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Webinar Training Opportunities

Webinars

This page provides a list of current webinars, and webinar materials that are available to local agencies and the public. To register for a webinar, click on the link to the information brochure under the date. Because every organization has different requirements you will need to follow the directions to enroll for each session that is of interest to you.

Disclaimer: The contents of webinars reflect the views of the authors, who are responsible for the facts and accuracy of the information presented. The contents do not necessarily reflect the official views or policies of WSDOT or FHWA.

Ongoing opportunities exist through:

The Transportation Research Board's Webinar Program.

The Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals webinar calendar.

The National Center for Rural Road Safety.


Webinars to Join


Tues., Feb. 16, 2016 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Pacific

WSDOT Pedestrian and Bicycle Program and Safe Routes to School Call for Projects Webinar. This webinar will provide information about the call for projects for these two programs. It will include an overview of the application form, review eligible project elements and provide information about each program's goals and evaluation criteria. Space is limited to the first 100 participants but it will be recorded and available for download from the Pedestrian and Bicycle program and Safe Route to School funding pages.

Cost: Free
Organization: WSDOT Local Programs


Thurs., Feb. 18, 2016 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM Pacific

Transportation Efficient Communities Webinar. This webinar is third in a series providing technical assistance to cities and counties interested in becoming more transportation efficient. The webinar will cover these topics:

For New Planners:

  • Growth and emerging transportation changes.
  • Planning strategies for local agencies ahead of dynamic transit changes.
  • Community engagement strategies from the field.
  • The Transit Supportive Toolkit guidance for developing comprehensive plans.

For Semi-Experienced to Advanced Planners:

  • Transit priority treatments.
  • First and last mile access to transit tools and strategies.
  • Providing access to opportunities for all demographics.
  • The future network of transit services.
  • Changing single family zoning.

Cost: Free
Organization: Washington State Departments of Commerce, Ecology, Health, and Transportation



Wed., Feb., 24, 2016 10:00 AM Pacific

WSDOT: Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Education and Encouragement for Safe Routes to School. Feet First will lead the discussion providing information about available education and encouragement resources. Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) will share information about the current Safe Routes to School (SRTS) call for projects and how education and encouragement activities can fit within an agency's SRTS project. Information about the SRTS Pedestrian and Bicycle Education Program and walking school bus efforts will be shared. The City of Seattle will discuss it's enforcement efforts and how they are using traffic cameras near schools to slow down drivers and increase safety Join this webinar to learn how including education and enforcement as part of Safe Routes to School grant can improve the quality of your program and increase the number of students walking and biking to school.

Cost: Free
Organization: Feet First


Wed., Feb. 24, 2016 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Pacific

FHWA's 10th Webinar, Every Day Counts (EDC)-3 Smarter Work Zones (SWZ) Webinar series, Designing ITS Based on Identified Needs: FHWA Work Zone Management Team will discuss designing Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) based on identified needs and will cover Steps 1-3 of the Work Zone ITS Implementation Guide. Examples will explore how two different agencies completed these steps when implementing ITS to improve work zone safety and mobility. The goals of this webinar include providing practitioners with the understanding of different ways that Steps 1-3 of the Work Zone ITS Implementation Guide can be completed and how they can be used to meet each states' respective SWZ Technology Application goals.

Cost: Free
Organization: FHWA


Thurs., Feb. 25, 2016 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM Pacific

FHWA's Roadway Noteworthy Practice webinar series will host a presentation on the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Design-Build Push Button contract. The Design-Build Push Button contract reduces the delivery of simple or low cost safety improvements from 3-5 years to 3-9 months. This innovative process Helped FDOT achieve their EDC goals and increased the NPV of Safety projects.

Cost: Free
Organization: FHWA



Mon., Feb. 29, 2016 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM Pacific

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) will conduct a webinar that will examine how transportation organizations in Europe deal with the challenges posed by adverse weather in their respective countries. This webinar will discuss what their winter materials and chemicals of choice are, what equipment they use, and their procedural strategies. By exploring winter maintenance activities in Scotland and Norway, attendees may be able to apply some practices or methods to their own winter maintenance operations.



Tues., Mar. 1, 2016 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM Pacific

The Transportation Research Board (TRB) Current Practices in Conducting Field Inspection of Maintenance Quality Assurance (MQA)
TRB will conduct a webinar that will explore NCHRP Synthesis 470: Maintenance Quality Assurance Field Inspection Practices which summarizes practices used by state transportation agencies to support maintenance investments.  

Cost: Free to members/$89 non-members   
Organization: Transportation Research Board


Tues., Mar. 1, 2016 10:00 AM to 11:30 PM Pacific

T3 Webinar: Automated Vehicles and Policy. The U.S. DOT and the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) are hosting a series of webinars on key issues and opportunities facing the integration of automated vehicles into our transportation system. Automated Vehicles and Policy is the third in this AV Awareness series of webinars jointly produces by the ITS PCB Program and ITS America. This 90 minute webinar will explore the key policy topics and challenges for automated vehicles and discuss what transportation policy makers need to know to adequately  consider automation in the future.

Cost: Free
Organization: USDOT


Mon., Mar. 7, 2016 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Pacific

TRB Webinar: Cities Beyond Driving. This webinar will focus on advanced solutions that may help transportation professionals envision cities beyond private vehicles.

Cost: Free members/$89 non-members
Organization: Transportation Research Board (TRB)


Thurs., Mar. 24, 2016 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM Pacific

TRB Webinar: Scalability of Roundabouts. This webinar will discuss characteristics operating roundabout intersections that are not necessarily transferable to a "one size fits all" model.

Cost: Free members/$99 non-members
Organization: Transportation Research Board (TRB)


U.S. Access Board's free monthly Webinar Series

AccessibilityOnline represents a collaborative training program between the ADA National Network and the US Access Board. The program includes a series of free webinars and audio conferences on different topics of accessibility. Sessions are held on a monthly basis and cover a variety of topics concerning accessibility to the built environment, information and communication technologies, and transportation.


Countermeasure Strategies for Pedestrian Safety Webinar Series

In this series, The Federal Highway Administration and the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center are pleased to deliver this free 12-part webinar series. This series will provide participants with an in-depth exploration of some of the most effective countermeasures and design strategies that can be implicated to improve pedestrian safety. Each of the 12 sessions will feature detailed information about countermeasures and design strategies, supporting research and guidance, as well as case studies highlighting examples of implementation from around the country.

Those who attend the live sessions will be provided with a certificate of attendance for 1.5 hours of instruction. The webinars will also be submitted to the American Planning Association to be considered for 1.5 C.M. credits. 


2016 TRB Annual Meeting:

Five Sessions to be Webcast Live and Available to All. If you cannot attend the 2016 TRB Annual Meeting in person, view five sessions that will be webcast live and available to all. No advance registration is necessary to view the live webcast sessions. The following five sessions will be streamed directly on this page at the times listed below: