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Course Description

Basics of Transportation Planning

PROGRAM AREA: Transportation Planning
COURSE NUMBER: FHWA-NHI-151052
Web-based Training (WBT)Web-based Training (WBT)
Calendar Year
Length
CEU
Price
2017
4 Hours
0.4 Units
$0 Per Participant

TRAINING LEVEL: Basic

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course provides an introduction to the Statewide, metropolitan, and non-metropolitan (rural) transportation planning requirements and highlights techniques that may be applied. It highlights the transportation requirements and planning processes, and why they are important; identifies the key stakeholders and describes their roles, responsibilities, and relationship in informed decision-making.

OUTCOMES:

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

  • Explain why the transportation planning process exists and why it is important
  • Describe the requirements of the transportation planning process
  • Identify the players in the process and describe their roles and responsibilities

TARGET AUDIENCE:

Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) Regional Transportation Planning Organizations or affected nonmetropolitan transportation officials with responsibility for transportation planning State Departments of Transportation Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration Planning, Transportation Planning, Programming, or Project Development staff working or participating in the Statewide or Metropolitan Transportation Planning process Transit Agencies

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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