TDM-CP® Certification for TDM Professionals

The Association for Commuter Transportation's TDM-CP credential is the only certification program for Transportation Demand Management (TDM) professionals. This program supports your continuing education and professional development, enhancing the knowledge and performance of local, state, federal, private-sector and non-profit TDM professionals
The role of the TDM professional continues to expand with increased congestion in urban cores, mobility challenges in rural and developing regions, the growth of new business districts, shifting commuter patterns, demand for convenience, the development of technologies that have created more mobility options, and now in response to an recovery planning related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  TDM-CP lays the foundation for ensuring that highly qualified individuals are available to meet the challenge of addressing the diverse needs of commuters, communities, and employers.
The TDM-CP exam can be applied for year round.  Upon approval of your application, you will have one-year to take the exam.  Exams can be taken at any time.
A list of current Transportation Demand Management Certified Professionals (TDM-CP) can be found here.

Benefits of earning your TDM-CP include:

  • Be recognized as a leader in the field
  • Stand out to your employer
  • Strengthen your case for promotions
  • Increase your marketability
  • Grow your professional creditibility and subject matter expertise
  • Invest in your professional growth

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Certification Board of Trustees

Heather Salem
Principle Program Manager - Commute Operations Lead Genentech (650)392-4496
David Lieb, TDM-CP
Principal and National Director of Higher Ed Mobility Planning Walker Consultants (607)227-6801
Vice Chair
Chris Hagelin
Principal Planner City of Boulder - GO Boulder
Mary Anderson
Senior Transit Planner Whatcom Transportation Authority (360)788-9316
Abby Bleything
Abby Bleything
Sustainable Transportation Program Manager University of Vermont
Aaron Buckley
Aaron Buckley
Parking Manager Mayo Clinic (937)360-9590
Brian Canepa, TDM-CP
Principal W-Trans
Sara Hendricks, TDM-CP
Sara Hendricks, TDM-CP
TDM-CP, AICP Senior Research Associate Center For Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) (813)974-9801
Andrea Leary, TDM-CP
President Northeast Transit Pl & Mgt Corp / NorthEase Consulting Group (781)864-3096
Russell McDermott
Program Director AECOM (585)506-7415
Jamila Owens
TDM-CP Manager - Transportation, Travel Demand Management Houston-Galveston Area Council (832)681-2522
Nicholas Quint
Nicholas Quint
TDM-CP, AICP Transportation Network Manager Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (540)235-6247
Patrick Sullivan, TDM-CP
Executive Director Seaport TMA (617)249-3085