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National Highway Institute Virtual Training

Planning for Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSMO)

The Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA's) National Highway Institute (NHI) has created a training series on Planning for TSMO. The Planning for TSMO - Introduction (NHI-133131) and Planning for TSMO - Concepts and Applications (NHI-133132) courses are Web-based Training (WBTs) that introduce TSMO and provide in-depth explanations about how to incorporate TSMO strategies into the transportation planning process.

Course NHI-133131 includes an overview of the planning process through an objectives-driven and performance-based approach, describes the need for and methods of collaboration, and discusses ways to promote the institutionalization of planning for TSMO

Course NHI-133132 builds on NHI-133131 and provides an in-depth examination of the steps to integrate TSMO into the transportation planning process, how TSMO strategies can enhance planning, programming, and project development outcomes, and how to implement and evaluate the effectiveness of an objectives-driven performance-based approach

The third course in the series, Planning for TSMO - Putting Concepts into Action (FHWA-NHI-133133) is expected to be available soon. When ready, it will be a live, online course led by subject matter experts in planning and TSMO. The course will include interactive activities to help learners apply concepts to real world planning, programming, and project development scenarios.