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TRB Webinar: Wildlife-Vehicle Collision Mitigation: Data to Decisions


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Date(s)
October 24, 2018 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
$95.00
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
2.0 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 0.0 hour(s)
AICP: 0.0 hour(s)
CLE: 0.0 hour(s)
Details

TRB will conduct a webinar on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM ET that examines methods and strategies of data collection for wildlife-vehicle collisions (WVC). To improve driver safety and develop more environmentally-sustainable highway systems, many state departments of transportation are developing mitigation actions and structures for WVC. The first step of these developments is collecting and analyzing data about the locations, types, and severity of incidents. Presenters will discuss case studies from five different states that have developed methods to collect and share this data. They will also share lessons learned, explore the available analytical tools, and identify effective ways to inform the planning and delivery of WVC mitigation.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Ecology and Transportation.

Some registrants will need to pay $95 to attend this webinarSign into MyTRB.org to view registration information.

Webinar Presenters

  • Nova Simpson, Nevada Department of Transportation
  • Jeffrey Gagnon, Arizona Game and Fish Department
  • Daniel Smith, University of Central Florida
  • Bridget Donaldson, Virginia Department of Transportation

Moderated by:  Fraser Shilling, Road Ecology Center at University of California at Davis

Webinar Outline

  1. Basics of wildlife-vehicle collisions (WVCs)
  2. Ways to collect and analyze WVC data
  3. Case studies
    • California
    • Arizona
    • Nevada
    • Florida
    • Virginia
  4. Question and answer session

The first 90 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions. The Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP) categorizes this webinar activity as relating to health, safety, and welfare including core technical.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the full range of activities needed to inform development of WVC mitigation
  • Identify future learning and skill development for agencies to develop their own programs
  • Describe practices and experiences that may be used to test mitigation actions that have been developed or are under development

 Professional Development Hour Information

A certificate for 2.0 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) will be provided to Professional Engineers (PEs) who register and attend the webinar as an individual. For groups, only the person that registers and attends the session will receive a PDH certificate. Certificates of Completion will be issued only to individuals who register for and attend the entire webinar session.

Individuals registered as Florida PEs are no longer required to email TRB with your license number to report your attendance. Instead, please use your certificate that TRB provides through RCEP.net as verification of your attendance to the Florida Board of Professional Engineers.

Please check with your licensing board to ensure that TRB webinar PDHs are approved by your board.

This webinar was developed in March 2018. TRB has met the standards and requirements of the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Credit earned on completion of this program will be reported to RCEP by TRB. Complaints about registered providers may be sent to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20005. Website: www.RCEP.net.

Registration questions? Contact Reggie Gillum at RGillum@nas.edu.