September 1, 2020

AARP Livable Communities Transportation Workshop~Free Registration



The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) presents a two day on-line event that is free with registration.

The 2020 AARP Livable Communities Transportation Workshop is a virtual gathering of AARP staff, volunteers, community partners and livability practitioners.

This national workshop will explore transportation options that improve health; support vibrant neighborhoods; and connect people to economic, social and civic opportunities in their communities.

Through three core transportation themes — Safety, Accessibility and Resilience — the workshop will share best practices, insights and inspiring next steps for delivering a more effective transportation network for older adults and people of all ages.”

The keynote address is by Toks Omishakin the Director of  California Department of Transportation (Caltrans).

Toks Omishakin manages a $15 billion budget and nearly 21,000 employees who oversee 50,000 lane miles of highways, maintain 13,000 bridges, provide permitting of more than 400 public-use airports, fund three of Amtrak’s busiest intercity rail services, and provide transit support to more than 200 local and regional transit authorities.

Date:  September 15 and 16, 2020

Time: Opening remarks and keynote at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time

You can read the whole speakers’ list and  program and sign up for the free registration by clicking on this link.


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