TRB conducted a webinar on November 14, 2013 from 12:30 p.m.- 2:00 p.m. ET that featured research conducted by TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) about practices and programs to achieve successful transportation projects on tribal lands. View a link to the recorded webinar
Webinar presenters highlighted findings from the following two NCHRP projects:
NCHRP project 25-25 Task 79 study on Successful Practices for Effective Tribal Consultation
describes specific guidance for creating, establishing, and maintaining effective and successful consultation with Indian tribes in the context of surface transportation planning and project delivery. The principal objective of this research is to learn what works best in sustaining successful tribal consultation programs for surface transportation projects as specified in Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
- Hope Luhman, Louis Berger Group, Inc.
- Randy Withrow, Louis Berger Group, Inc.
- Rebecca Brodeur, Louis Berger Group, Inc.
NCHRP Report 690: A Guidebook for Successful Communication, Cooperation, and Coordination Strategies Between Transportation Agencies and Tribal Communities
includes guidelines designed to help departments of transportation and tribal communities work together to achieve successful transportation projects on tribal lands.
- Giovanni Migliaccio, University of Washington
: Laura Sliker, Louis Berger Group, Inc.
The first 60 minutes of the webinar featured information from the presenter and the final 30 minutes were reserved for audience questions.
- Research objectives and literature review
- Overview of survey and interviews
Findings and lessons learned
- Question and answer session
- To understand what works best in sustaining successful tribal consultation programs for surface transportation projects, as driven by Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
- To learn how representatives of FHWA, state DOTs, and tribes can work together to review tools most appropriate for successful tribal consultation programs.
- To increase knowledge of general benchmarks for application of tools to allow for improved performance, planning, and delivery of surface transportation projects.
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There was no fee to register for this webinar.
Professional Development Hour information:
A certificate for 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH) were provided to Professional Engineers (PEs) who registered and attended the webinar as an individual. For groups, only the person that registered and attended the session were eligible to receive the PDH certificate.
This webinar topic related to business practices, which may not be accepted by your licensing board. Please check with your licensing board to ensure that TRB webinar PDHs are approved by your board.
Individuals registered as Florida PEs are required to email Reggie Gillum, RGillum@nas.edu
, with their license number.
This webinar was developed in August 2013. TRB has met the standards and requirements of the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Credit earned on completion of this program will be reported to RCEP by TRB. Certificates of Completion will be issued to individuals who register for and attend the entire webinar session. Complaints about registered providers may be sent to RCEP, PO Box 1686, Clemson, SC, 29633. Website: www.RCEP.net
Registration questions? Contact Reggie Gillum at RGillum@nas.edu
This Summary Last Modified On: 11/15/2013