TRB Webinar: Fostering Sustainability through Freight-Efficient Land Uses

This webinar was posted on 05/30/2023

July 10, 2023 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
1.50 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 0.00 hour(s)
AICP: 1.50 hour(s)
CLE: 0.00 hour(s)

Incorporating freight-efficient policies into land-use planning ensures commercial supply chains function properly, keeping quality of life in urban and metropolitan areas high. TRB hosted a webinar on Monday, July 10, 2023 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Eastern that provided actionable guidance on how to integrate freight land-use policy and management with transportation efforts to foster efficient land uses. Presenters defined freight efficient land uses, shared insight through real-life examples, presented resources that can support decision-makers, and provided an overview of transportation and land-use initiatives.

This webinar is based on NCHRP Research Report 998: Planning Freight-Efficient Land Uses: Methodology, Strategies, and Tools.

This webinar was sponsored by TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program.

The slides are available. Please contact for a link to the recording. There may be a $90 fee.


Webinar agenda and presenters

  1. Overview and project products – José Holguín-Veras, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

  2. Land-use initiatives – Catherine Lawson, The State University of New York, University at Albany

  3. Practical applications – Daniel Haake, Cambridge Systematics

  4. Question and answer session moderated by Trey Wadsworth, Transportation Research Board

The first 60 minutes of the webinar were for presentations and the final 30 minutes were reserved for audience questions.


Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants can:

  1. Leverage comprehensive various policy, and management efforts to foster freight efficient land uses


Professional Development Hours

This webinar was delivered as a scheduled – e-learning live event and is categorized within RCEP as Technical, Health and Safety.

Professional Development Hours (PDHs) earned on completion of this program were reported to the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Certificates of Completion are issued to all participants via the online system. Complaints about registered providers may be addressed to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Fl., Washington, DC, 20005.

American Institute of Certified Planners Certification Maintenance Credits

This webinar was approved by the American Planning Association (APA) for 1.5 Certification Maintenance (CM) Credits. CM credits provide continuing education opportunities for AICP Certified Planners to continue their professional skills and knowledge. To receive CM credits, Certified Planners should visit the TRB event webpage on American Planning Association and register their participation. If you have problems reporting your CM credits or have general questions about the CM program, please contact the APA