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Transportation Planning Organization

  • As part of the TPO Education Campaign, the Regional Planning Agency will present the following upcoming webinars:

    • 2015 Transportation Planning Excellence Awards Program - Two Part Webinar Series

      There are two upcoming Transportation Planning Information Exchange Webinars sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Office of Planning and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Office of Planning and Environment. The Transportation Planning Excellence Awards (TPEA) Program is a biennial awards program led by FHWA and FTA and co-sponsored by the American Planning Association (APA).  The program provides a unique opportunity to recognize and celebrate the outstanding transportation planning practices performed by planners and decision-makers in communities across the country.

      The webinars will be presented in a two-part series showcasing the eight 2015 TPEA Program Winners.  The first series features four of the eight award recipients.  The second series will feature the remaining four recipients.  Both webinars are for internal and external audiences. 

      Please note that Melissa Taylor will be representing the 2015 TPEA Program winner, the Chattanooga-Hamilton County/North GA Transportation Planning Organization (CHCNGA TPO) during the PART I Webinar on Wednesday, August 26, 2015. 

      • PART I Webinar
        Date:
          Wednesday, August 26, 2015
        Time:
          1:00 – 2:30 P.M. ET
        Registration link for the 8/26 Webinar (Part 1):
          CLICK HERE
      • PART II Webinar
        Date:
          Wednesday, September 2, 2015
        Time:
          1:00 – 2:30 P.M. ET
        Registration link for the 9/2 Webinar (Part 2):
          CLICK HERE

    * Attendees are invited to stay after to discuss how the lessons learned can be applied to our region.

  • MPOs Advancing Sustainability in Transportation Planning with INVEST
    Date: Wednesday, August 20th 
    Time: 2:00 – 3:00pm
    Location: Room 2B - Development Resource Center (1250 Market St; Suite 2000)

    Description: Numerous metropolitan planning organizations (MPOs) are now using INVEST to evaluate their long range transportation plans, identify areas for improvement, and implement new practices to improve economic, social, and environmental outcomes. Hear from some of the ones in the lead about how they are achieving excellence in sustainability using FHWA's sustainability self-assessment tool, INVEST.
  • Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program
    Date: Wednesday, October 22nd
    Time: 1:30 – 3:00pm

    Location: Room 3A - Development Resource Center (1250 Market St; Suite 2000)

    Description: Representatives from each of the four Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program pilot communities will discuss the strategies they used to promote bicycle and pedestrian projects and the lessons learned.  The Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program was established in SAFEATEA-LU Section 1807 and  provided over $25 million each to four communities (Columbia, MO; Marin County, CA; Minneapolis Area, MN; Sheboygan County, WI) to demonstrate how walking and bicycling infrastructure and programs can increase rates of walking and bicycling.
  • Transform Bicycling and Walking Outside the Urban Context
    Date: 
    Wednesday, August 20th 
    Time: 3:00 – 4:00pm*

    Location: Room 3A - Development Resource Center (1250 Market St; Suite 2000)

    Continuing Education Credits: The Association of Bicycle and Pedestrian Professionals (APBP) will provide an attendance certificate to those who document their professional development hours; each 60-minute webinar provides one hour of training (.1 CEU). APBP applies to the AICP for Certification Maintenance credit for each webinar.
  • Calming Arterial Streets for Safer Walking and Cycling
    Date: Wednesday, June 18th
    Time: 3:00 – 4:00pm*
    Location: Room 3A-Development Resource Center (1250 Market St; Suite 2000)

  • Best Planning and Engineering Practices for School Zones
    Date: Wednesday, May 21
    Time: 3:00 – 4:00pm*
    Location: Room 3A - Development Resource Center (1250 Market St; Suite 2000)

  • Best Planning and Engineering Practices for School Zones
    Date: Wednesday, May 21
    Time: 3:00 – 4:00pm*
    Location: Room 3A - Development Resource Center (1250 Market St; Suite 2000)
     

  • Public Health Benefits of Active Transportation
    Date: Wednesday, April 16
    Time: 3:00 – 4:00pm*
    Location: Room 3A - Development Resource Center (1250 Market St; Suite 2000)

    Description: Active transportation creates important opportunities for routine physical activity. This webinar looks at case studies in Charlotte, N.C. and Columbia, Missouri, where changes to the streetscape were studied for their effects on physical activity and social interactions. Presenters also suggest techniques for breaking down professional silos and engaging transportation, public health and research professionals in a collaborative study and design process.

  • Statewide Complete Streets: How states are working with communities for friendlier roads
    Date: Thursday, April 10
    Time: 2:00 – 3:00pm*
    Location: Room 3A - Development Resource Center (1250 Market St; Suite 2000)

    Description: Across the nation, interest is growing in creating streets that accommodate all road users and not just motorists. As part of this effort, more than 610 regional and local jurisdictions and 27 states have adopted Complete Streets policies or made a written commitment to do so. This webinar will explore some of the challenges states are facing, particularly in urban areas, in implementing those policies and some of the strategies they have used to overcome those issues.
  • Bikesharing Research and Programs
    Date: Wednesday, April 2
    Time: 3:00 – 4:00pm*
    Location: Room 3A - Development Resource Center (1250 Market St; Suite 2000)

    Description: This webinar will focus on mobility implications of bikesharing programs, such as taking cars off the street, reducing auto dependency, promoting compact development, and reducing parking needs.

 

 

 

 

 

     

 
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