Suggested FHWA-NHI Web-Based classes

You’ll need to create an account on NHI’s website in order to access these training classes. Create a New Account. Be sure to use your work email address. Print out your certificate upon completion of training and forward it to Environmental Training to receive credit for the class.

Administrative Record (FHWA-NHI-142062)

Course description: This training course describes the purpose of an Administrative Record, explains what should be included in an Administrative Record, and presents best practices for building a defensible Administrative Record. Please note that this WBT is not meant to take the place of formal legal advice and consultation with FHWA counsel is strongly recommended. ($25)

Air Quality Planning: Transportation Conformity (FHWA-NHI-142071)

Course description: This introductory course will answer questions related to the "what" of transportation conformity. What is transportation conformity? What activities are covered by conformity? What are the major requirements? This course does not address how transportation conformity regulations are met. (Free)

Basics of Public Involvement in Transportation Decision Making (FHWA-NHI-142077)

Course description: In this course, participants will discover the importance of public involvement in transportation decision making and become familiar with the broad range of strategies and techniques transportation practitioners can use to identify and engage the public in a meaningful way. It presents participants with an overview of Federal public involvement regulations and directives for transportation planning, programming, and project development, as well as a framework for engaging the public using a variety of approaches. (Free)

Fundamentals of Environmental Justice (FHWA-NHI-142074)

Course description: Explains how environmental justice, or EJ, applies to each stage of transportation decision making. Participants are presented with a variety of strategies and resources for considering EJ throughout the transportation decision-making process. (Free)

Introduction to NEPA and Transportation Decision Making (FHWA-NHI-142052)

Course description: This Web-based training is a basic introduction to FHWA's NEPA transportation decision-making process that takes into account the potential impacts of transportation projects on the human and natural environment balanced with the public's need for safe and efficient transportation. Topics include purpose and need, alternatives development and analysis, impact analysis, public involvement, interagency coordination, mitigation, and documentation. We strongly recommend completion of this self-paced training prior to enrolling in FHWA-NHI 142005. ($25)