Stand up to the transportation challenges of the future
Engineers, planners, consultants and community leaders face formidable transportation challenges today: new patterns and modes of movement, decaying infrastructure, global-scale logistics, an explosion of data and disruptive technologies, and a public who assumes nearly free infrastructure while demanding more transportation choices.
Looking at today’s needs as well as into the future, next-generation transportation professionals aim for solutions that, by working across disciplines, support community resilience in the face of uncertainty and change.
What is next-generation transportation?
SFU new part-time, online Next-Generation Transportation Certificate is designed to help mid-career professionals use next-generation transportation strategies to advance livable and sustainable cities of the future.
The program includes four core courses:
This annual course is a comprehensive introduction to transportation in the Lower Mainland, with a particular focus on Surrey. You’ll learn about a range of transportation issues, including corridor planning, the relationship between transportation and land use, and the operation and management of our transportation systems.
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