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Highway Program Funding: An Overview WBT

PROGRAM AREA: Transportation Planning
Web-based Training (WBT)Web-based Training (WBT)
Calendar Year
1.5 Hours
0 Units
$25 Per Participant


CLASS SIZE: Minimum: 1 Maximum: 1


This self-paced web-based 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: Federal and State roles in the Federal-aid Highway Program, the Highway Trust Fund, the phases of the Federal-Aid Highway funding lifecycle, and the current highway authorization law, the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21).


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

  • Describe the Federal-aid Highway Program and the Federal and State roles in relation to it
  • Explain the purpose of the Highway Trust Fund and identify its major sources of revenue
  • Identify the major phases of the lifecycle of Federal-aid highway funding
  • List characteristics of the current highway authorization law, the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21)


This training is intended for Federal, State, regional and local government employees; Congressional staff; consultants; and others interested in the process by which Congress authorizes the Federal-aid Highway program and the FHWA distributes Federal-aid highway funding.

If you have questions about this NHI training, please contact NHI at or 877.558.6873.


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