Part-time, online Next-Generation Transportation Certificate


Thank you for your interest in our Next-Generation Transportation Certificate. The program is currently undergoing a review as we explore how it might evolve to meet the changing needs of our students.

Please note we are no longer accepting applications to the program until further notice.

If you are currently participating in this program, you may still register for the final courses in the certificate, NGTC103 and NGTC104, scheduled for Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 respectively.


Learn to create cities for the next generation

The Next-Generation program helped Ryan Kennett earn a promotion with BC Transit. Read his story.

SFU's new online Certificate in Next-Generation Transportation is designed to help mid-career professionals use next-generation transportation strategies to advance livable and sustainable cities of the future. We'll emphasize case studies from around the world with policies and practices that resolve conflicts and explore trade-offs between different modes of transportation.

Our instructors—experienced, fresh-thinking sustainability leaders, policy-makers, planners and decision-makers from North America and beyond—will provide context for past practice, improve on the conventional, discuss the radical and explore the possibilities that will make up transportation for the next generation.

Build a professional network of planners and engineers

Dave Harkness, Manager of Parking Services at City of Surrey in BC, shares his program experience.

You will work through this online certificate program with a cohort—a group of professional peers from different geographic and professional backgrounds who share their transportation experience, ideas and expertise. Assignments reflect and build upon the real-world experience that everyone brings to the program.

Earn your transportation certificate online

Our Next-Generation Transportation Certificate is entirely online, which will allow you to interact with course content in new and exciting ways. Your course materials will be available 24/7, and assignment deadlines will be posted well in advance, allowing you to set your own pace for learning.

Studying online doesn’t mean you need to miss out on interaction with your instructors and classmates. You’ll engage in online discussions throughout each course, and you can always reach your instructors by email.

Start with the first course

If you’re not ready for a program, we invite you to start with the first course, Next-Generation Cities and Transportation, which begins October 2. It's useful on its own or as a foundation for the rest of the program. After completing the course, you'll have the option of applying to the program and finishing the certificate.

We gratefully acknowledge curriculum development funding provided by the Real Estate Foundation of British Columbia.

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