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TRB Webinar: A Research Roadmap for Transportation and Public Health

June 29, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm UTC-4

States and localities are beginning to recognize and act on the connection between health and transportation. TRB is hosting a webinar on Monday, June 29, 2020 from 2:00 to 3:30 PM Eastern that will discuss how to leverage transportation projects to support positive health outcomes. New opportunities are developing within transportation agencies to better integrate public health concepts into transportation processes. Presenter will discuss how these opportunities align with research, data, and decision-making tools to further connect active transportation goals with improved health outcomes.This webinar draws on research from the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Research Report 932: A Research Roadmap for Transportation and Public Health.

Some registrants will need to pay $95 to attend this webinar. Sign into MyTRB.org to view registration information.

Webinar agenda and presenters

  1. The research roadmap: Laura Sandt, UNC Highway Research Center
  • Introduction to the roadmap
  • Complexity and interconnections between health determinants and outcomes, including transportation’s role
  • Findings and next steps
  • Question and answer session: Andrew Dannenberg, University of Washington School of Public Health

The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, you will able to:

  1. Identify how transportation affects health outcomes
  2. Identify opportunities to integrate health into transportation practices

Professional Development Hour Information

Professional engineers (PEs) who register and attend the entire webinar as an individual will be awarded 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs). TRB’s webinar program awards PDH credits only to the registered individual, and not to other members of a group that view the webinar together. To be eligible for the credits, individuals must remain signed in for the entire webinar, including for any question and answer session following the presentations.

Pre-registration is required. Once the webinar starts, you will be unable to register. Individuals that are registered for a webinar but do not receive their confirmation emails due to their organization’s internal firewalls should contact the TRB Helpdesk for assistance in signing in.

Please check with your licensing board to ensure that TRB webinar PDHs are approved by your board.

TRB will report credits earned to the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Complaints about registered providers may be sent to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, D.C., 20005.

Registration questions? Contact Reggie Gillum.


June 29, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm UTC-4
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