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CreditsThis course grants 1.0 CEUs and 10 AICP CMs (AICP CMs pending approval), and 10 PTP PDHs
DescriptionTransit-oriented development (TOD) has emerged as a powerful, effective way to integrate land use and public transit. TOD done right links smart growth and sustainability with higher capacity rail or bus transit services. This linkage takes place in the environs of the rail passenger station or the bus rapid transit stop. TOD concentrates workplaces, residences, and supporting retail services within convenient walking distance of rail or bus rapid transit service. In doing so, TOD brings customers to public transit services as well as creates vibrant, mixed-use communities. There are many challenges in creating successful TODs. These include building effective public-private partnerships, ensuring multi-modal TOD access for the "last mile" and beyond, "right-sizing parking", and balancing private and public uses to create a unique place identify.
- The definition, attributes and history of TOD
- TOD benefits
- Parking for TOD
- Multimodal access and land use mix
- Public-private partnerships
- Case studies and best practices
What You Will LearnStudents will acquire TOD planning and design capability. They will learn how to design a TOD land use mix, parking program, and multimodal access. Students will also increase their understanding of the public-private partnership essential in creating a successful TOD. In addition, students will enhance their appreciation for placemaking centered around public transportation.
Who Should AttendThe course is intended for planning staff in local, regional, and state agencies as well as consultants. Community planners, public transit planners, transportation planners, traffic engineers, urban designers, land developers, and decision-makers will all find the course useful. The course is appropriate for both the urban and the suburban perspectives.
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|Course Fee (Basic)||Standard individual||$ 290.00|
Joseph KottPhD, AICP, PTP, Principal, Transportation Choices for Sustainable Communities
Dr. Kott has over thirty-five years experience in transportation planning, including as Chief Transportation Official for the City of Palo Alto. He has a B.A. from Wayne State University, master's degrees in urban and regional planning from the University of North Carolina, in both transport planning and traffic engineering from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, and a PhD in urban and regional transport planning from Curtin University in Perth, Australia. Dr. Kott is a lecturer in transportation planning, urban planning, and transportation management at San Jose State University and is a Research Associate for the Mineta Transportation Institute at San Jose State. He has co-presented webinars on transit-oriented development and bus rapid transit, workshops on complete streets, and a study of transportation safety on tribal lands and rancherias in California for the UC Berkeley, Institute of Transportation Studies, Technology Transfer program. Dr. Kott holds certifications in both urban planning (AICP) and as a professional transportation planner (PTP) and is a Fellow of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE).
Michael KodamaExecutive Director, Eco-Rapid Transit
Mr. Kodama is the Executive Director for Eco-Rapid Transit, a joint powers authority with 13 members, including 12 cities and Bob Hope Airport. He is also an Adjunct Professor teaching transportation planning at the University of Southern California and has his own consulting practice. Mr. Kodama is leading the effort to develop a new rail transit line in Southeast Los Angeles County that would serve over 70,000 riders per day along a 20-mile alignment. He recently led efforts to develop a Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Corridor Guidebook. He has over 25 years of professional transportation planning experience and has been involved in TOD and parking management throughout the country. Mr. Kodama has a M.A. in Urban Planning from the University of California, Los Angeles.
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