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

Webinar //


May 23 2016, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EST


This webinar will center on a discussion of the benefits of bringing health together with transportation.  Topics will include:

  • The DOT/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Transportation and Health Tool, and its relationship to States and Metropolitan Planning Organizations.
  • 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, APHA
  • 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

Registration Information