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2018 Commuter Choice Certificate Program Overview

The Commuter Choice Certificate (CCC) program provides the most comprehensive training program for transportation professionals involved in managing demand for our transportation systems.

The non-credit certificate is awarded to participants who complete the required and elective courses to receive total of 80 credits over a two-year period.  Each attendee is expected to participate in class discussions and complete short homework assignments.

Participation does not require a college degree. Non-certificate participants are also welcome and may enroll in individual courses of interest.  This non-credit certificate program is designed to help you develop in-depth knowledge and skills in a professional field in relatively short time.

You will:

  • Earn a certificate indicating completion of a comprehensive course of study that may be used a professional credential.
  • Learn from experienced instructors who bring extensive professional expertise and practical job knowledge to the classroom.
  • Acquire skills and knowledge in a flexible schedule and format designed for adult learners.
  • Explore important issues and network with other professionals.
  • Learn interactively and discover opportunities in the profession.

 

Who Should Enroll?

  • Commuter Assistance Program staff
  • Transportation Management Association staff
  • TMA board members, and consultants.
  • Transportation officials from transit agencies, FDOT, MPOs and other transportation organizations.
  • Other practitioners in related fields such as human resources, planning, architecture, engineering, law, accounting, etc.

 

Course Guide provides a brief description and learning objectives for these and other courses in the certificate program.  Note the course descriptions include courses not currently on the 2018 schedule.  Not every course is taught every year.

 

Most training courses are conducted online using Adobe Connect.  Class is in session every Wednesday from 12:00 to 1:00 PM (Eastern). Topics typically vary each week.  The sessions are recorded and available for playback for the calendar year.

 

Learn, achieve, and connect with others from the comfort of your home or office.

 

The certificate program is offered by the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) and is sponsored by the Florida Department of Transportation.

 

Registration:

Register online for one or more of the Commuter Choice courses.

 

Cost:

  • Florida full-time residents: Free
  • Non-Florida residents: $50 per course or prepay $250 for all Commuter Choice Certificate online courses in 2018.  Make a payment.
  • **NEW for 2018**  All 2018 Best Workplaces for Commuters members may receive one free registration for the Commuter Choice Certificate program for their BWC primary contact.

 

2018 Commuter Choice Schedule (subject to change)
DateSessionCourse TitleInstructor(s)Online or WorkshopCreditsRequired or Elective
2/14/20181Assessing Market Situtation: Trends and Conditions Affecting TransportationPolzinOnline4R
2/21/20182Assessing Market Situation: Trends and Conditions Affecting TransportationPolzinOnline
2/28/20181Design Pricing Strategy: Commuter Tax Benefits WintersOnline2R
3/7/20182Design Pricing Strategy: Commuter Tax Benefits WintersOnline
3/14/20183Assessing Market Situation: Trends and Conditions Affecting TransportationPolzinOnline
3/21/20181Design Market Strategy: Introduction to Social Marketing and TransportationWintersOnline2E
3/28/20182Design Market Strategy: Introduction to Social Marketing and TransportationWintersOnline
4/4/20181Assessing Market Situation: Theories of ChangeLesterOnline4E
4/11/20182Assessing Market Situation: Theories of ChangeLesterOnline
4/18/20183Assessing Market Situation: Theories of ChangeLesterOnline
4/25/20181Determining Program Strategy: Situational Analysis for Establishing Goals and ObjectivesWintersOnline4R
5/3/20182Determining Program Strategy: Situational Analysis for Establishing Goals and ObjectivesWintersOnline
5/7/20181Florida Commuter Transportation Summit Training (additional registration)VariousWorkshop4E
5/8 - 5/9/20181Florida Commuter Transportation Summit (additional registration)VariousWorkshop8E
5/16/20183Determining Program Strategy: Situational Analysis for Establishing Goals and ObjectivesWintersOnline
5/23/20181Understanding Your Market via Formative Research, including Journey MappingLesterOnline2E
5/30/2018Memorial Day - NO COURSE
6/6/20182Understanding Your Market via Formative Research, including Journey MappingLesterOnline
6/13/20181Assessing Market Situation: Estimating TDM Societal Costs and Benefits Using TRIMMSWintersOnline2R
6/20/20182Assessing Market Situation: Estimating TDM Societal Costs and Benefits Using TRIMMSWintersOnline
6/27/20181Design Distribution Strategy: Best Workplaces for Commuters Case StudiesBondOnline2E
6/29/20181USF Social Marketing Conference in Clearwater (separate fee) - June 29-30VariousWorkshop8E
7/4/2018JULY 4th - NO COURSE
7/11/20182Design Distribution Strategy: Best Workplaces for Commuters Case StudiesBondOnline
7/18/20181Design Pricing Strategy: Quantifying the Business Benefits of TDMWintersOnline2E
7/25/20182Design Pricing Strategy: Quantifying the Business Benefits of TDMWintersOnline
7/29/2018ACT Annual Conference - NO COURSE - 7/29 through 8/1/18
8/8/20181Design Product Strategy: Carpool and Vanpool OptionsWintersOnline2R
8/15/20182Design Product Strategy: Carpool and Vanpool OptionsWintersOnline
8/22/20181Design Product Strategy: Strategy: Changing Travel Behavior by Time and PlaceHendricksOnline2R
8/29/20182Design Product Strategy: Strategy: Changing Travel Behavior by Time and PlaceHendricksOnline
9/5/20181Design Product Strategy: Introduction to Parking ManagementWintersOnline2R
9/12/20182Design Product Strategy: Introduction to Parking ManagementWintersOnline
9/19/20181Design Market Strategy: Developing a Successful Pedestrian Campaign in Your CommunityBondOnline2R
9/26/20182Design Market Strategy: Developing a Successful Pedestrian Campaign in Your CommunityBondOnline
10/3/20181Design Market Strategy: Commuter Choice Support StrategiesWintersOnline2R
10/10/20182Design Market Strategy: Commuter Choice Support StrategiesWintersOnline
10/17/20181Design Product Strategy: Shared Mobility, including TNCs, bikesharing, carsharingVariousOnline4E
10/24/20182Design Product Strategy: Shared Mobility, including TNCs, bikesharing, carsharingVariousOnline
10/31/20183Design Product Strategy: Shared Mobility, including TNCs, bikesharing, carsharingVariousOnline
SUBTOTAL:58