Has draft criteria been published for urbanized areas?
On Fri, May 14, 2010 at 1:33 PM, Ed Christopher <edc(a)berwyned.com> wrote:
Where are we with Urbanized Areas?
On Friday June 11, 2010 Federal Highway Administration in coordination with
the Census Transportation Planning Products program will host a two hour
webinar on the Census Bureau’s plans for defining new Urban Areas. These
areas are important for transportation planning because of requirements for
establishing MPOs and revisions to MPO boundaries, TMA designations, and
roadway functional classification. This webinar is a follow on for those
who could not attend a similar workshop held at the GIS-T Conference in West
Virginia. In addition to discussing Urban Area boundary development, Census
Bureau staff will discuss several other geographic related products and
programs. Every 10 years following the decennial census the Census Bureau
redefines Urban Areas. Urban Areas include both Urbanized Areas and Urban
This webinar will begin promptly at 1:00 PM (Eastern) and run for 2 hours.
It will include presentations along with time for question and answers.
Topics covered will include:
• A Brief Transportation Perspective on Census Geography, Ed
• Discussion of the Proposed Urbanized Area Criteria, Mike Ratcliffe,
Census Bureau Geography
• Review of Census Geographic Area Programs and Products, Mike
Ratcliffe, Census Bureau
Space is limited and advanced preregistration is necessary. If you are
unsure that you will attend please do not register. If more than one person
from a site can share one computer connection that will help make space for
others. The webinar will be recorded for those who miss it. To register go
here and complete the form.
If you have difficulty registering or have any question please let me (Ed
Christopher) know edc(a)berwyned.com or 708-283-3534.
4749 Lincoln Mall Drive, Suite 600
Matteson, IL 60443
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