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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
TPIE Webinar: Online Public Involvement Tools for Transportation Agencies: Rationale, Best Practices, and Case Studies
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The Transportation Planning Information Exchange (TPIE) webinar series is an external webinar series offered by FHWA and FTA to share topical transportation planning with our stakeholders. This particular webinar will focus on Public Involvement. The purpose of this webinar is to introduce the benefits of online public involvement for transportation agencies; explore the range of online public involvement tools; and provide case studies demonstrating planning situations in which each tool can be used.
May 7, 2015 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. ET 
FHWA TMIP Webinar: Scalable, Data Driven Analysis, Part 3 of 3
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Please join FHWA's Travel Model Improvement Program (TMIP) for the last in a three-part webinar series on Scalable, Data Driven Analysis presented by John Davis and Zev Winkelman (RAND). Session 3 of our three part webinar series will begin with the conclusion of the algorithms content including an overview of the field of machine learning. The session will then focus on the implications of big data including privacy and ethical issues that are inherently associated with big data. The session will conclude with a discussion of smart cities and the trade‐offs that should be considered in technology investment decisions. (Teleconference Toll Free Number: 1-888-675-2535. Participant Passcode: 8344566)
May 14, 2015 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Eastern) 
SHRP2 Webinar: Implementation Assistance Webinar for PlanWorks
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Products from the SHRP2 Capacity, Renewal, and Reliability focus areas are included in Round 6 of the Implementation Assistance Program (IAP). This SHRP2 Webinar introduces the Round 6 Implementation Assistance Program opportunities for PlanWorks (C01). PlanWorks is a Web resource that supports collaborative decision making in transportation planning and project development. PlanWorks is built around key decision points in long-range planning, programming, corridor planning, and environmental review.
May 14, 2015 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Eastern 
FHWA Webinar: Vermont’s Staying Connected Initiative: A Partnership to Advance Landscape-Scale Conservation
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This webinar is part of the Eco-Logical webinar series. The FHWA Office of Project Development and Environmental Review, in coordination with the Eco-Logical signatory agencies, are presenting this webinar series featuring accomplishments, tools, and lessons from the Eco-Logical program. In this webinar, participants will learn about Vermont's Staying Connected Initiative and its connection to Eco-Logical. Speakers will include representatives of Vermont Department of Transportation, Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife, and The Nature Conservancy.
May 21, 2015 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. ET 
FHWA Webinar: Advancing A Sustainable Highway System: Access and Affordability
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This webinar is part of FHWA's new Advancing a Sustainable Highway System Webinar Series. The webinar series is based on Advancing a Sustainable Highway System: Highlights of FHWA Sustainability Activities, a report published in 2014. The aforementioned report illustrates how sustainability has been incorporated into a wide variety of FHWA programs, projects, policies, processes, and partnerships. Each webinar will focus on a particular section of the report and will feature specific FHWA activities that advance sustainability. The first webinar will highlight the interconnections between sustainability, access and, affordability. This webinar will include examples of integrating equitable, sustainable, and accessible development and showcase FHWA sustainability activities related to access and affordability. Improving access to transportation and its affordability benefits the social and economic aspects of sustainability by improving employment opportunities, enhancing interaction with the community, and incorporating social equity principles inherent in civil rights. In addition, access improvements that increase the modal choices available to the public advance environmental sustainability by offering alternatives to motorized travel, such as walking and bicycling.
May 28, 2015 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET 
Volpe Event and Webinar: Transportation and the Economy - Rosabeth Moss Kanter
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Rosabeth Moss Kanter will present "MOVE: Putting America's Infrastructure Back in the Lead." Rosabeth Moss Kanter holds the Ernest L. Arbuckle Professorship at Harvard Business School, where she specializes in strategy, innovation, and leadership for change. She is also chair and director of the Harvard University Advanced Leadership Initiative, an innovation that helps successful leaders at the top of their professions apply their skills to national and global challenges in their next life stage. This event is part of Volpe's speaker series "Transportation and the Economy." Join in person (at Volpe's office in Cambridge, MA) or via webinar.
June 9, 2015 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Eastern 
FHWA Webinar: Fundamentals of Transportation Data Part 2
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This webinar, part of the Let's Talk Performance webinar series sponsored by FHWA's Office of Transportation Performance Management, will share examples of how agencies overcome internal IT, leadership, and resource issues that inhibit their ability to create data management and performance data programs. The Let's Talk Performance Webinar Series is a recurring webinar series that aims to broach new topics in transportation performance management, present unique perspectives from a variety of agencies, and provide a forum for collaboration with fellow practitioners.
June 9, 2015 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 

Past Webinars

Webinar Date Presentation Recording Transcript
Scenario Planning Applications for Freight Transportation 07/30/2014 webinar presentation webinar audio  
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
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For more information about the TPCB program, contact Michelle Noch at FHWA (202-366-9206) or Tonya Holland at FTA (202-493-0283).

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