Des Plaines, IL (June 30, 2017) – URISA, the National Center for Transit Research and the Transportation Research Board are pleased to announce that the 2017 National GIS in Transit Conference was approved for 46.5 AICP-CM credits. The conference, taking place September 6-8 in Washington, DC, features workshops, breakout sessions, keynote addresses and more.
Approved AICP-CM credits range from 8.5 for participation in full-day URISA workshops (Asset Management: Planning, Strategy and Implementation and Using GTFS Data in ArcGIS); 3.0 credits for the Leadership Development for GIS/Transit Professionals morning workshop and 4.0 credits for the GTFS & GIS 101 afternoon workshop. 1.5 credits have been approved for each of fifteen breakout sessions on topics ranging from Modeling and Planning for Transit Mobility to Minding the Gap? Designing Transit Services to Fill Gaps and Enhance Access.
The 2017 GIS in Transit Conference approved credits are detailed within the American Planning Association’s online AICP Certification Maintenance Activity Directory and within the attached table. The online conference schedule also references the AICP-CM approved content.
Transit GIS provides an easy and cost-effective way for professional planners to earn substantial CM credits. For details about the conference, visit http://www.urisa.org/transitgis.
In addition, conference attendees also earn valuable education points for GIS Professional (GISP) certification through the GIS Certification Institute, of which URISA is a founding member.