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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 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
3B - Healthy Friendships: Building Health and Transportation Partnerships for Shared Outcomes

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This panel will explore ways that health departments have worked effectively with transportation to help achieve transportation goals with health co-benefits.  Speakers from both transportation and public health will share their perspectives on the interface between transportation and health agencies; how relationships are established; the opportunities for mutual benefits; and emerging tools for data and modeling.


Marilee Mortenson

Chief, Air Quality, Environment, and Health Branch, Caltrans
Marilee Mortenson is a Senior Environmental Planner and 25-year veteran at the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans). She manages the Branch that provides air quality conformity technical assistance; promotes planning and environmental linkages; and supports health... Read More →

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Matt Carpenter

Director of Transportation Services, Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG)
Matt Carpenter is the Director of Transportation Services at the Sacramento Area Council of Governments. In this role he is involved in planning and implementation efforts that include allocating over $150 million in funding each year towards the operation, maintenance and expansion of the Sacramento region's surface transportation network. Matt has been a project director on two award-winning long-range transportation plans. He is the Chair of the TRB Committee on Programming... Read More →
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Tracey Rattray

Director, Community Wellness and Prevention Program, Contra Costa Health Services
Tracey Rattray, MPH, MSW, has over 15 years experience leading nationally recognized chronic disease prevention programs at Contra Costa Health Services Department. In this role, she oversees projects that reduce risk factors for chronic diseases and injuries focusing on issues including tobacco prevention; nutrition and physical activity promotion; injury prevention; lead poisoning prevention; and promotion of a healthy built environment. She has convened and led multi-sectoral collaboratives that include philanthropists, educators, city staff, elected officials, city planners, health care providers, community organizations, residents and other stakeholders to work on areas of common interest. She is co-author of the... Read More →
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Judy Robinson

Sustainability Manager, Sacramento County
Judy Robinson is a Principal Planner and the Sustainability Manager for Sacramento County. She has over 25 years of experience with local government, community planning and smart growth development. She facilitated the construction of the County’s first complete, green and sustainable street, which imbeds healthy and active design into green infrastructure. She is the Team Leader for the... 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 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Contra Costa Room

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