Events / Meetings

Current Efforts Addressing Equity in Transportation

When: Tuesday, June 15, 2021 -- 2:00 - 3:30 PM ET

This webinar is led by the ITE Smart Communities Standing Committee and TSMO Council.

Webinar Description:

This webinar features presenters from areas across North America to discuss their work and efforts toward equity in transportation. Presentations include various topics of equity on travel behavior and accessibility, racial and social equity, pandemic's impact on equity, emerging technologies. This webinar will share presenters’ findings and best practices for benchmarking and advancing equity, including sharing several changes to ridership in populations across different states and solving challenges that affect those residents.

Presentation titles include:

  • Applied Transportation Equity Research
  • Do It for People, Do It for Purpose
  • Incorporating Equity into Transportation Plans
  • Can Emerging Technologies Foster an Equitable Transportation Environment?

Learning Objectives:
Attendees of this webinar will be able to:

  • Introduce the importance of measuring accessibility and daily activity participation in equity analysis.
  • Provide insights about how equitable activity participation can be gained through transportation planning
  • Understand the importance of identifying disparities in a transportation network
  • Gain understanding of the current landscape on equitable transportation
  • Identify where emerging technologies can potentially bridge – or exacerbate – current transportation gaps

Speakers:

  • Steven Farber, Associate Professor | University of Toronto | Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Mandy K. Bishop, P.E., Program Manager for Smart Columbus | City of Columbus |  Columbus, Ohio, United States
  • Amber Berg, Community Planner | Arkansas Economic Development Institute | Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
  • Richard Ezike, Policy Associate | EVHybridNoire | Washington, DC, United States

Fees:
ITE Members: $49.00
Non-Members: $99.00

This fee includes a live web event, an archived recording, webinar evaluation, 1.5 PDH/CM credits, and a certificate of completion.

Group Pricing Available
ITE is offering as a member benefit a group pricing opportunity. If you are an ITE Member and want to sign up a group, you can do so at a discount.  To learn more and take advantage of this opportunity click here.