Enhancing Social Engagement to Achieve Sustainability in Transportation Planning (CM | 1.5)

December 5, 2017

This APA Sustainable Communities Division 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 populations. Age, race, ethnicity, and immigration status are among the most challenging factors impacting one’s level of participation in policy making. 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.

 

DATE: Jan. 19th, 2017

 

TIME: 12 – 1:30 CST.

 

AICP Certification Maintenance (CM): 1.5, live viewing only

 

WEBINAR LINK: https://apascd.wordpress.com/webinar-archives/

 

SPEAKERS:

 

Mehri Mohebbi (Mehrsa), Senior Urban Planner and Social Sustainability Strategist, Planning Communities, Raleigh, North Carolina

 

Jana Lynott, AICP, Senior Strategic Policy Advisor, Public Policy Institute, AARP, Washington, DC

 

Angela Van der Kloof, Mobility Consultant, Mobycon, Delft, Netherlands

 

Nader Afzalan, Ph.D., Chair, APA Technology Division

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