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FHWA released the 2017 NHTS data today. In order to stimulate immediate use
and analysis of the dataset to inform transportation planning, policy and
decision making, The Transportation Research Board, in collaboration with
the Federal Highway Administration, will host a workshop August 8-9, 2018
in Washington DC. Individuals and organizations are encouraged to submit
brief abstracts to be considered for a poster session or lectern
presentations. Abstracts are due *April 15, 2018*.
Details are here:
The 2017 NHTS data can be downloaded from here: http://nhts.ornl.gov/
Note: There will be a scheduled NHTS server outage from 7:00 am Eastern
this Saturday March 10 until midnight. The website will not be accessible
during this time.
*Look forward to your abstracts and participation.*
Please plan to attend the CTPP Oversight Board Webinar on Small Geography Data Reporting
April 3, 2018, 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM, Eastern Time
In January, 2018 the CTPP Oversight Board officially announced that data sets following the 2012-2016 data set expected in 2019 will not contain small geography at the Transportation Analysis Zone (TAZ) and Transportation Analysis District (TAD) levels. We are adopting the standard Census Block Group for future data tabulations. To support the creation of Block Groups that are useful for transportation planning the Board is recommending that the transportation community review and comment on the current Federal Register's notice on criteria for 2020 Census geography (linked below), and to participate in the 2020 Census Participant Statistical Areas Program (PSAP).
To help the transportation community prepare for this change, CTPP will host a webinar on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. The webinar will include overviews of the Board's policy, the Census criteria and PSAP programs, and how one agency will be involved with PSAP and what that means to MPOs and states. The presentations will be followed with time for Q&A.?
Registration for this free webinar is required. Register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8410252790735912963
CTPP Oversight Policy on Small and Custom Geography in CTPP Tabulations
Tom Faella, La Crosse Area Planning Committee
Proposed Census Tract and Block Group Criteria and How to Get Involved in PSAP
Vince Osier and Joshua Coutts, Census Bureau Geography Division
Aligning 2020 Census geographies with TAZs: Who to Involve and How It Can Be Done
Benjamin Gruswitz and Kimberly Korejko, Delaware Regional Planning Commission
Questions and Answers, Participants' Experience and Recommendations (30 minutes)
Policy Change Announcement on Small and custom Geography in CTPP<http://ctpp.transportation.org/Pages/Policy-Change-on-Small-Geography.aspx>
Federal Register Notice on Proposed Geography Criteria<https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2018/02/15>
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FHWA announces the establishment of a new pooled fund program in support of
the next generation of travel behavior data collection and processing. This
program will integrate travel survey data with passive data covering both
long-distance and local travel behavior data on an annual basis. For more
details, visit the Pooled Fund Solicitation #1466 at
FHWA Staff Contact: Wenjing Pu at <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>
wenjing.pu(a)dot.gov or 202-366-5024, Daniel Jenkins at
<mailto:Daniel.Jenkins@dot.gov> Daniel.Jenkins(a)dot.gov or 202-366-1067.