TRB Webinar: Embracing the Unknown—Strategic Transportation Planning in the Pandemic Age

February 10, 2022 02:00 PM - 03:30 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)

The coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) has had a profound effect on transportation planning. TRB hosted a webinar on Thursday, February 10, 2022 that identified ways transportation agencies can plan strategically while accounting for multiple challenges that have emerged out of the COVID-19 pandemic. Presenters discussed the unanticipated changes that transportation agencies have faced and suggest approaches for completing strategic plans that allow for agility. They also highlighted how to create a culture of strategic planning within the entire agency.

This webinar was sponsored by the TRB Standing Technical Committee on Strategic Management. Find more resources on this topic in TRB's blog post on Resilience Research Becoming a Bigger Part of Transportation Planning.

The slides and recording are available.

Webinar agenda and presenters

  1. Developing strategic visions for transportation agencies during pandemics: Ryan Judge, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority
  2. Engaging all agency staff in implementing strategic plans: Sydia Reese, City of Los Angeles
  3. Integrating strategic plan objectives into daily decision-making: Julie Kolaszewski, Caltrans
  4. Question and answer session: Moderated by Clinton Bench, University of California, Los Angeles

The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes was reserved for audience questions.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss how to develop agile transportation agency strategic plans
  2. Identify strategies for agency-wide ongoing engagement and skills development


Professional Development Hours

This webinar was delivered as a scheduled – e-learning live event and is categorized within RCEP as Technical, Health and Safety.

Professional Development Hours (PDHs) earned on completion of this program were reported to the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Certificates of Completion are issued to all participants via the online system. Complaints about registered providers may be addressed to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Fl., Washington, DC, 20005.

American Institute of Certified Planners Certification Maintenance Credits

This webinar was approved by the American Institute of Certified Planners for 1.5 Certification Maintenance Credits. 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 the APA