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Michigan Department of Transportation/Southeast Michigan Council of Governments Technical Assistance Webinar | November 5, 2015
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) requested the 1.5-hour webinar, or “virtual peer exchange,” for their staff as part of on-call technical assistance offered by the Second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP2) Implementing Eco-Logical Program, led by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO). MDOT and SEMCOG have been coordinating closely throughout MDOT’s Implementing Eco-Logical IAP Lead Adopter project. The webinar was held on November 5, 2015.
The goals of the webinar were to:
FHWA and AASHTO facilitated the webinar. MDOT first presented on its IAP Lead Adopter project and reviewed the goals of the webinar. Several MPOs, also participating in the Implementing Eco-Logical IAP, participated as peers. Peer presenters for the webinar were:
The webinar featured 10-minute presentations on the IAP projects using the outline below (see “Topics of Discussion” section). At the end of the presentations, webinar participants held a facilitated discussion on the content of the presentations to provide more technical details to MDOT and SEMCOG about how the IAP recipients approached their projects. Discussion centered on the themes of data, process, and implementation advice.
Topics of Discussion
Presentation Outline and Questions Addressed
Facilitated Discussion Outline and Questions Addressed
The webinar was the first of its kind requested under the Implementing Eco-Logical Program and served as a 1.5-hour “virtual peer exchange” to further share information about MPOs’ Implementing Eco-Logical IAP projects. Interested in your own “virtual peer exchange” webinar for your Eco-Logical activities? Please submit a request.
Need to request technical assistance for your Eco-Logical program? Please submit a request.