TRB Webinar: Prioritization of Public Transportation Investments

June 21, 2022 02:30 PM - 04:00 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)

The demand for public transportation investments far exceeds the funds available. While states and communities seek additional revenue sources to maintain current transit assets and serve rapidly changing travel markets, they need methods to help decide where to allocate their limited resources.  TRB hosted a webinar on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 that explored practical advice to improve the prioritization process for public transportation projects. Presenters focused on methods used to prioritize transit capital projects and on cross-modal decision-making, specifically the comparison of public transit and non-transit projects.

This webinar features research from TCRP Research Report 227: Prioritization of Public Transportation Investments: A Guide for Decision-Makers.

The slides and recording are available.

Webinar agenda and presenters

  • Effective and equitable transit prioritization through goals, criteria, metrics, and more - Naomi Stein, EBP
  • Demonstration of cross-modal prioritization - William Robert, Spy Pond Partners, LLC
  • Key findings and future research -Naomi Stein, EBP
  • Question and answer session moderated by Todd Lang, Baltimore Metropolitan Council

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:

  • Evaluate public transportation’s many benefits for users and society
  • Address equity and distributional impacts, in addition to aggregate outcomes, through transit prioritization

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