San Angelo MPO Visioning and Goal Setting Workshop on February 8, 2018, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (CST)
at the Concho Valley Transit District Multi Modal Terminal—510 N. Chadbourne Street San Angelo, TX 76903
The San Angelo MPO, in conjunction with the Federal Highway Administration and the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, will conduct this free training in which the Transportation Policy Board, Technical Advisory Committee, and other stakeholders will cooperatively work on establishing a multi-modal vision for the future of transportation in the San Angelo metropolitan area. The workshop participants will also develop goals and objectives that can be implemented to attain the vision while following the MAP-21/FAST Act performance-based planning and programming (PBPP) process. This event is posted as an example of training that is available to Texas MPOs and is not meant as an invitation for areas outside SAMPO and their associated stakeholders. For more information regarding this training, please contact Bill Frawley, TTI at (817) 462‐0533.
FAST Act Metropolitan Planning Program Webinar on February 15, 2018, 1-3 p.m. (CST)
In lieu of the on-site workshop in Longview, Texas at the Maude Cobb Convention Center, the FHWA and Texas A&M Transportation Institute will be hosting a free 2-hour webinar on the implementation of the FAST Act metropolitan planning requirements (due by May 27, 2018). If you would like to attend please accept the appointment sent out by email on 1/12/18 to your Outlook calendar, and just dial-in to the teleconference number and Adobe connect website information as shown below fifteen minutes prior to the start of the webinar. Please share this invitation to all interested TxDOT and State of Texas’ MPOs/TEMPO members. There is no need to register in advance for this webinar. Here is the AGENDA.
FAST Act Metropolitan Planning Program Webinar
Dial in 877-336-1839
Access 4867907 (followed by the ‘#’ symbol)
TRB will conduct a webinar on Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 2:00PM to 4:00PM EST that will discuss the state-of-the-practice in resilience planning across multiple modes of transportation. Presenters will summarize community resilience frameworks, including the six-step process developed by the National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST). They will also discuss how communities can apply certain TRB publications – including TCRP Web Only Document 70 and ACRP Report 160 – to resiliency planning.
This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Critical Transportation Infrastructure Protection. Click here for more information and to register.
PROMOTING LIVABILITY IN THE TRANSPORTATION PLANNING PROCESS on March 5, 2018 at 3:30 PM (Central Time)
Central Texas Council of Governments at 2180 N Main St, Belton, TX 76513
Purpose of this Free, One-Day Workshop: Join the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) in partnership with the Killeen‐Temple Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to discuss how to improve livability within and around the Killeen‐Temple metropolitan planning area.
Guest speakers for each federal agency will provide an overview of available grant programs and policies & procedures intended to advance the concept of livable communities as part of the federal‐aid program. Learn about how the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) can assist in prioritizing livability‐ related projects and programs as part of its “3‐C” planning process to improve the quality of life and sustainability of its region and neighboring communities well into the 21st Century and beyond. The deadline for registration is COB February 28, 2018. Click here for Registration Form and Agenda.