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Transportation Impact Analysis (TIA) Training Program -- September - November 2020 (Group 2)

Course Description
The Transportation Impact Analysis (TIA) Training Program is a new certificate-based, blended learning program that provides students with a comprehensive coverage of the technical elements of the TIA preparation and review. This training program consists of eight one-hour sessions providing a full understanding of the practice of transportation impact analysis including three interactive instructor-led discussions and five pre-recorded sessions accessible anytime within the program period to accommodate the pace and schedule of the student.

Topics covered include requirements for when a TIA is required, recommended qualifications for both the preparer and reviewer, definition of the site development characteristics, designation of the study area and description of its characteristics, description of TIA-specific analysis tools, assessment of current conditions and forecast methods for evaluating future conditions, estimation of modal trips generated by site, distribution and assignment of site-generated modal trips, multi-modal analysis, safety analysis, evaluation of site access needs, identification of on-site and off-site mitigation alternatives that support TIA recommendations, and preparation and presentation of a complete final report. Three live instructor led discussion sessions will also provide real-world case studies and address new and emerging issues such as impact fees and special assessment districts and the impacts of COVID-19 on traffic impact analysis. Individuals who successfully complete this training program will receive an ITE Training Program Certificate.

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define the need for and purpose of conducting a TIA
  • Identify the types and extent of information to be presented in a TIA report
    • for the preparer - the steps involved to develop the necessary information
    • for the reviewer - the appropriate level of review
  • Become familiar with the range and depth of analyses appropriate for different types of TIA
  • Classify the tools and techniques for required analysis
  • Demonstrate techniques for presenting and sharing the results of a TIA
Instructor Information
  • Kevin G. Hooper, P.E., Strategic Projects | ITE
  • Lisa Fontana Tierney, P.E., Traffic Engineering Senior Director | ITE
  • Guest instructors: Subject matter experts with extensive experience in TIA preparation and review will also provide instruction on several modules.
Pricing
ITE Member: $500.00
Non-Member: $750.00

Registration for this course has sold out. This course is designed for quality instructor and student interaction during live sessions and therefore there are limited seats available. Registration is for the entire course. Individual module registration is not available.

Course Outline and Schedule
This training program will take place here on the ITE Learning Hub. The training program consists of a series of eight one-hour sessions. Sessions 1, 5, and 8 will consist of live interactive presentations. The remaining five sessions are pre-recorded and broken into sub-modules. The attendee will be expected to view Sessions 2, 3 and 4 prior to the October live session. The attendee will be expected to view Sessions 6 and 7 prior to the November live session.

The live presentations have assigned dates:
  • September 24, 2020 -- access in Module 1
  • October 22, 2020 -- access in Module 5
  • November 12, 2020 -- access in Module 8
The live events for this course take place from 11:00 -- 12:00 pm ET. 

Course Materials
Course material will be located in each module. This includes PDFs of the Power Point presentations for each module, any references, handouts and links if applicable. 

How to Earn PDH Credit: 8.0 PDH Credits Available
Each module is a one hour session and therefore is 1.0 PDH credits per session. The course in its entirety is 8.0 PDH credits. Each participant will be awarded an ITE TIA Training Program Certificate upon completion of all the live and pre-recorded sessions, a confirmation of knowledge quiz and an evaluation of the overall course.

Additional attendees: This course is for individual participation only. Group sessions are not supported. Credit is applied to registrants only.

ITE's Certificate Program:
ITE is committed to the education of the transportation industry therefore we have begun the ITE Certificate Program. This Transportation Impact Analysis (TIA) Training Program is the prototype for ITE's new Certificate Program offerings designed to show mastery over a defined area or topic. The ITE Certificate Program will consist of training courses that provide certificates of achievement in a specific area and level of knowledge. Recognition of achievement for those who complete this program will be posted on our ITE website. We are in development of additional for 2021 and ITE will share more information as they are developed.

Policies: This Traffic Impact Analysis course is non-refundable within 5 days prior to the event. You will have access to the entire course until January 31, 2021.

For administrative questions, please contact ITE Professional Development Director, Kellyanne Broom at kbroom@ite.org.