The May issue of the CTPP Status Report newsletter is now out and posted
at http://www.TRBcensus.com/. The direct link to the newsletter is
http://www.TRBcensus.com/newsltr/sr0508.pdf. Articles in this quarter's
newsletter include an update on the CTPP consolidated purchase and the
AASHTO SCOP Census Data Working Group, the timeframe for TAZ
delineation, information on the ACS release schedule, using PUMS data in
activity models, the use of Census Data to analyze Limited English
Proficiency populations, the NCHRP Guidebook on using ACS data for
transportation planning and an update on the 2008 national Household
For those who attended our May 21st Webinar and wanted to download the
power points they are now available at http://fhwa.acrobat.com/ctpp1.
Once at the site you will need to highlight the presentation of your
choice and then click the "save to my computer" button. The power
points will be posted for the next week.
For those who missed it we will have a repeat performance on Wednesday,
June 4th from 1:00 to 2:30 PM Eastern Time. To register
If you find that we are out of space please let me know in an email and
I can request more lines.
Resource Center Planning Team
Federal Highway Administration
19900 Governors Drive
Olympia Fields, Illinois 60461
708-283-3534 (V) 708-574-8131 (cell)
Dear Everyone who attended the webinar on Weds, and wanted to download
FHWA just updated the webinar software and somehow we have TEMPORARILY
lost our materials. The NHI team is working to restore our CTPP web
Thank you for your patience. Since I will be on vacation until June 7,
please contact Ed Christopher with your webinar follow-up questions.
We have scheduled a second webinar on June 4 to accommodate people who
were unable to attend the May 21 session. The webinar will cover the
same information as the May 21 webinar. (Also, the May 21 webinar
will be archived for 30 days, but because of upgrades to the FHWA
webinar software, I do not yet have a link to the archived materials.
In addition, we will have notes from the Q&A from May 21 posted to the
web meeting room in a few days.)
To assure your space, please pre-register for the June 4 meeting.
Link for registration:
This webinar is to update the users' community on the status of the CTPP
program. Over the past few months many of the plans for the Census
Transportation Planning Products (CTPP) program using data from the
American Community Survey (ACS) data have been progressing.
Topics will include what is going on with the Census Transportation
Planning Products Program, AASHTO status report on Oversight Board and
Work Plan, AASHTO SCOP Census Work Group activities (Table definition
and disclosure review board issues, data access software design, and
research and capacity building proposals), Traffic Analysis Zone
definition timeframe and research activities.
Date: June 4, 2008
Time: 1:00 - 2:30 PM (Eastern) which is 10:00 - 11:30 AM (Pacific)
TELECONFERENCE NUMBER TO ACCESS AUDIO PORTION
Contact: If you have difficulty registering please contact Ed
Christopher at edc(a)berwyned.com or 708-283-3534.
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