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Webinar Training Opportunities

Current Webinars to Join:

    Webinars available to local agencies and the public.
    To register, click on link provided or title for brochure and more info.

CITE Consortium: Principles and Tools for Road Weather Management (0.8 CEUs). September 1 - October 12, 2017 
Provides transportation professionals in highway maintenance and/or highway operations with training to develop tools and strategies for addressing road weather problems. The course begins with an overview of the types of road weather problems and their associated costs, as well as basic meteorology for non-meteorologists... USDOT Cost: Free

CITE Consortium: Archived Data for Planning, Operations, and Safety (0.6 CEUs). Sept. 8 - October 17, 2017
Help understand the benefits of creating an open and accessible data archive of your agency's data. It will also explain the challenges you might face in trying to make your agency's data more open and available to others, and ways in which you can mitigate those challenges... USDOT Cost: Free

CITE Consortium: Managing High Technology Projects in Transportation (1.0 CEUs). September 22 - October 25, 2017
Designed to improve the project management skills of public and private sector personnel who are responsible for managing the implementation of technology-intensive transportation projects... USDOT Cost: Free

USDOT, T3e: Analysis of Freight Crashes along the I-10 Corridor: Problem Identification and Potential ITS Countermeasures.
Tuesday September 26, 2017 10:00 AM to 11 AM Pacific.
Traffic crashes cost society billions of dollars each year as a result of property damage, injuries, and fatalities. Additionally, traffic crashes have a negative impact on mobility, as they are a primary cause of non-recurring delay... USDOT Cost: Free

CITE Consortium: Operations Performance Management: Real-time Operations to long-term Planning (0.8 CEUs). September 29 - October 31, 2017
A broader management view of performance management - harnessing the power measurement to improve management practice, closing the loop between strategic objectives and measurement decisions... USDOT Cost: Free

CITE Consortium: Introduction to systems Engineering (1.0 CEUs). October 27 - December 14, 2017
An introduction to systems engineering for ITS project managers and project staff. Provide a high-level view of a broad and rich topic area introducing basic concepts to individuals who are working on ITS projects. Allow these individuals to understand the benefits of applying system engineering approaches as a means of developing quality systems... USDOT Cost: Free 
FHWA: Innovation Exchange: Weather-Savvy Roads (WSR)
Wed, September 6, 2017 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM Pacific
"What does it mean to be weather savvy?" WSR includes two distinct road weather management solutions:
Pathfinder-Collaboration between the National Weather Service, State DOT's, and support contractors to share and translate forecasts into consistent public transportation impact statements.
Integrating Mobile Observations (IMO)-Weather and road condition data collection from fleet vehicles in order to provide a more comprehensive view of conditions.  FHWA.  Cost: Free
PBIC: Design Innovation and the MUTCD
Wed, September 13, 2017 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Pacific

 When designing streets and intersections for bicyclists and pedestrians, communities can take advantage of a growing toolbox of treatments that promote safety and comfort. Panelists will share information about how new innovative traffic control devices can be tested.  Organization: Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center.  Cost: Free
No Right of Way (ROW) Verification
Tue, Sep.19, 1:30-2:30 ; Tue, Oct, 17, 9am- 10am Pacific
This training is mandatory
for those individuals who are responsible for completing the Design Approval Form (Appendix 43.62) and the No ROW Needed Verification Checklist (Appendix 25.176) used in the delivery of federally funded local agency transportation projects.  Register    Organization: WSDOT LP.  Cost: Free
Innovation Exchange: Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Part 2
Wed, September 20, 2017 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM Pacific
Discuss opportunities for local, tribes, and federal land management agencies to consider the EDC 4 TIM initiative into daily practice.  FHWA.  Cost: Free 
Available Through Calendar Year 2017
NHI Fundamentals of Environmental Justice (WBT): This webinar explains how environmental justice, or EJ, applies to each stage of transportation decision making.  Organization: National Highway Institute.  Cost: Free
Ongoing webinar opportunities: 
Transportation Research Board's Webinar Program
Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals webinar calendar. 
National Center for Rural Road Safety .
AASHTO: Transportation Curriculum Coordination Council (TC3).
Accessibility Online is a collaborative training program with free monthly Webinars from the ADA National Network and the US Access Board. The program offers a variety of different accessibility topics and sessions on:  built environment accessibility, information and communication technologies, and transportation.
Countermeasure Strategies for Pedestrian Safety Webinar Series
The Federal Highway Administration and the Pedestrian & Bicycle Information Center deliver this free 12-part webinar series. In-depth information on some of the most effective countermeasures and design strategies to improve pedestrian safety. 
For additional information and questions, please contact:
Training Program Coordinator,  LTAP Center

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