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2015 Annual Meeting Highlights
January 11 - 15, 2015 | Washington, D.C. 

Proposal calling for TRB to establish a formal Task Force to inform the planning, design and operation of arterials and corridors while considering the implications to public health. The focus of the task force would be to develop a research agenda that would:

1. Maximize and quantify public health benefits from engineering and operations strategies that reduce the negative externalities associated with arterial roads (e.g., noise, pollution, injuries, and barriers); and

2. Optimize the health benefits through project design and operations.

For more information contact Ed Christopher (e-mail) or Eloisa Raynault (e-mail), Co-Chairs of the Subcommittee on Health and 
Transportation.