As a reminder, please join the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Office of Freight Management and Operations and the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) in the first webinar of a three-part series focused on the Freight Analysis Framework (FAF).

“Inside the FAF4: Forecasting Origin-Destination (O-D) Freight Flows and Why It Matters”

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

1:00-2:30 PM Eastern

To attend the webinar, please register here:


During the webinar, Birat Pandey of FHWA will provide a brief overview of the FAF4 and its value for analyzing freight flows. Chester Ford of BTS will describe fundamentals of O-D database attributes. Steve Owens of IHS Markit will present on how the FAF’s O-D data are forecasted, highlight what assumptions are built into the forecast methodology, and explain how this information will benefit a FAF user.  


This webinar is aimed at practitioners with basic or no knowledge of the FAF but who would like to move to the next experience level. This webinar will also provide a useful foundation for future webinars in this three-part series.

Contact Information:

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Additional Notes:
Please feel free to forward this invitation to interested colleagues. We hope you will be able to participate!

This webinar is the first of a three-part series. Information about additional webinars in the series will be provided via this list serv. FHWA and BTS anticipate holding webinar 2 in fall 2017 on FAF truck network assignments and webinar 3 in winter 2017 on FAF4 application case studies. Participants are encouraged to attend all three webinars but this is not required.