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Smartphone Applications to Influence Travel Choices

COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Smartphone Applications to Influence Travel Choices
Course Highlights
This online engineering PDH interactive presentation provides a brief overview on the role of smartphone applications in identifying services and choices and in influencing transportation activities of its users.

Over the years, smartphone applications have evolved from early basic applications to multi-platform, advanced features that we commonly see today. Demographic shifts, improvements in computing power and mapping technology, the use of cloud computing, changes in wireless communication, concerns about congestion, and increased awareness about the environment and climate change are changing the way people travel.

This presentation is intended to demonstrate how vital smartphones are becoming to the transportation network and how smartphones play a vital role in identifying services and choices for traveling individuals.

This 2 PDH online interactive presentation is applicable to public agencies, transportation managers, elected officials, and other mobility consumers who want to gain a perspective and understanding of smartphone “apps” and their influence on transportation activities.
Learning Objectives

This continuing education interactive presentation is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Familiarizing with the background and evolution of smartphone apps
  • Learning how smartphone application types promote transportation efficiency and reduce congestion
  • Familiarizing with transportation apps and learning about their impacts on traveler’s behavior
  • Understanding the current challenges among service and modes of smartphone apps 
  • Learning about the guiding principles for protecting the privacy of public agencies
Course Document
For this course, you will need to go through the interactive presentation "Smartphone Applications to Influence Travel Choices". To access the presentation, you will need to log in or register and purchase the course. Following the course purchase, please click on the link provided in your account to view the presentation. The duration of this presentation is approximately 130 minutes.
This particular course document is accessible only after purchase.

Course Quiz
Once you finish watching the PDH interactive presentation, you will be redirected to your account to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of ten (10) questions to earn 2 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on this interactive presentation.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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