'Weather Responsive Traffic Management (WRTM)' is a 6-hour long web-based training offered by NHI, the authoritative source in transportation training. This course provides information and guidance to transportation system managers and operators to help them effectively manage traffic flow and operations during adverse weather conditions. Various WRTM strategies are described and case studies are presented to illustrate existing best practices. Specific guidance is provided on how to choose, design, and implement WRTM strategies that are appropriate for different roadway, traffic, and weather conditions. Training materials include information and tools for traffic modeling and analysis, types and sources of traffic and weather data needed to support WRTM strategies, guidance on integrating weather and traffic data in daily operations, and procedures for performance measurement and evaluation of WRTM strategies. At the end of this course, participants will be able to define the WRTM concepts and frameworks and to describe different strategies and types of data and analytical tools available for the management of traffic during adverse weather events.
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