Transportation projects developed and vetted with the involvement of public health professionals and advocates better enable multimodal access and benefit those who cannot or prefer not to drive.
1. I'll be presenting at the June 2021 virtual International Conference on Transport & Health - International Professional Association for Transport & Health (IPATH) - https://www.ipathinc.org & http://www.tphlink.com/icth-2021---virtual.html
2. We'll be discussing the Transportation/Health Communications Guidebook as well as other forums where the two professions can/should be working together.
Look forward to seeing you July 7th on Zoom. Link will be posted at https://bpcyc.org/
I enjoyed moderating this joint NADTC/SUMC webinar on 8/5/20. The presentation materials and webinar transcript can be found at https://www.nadtc.org/event/inclusive-mobility-enabling-the-participation-of-older-adults-and-people-with-disabilities/
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Just read a great piece on GreaterGreaterWashington which has educational links (copy url & paste). Many of us are working hard to do better. Thoughts? https://ggwash.org/view/71256/why-are-city-planners-so-afraid-to-talk-about-race
I was honored to have the opportunity as a workgroup member to participate in developing “How to Address Transportation Equity for Latino Communities: Salud America!’s Workgroup Recommendations”. More info at https://salud-america.org/on-streets-of-injustice-heres-how-we-move-toward-transportation-equity-for-latinos/
This webinar was offered by The 82 Alliance, not-for-profit mobility think tank, in partnership with DS&MG (Arlington Transportation Partners & the Mobility Lab, and Econsult Solutions. The Role of Public Policy in Shaping Future Mobility including 5 Principles of a Bike New Deal (Ken McLeod, Policy Director American League of Bicyclists) & Transit After COVID-19 (Steve Yaffe, Yaffe Mobility Consulting)
The attached presentation was provided to introduce the concept of MicroTransit including service options.
Presentation from the 4-28-18 NADTC.org Transportation, Dementia & Caregiving April 2018
Audio link from Aging Matters Discussion of Transit Options in Arlington, VA available at https://www.mixcloud.com/AgingMatters/public-transportationparatransit-services-steve-yaffe-arlington-cty-dept-of-envir-svcs-12262017/
My article on managing curb space was published July 24, 2019 in the Coord.co newsletter. Curb Space Management is key to managing traffic in congested areas and a tool to encourage intermodal transfers at suburban transit hubs between frequent limited-stop or express transit and microtransit & shuttles serving neighborhoods, industrial areas and office parks. Curb space managers need to accommodate a variety of needs - including boarding and alighting accomodations for transit, ADA paratransit and for non-emergency medical transportation services. The article is in the section below.
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