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Module Training Series

The Transportation Decisionmaking: Information Tools for Tribal Governments Training Series provides modules for eight planning topics, as listed below. The training modules are designed to assist transportation professionals responsible for planning for the capital, operating, and maintenance needs on tribal lands.

Introduction to Planning Developing a Long-Range Transportation Plan Developing the Transportation Improvement Program Funding Resources Public Involvement Data Collection and Use Safety Project Prioritization Image Map
Introduction to Planning


This module explains the basic components of the transportation planning process and presents a brief overview of transportation plans, programs, and products that are part of the planning process.

Module: (PDF, 439KB)

Executive Summary : (PDF, 236KB)

Developing a Long-Range Transportation Plan


Developing a Long-Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) summarizes the fundamental process for developing a LRTP. The module offers a general framework for developing a LRTP and provides examples of noteworthy practices by several Tribal organizations.

Module: (PDF, 319KB)

Executive Summary: (PDF, 144KB)

Developing the Tribal Transportation Improvement Program


Developing the Tribal Transportation Improvement Program (TTIP) provides definitions and legal references for each of the TIP documents, presents an overview of how the TTIP is developed, and identifies stakeholders and their related processes.

Module: (PDF, 319KB)

Executive Summary: (PDF, 260KB)

Funding Resources


Tribal Transportation Funding Resources identifies the funding programs and strategies that will assist Tribal governments with their transportation planning. The section should be used as a reference guide that contains detailed information about 36 Federal funding programs and the eligibility criteria for each.

Module : (PDF, 1.68 MB)

Executive Summary (PDF, 237KB)

Public Involvement

Public Involvement explains the importance of getting input from the public when making transportation planning decisions. It also describes how to plan a public involvement process and ways to engage the public.

Module : (PDF, 1.68 MB)

Executive Summary (PDF, 213KB)

Data Collection and Use


Data Collection and Use explains what data is, how it can be collected and analyzed, and how it can be used to support decisionmaking, including the development of the Tribe’s Long-Range Transportation Plan.

Module (PDF, 344KB)

Executive Summary (PDF, 212KB)


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Project Prioritization

Coming soon!

For more information contact Theresa Hutchins at FHWA (360-753-9402).
Updated October 1, 2012
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