Improving the Performance of the Transportation Industry Through Training
My Training My Profile Checkoutshopping cart
Home Contact Us Help
Search for a Course
more search options
Connect with us
Receive regular email updates
Find Training
Browse Upcoming Sessions

Course Description

Air Quality Planning: SIP Development Process - WEB-BASED

PROGRAM AREA: Environment
COURSE NUMBER: FHWA-NHI-142070
Web-based Training (WBT)Web-based Training (WBT)
Calendar Year
Length
CEU
Price
2014
2 Hours
0 Units
$0 Per Participant
2015
2 Hours
0 Units
$25 Per Participant

TRAINING LEVEL: Basic

CLASS SIZE: Minimum: 1 Maximum: 1

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course provides an overview of the State Implementation Plan (or SIP) development process, focusing on agency roles, with an explanation of the problem definition and solution parts of the process. This course also covers motor vehicle emission budgets that are included in SIPs and used in conformity determinations, as well as describes EPAs procedures in approving and disapproving SIPs.

This is the third in a series of air quality Web-based trainings (WBTs):

142068: Clear Air Act Overview

142069: SIP and TCM Requirements and Policies

142070: SIP Development Process

142071: Transportation Conformity

OUTCOMES:

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the SIP development process;
  • Identify the various emission sources and describe emission trends;
  • List the steps involved in preparing emission inventories;
  • Describe how SIP emission reductions are determined; and
  • Describe the different types of control measures, emphasizing the role of transportation-related strategies.

TARGET AUDIENCE:

The target audience for the Air Quality Series is transportation and air quality planners and engineers from State and local departments of transportation (DOT), metropolitan planning organizations (MPO), transit agencies, Federal agencies (Federal Highway Administration, Federal Transit Administration, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Energy, etc.), and State and local environmental agencies. Others include transportation and environmental consultants, public officials and staff members, community and interest groups, as well as other stakeholders in the planning process.

If you have questions about this NHI training, please contact NHI at nhicustomerservice@dot.gov or 877.558.6873.


 

More Information

Submit Feedback or Questions
Please submit feedback regarding the NHI Web site and services.
Document Disclaimer
The documents available on this site are for printing purposes only. If you have any problems accessing information on this site, please contact nhicustomerservice@dot.gov for assistance.