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Free monthly webinars open to the public

Join us for our one hour presentations on topics related to traffic live online. The presentations are given by MnDOT staff and guest presenters.

Upcoming webinars

May 21, 2024, 2:00 p.m.
Jim Rosenow
Facility Design Guide The Vision

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June 18, 2024, 2:00 p.m.
Ethan Peterson and Jon Jackels
Methods for Maintaining Pavement Marking Retroreflectivity

Past webinars

Derek Leuer
Air Conditioning, Land Development, Access Management, Pedestrian Fatalities? How are they Connected?

Carol Zoff
Landscape Architecture – what it can do for you

Mark Wagner
Roundabouts, Pedestrians, Bicyclists, and Heavy Commercial Vehicles recorded webinar

Hannah Pritchard
Factors that Positively Influence Driver Yielding to Pedestrians at Unsignalized Intersections recorded webinar

Nissa Tupper
Planning for People First – Complete Streets recorded webinar

Jim Rosenow
Evolution of Design and Target Speed recorded webinar

Michelle Moser
Bikes and Pedestrians in Work Zone Guidance recorded webinar

Max Moreland
Speed Limits in Minnesota recorded webinar

Nissa Tupper
The Intersection of Health and Transportation recorded webinar

Nick Menzel
2021 Intelligent Work Zone Traffic Data recorded webinar

Sonja Piper and Jessica Schoner
A New Look at Pedestrian Safety: Examining Statewide Roadway Risk Factors in Context recorded webinar

Jacob Rueter
Presentation videos
Introducing MnDOT’s First Statewide Pedestrian System Plan recorded webinar

Kiet Ly
View the How MnPASS/E-ZPass works? recorded webinar

Katie Fleming-Vogl
Traffic Safety Culture: Don’t just leave it up to the professionals PowerPoint presentation (PDF)
View the Traffic Safety Culture recorded webinar

Ethan Peterson
MnDOT MASH-16 recorded webinar

Philip Schaffner
Communicating Benefit-Cost Analysis and Lifecycle Cost Analysis to the Public recorded webinar

Trisha Stefanski
A Day In The Life of a Traffic Asset recorded webinar

Derek Leuer
Introducing The 2020-2024 Strategic Highway Safety Plan recorded webinar

Eric DeVoe
Impact of COVID-19 on Traffic Safety
View the recorded webinar: https://youtu.be/Mz_Es7dHa-0

Sonja Piper and Hannah Pritchard
Design Flexibility: The Future of Inclusive Road Design
View the recorded webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4GPf6kkfEY

Ken E. Johnson, Kathy Schaefer, Jackie Brown
The new flagger law: what you need to know...
View the recorded webinar: https://youtu.be/Qu0WggPvNJ0

Steve McBurney
Changes to Signing Plans
View the recorded webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4b1lR6q_zKc

Ken E. Johnson and Jeff Morey
Temporary Traffic Control Requirement Changes and Resources
View the recorded webinar: https://youtu.be/osnuKjCXbIE

Jessica Oh
Introduction to MnDOT’s Highway Sponsorship Program
View the recorded webinar: https://youtu.be/z4S4p3HlVkM

Brian Kary
ClearGuide powered by HERE data – a new tool to monitor system performance
View the recorded webinar: https://youtu.be/8Z0Jrq7Vpjw

Kristine Hernandez & Captain Jason Bartell
15 Years of Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths: Successes and Challenges! What does the Future Hold?
View the recorded webinar: https://youtu.be/brvcpaxXS2k

Cory Johnson: ITS and the Connected Corridor
View the recorded webinar: https://youtu.be/yjct8DnPBbQ

Amber Dallman: Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Transit Planning
View the recorded webinar: https://youtu.be/imOCxYATq9E

Jay Hietpas: MnDOT's Connected and Automated Vehicles policy, research and deployment efforts
View the recorded webinar: https://youtu.be/hEjjbo2iJ-s

Sue Porter: What is Transportation System Management and Operations (TSMO)?
PowerPoint presentation (PDF)

Mike Kronzer: Autonomous Bus Pilot Project
View the recorded webinar: https://youtu.be/jYIMvdtxG0A

David Tomporowski: Minnesota's Statewide Freight System Plan and Freight Investment Plan
View the recorded webinar: https://youtu.be/47Pyzr9nz50

Howard Preston: Intro to the MN MUTCD
View the recorded webinar:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yLSVYCUQIXs

Tony Fischer: Highway Capacity
View the recorded webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQA9oAVYkgI

Linda Taylor: How Traffic Can Benefit from MnDOT Research
View the recorded webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j8FUJtvgzyE

John McClellan: Freeway Operations Supervisor
View the recorded webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VGJh8AcvivY

Kelly Braunig: 511
View the recorded webinar: https://youtu.be/kUvSsGrOaEg

Cassandra Isackson: Aeronautics 101
View the recorded webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPvp0e77gOc

Kathy Schaefer and Joe Huneke: Snow and Ice
View the recorded webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9miJuE61R9M

Ken Johnson: Sinusoidal Rumbles in Minnesota
View the recorded webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qnM2KSc7Lsc

Brian Kary and Jesse Larson: Metropolitan Freeway System 2014 Congestion
View the recorded webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqhzDZDdHLg

Dr. David Braslau and Ed Terhaar: Rumble Strip Noise Evaluation
View the recorded webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1-iyZ1DMX4

Frank Douma and Adeel Lari: Self-Driving Vehicles: Current Status and Policy Implications for Minnesota
View the recorded webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=405YpU-j3jw

Ken E. Johnson: Speed Limits in Work Zones
View the recorded webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNYs9yENrg4

Derek Leuer: Traffic Safety 101
View the recorded webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7mwX_APvqC0

Melissa Barnes: Pedestrian and Bicycle Crash Types and Countermeasures
View the recorded webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUis72GMy9s&feature=youtu.be

Howard Preston: Roadway Functional Classification
View the recorded webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAQGDDVOxyc