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1/19 - Enhanced Social Engagement in Transportation Planning (CM | 1.5)

Updated: Jan 3, 2020

Age, race, ethnicity, and immigration status are among the most challenging factors impacting one’s level of participation in policy making. This webinar will focus on the importance of enhancing social engagement in order to achieve sustainability. Speakers will present examples from different social settings, addressing a diverse group of urban and rural population. The outcomes of this webinar will inform professional planners about fine lines between active and passive public engagement methods/techniques.

The webinar is a collaboration between Planning Communities, APA Sustainable Communities Division, and APA Technology Division. This webinar is brought to you for FREE by the APA Chapter Webcast Series. Your APA-IL membership dues go toward supporting the Consortium that provides this opportunity.

Date & Time: Friday, January 19, 2018 at 12 PM - 1:30 PM CST

Free webinar | 1.5 CM

More information:


Mehri Mohebbi (Mehrsa), Senior Urban Planner and Social Sustainability Strategist, Planning Communities, Raleigh, North Carolina: Brief talk about Muslim women’s issues related to urban accessibility in American cities.

Jana Lynott, AICP, Senior Strategic Policy Advisor, Public Policy Institute, AARP, Washington, DC: “Transportation Planning as a Tool to link Social Engagement and Health”

Angela Van der Kloof, Mobility Consultant, Mobycon, Delft, Netherlands: “Social Power of Bicycle Projects for Refugees and Immigrants in the Netherlands”

Nader Afzalan, Ph.D., Chair, APA Technology Division: “Connecting Citizen and Patient Engagement using Participatory Tools”

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