Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
American Public Transportation Association

 Continuing Education

Certification for Conference Sessions

APTA is currently offering certification hours for the following organizations. Please refer to the program of each conference for specific conference details.  

American Institute of Architects (AIA)

Based in Washington, D.C., the AIA has been the leading professional membership association for licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners since 1857. With nearly 300 state and local chapters, the AIA serves as the voice of the architecture profession and the resource for our members in service to society. APTA provides learning units (LU) for specialized sessions.   


AICP is the American Planning Association's professional institute, providing recognized leadership nationwide in the certification of professional planners, ethics, professional development, planning education, and the standards of planning practice. APTA provides certification maintenance hours (CM) for specialized sessions. 

Universal Public Procurement Certification council (UPPCC) 

The Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC) is an independent entity formed to govern and administer the Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) and Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) certification programs. The CPPO and CPPB programs are highly regarded and respected among procurement professionals and employers involved in the public sector. To date, the UPPCC has certified well over 10,000 professionals primarily within the US and Canada, but in other nations around the globe. APTA provides contact hours for specialized sessions which can be used for certification or re-certification.

2017  Bus & Paratransit​ Conference Approved Sessions

Certification Maintenance Hours for Planners

 Monday, May 8

  • Complete Streets and Complete Trip: Improving Accessibility through Policy and Infrastructure (10:15 - 11:45 a.m.) - 1.5 CM
  • Navigating the Complete Trip: How Complete Streets Support Seamless Trips (2 - 4 p.m.) - 2 CM

Tuesday, May 9

  • Creating Transit-Oriented and Livable Communities with Mobility Options (1:30 - 3 p.m.) - 1.5 CM
  • Title VI Analysis and Community Engagement (3:30 - 5 p.m.) - 1.5 CM

Wednesday, May 10

  • New Mobility Ecosystems - Advancing Mobility Management (8 - 9:30 a.m.) - 1.5 CM
  • Sustainability in Action (10 - 11:15 a.m.) - 1.25 CM
  • FTA / APTA  Performance Based Planning + Programming Peer Exchange (12 - 5 p.m.) - 5.0 CM

Hours for Procurement Professionals 

Monday, May 8
  • Understanding the Brooks Act​ (10:15 - 11:45 a.m.) - 1.5 PDH
  • Balancing the Disparity (2 - 3:30 p.m.) - 1.5 PDH

Tuesday, May 9

  • Buy America: Conducting Pre-Award and Post - Delivery Audits for Rolling Stock Procurements (9:30 - 11 a.m.) - 1.5 PDH
  • FTA Procurement Hot Topics (1:30 - 3 p.m.) - 1.5 PDH

For more information contact APTA’s Cheryl Pyatt at
Copyright © 2018 American Public Transportation Association
1300 I Street NW
Suite 1200 East
Washington, DC 20005
Telephone (202) 496-4800 | Fax (202) 496-4324
Logo Usage | Staff Intranet