Integrated Network for Social Sustainability (INSS)

Panel and Discussion: "Transportation and the Future of Communities" (in DC, shared across sites)

June 9, 2016 02:00 PM – 03:30 PM

The predecessors of TRB at The National Academies date back to 1920. The TRB mission includes broad-based research and dissemination activities to address policy issues for transportation, and it manages over 200 committees and task forces to accomplish its mission. Sustainability has raised new challenges for systems of transportation and transportation agencies in the United States and TRB projects have begun to identify these challenges and their implications for the role of transportation in supporting a sustainable society.  These panelists will draw from research and practice addressing these issues to identify dimensions that should be taken into account if goals of social sustainability are to be met.  

Speakers
Neil Pederson
Neil Pederson
TRB Executive Director and former Director MD State Highway Administration
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Sandra Rosenbloom
Sandra Rosenbloom
Research Professor and Fellow of Hampton K. and Margaret Frye Snell Endowed Chair in Transportation
University of Texas at Austin