Event Date:
Dec 05, 2017 to Dec 06, 2017
Content Type: Event

This event is by invitation only. If you have any questions please contact us at asktrec@pdx.edu

Portland State University, in concert with the Regional Disaster Preparedness Organization (RDPO) and City of Portland Bureau of Emergency Management (PBEM), is offering a two-day training course on the development of a Transportation Recovery Plan for the Portland Metro region. The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) funded a research grant to develop a recovery plan for the City of Portland that includes transit and travel demand management (TDM) strategies, Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) technologies, and use of social media as an integral part of a recovery plan. The project includes the development of a two-day training program to be pilot tested in Portland and offered to six other metropolitan regions nationwide.

COURSE GOAL

The goal of this training is to provide participants with the tools, knowledge, skills and resources to develop an emergency transportation recovery plan and to recognize the specific needs, resources and relationships with emergency responders within...

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