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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) 

www.aia.org 

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.    

American Planning Association (APA)

www.planning.org 

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. 

Registered Continuing Education Provider (RCEP)

www.rcep.net 

The Registered Continuing Education Provider (RCEP) is a nationwide portal for education and career recordkeeping. It is a merger of quality education providers and engineers, surveyors, and related Architecture/Engineering/Construction (A/E/C) industry professionals into one comprehensive education management system. RCEP is a one-stop solution for keeping you up-to-date with continuing education requirements, finding educational offerings from quality providers, and managing your continuing education activities - anytime, anywhere. APTA provides professional development hours (PDH) for specialized sessions.  

Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC)

www.uppcc.org  

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 U.S. 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 Rail Conference Approved Sessions​ 

 
​​​​​​Certification Maintenance Hours for Planners and Architects
Monday, June 12
  • Making Transit Station Access Easier (10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.) - 1.5 CM; 1.5 LU
  • Moving the Dial: Realizing the Benefits of Improving Asset Management Practices (10:30 - 12 p.m.) - 1.5 CM
  • Capital Projects - Big Case Studies (10:30 - 12 p.m.) - 1.5 CM; 1.5 LU
  • Transit-Oriented Development and Transit-Oriented Communities (3:45 - 5:15 p.m.) - 1.5 CM; 1.5 LU
Tuesday, June 13
  • Making the Case for Rail in the Region (8:30 - 10 a.m.) - 1.5 CM
  • Operations - Planning (10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.) - 1.5 CM; 1.5 LU
  • Environmental Considerations in Rail Planning and Project Development (10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.) - 1.5 CM
  • Increasing the Core Capacity of Your System (2:30 - 4 p.m.) - 1.5 CM; 1.5 LU
  • Preparing Your System for Resiliency​ (4:15 - 5:45) - 1.5 CM; 1.5 LU
  • Streetcars - Challenges of Construction in a City Environment, Costs & Mobility (4:15 - 5:45) - 1.5 CM; 1.5 LU
 
Wednesday, June 14
  • The Economic Power of Transit Hubs: Making the Rail - Real Estate Connection ( 9 - 10:30 a.m.) - 1.5 CM; 1.5 LU
  • Good Planning Leads to Good Projects (9 - 10:30 a.m.) - 1.5 CM​
  • The Economic Power of Transit Hubs: Making the Rail - Real Estate Connection (9 - 10:30 a.m.) - 1.5 CM​​

 

Professional Development Hours for Engineering Professionals

Monday, June 12

  • Track: Forces, Noise, and Vibrations (4:15 - 5:45 p.m.) - 1.5 PDH
Tuesday, June 13
  •  Rail Vehicles: Cradle to Grave (10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.) - 1.5 PDH
  • Safety Comes in Many Forms: A New Way to Slow Down, Crash Energy Management, & You (4:15 - 5:45 p.m.) - 1.5 PDH​ 
 
Contact Hours for Procurement Professionals​​
 

Monday, June 12

  • Expanding the Universe: Encouraging More M/W/S/DBE Firms to Participate in Procurements​ (3:45 - 5:15 p.m.) - 1.5 hrs

 

For more information contact APTA’s Cheryl Pyatt at cpyatt@apta.com

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