Back to Search Page

TPCB Metropolitan Transportation Planning
Executive Seminar Evaluation Form

Please print and fax your response to John Boiney at the Volpe Center: 617-494-3260.

1. Keeping in mind that the seminar is designed primarily for new members of MPO executive boards, how would you characterize the level of information provided?

1 ∅
Far too basic
5 ∅
Far too complicated

2. What about the amount of material?

1 ∅
Far too little material
5 ∅
Far too much material

3. If you thought there was too much material, how do you feel reductions can best be achieved? Please rate each of the following: 1=very effective, 2=somewhat effective, 3=not effective.

Eliminate one or more sections. 1 ∅ 2 ∅ 3 ∅
Reduce the number of slides throughout 1 ∅ 2 ∅ 3 ∅
Provide less detailed discussion of certain slides 1 ∅ 2 ∅ 3 ∅

4. If you thought there was too little material, on what topics would you like to see more?

5. Please rate the value (to the target audience) of each section, where 1=very valuable, 2=somewhat valuable, and 3=not at all valuable.

∅ Planning for Transportation ∅ Anatomy of an MPO ∅ MPO Process & Products

For this question, you may find the outline below useful. We also encourage you to provide feedback on the specific slides using the attached sheet, if you can.

6. Regarding your role as instructor, do you feel ready to prepare and deliver the seminar?

1 ∅
I still have many questions
5 ∅
I need no further information

7. If you still have questions, please briefly indicate them here, or email them.

8. Do you have any recommendations for improving the train-the-trainer material--either the Instructor's Manual or the webinar presentation?

9. Based on the your review of the material, do you plan to present the training in the next 6 months?:

∅ Definitely will present ∅ Not sure ∅ Definitely won't present

Definitely Keep Consider deleting Comments
8. What is transportation?
9. The transportation system is more than roadways
10. What is transportation planning?
11. What decisions influenced by transportation planning?
12. Transportation planning is about more than transportation
13. Regional transportation planning is essential
14. Regional planning involves many contributors
15. The MPO ...
17. A Metropolitan Planning Organization ...
18. "Urbanized areas" must have MPO or be part of one
19. The MPO must work with others
20. MPO structure
21. The MPO Board
22. Who sits on the Board?
23. In making decisions, the Board should consider...
24. How does the Board obtain technical analyses?
25. Role of Advisory Committees
26. Role of the MPO Staff
28. Transportation planning and programming
29. Basic requirements
30. The Three C's
31. TEA-21 Planning Factors
32. The UPWP/Simplified Statement of Work
33. Why do financial planning?
34. What is "fiscal constraint"?
35. Who provides funding for transportation initiatives?
36. About Federal funding
37. Public Involvement Process
38. Components of effective public involvement programs
39. The Long-Range Transportation Plan
40. Fiscal constraint and the Transportation Plan
41. Good Long-Range Planning Practice
42. The Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)
43. Fiscal constraint and the TIP
44. An effective TIP development process...
45. What does air quality have to do with projects?
46. The MPO planning process
47. The role of the State in transportation planning
48. The Statewide planning process
49. Responsibilities, cooperation, and coordination
50. Working with the state
51. Other benefits of cooperation

back to top