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FHWA ADA Basics Class – Register now

Register here – FHWA ADA Basics Class

This two-hour basic ADA class, led by Patrick Gomez of the FHWA Resource Center, answers many of the frequently asked ADA/504 questions, and lays a solid foundation regarding State & Local Government responsibilities, including:

  • Standards in the pedestrian environment,
  • Standards for buildings and on-site facilities,
  • The current status of PROWAG, – ADAAG v. PROWAG,
  • Construction tolerances, and
  • Technical infeasibility.

The substantive portion of the class is dedicated to Laws, Regulations, and Pedestrian Characteristics/Environment (this includes self-evaluations, transition plans, and the DOJ-DOT Joint Technical Assistance on the Title II of the ADA Requirements to Provide Curb Ramps when Streets, Roads, or Highways are Altered through Resurfacing).

Target Audience: Local staff, advocates, and policymakers.

Presented by the FHWA Resource Center, and hosted by the Greater Madison MPO and East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (ECWRPC)

Working Towards More Affordable Housing

This invite‐only event seeks to improve our region’s ability to accommodate the current and future needs for affordable housing through increased dialogue and information sharing between communities and land development/realty/homebuilding stakeholders within the East Central Region. 2017 Wisconsin Act 243 created two new reporting mandates for villages and cities over 10,000 in population. A HousingContinue Reading

Fox Cities/Appleton Transportation Public Comment Session

Public Comment Session on Metropolitan Transportation System Planning in the Fox Cities/Appleton Metropolitan Planning Area All interested parties are invited to attend an open public meeting where you can provide comments directly to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regarding your views on the transportation planning process in the Fox Cities/AppletonContinue Reading

Registration Closed! Autonomous Vehicle Mini-Conference

Come join us to explore the rapidly advancing technology that will ultimately change how transportation services are delivered in the future. Planning for the integration and use of connected and autonomous vehicles as well as related phenomena, such as electric and shared vehicles, will become increasingly important at all levels of government. What do youContinue Reading

2019 Neighborhood Partners Network Gatherings

Registration has closed. Saturday, February 9, 2019 – 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.            Coughlin Center, 625 E. County Road Y, Oshkosh Thursday, March 7, 2019 – 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.            Goodwill NCW Campus, 1800 Appleton Road, Menasha Thursday, April 4, 2019 – 5:30 p.m.Continue Reading

Complete Streets Workshop

Online registration for this event has closed. Please contact Kim Biedermann at 920.751.4770 x 6833 for more information. The event will be held at the UW Oshkosh Alumni Welcome and Conference Center (625 Pearl Ave, Oshkosh). Click here for directions to the facility.

Zoning Mini-Conference

Zoning: A New Playbook For Addressing Controversial Land Uses Registration closed but walk-ins are welcome. Friday April 28, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Shawano County Park Pavillion W5791 Lake Drive Shawano, WI

Transportation Health Tool (THT) Workshop

Oshkosh Convention Center – Wednesday, October 12, 2016 Workshop Purpose Provide a shared framework for developing transportation and health measures, goals, and strategies. Use the Transportation and Health Tool developed by the Federal Highway Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and American Public Health Association to discuss and identify opportunities for transportation andContinue Reading

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