TRB Webinar: Retrospective, Perspective, & Prospective of Transit-Oriented Development

February 25, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
1.50 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 0.00 hour(s)
AICP: 1.50 hour(s)
CLE: 0.00 hour(s)

How can transit-oriented development (TOD) shape urban development? TRB will host a webinar on Thursday, February 25, 2021 from 11:00 AM -12:30 PM Eastern to examine TOD effects. Presenters will review transit’s historical, contemporary, and future role in urban development. They will also discuss the impacts of TOD on travel behavior, real estate prices, residential location, urban form, and community life. Finally, presenters will identify policy issues and decision-support tools of TOD planning as well as technologies to assist in TOD further development.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Economic Development and Land Use.

Some registrants will need to pay $95 to attend this webinar. Sign into to view registration information.

Webinar agenda and presenters

  1. TOD research achievements, planning tools, and challenges: Anna Ibraeva, University of Coimbra (Portugal)
  2. Transit’s role in urban development and best practice recommendations for TOD in the 21st century: Richard Knowles, University of Salford (UK)
  3. Question and answer session: Moderated by John Renne, Florida Atlantic University

The first 60 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, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify impacts of TOD on travel behavior, real estate prices, residential location, urban form, and community life
  2. Discuss how to further develop TOD policies

Professional Development Hour Information

Professional engineers (PEs) who register and attend the entire webinar as an individual will be awarded 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs). TRB’s webinar program awards PDH credits only to the registered individual, and not to other members of a group that view the webinar together. To be eligible for the credits, individuals must remain signed in for the entire webinar, including for any question and answer session following the presentations.

Please check with your licensing board to ensure that TRB webinar PDHs are approved by your board.

TRB will report credits earned to the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Complaints about registered providers may be sent to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, D.C., 20005.

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. Please visit the Certification Maintenance section of APA’s website, Certification Maintenance webpage to claim your credits.

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

Registration is available until just before the webinar starts. Once the webinar starts, you will be unable to submit your registration. 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.