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Census Transportation Planning Projects Workshop

Date: 1/29/14 - 1/29/14

We are pleased to announce that SANDAG will offer a full day webinar in the use of the recently released Census Transportation Planning Products. Please note that our in-person training class is now full.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 
Registration: Online registration

Space is limited so please register early.

Contact: Darlanne Hoctor Mulmat, (619) 699-7326, darlanne.mulmat@sandag.org
 
The Census Transportation Planning Products (CTPP) Training is designed for anyone who is required to work on long range planning, congestion management, travel forecast, and air quality analysis.

Participants will engage in discussion, practice analytical skills through exercises, learn to navigate the CTPP software, and leave with a better understanding of the transportation data available and avoidable pitfalls when using them.

The following subjects will be covered:

• Understanding and dealing with data issues such as margin of error and others

• Transportation data and how to get It
- CTPP, NHTS, JTW - What do these acronyms mean? What agencies collect and produce these data? How accurate, current, reliable are they?

• What Kind of Data Is Collected and Where Is It?
- Commutes, tours, modes, websites, search engines, hard files -What’s out there, how is it found, and how is it acquired?

• Census and CTPP Geography, Understanding It, Using It
- Custom geography for planning applications

• CTPP Data Access Software
- A hands-on, follow along, in-depth tutorial