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The table below provides information on upcoming events, activities, and webinars related to transportation planning. Click on a column header to sort by event date, organization, event name, or location.

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Jan 9, 2018  HIP  HIP Webinar: Fostering Community Partnerships to Advance Health Equity  - This webinar will discuss: (1) Why fostering community partnerships is key to advancing health equity (2) How Alameda County in California engages in social justice movements to advance health and racial equity (3) How Kansas City shares power and space with community organizers to change policy (4) How NACCHO is supporting building community alliances to advance equity and(5)Resources to help your health department foster community partnerships to advance health equity  Webinar   
Dec 20, 2017  FHWA-HEP  TMIP Webinar: Innovations in MAG Activity-Based Model and Incorporation of Travel Time Reliability in Modeling Procedures  - The session will focus on the innovative features and implementation details of the Maricopa Association of Governments Activity-Based Model. Special attention will be given to incorporation of travel time reliability metrics in the model and the model implementation details such as software development and hardware architecture, data requirements and approaches for results analysis and visualization. The presenters will describe activity generation and tour formation, with an emphasis on supply side of the activities, sub-model for escorting children to school, improved models for work arrangements, and features designed for future integration with dynamic traffic assignments. Next steps in model development will be discussed as well. Session Links: https://connectdot.connectsolutions.com/tmipvirtualseminars/ The TeleConference Toll Free Number: 1-888-675-2535 Participant Passcode: 8344566   Webinar   
Jun 12 - 13, 2018  National Highway Institute  NHI Course: Highway Program Funding  - This instructor-led training provides an overview of the Federal-aid Highway Program, focusing on various aspects of highway program funding unique to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). Topics include: the operation of the Highway Trust Fund and its significance to the funding level of the Federal-aid Highway Program; the content and policy implications of authorizing and appropriating legislation; the FHWA apportionment process; discussion of obligation limitation, allocations, deductions, earmarking, and transferability; and the effect of policy and budget considerations on the use of Federal-aid funds. The course has been updated to complement the new Federal-aid authorization bill. 
For more information contact nhicustomerservice@dot.gov
Event  Austin, TX 
Feb 13 - 14, 2018  National Highway Institute  NHI Course: Highway Program Funding  - This instructor-led training provides an overview of the Federal-aid Highway Program, focusing on various aspects of highway program funding unique to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). Topics include: the operation of the Highway Trust Fund and its significance to the funding level of the Federal-aid Highway Program; the content and policy implications of authorizing and appropriating legislation; the FHWA apportionment process; discussion of obligation limitation, allocations, deductions, earmarking, and transferability; and the effect of policy and budget considerations on the use of Federal-aid funds. The course has been updated to complement the new Federal-aid authorization bill. 
For more information contact nhicustomerservice@dot.gov
Event  Tyler, TX 
Jan 23 - 25, 2018  National Highway Institute  NHI Course: Managing Road Impacts on Stream Ecosystems: An Interdisciplinary Approach  - Managing Road Impacts on Stream Ecosystems: An Interdisciplinary Approach is a three-day course that is intended to introduce and discuss the basic concepts related to the impacts that roadways have on streams and stream ecosystems. The course will be structured to first address the ecological and physical characteristics of stream ecosystems, discuss the impacts that roadways can have on those ecosystems, and then turn to tools that the practitioner can use to help avoid and mitigate those effects. Through the use of Case Examples, discussion, and other application techniques, the participants will be afforded an opportunity to use critical thinking to identify solutions and preventative measures related to the impacts of roads on streams and their riparian communities. 
For more information contact nhicustomerservice@dot.gov
Event  Austin, TX 
For more information about the TPCB program, please email TPCB@dot.gov.

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