Public health and transportation is the theme of the September-October 2015 issue of TR News.
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The Transportation Research Board Health and Transportation Subcommittee (ADD50-01) advances research, education, and professional practice in public health and transportation.
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Health and Transportation Subcommittee at the
2016 TRB Annual Meeting
See the Interactive Program for meeting and event locations
Tuesday, Jan 12, 3:45 PM-5:30 PM
Institutionalizing Health in Transportation Agency Practice
Sunday, Jan 10, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
With growing interest in the health impacts of transportation decisions, this workshop focuses on institutionalizing the practice of public health in transportation through workforce development, leadership buy-in, and funding. Speakers from transportation agencies and their public health partners use case studies, an information-sharing lightning round, and audience participation to share lessons learned on starting pilot initiatives that can be leveraged into longer-term programs.
Poster Session (Event 309)
Innovations in Health and Transportation Research
Monday, Jan 11, 10:45 AM-12:30 PM
Examining Relationship between Transit Use and Active Transportation in Canada: Time Use Approach of the Active Lifestyle of Transit Users, Ugo Lachapelle, Université du Québec à Montréal (16-0743)
Task Force on Arterials and Public Health (ADD55T)
Monday, Jan 11, 3:45 PM-5:30 PM
The purpose of the Task Force is to develop a research agenda that is needed to inform the planning, design and operation of arterials while considering health implications. By bringing together a group with diverse interests and tasking it with a single purpose will allow for closer collaboration in identifying where the most relevant and important research is needed.