Access Management: Fundamental Principles and Application
Design and Traffic Operations
Instructor-led Training (ILT)
TRAINING LEVEL: Basic
CLASS SIZE: Minimum: 20 Maximum: 30
This two-day course is designed to provide those who plan, operate, design, construct, or administer surface transportation or land use systems with a basic understanding of access management concepts and tools (e.g., permits, governance, practicality) available to them, the benefits of successful access management, and the costs, consequences, and even potential liabilities of unsuccessful access management.
Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
Define key concepts of access management and understand the symbiotic relationship of driveways, local streets, collectors, arterials and highways.
List the benefits of good access management. Understand the consequences of poor access management.
State the impacts of either favoring access or through traffic on the safety, operations, and sustainability of surface transportation systems for all users.
Explain the importance of access management to complete streets and transportation (all modes) systems.
Describe access-related challenges as they pertain to public rights-of-way and private property.
Choose access management techniques or combinations of techniques that meet intended precepts to move traffic, or provide access, with attention to enhancing safety and operations for all users.
Identify and address legal, political, and jurisdictional challenges to implementation of access management.
This course is intended for both technical and non-technical professionals working in, or having a strong interest in, transportation or land use planning, operations, design, maintenance, and development review in the public and private sectors.
If you have questions about this NHI training, please contact NHI at firstname.lastname@example.org or 877.558.6873.
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The National Highway Institute (NHI) has been accredited as an Accredited Provider
by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
In obtaining this accreditation, NHI has demonstrated that it complies with the
ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice.
As a result of their Accredited Provider status, NHI is authorized to offer IACET CEUs
for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.