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 presented at the June 2021 virtual International Conference on Transport & Health - International Professional Association for Transport & Health (IPATH) - and conference recordings are available until Monday Aug 30th (for a small fee) at https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ehjmsntr2010c52a&oseq=&c=&ch=
2. I discussed the Transportation/Health Communications Guidebook as well as other forums where the two professions can/should be working together. Recording is at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCO5bjN0bdzRobjOpLQqF4VQ
3. Flora Castillo & I will be presenting at the COMTO national (& virtual) conference on Sept 28th: The Last Mile: Closing the Transit Access Gap Through Innovative Technology - https://comto.us14.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f8dd87d93f55b306acbd2a922&id=8864cd562a&e=c65364ad3c
4. I'll be presenting at the TRB Rural Intercity Bus Transportation Conference on Procuring Technology for Computer-Aided Scheduling & Dispatch the afternoon of October 25th http://ARIBTC.org
5. October 29th is the deadline to submit an abstract for TRB's joint TRANSED/DRT Mobility Accessibility and Demand Response Transport conference (Sept 2022 in Seattle) - https://trb.secure-platform.com/a/page/TRANSED2022/TRANSEDAbstractCall (I'm a co-chair)
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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