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TRB Webinar: Bridging the Gap - Pillars to Build a New Future

TRB conducted a webinar on Tuesday, September 8, 2015, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET that discussed women’s issues in transportation, including transport policy, patterns, and mobility; health, safety, and personal security; sustainability; and transportation impacts on careers. This webinar is based on the Fifth Conference on Women's Issues in Transportation held in Paris, France in April 2014. Issues that were discussed include gender research, how to convert research findings into policy, and narrowing the gap between developed countries and developing ones.

Webinar recording and slides can be found here:

Webinar Presenters

  • Dr. Sandi Rosenbloom, University of Texas at Austin

  • Dr. Ariane Dupont, Universite Sorbonne

  • Therese McMillan, Federal Transit Administration

  • Susan Herbel, Cambridge Systematics

  • Dr. Owen Waygood, Universite Laval

Moderator: Marsha Anderson Bomar, Stantec

Webinar Outline

1. History of research and TRB involvement in Women’s Issues in Transportation

2. Conference framework: Summary of themes and key findings

3. Summary of research results

4. Ways for the community to engage

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