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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 • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
4B - Planning for Extremes: Adapting Transportation to a Changing Climate

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This panel discussion will provide the audience with first-hand experiences and lessons learned in preparing for climate change from the perspectives of the state, local, regional, and private organizations. Presenters will highlight the plans, actions, partnerships, and policies developed to protect the traveling public and the transportation system.

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Ellen Greenberg

Deputy Director for Sustainability, California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
Governor Jerry Brown appointed Ellen Greenberg as the California Department of Transportation's (Caltrans) Deputy Director for Sustainability, a position the Caltrans Director created to lead the department's efforts in developing and implementing initiatives to align with California's... Read More →

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Louise Bedsworth

Deputy Director, California Office of Planning and Research
Prior to joining the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, Louise Bedsworth was a Policy Fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California where she focused on climate action at the local level, adaptation to climate change, and transportation and air quality. She has also... Read More →

Lindy Lowe

Chief Planner, Bay Area Conservation District
Lindy received a Bachelor of Arts degree in art history and public health and a Master of Urban Planning degree with an emphasis in law and environmental policy from the University of California, Los Angeles. She has also worked for the Los Angeles Regional Planning Department in... Read More →

Dan McElhinney

Chief Deputy District 4 Director, California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)

Liz O’Donoghue

Director of Infrastructure and Land Use, The Nature Conservancy
As Director of Infrastructure and Land Use, Liz O’Donoghue oversees The Nature Conservancy’s California Chapter’s policy agenda on infrastructure development and land use, mitigation, transportation policy, and integration with natural resource protection. Previously, she served... Read More →

Thursday May 4, 2017 3:30pm - 5:00pm PDT
Contra Costa Room