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Introduction to Freight Audits

EVENT: Live Webinar
DATE: Wednesday, April 5, 2017
TIME: 1:00-2:00 PM ET
COST:
Individual (1 person): $99 members / $129 non-member
Group* of up to 5 people: $395 members / $645 non-member
Group* of up to 10 people: $790 members / $1290 non-member

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This webinar will introduce practitioners to the concept of freight audits and the steps associated with their implementation. This proactive approach to freight transportation planning can help municipalities consider the local needs and priorities associated with the movement of freight in land use planning, site design and infrastructure investments. This tool can also help transportation practitioners make more informed decisions regarding the safe and efficient movement of freight in a region.

Agenda

  • Introduction
  • Freight audit definition
  • Freight audit process and data requirements
  • Freight audit application
  • Questions and discussion 

Learning Objectives

  • What is a freight audit?
  • Components of a freight audit
  • How to apply a freight audit
  • Data required for a freight audit

Target Audience

This webinar would be beneficial to transportation practitioners in the public sector.

Presenter

Jeannette Montufar, Founding Partner,
MORR Transportation Consulting
Dr. Montufar’s areas of professional expertise include pedestrian safety and freight transportation. She is a member of TAC's Traffic Operations and Management Standing Committee and Road Safety Committee, and a member of the Institution of Transportation Engineers, the Transportation Research Board, and the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering. Dr. Montufar has received over 20 national and international awards for her contributions to the engineering profession and was recently inducted into the Canadian Academy of Engineering. She was also Professor in Civil Engineering at the University of Manitoba for 14 years before deciding to focus on her consulting practice.

 

*A group registration fee allows multiple viewers to access the webinar via one computer login. All participants are expected to meet in the same room to hear and view the webinar (via one computer and a computer projection system). The group registration option does not permit you to have multiple logins. If your organization has multiple locations, each location will require a separate registration. The person in whose name the registration was made (the group registrant) will receive ALL correspondence related to the webinar - the link to access the webinar, the presentation materials, and the email sent after the webinar. Group registration must be made during a single transaction. We cannot retroactively group individual registrations together.


 

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