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Friday Transportation Seminar: Forging Equity in Cities: Using…

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Add to my Calendar 2021-03-05 11:30:00 2021-03-05 12:30:00 Friday Transportation Seminar: Forging Equity in Cities: Using Equitable Transit-Oriented Development (eTOD) as a Bluepr We are committed to making decisions that promote the success and well-being of our campus community. Like an increasing number of universities nationwide, Portland State is taking steps to respond to the global pandemic. Until further notice, all live events hosted by TREC will be online only. Friday Transportation Seminars at Portland State University have been a tradition since 2000. You can join us online at 11:30 AM. Register Here THE TOPIC Racial equity, wealth building, public health and climate resilience goals are only possible through cross sectional engagement that includes city, state, and regional governments, community-based organizations, and private sector partners. Please join us for this jointly sponsored seminar and workshop to learn about models of community engagement for equitable transportation and housing development. As a part of the TREC (Transportation Research and Education Center) Friday Transportation Seminar, Roberto Requejo, Program Director at Elevated Chicago, will discuss their community organizing and empowerment work to create equitable transit oriented development (eTOD) in Chicago. Their efforts to incorporate diversity, equity, and inclusion into planning and infrastructure investments center on community-focused benefits such as access to affordable housing and increasing public health outcomes. Mr. Requejo will discuss how this effort focuses on people, place, and process to create more vibrant, prosperous, and resilient neighborhoods and how these lessons can inform community processes in other jurisdictions that include transportation development and beyond. KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES Understand how a cross-sector coalition works to advance equitable development Learn the difference between TOD and ETOD Discover how ETOD looks like in different Chicago neighborhoods Discuss how ETOD can solve --rather than trigger -- displacement and address post-pandemic challenges SPEAKER Roberto Requejo, Program Director, Elevated Chicago Roberto Requejo is an urban planner specialized in transit-oriented community development with a focus on affordable housing, and a diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) learner, leader and practitioner. Since April 2017, Roberto has led Elevated Chicago as its program director by developing the collaborative’s foundational work culture, values and governance; coordinating its strategies and workplan; mobilizing $4M in resources; and developing processes to ensure racial equity and inclusion in grantmaking, capital investment, systems change, knowledge sharing, and community engagement. During the last 18 years, Roberto has helped public, private and nonprofit organizations --including The Chicago Community Trust, the Chicago Fed, Citi Community Capital, or Metropolitan Planning Council-- become more effective, inclusive and equitable. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT This 60-minute seminar is eligible for 1 hour of professional development credit for AICP (see our provider summary). We provide an electronic attendance certificate for other types of certification maintenance. LEARN MORE Photo by bukharova/iStock Sign up for our newsletter to receive monthly updates. The Transportation Research and Education Center (TREC) at Portland State University is home to the National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC), the Initiative for Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation (IBPI), and other transportation programs. TREC produces research and tools for transportation decision makers, develops K-12 curriculum to expand the diversity and capacity of the workforce, and engages students and professionals through education. https://pdx.zoom.us/j/82737536258 asktrec@pdx.edu asktrec@pdx.edu America/Los_Angeles public

CEE Open Zoom Hour

The CEE Department will be hosting an open zoom hour winter term on Fridays from 12:30-1:30 PM starting January 15th and ending on March 5th. This…
Add to my Calendar 2021-02-26 20:30:00 2021-02-19 22:46:35 CEE Open Zoom Hour The CEE Department will be hosting an open zoom hour winter term on Fridays from 12:30-1:30 PM starting January 15th and ending on March 5th. This hour-long event is open to all CEE undergraduate and graduate students that would like to say hello, see a face, ask a question, or just chat about your day. We miss seeing you at the front desk and would like to provide this virtual event as an opportunity to see and hear from you! CEE Staff Kiley Melicker and Sam Parsons will be hosting the event with occasional visits from Department Manager Sarah Phillips and Department Chair Chris Monsere. We look forward to seeing you there! -CEE Department Zoom link: https://pdx.zoom.us/j/85955575280 CEE Staff at ceedept@pdx.edu CEE Staff at ceedept@pdx.edu America/Los_Angeles public

