TRB Webinar: Social and Economic Sustainability Metrics for Public Transportation

August 06, 2019 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern
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AICP: 1.50 hour(s)
CLE: 0.00 hour(s)

Practitioners from transit agencies are invited to a TRB webinar on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM ET. The webinar will feature research from the Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP)’s Research Report 205: Social and Economic Sustainability Performance Measures for Public Transportation.

This webinar will provide an overview of the report along with the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA’s) Social and Economic Sustainability Framework for Transit Agencies document. Presenters will discuss the process of identifying and selecting social and economic performance measures for sustainability of public transportation projects. They will also identify strategies for agencies to operationalize these performance measures.

This webinar is sponsored by the Transit Cooperative Research Program. There is no fee to attend this webinar; however, sign into to view registration information.

Webinar Presenters

  • Heather Unger, Louis Berger U.S., Inc. - A WSP Company
  • Sarah Buckle, TransLink
  • Ryan McAlpine, Maryland Department of Transportation

Moderated by: Adrienne Heller, Louis Berger U.S., Inc. - A WSP Company

Webinar Outline

  1. Overview of APTA’s recommended practices
  2. Social and economic sustainability performance measures for public transportation
  3. TransLink's social and economic sustainability reporting
  4. Question and answer session

The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions.

Learning Objective

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Establish performance measures to measure social and economic sustainability performance at transit agencies

American Institute of Certified Planners Certification Maintenance Credits

This webinar is approved by the American Institute of Certified Planners for 1.5 Certification Maintenance Credits.  Please make sure that you register for this session and log-in using the link that TRB provides to your email account. We use this as your record that you attended this session. TRB only maintains the records of attendees who use their email address to log into the webinar, and cannot verify attendance of individuals who view the webinar without personally logging into the session.

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