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Oregon Transportation Summit
Monday, September 10, 2012 - 7:00am

Where: Smith Memorial Union, Portland State University, 1825 SW Broadway, Portland OR
When: September 10, 7:00am to 4:00pm

The Oregon Transportation Summit brings together Oregon’s academic and practicing transportation professionals to advance the state of the art by accelerating new research into practice and shaping the agenda for future research. The summit features a plenary session, a luncheon program and a variety of workshop sessions. OTREC produces the summit in partnership with the Portland Chapter of the Women’s Transportation Seminar, the Oregon Chapter of the American Planning Association and the Oregon Section of the Institute for Transportation Engineers.

Keynote Speaker: Eran Ben-Joseph
Professor of urban design at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and author of "ReThinking A Lot: The Design and Culture of Parking."

Plenary Session: The Uncertain Future of Metropolitan Planning Organizations
Peter Plumeau (Resource Systems Group) will brief on national trends and Brenda Wilson (Lane Council of Governments) will offer a local response.

Workshop Topics

  • Mega, Multi or Metro: How Big Is Your Region?
  • Can Bike and Car Sharing Save the World?
  • Effective, Inclusive Planning in Latino Communities
  • An Arterial Runs Through It
  • Rising Tide: Transportation and Climate Adaptation
  • Tracks and Tires: Ingredients for Economic Development
  • Building Returns on Bike/Ped Investments
  • Fans of the Spans: The Outlook for Our Bridges

6.5 hours of CM credit has been approved by the American Institute of Certified Planners (and the equivalent PDH/CEU for other disciplines).

Register now!

Visit http://otrec.us/events/special/OTS for more information.