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Integrating Freight Considerations into Collaborative Decision Making for Additions to Highway Capacity
December 17, 2013 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pmFree
As part of the SHRP2 Tuesdays Webinar Series, TRB will conduct a webinar on December 17, 2013 from 2:00pm – 3:30pm ET that will explore the project, Integrating Freight Considerations into Collaborative Decision Making for Additions to Highway Capacity (C15), which describes a process for addressing both local community capacity needs and national shipping needs in highway capacity enhancement projects.
There is no fee to attend this webinar and other webinars in the SHRP 2 Series; however, participants must register in advance. A certificate for 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH) will be provided to attendees who register and attend the webinar as an individual. This webinar is approved by the American Institute of Certified Planners for 1.5 Certification Maintenance Credits.
Efficient freight movement is essential to the economic competitiveness and vitality of communities and regions. Freight operations also have a significant impact on air quality, land use, sustainability, and environmental conditions. Understanding how freight providers will use the transportation system may help practitioners consider reasonable future scenarios, sound investment decisions, and public safety. Effective freight planning requires multi-jurisdictional and multi-agency collaboration across local and state boundaries. The intended audience for this webinar is transportation planners at state DOTs and MPOs.
- Matt Hardy, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)
- Spencer Stevens, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
- Crystal Jones, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
- Donald B. Ludlow, Cambridge Systematics, Inc.
Moderated by: David Plazak, Transportation Research Board
Note: Times listed above are Eastern Time.