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Course Description

Integrating Freight in the Transportation Planning Process

PROGRAM AREA: Freight and Transportation Logistics
COURSE NUMBER: FHWA-NHI-139006
Web-based Training (WBT)Web-based Training (WBT)
Calendar Year
Length
CEU
Price
2021
6 Hours
0.6 Units
$0 Per Participant

TRAINING LEVEL: Basic

CLASS SIZE: Minimum: 1 Maximum: 1

NOTES:This course will be free of charge for the remainder of 2021.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Freight transportation issues can be complex and involve many different stakeholders, all of whom have different perspectives on the freight transportation system. The challenge faced by many public-sector transportation professionals is how to best incorporate these freight perspectives into the transportation decision-making process in a way that results in a safe and efficient transportation system for both people and goods. This Web-based training course will provide a greater understanding of freight trends, its stakeholders, and its issues, so that public-sector transportation professionals are better able to incorporate freight into their respective transportation processes and programs.

It is recommended that you take this course before other Freight courses.

OUTCOMES:

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

  • Identify the stakeholders involved in freight transportation
  • Explain the role of different modes in freight transportation
  • Describe some trends affecting freight transportation, and their impact on the transportation system and communities
  • Discuss some of the common issues that prevent freight from being fully incorporated into the transportation decision-making process
  • Identify key resources to help guide statewide and metropolitan freight planning effort
  • Determine the impact and reach of decisions on freight during the transportation decision-making process

TARGET AUDIENCE:

The target audience for this course is comprised of staff from a broad range of agencies (FHWA, MPOs, State DOTs, local jurisdictions, AMPO, NARC, NADO, AASHTO, as well as other State and regional agencies) who must take freight into account in their transportation decision-making processes.

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


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.

 

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