5/23 Webinar- Transportation & Health

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Tune in for this webinar that will discuss the benefits of bringing health together with transportation.

Understanding the Links between Transportation and Health:  Case Studies from the Field

Date:  Monday, May 23, 2016

Time:  1:00 PM-2:30 PM (ET)

Registration is required for this webinar.

Please register with the following link: https://collaboration.fhwa.dot.gov/dot/fhwa/WC/Lists/Seminars/DispForm.aspx?ID=962


Topics will include:

  • The DOT/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Transportation and Health Tool, and its relationship to States and Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs).
  • Examples from three MPOs on how health and transportation impacts the environment, safety, active transportation, air quality, and connectivity.
  • An overview of the FTA Rides to Wellness Program.

Presenters for this webinar include:

  • Fred Bowers, FHWA Office of Planning
  • Marianne Stock, FTA Office of Program Management
  • Kate Robb, American Public Health Association
  • Melissa Taylor, Chattanooga-Hamilton County Regional Planning Agency & Chattanooga-Hamilton County/ North Georgia Transportation Planning Organization
  • Michelle Lacewell, Nashville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization
  • Ellen Zavisca, Knoxville Regional Transportation Planning Organization

If you have questions BEFORE the webinar contact: FHWA’s Fred Bowers at frederick.bowers @dot.gov or .

During the webinar there will be a Q&A session.



PLEASE NOTE WHEN REGISTERING for the May 23, 2016 Webinar:

FHWA has moved to a new registration system in an External SharePoint site which will provide the users with exciting new features such as:

  • Dashboard with information on all the sessions for which you are registered
  • Virtual waiting list
  • Outlook calendar appointment attached to confirmation email

In the new External SharePoint System, EXTERNAL users (those without a @dot.gov email address) will have to request an account before they can register.  Here is the link to request an account:  https://collaboration.fhwa.dot.gov/FBA/Register.aspx . Step-by step instructions on how to request an account can be found here:  https://connectdot.connectsolutions.com/espnon-dotstaff/.