar transcript
INVEST Sustainability Scorecard for Systems Planning and Funding Opportunity 02/05/2013 webinar presentation
Effective Practices in Planning for Livable Communities at Metropolitan Planning Organizations 11/13/2012 webinar presentation  
An Introduction to the Transportation Planning Capacity Building and Peer Programs 05/15/2012 webinar presentation  

Other Transportation Planning Webinars

To view a schedule of the TPCB webinars or to find other external webinars please click on the resources.

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If you have a webinar you would like to add to our events calendar, please click on the "Suggest a Webinar" button
at the top of the page.

For more information about the TPCB program, contact Michelle Noch at FHWA (202-366-9206) or John Sprowls at FTA (202-366-5362).

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