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Fundamentals of Public Transportation Available Online


Help new or recently-hired staff upgrade their skills and learn best practices in the transportation industry. As a seasoned veteran, take the opportunity to stay current with best practices updates. Cover topics such as:

  • The history of public transportation in the United States
  • The benefits of public transportation
  • Basic concepts of transit planning and operations
  • An introduction to transportation finance and financial management
  • Basic concepts of performance measurement and the importance of service benchmarks
  • Techniques and concepts to effectively market transit service
  • A review of laws and regulations governing public transportation, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act

Who Should Attend

Beginning or advanced level public transportation professionals

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Course Outline/Topics

Week 1
• An introduction to public transit
• Benefits of public transit
• Public transit funding
Week 2
• Operations/maintenance
• Planning consideration
• Management consideration
Week 3
• Characteristics of riders
• Marketing
• Multimodalism and innovations
Week 4
• Mobility management
• Importance of the ADA
• Safety, security and emergency

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This program can be applied toward the:

Course Accessible: Aug. 3-28
Location: Available Online
Instructor: Peter T. Albrecht, Raleigh, NC
$400: Register by Mon., July 6
$500: Register on or after Tue., July 7 Discount Available
CEUs: 1.6
Enrollment Limit: 40
Program No. 4890-8384
Registration Deadline: Mon., Aug. 3
Register Now
For more information, contact:
Ken Woodall, Outreach Specialist,, 414-227-3332


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RTAP Scholarships
Wisconsin Residents Only
Your RTAP (Rural Transportation Assistance Program) administrator may provide scholarships for our courses!

For more scholarship information, contact Steve Hirshfeld at or 608-267-0209. Your agency may qualify for RTAP scholarships!

Plan ahead and pay less!
Take advantage of this savings. You can deduct $100 from the original price when we receive your payment 20 business days prior to the date of any of our professional transit training workshops.
Call us today at 414-227-3332!