Guidelines for Providing Access to Public Transportation Stations Webinar Series


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05-23-12

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The National Transit Institute, in cooperation with the Transportation Research Board (TRB) is offering a two-part free, one-hour each, webinar series. These webinars cover information in the published the Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Report 153 and the appendices. This report is available electronically on the internet at http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/tcrp/tcrp_rpt_153.pdf.

The first webinar in the series, Part 1: Planning Process, Case Studies and Design Guidelines, on Thursday, June 21, 2012, at 1:30-2:30 pm Eastern Time, will focus on the 8-step planning process, agency case studies and how the planning process is applied, station level case studies, and design guidelines for auto, feeder transit, bicycle, walk, and Transit Oriented Development (TOD) access modes.

If you are interested in attending Part 1, please follow this link†http://www.ntionline.com/courses/courseinfo.php?id=224 and register on line. Questions on registration, contact jkolva@nti.rutgers.edu or 732-932-1700.

The first webinar in the series, Part 2: Station Typologies and Mode of Access Planning Tool, on Thursday, June 21, 2012, at 3:00-4:00 pm Eastern Time, will focus on station typologies, derivation of the tool and default values, how the tool can be tailored to local conditions, and an example application of the tool.

If you are interested in attending Part 2, please follow this link†http://www.ntionline.com/courses/courseinfo.php?id=225 and register on line. Questions on registration, contact jkolva@nti.rutgers.edu or 732-932-1700.

Both webinars are to target many groups involved in planning, developing and improving access to high capacity transit stations, including public transportation and highway agencies, metropolitan planning organizations, planners, developers, and affected citizens.

The presenters for both webinars will be Jamie Parks, Kittelson and Associates, Inc.; and Kathryn Coffel, Kathryn Coffel Consulting, Inc.

For further information, contact Region 10ís Ned Conroy at 206-220-4318 or email ned.conroy@dot.gov.

Sincerely,

/s/ Linda Gehrke for

R.F. Krochalis
Regional Administrator