The FHWA, along with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) offer a variety of air quality training opportunities. These courses were designed in response to the needs of both public and private entities and cover a range of topics and levels of proficiency. Additionally, information about related training opportunities offered in conjunction with National Highway Institute (NHI), National Transit Institute (NTI), and the FHWA Resource Center is provided below.
- EPA/DOT Training for Quantitative PM Hot-Spot Analyses - EPA and DOT have developed a three-day training course on implementing EPA's "Transportation Conformity Guidance for Quantitative Hot-spot Analyses in PM2.5 and PM10 Nonattainment and Maintenance Areas. This technical, hands-on course is geared toward state and local agency staff and will focus on using emission models (including EPA's MOVES model) and air quality models (AERMOD and CAL3QHCR) for quantitative PM hot-spot analyses.
- National Transit Institute
- Introduction to Transportation Conformity - The Transportation Conformity course will present basic information about conformity requirements and the relationship of the transportation and air quality planning processes in order to prepare agency staff (federal, state and local) to participate in interagency consultation and work effectively in resolving conformity issues.
- National Highway Institute
- FHWA Air Quality Resource Center Training
- EPA/FHWA MOVES Training - EPA and FHWA will be offering MOVES training in a number of different formats. Course descriptions and availability are listed on EPA's website.
- Web-based Training
- 2004 and 2005 Transportation Conformity Rule Amendments Outreach Activities. PM2.5 Transportation Conformity Workshops - August and September 2005. FHWA and EPA sponsored a series of workshops on PM2.5 conformity requirements in Chicago, IL; Charleston, SC (as part of the Southern Transportation and Air Quality Summit); Newark, NJ; Indianapolis, IN; Sacramento, CA; Columbus, OH; Frankfort, KY; and St. Louis, MO.
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