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TRB Webinar: Public Transit Ridership Trends


Date(s)
August 18, 2020 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
FREE
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
0.0 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 0.0 hour(s)
AICP: 1.0 hour(s)
CLE: 0.0 hour(s)
Details

Are you curious about who rides public transit, when they ride it, and what factors contribute to increasing ridership? TRB is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, August 18, 2020, from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Eastern that will explore public transit ridership trends. The presenter will discuss bus and rail services in urban and suburban areas, focusing on what has changed in the past several years. She will also present strategies that transit agencies are utilizing for all transit modes in response to changes in ridership.

This webinar draws on research from TCRP Research Report 209: Analysis of Recent Public Transit Ridership Trends.

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

Webinar agenda and presenters

  1. Bus and rail ridership trends: Simon Berrebi, Georgia Institute of Technology
  2. Question and answer session: Moderated by Kari Watkins, Georgia Institute of Technology

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

Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, you will able to:

  1. Identify traditional causes of transit ridership increases and declines
  2. Discuss current trends in bus and rail ridership
  3. List strategies agencies are using to combat ridership change

American Institute of Certified Planners Certification Maintenance Credits 

This webinar is approved by the American Institute of Certified Planners for 1Certification Maintenance Credits. 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. 
 
Please visit the Certification Maintenance section of APA’s website, Certification Maintenance webpage to claim your credits. You may use the following steps: 

  1. Log in using your ID# and password.
  2. Select View my CM log.
  3. Select Add CM-Registered Credits.
  4. Using the CM Search option, type in the name of the event or event number (e.g. 21064) and click "Go." Please note: If searching for an event by Provider, use the search option, type in the name of the provider and click “Go”. From the results below, select by clicking on the name of the provider. 
  5. From the results below, find your event and select "Add to My Log." If this is a multi-part event, you will have the option to select from a list of activity sessions.
  6. Please rate the event, add a comment (optional), and click on the Ethics statement and check the box to confirm. Note: you should see a message indicating the CM reporting period year that you are logging.
  7. Click submit and the CM credits should appear in your CM log.

If you have problems reporting your CM credits or have general questions about the CM program, please contact the APA

Pre-registration is required. Once the webinar starts, you will be unable to register. Individuals that are registered for a webinar but do not receive their confirmation emails due to their organization’s internal firewalls should contact the TRB Helpdesk for assistance in signing in.

Registration questions? Contact Reggie Gillum.