Planning and Environmental Linkages (PEL) is an approach in transportation planning for establishing the purpose and need as well as the reasonable range of alternatives in environmental documents prepared pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). TRB hosted a webinar on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Eastern to cover various aspects of the PEL process, including public involvement, agency involvement, developing purpose and need, screening alternatives, implementation plans, and transitioning to NEPA. Presenters reviewed case studies to help the various aspects come to life.
This webinar was sponsored by TRB’s Standing Technical Committees on Environmental Issues in Transportation Law and Environmental Analysis and Ecology.
Webinar agenda and presenters
The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions.
At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
American Institute of Certified Planners Certification Maintenance Credits
This webinar was approved by the American Institute of Certified Planners for 1.5 Certification Maintenance Credits. Please visit the Certification Maintenance section of APA’s website to claim your credits: https://www.planning.org/cm/. If you have problems reporting your CM credits or have general questions about the CM program, please contact the APA.
Continuing Legal Education Credits
TRB offered 1.25 CLE credits for this webinar. TRB did not seek approval for this workshop from the state board. Registered webinar attendees who signed in and viewed the entire webinar received a link to a certificate that they can fill out and provide to the appropriate MCLE Board(s) or Commission(s) within 30 days of activity.