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The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), in partnership with the Institute of Transportation Studies
at University of California, Berkeley present the:
2017 California Transportation Planning Conference, Partnering for Sustainable Transportation:
Meeting the Challenge Now and Into the Future.

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Thursday, May 4 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
2A - Transportation Equity

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Transportation equity is a primary objective in public policy for all levels of government in California, but it remains elusive due to the lack of practical guidance and tools on how to achieve it in real life, particularly for long-term transportation infrastructure investments.  This panel focuses on the continuing challenge of engaging all sectors of the traveling community to provide mobility, access, and safety for all Californians.

Moderators
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Eduardo Serafin

Technical Program Manager, Tech Transfer, Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Berkeley
Mr. Serafin serves as Technical Program Manager at the Technology Transfer Program (Tech Transfer) of the Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. At Tech Transfer, Eduardo manages training and professional development programs to address the dynamic training needs of the California transportation professional... Read More →

Speakers
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Asha Weinstein Agrawal

Director National Transportation Finance Institute, Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) San Jose State University (SJSU)
Asha Weinstein Agrawal is Professor of Urban and Regional Planning at San José State University and Director of MTI’s National Transportation Finance Center (also at SJSU). Her research agenda is guided by a commitment to the principles of sustainability and equity: what planning and policy tools can communities adopt to encourage environmentally-friendly travel and improve accessibility for people struggling with poverty or other disadvantages? She has explored this question most deeply through two substantive areas, transportation finance policy and the travel behavior of pedestrians, cyclists, and transit riders. She also works in the area of urban history and is currently Chair of the Transportation Research... Read More →
avatar for Joan Chaplick, AICP

Joan Chaplick, AICP

Director of Management and Policy Services, MIG, Inc.
Ms. Chaplick brings more than 25 years of experience in public engagement, facilitation and collaborative planning. She has worked throughout the country to design and facilitate outreach strategies at the state, city and local levels. She is skilled in a wide range of outreach t... Read More →
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Jonathan Overman

Transportation Analyst, Cambridge Systematics
Jonathan Overman is a Transportation Analyst with Cambridge Systematics (CS) with experience in multi-modal and performance-based planning.  Mr. Overman is the Deputy Project Manager on the California Statewide Social Equity Analysis Methodology and Tool. For this project... Read More →
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Vikrant Sood

Senior Social Equity Planner, Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)
Mr. Sood is a Senior Planner at MTC, the metropolitan planning organization for the San Francisco Bay Area. Mr. Sood has over 20 years of experience in land use, housing, transportation, economic development and education policy and planning at the local and regional level. At MTC, Mr. Sood conducts the Environmental Justice and Title VI analysis for the... Read More →


Thursday May 4, 2017 10:30am - 12:00pm
California Ballroom

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