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TRB Webinar: Improving Bus Stops through Transit Agency Relationships


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Date(s)
September 21, 2021 01:00 PM - 02:30 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: 1.5 hour(s)
CLE: 0.0 hour(s)
Details

For many bus riders in the United States, the journey to access and the wait at the bus stop are experiences that may inhibit their ability or desire to take the bus. TRB is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, September 21, from 1:00 to 2:30 PM Eastern that will highlight bus stop and pedestrian infrastructure improvement programs by transit agencies and their partners. Presenters will illustrate how agencies prioritize bus stops for improvements, discuss program leadership and funding, and describe relationships with other public and private entities. They will also explain how to leverage available opportunities for improved infrastructure. 

The webinar features research from TCRP Synthesis Report 152: Transit Agency Relationships and Initiatives to Improve Bus Stops and Pedestrian Access.

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. Overview of research: Todd Hansen, Texas A&M Transportation Institute
  2. Case study from VIA: Abigail Kinnison, VIA Metropolitan Transit
  3. Case study from UTA: Marci Warren, Utah Transit Authority
  4. Question and answer session: Moderated by Bonnie Epstein, Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority

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, you will able to:

  • Identify how collaboration and communication fosters transit infrastructure improvement
  • Identify how transit agencies can leverage funding opportunities
  • Determine how to prioritize infrastructure around bus stops

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 to claim your credits. 

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

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