Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Transportation / Planning & Livable Communities
University of Washington

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Transportation / Planning & Livable Communities program provides students with an in-depth understanding of the critical issues surrounding the planning and development of sustainable transportation systems. The curriculum covers:

  • How transportation planning affects livability and sustainability
  • The specifics of capacity analysis, supply management, and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)
  • Important transportation planning tools and how they are used at the site, city, region, and state levels 
  • Design and planning considerations related to sprawl and compact cities, energy use, transit-oriented communities, and mixed-use and mixed-income development
  • Supply chain principles and major freight modes, including trucks, trains, ships, barges, and pipelines

Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Professional experience in transportation, planning, public affairs and another related field

School Accreditation Statement

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities