March 30, 2009
APTA to Offer Credentialing Sessions at Bus & Paratransit Conference
APTA has received approval from the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), the professional institute of the American Planning Association, to award Certification Management (CM) credits tailored to the needs of new and experiences planning officials at the 2009 APTA Bus & Paratransit Conference and International Bus Roadeo, May 1-6 in Seattle.
All AICP members required to earn a total of 32 CM credits every two years to maintain their credentials. More information about this program is available online.
Each of the following conference sessions offers 1.5 credit hours through the program: Building Sustainable Communities with Partnerships; Maintenance Facility Design—Sizing It Right; and BRT, Land Use and Ridership. Sign-in sheets will be made available at each session to record attendance, or AICP members can log in to their online CM logs to record the credits they’ve earned.
An up-to-date schedule of all educational opportunities available at this conference can be found here.
APTA is currently awaiting APA approval for credentialing sessions at the 2009 Rail Conference, June 14-18 in Chicago. For more information on the APTA’s AICP approved conference sessions, contact Starleetah Gaddis at (202) 496-4338.