TRB Webinar: Improving Diversity and Inclusion Programs in Public Transportation

February 03, 2022 01:00 PM - 02:30 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: 0.00 hour(s)
AICP: 1.50 hour(s)
CLE: 0.00 hour(s)

How can transportation agencies measure their diversity and inclusion efforts? TRB is hosting a webinar on Thursday, February 3, 2022, from 1:00 to 2:30 PM Eastern that will provide an overview of current diversity and inclusion efforts utilized by large, medium, and small public transportation agencies in the United States. Presenters will highlight how agencies embed equity in operations and discuss policies that impact employees, local businesses, and community members. They will also discuss a diversity and inclusion toolkit, which can be adapted to fit the contexts of any transit agency.

The webinar features research from TCRP Research Report 228: Resource Guide for Improving Diversity and Inclusion Programs for the Public Transportation Industry.

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 agenda and presenters:

  1. Conceptualizing diversity and inclusion in transit: David Keen, Keen Independent Research
  2. Diversity and inclusion toolkit: Inez Colon, Port Authority of Allegheny County
  3. Question and answer session: Moderated by Janine Kyritsis, Keen Independent Research

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. Identify how to develop benchmarks to measure diversity, equity, and inclusion
  2. Determine methods for transit agencies to improve equity

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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