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Transit Conference. Monday, September 25

posted Sep 5, 2017, 6:51 PM by Sophia Webmaster
Join our Transit Task Force members at a conference sponsored by our coalition partners, 1,000 Friends of Wisconsin.

Transportation: The Future is Now: How communities can design transportation policies to achieve economic growth, environmental sustainability and social equity in a changing world.

Monday, September 25th
Monona Terrace, Madison

A complete agenda and registration info is 
here.  Use the $75 non-profit category.  If the cost is prohibitive for you, contact ash@1kfriends.org to discuss scholarship possibilities.

Topics include: 
•    Reducing carbon emissions and protecting the environment;
•    Changing demographics - an opportunity to invest in a 21st century transportation system;
•    Harnessing changing technology while retaining core community values;
•    Being economically competitive while providing equitable access to everyone;
•    Optimizing our existing infrastructure.

The keynote speaker is Sharice Davids, White House Fellow at the U.S. Department of Transportation Office of Civil Rights. There is also a great line-up of transportation experts, community advocates and elected officials scheduled to speak, including WISDOM Transit Task Force leaders. 

Contact WISDOM Transit Task Force Organizer Dawn Ankney for more information or carpooling possibilities, dawnloriankney@gmail.com.