The latest episode of the “The Stream by AASHTO” podcast – formerly the Environmental Technical Assistance Program or ETAP podcast – is the first of a two-part series exploring effective transportation management tactics ahead of and during a solar eclipse.

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“The Stream by AASHTO” podcast is part of a technical service program for state departments of transportation provided by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. It explores a wide array of environmental topics that affect transportation and infrastructure programs.

The first episode of this two-part series on solar eclipse preparations features insights from Michael White, assistant director of the Safety and Emergency Management Division within in the Missouri Department of Transportation.

White digs into the significance of preparation, planning, training, and effective communication conducted by his division ahead of the solar eclipse event scheduled to affect the United States on April 8. He also offers perspectives on advancing safety protocols and bolstering resilience to ensure operational continuity during such celestial events.

To listen to the full podcast on this topic, click here.