NTI Introduction to Metropolitan Transportation Planning

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The National Transit Institute (NTI) is presenting the course “Introduction to Metropolitan Transportation Planning” in Seattle, WA on April 28-30, 2009.

Tuition shall be waived for federal, state and local government employees who work in transportation or related areas. Fee for contractors and consultants: $650.00.

This course is a cooperative effort among the Federal Highway Administration (both the FHWA Office of Planning and the National Highway Institute), the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the National Transit Institute (NTI). This course provides a general introduction and overview of the metropolitan transportation planning process. It covers the basic concepts, products, and participants in the process. The training program teaches both procedural and substantive aspects of the metropolitan transportation planning process as well as some "best practices" and federal requirements.

This course is targeted to planning, transportation planning, programming, and project development staff working or participating in the metropolitan transportation planning process. These professionals will be from Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs), state or local Department of Transportation (DOTs), transit agencies, or federal DOT. They may also be from state or federal resource and regulatory agencies such as Environmental Protection Agency, the Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Coast Guard, the Fish and Wildlife Service, or the Park Service.

If you are interested in attending this course, please follow this link http://www.ntionline.com/CourseInfo.ASP?CourseNumber=FP208 and register on line.

Information about local area hotels maybe found at the Seattle Chamber of Commerce web site http://www.seattlechamber.com/.

Seating is limited for each course, so register early. For further information, please contact Ned Conroy at 206-220-4318, or email ned.conroy@dot.gov.



R.F. Krochalis
Regional Administrator