Events & Training

Transit Planning

Event Type: 

Managing transit routes and delivering efficient service is key to any successful urban transit which is why CUTA is offering this valuable Transit Planning training. This in-depth course outline covers Development Requirements, Service Standards, and Intelligent Transportation Systems. You will learn to collect and analyze data for continuous performance monitoring and evaluation. You will also develop routes and service plans based on service levels, ridership estimates, and cost/revenue estimates. Registrants include incoming and experienced transit planners, managers and supervisors, employees interested in transit planning positions, and other professionals in the fields of land use planning, integrated mobility, and mobility management. Download the Registration Form and email to

Intended Audience

This learning event is intended for:

  • Transit planners new to their role
  • Experienced transit planners wishing to refresh their skills
  • Managers without planning experience who have to supervise planners
  • Employees applying for transit planning positions
  • Planners, engineers, and other professionals interested in land use planning, integrated mobility, and mobility management


Target Competencies

Participating learners will:

  • Use transit planning terminology
  • Explain the requirements for developing and using service standards
  • Collect and analyze data for performance monitoring and evaluation
  • Develop route and service plans based on service levels, ridership estimates, and costs and revenue estimates
  • Evaluate the usefulness of Bus Rapid Transit
  • Compare and contrast various forms of ITS and their applications

When and Where

May 28 to Jun 01
City of Ottawa
745 Industrial Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1G 5J1