September 1 – October 12, 2017: Principles and Tools for Road Weather Management (0.8 CEUs)
This course provides transportation professionals in highway maintenance and/or highway operations with training to develop tools and strategies for addressing road weather problems. The course begins with an overview of the types of road weather problems and their associated costs, as well as basic meteorology for non-meteorologists. Through this course, participants are exposed to various strategies for addressing road weather problems, including Road Weather Information Systems (RWIS) and the development of crosscutting decision support systems to respond effectively to weather situations. In addition, road weather solutions unique to maintenance management, traffic management, traveler information, and emergency management are discussed.
Instructor: Leon Osborne, Professor of atmospheric science and Director of the Regional Weather Information Center at the University of North Dakota
For more information: http://www.citeconsortium.org/course/principles-and-tools-for-road-weather-management-blended
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September 22 – October 25, 2017: Managing High Technology Projects in Transportation (1.0 CEUs)
This course is designed to improve the project management skills of public and private sector personnel who are responsible for managing the implementation of technology-intensive transportation projects. The course provides training related to the fundamental principles and practices of good project management; the steps of planning, designing, and implementing transportation systems projects; the types of project management tools available for managing transportation systems projects; and the basic skills required to be a good project manager.
Instructor: Paul Olson, P.E., PTOE
For more information: http://www.citeconsortium.org/course/managing-high-technology-projects-in-transportation-2/