CEE Graduate Open House

The Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Graduate Open House will be held on zoom Friday, March 12th.  We welcome recently admitted graduate…
Add to my Calendar 2021-03-12 12:00:00 2021-03-12 14:00:00 CEE Graduate Open House The Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Graduate Open House will be held on zoom Friday, March 12th.  We welcome recently admitted graduate students, prospective graduate students, and PSU CEE Seniors to the event. The Graduate Open House is an opportunity for you to learn more about the CEE graduate programs and meet faculty and students in your specialization area. We're looking forward to seeing you, CEE Department This event will be hosted on zoom at the following link: https://pdx.zoom.us/j/82162874568 CEE Staff at ceedept@pdx.edu CEE Staff at ceedept@pdx.edu America/Los_Angeles public

Friday Transportation Seminar: Evaluation of a Transportation…

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Add to my Calendar 2021-03-19 11:30:00 2021-03-19 12:30:00 Friday Transportation Seminar: Evaluation of a Transportation Incentive Program for Affordable Housing Residents We are committed to making decisions that promote the success and well-being of our campus community. Until further notice, all live events hosted by TREC will be online only. Friday Transportation Seminars at Portland State University have been a tradition since 2000. You can join us online at 11:30 AM. REGISTER HERE THE TOPIC This seminar presents the results from the Transportation Wallet for Residents of Affordable Housing (TWRAH) pilot program launched by the City of Portland’s Bureau of Transportation (PBOT). The program provided a set of transportation incentives for low-income participants including a $308 pre-paid visa card which could be applied to public transit or other transportation services, a free bike share membership, and access to discounted rates on several services. The researchers conducted a survey with the program’s participants to understand how they used the Transportation Wallet and how the program helped them use different modes to get around. The main findings include: The financial support of this program encouraged some participants to use new mobility services (including Uber/Lyft, bike share, and e-scooter) that they had never used before; The program increased access for participants, helping them make more trips and, for some, get to places they otherwise could not have gone; and, Transportation Fairs, where participants could learn about services and talk to providers, promoted both mode sign-up and mode usage, particularly for new mobility and a reduced fare transit program. This presentation will provide insights into the implementation and effectiveness of a transportation financial incentive program for low-income populations. KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES Understand background and the elements of the Transportation Wallet for Residents of Affordable Housing (TWRAH) pilot program; Learn how the program was implemented and how the residents used the Wallet; Understand how a program like the Wallet could be implemented to provide incentives and financial benefits to low-income populations thru a transportation demand management program. SPEAKERS Roshin Kurian, Portland State University Bio coming soon Nathan McNeil, Portland State University Nathan McNeil is a Research Associate at Portland State University's Center for Urban Studies. He conducts research on impacts of active transportation and transit equity, on new bicycle infrastructure and programs on travel behavior and attitudes towards cycling, on shared-use mobility programs including carsharing and bike-share, and on the connection between land-use and transportation. He was Co-Principal Investigator on recent national studies of bike share equity (Breaking Barrier to Bike Share and National Scan of Bike Share Equity Programs) and of protected bike lane implementations (Lessons from the Green Lanes). Nathan received a master of urban and regional planning from Portland State University (PSU) and studied history at Columbia University as an undergraduate. Prior to PSU, Nathan worked for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in New York City as a performance auditor where he evaluated capital programs and contractors. John MacArthur, Portland State University Mr. John MacArthur is the Sustainable Transportation Program Manager at TREC at Portland State University. He is active in research related to sustainable and equitable transportation, particularly in the areas of emerging technologies, e-bikes, bike share, transit, and the relationship between transportation and public health. Mr. MacArthur is the Section Chair for Transportation Research Board’s AME00 Transportation and Society and a member of Innovative Public Transportation Services and Technologies (AP020). He received his BS in Civil Engineering from Lehigh University and a MS in Environmental Health Sciences from the School of Public Health at the University of Michigan. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT This 60-minute seminar is eligible for 1 hour of professional development credit for AICP (see our provider summary). We provide an electronic attendance certificate for other types of certification maintenance. LEARN MORE Photo by Cait McCusker Sign up for our newsletter to receive monthly updates. The Transportation Research and Education Center (TREC) at Portland State University is home to the National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC), the Initiative for Bicycle and Pedestrian Innovation (IBPI), and other transportation programs. TREC produces research and tools for transportation decision makers, develops K-12 curriculum to expand the diversity and capacity of the workforce, and engages students and professionals through education. Register on Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_EHwClujvQGOb-2-UC-5hcA asktrec@pdx.edu asktrec@pdx.edu America/Los_Angeles public