Call for Posters on the Creative Use of Data in Transportation and Public Health Planning
For TRB 2014 Annual Meeting
Proposals due September 6, 2013
ADD50(1) Subcommittee on Health and Transportation http://www.trbhealth.org/
The Subcommittee on Health and Transportation seeks research poster presentations on the creative use of data and information to understand the relationships between transportation, land use systems and public health. As we are better able to collect, archive, and analyze data, and make data sets publicly available, the subcommittee would like to provide a venue within the Transportation Research Board to display and discuss the state of the field. Posters will be displayed at the TRB Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, January 2014.
In recent years there has been increased attention to the connections between public health and transportation. These connections relate to physical activity, safety, air quality, equity and access. Coupled with this have been advances on the data side with the advances of smart phone and tablet applications, on line data tools and the emergence of “big data”. Taken together we expect to see some innovative projects highlighting the nexus between transportation, land use and public health outcomes.
Specifically, posters are being sought that discuss:
To submit a poster proposal complete the accompanying Submission Form and turn it in along with an Abstract, to the poster review coordinator at the address below. Your submission materials must be received by Close of Business Friday, September 6, 2013. Materials can be emailed, snail mailed or hand delivered. Make sure to provide enough detail in the abstract so that it may be reviewed. Abstracts can be submitted as PDF or Microsoft Word files and should be 500 words or less.
The subcommittee will convene a working group of reviewers to judge submissions and notify authors of its review recommendations in late September. In mid to late October TRB will invite presenters to the Annual Meeting and provide specific details on session date and time.
Selection will be based on:
An abstract is required for each poster. Those selected must present in person at the TRB Annual Meeting in January, however, partnering with colleagues is encouraged. Submit your proposal materials (Abstract and Submittal Form) no later than Friday, September 6, 2013 to:
Assistant Professor, Department of Planning and Design
College of Architecture and Planning
University of Colorado Denver
320BB CU Building, Denver, CO 80202