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Training Opportunities

​​Training Opportunities

​Looking to gain a deeper understanding of the transportation planning process? Need to brush up on your skill set? Want to learn more about the changes in federal regulations and how they affect your city/county/agency? We're here to help!

2019 Offerings

WAMPO is hosting a professional development webinar series that is FREE and open to the public covering topics related to planning, design, construction, maintenance, and policy.  RSVPs are encouraged, but not required to the attention of Kristen Zimmerman, at kzimmerman@wichita.gov or call 316-352-4862.   Summaries of each may viewed by clicking HERE.   

The 2019 schedule is as follows: 

  • March 20:  Navigating Without Curbs: Accessibility on Shared Streets
  • April 17:  Designing Streets for the Speeds You Want
  • May 15:  Maintaining Green Infrastructure: Hints for Success
  • June 19:  Finding Common Ground with First Responders
  • July 17:  Return on investment for Active Transportation
  • August 21:  Improving Actuation and Detection for Cyclists & Pedestrians
  • September 18:  Can We Talk About the Street? Building Support for Controversial Projects
  • October 16:  If We Build it Will They Come? Estimating Demand for Biking and Walking
  • November 20:  Aging in Place: Designing Communities to Support Mobility
  • December 18:  Education and Encouragement: Bringing the Right People Together

Please check back for new posting of other training events and conferences that may be of interest and check out our Acronym Glossary while you are here!

Download WAMPO Transportation Planning Acronyms Glossary

If you have news of a workshop, seminar, conference, or class that you think would be beneficial to your fellow transportation planning peers, please send the information in an email to Tricia Thomas at tthomas@wichita.gov​ for inclusion on this page.​​​
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Kansas University Transportation Center (KUTC)

The Kansas University Transportation Center (KUTC) conducts, coordinates, and promotes transportation research, training and technology transfer to the State of Kansas and the surrounding region. KUTC is a multi-disciplinary center of the University of Kansas operating since 1977. It encompasses several research and technology transfer programs. Primary areas of interest are highway engineering and maintenance, traffic engineering and safety, workforce development, and community transit.​

Visit KUTC's training calendar of upcoming webinars and sessions​​​