TRB Webinar: Creature Comforts—Designing Terminal Restrooms and Ancillary Spaces

November 16, 2021 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
0.00 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 1.00 hour(s)
AICP: 1.50 hour(s)
CLE: 0.00 hour(s)

How can airport managers ensure travelers’ needs and amenities are optimally designed? TRB is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 from 2:00 to 3:30 PM Eastern that will provide guidance for planning and designing restrooms and ancillary spaces in airport terminals. Presenters will discuss how to futureproof bathroom designs and identify design priorities. New guidance is available for 19 additional ancillary spaces which are categorized as regulated/essential, waiting-related, or layover-related amenities.

The webinar features research from ACRP Research Report 226: Planning and Design of Airport Terminal Restrooms and Ancillary Spaces.

This webinar is sponsored by the Airport Cooperative Research Program. There is no fee to attend this webinar; however, sign into to register.

Webinar agenda and presenters:

  1. Updated restroom planning and design guidance: Jens Vange, Alliance
  2. Master planning for restrooms and amenities: Shane Wirth, Alliance
  3. Engineering design considerations: Kerry Bruggemann, Michaud Cooley Erickson
  4. Question and answer session: Moderated by Alan Howell, Metropolitan Airports Commission

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:

  1. Determine required and recommended restroom and amenity spaces and their impact on traveler satisfaction
  2. Identify resources for planning, designing, and implementing airport restrooms and ancillary spaces

Continuing Education Units for Accredited Airport Executives

The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) will provide 1 Continuing Education Unit (CEU) to accredited airport executives who attend this webinar. Claim CEUs by visiting For questions about AAAE continuing education units, please contact

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