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Severo Ochoa Webinars – The Impacts of Active Transport: a Multi-Disciplinary Research and Practice Field – Session 2

June 3, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Aims of the seminars

  • Bring together the international research and practitioner community in transport impact assessment
  • Learn about readily available tools to assess transport impacts or components of it (e.g. transport demand models for active travel)
  • Learn about state-of-the-art methods for the evaluation of transport impacts
  • Learn from practitioners and decision-makers what evidence and tools are useful to support investment in active travel
  • Establish an international transport impact assessment community

Second Session

3 June 2020, 16.00-19.30h BST;

(Other time zones:  17.00 – 20.30h CEST (Central European Summer time), 17.00 – 20.30h AEST; 19:00 – 20.30h NZST)

Second session agenda

  • Rolf Moeckel, Technical University of Munich | Modeling Travel Behavior and Health Impacts
  • Susan Handy, University of California, Davis | Evaluating the benefits of bicycle and pedestrian projects in California.
  • Kelly Clifton, Portland State University | Representing Pedestrians in Travel Demand Models: Opportunities & Challenges
  • Neil Maizlish, Centre for Climate Change and Health | Advances in ITHIM Practice and Research, United States
  • Thomas Götschi, University of Oregon | HEAT Global: Adapting WHO’s Health Economic Assessment Tool for walking and cycling (HEAT) for a global audience
  • Rachel Aldred, University of Westminster | The Propensity to Cycle Tool: methods for modelling cycling potential for research and policy
  • Stefan Gössling, Lund University | Why cost-benefit analyses could (and should) inspire transport policies
  • Verónica Sánchez, Barcelona City Council | A new model of sustainable mobility: can public space change the way we move?

Second session chairs

  • Haneen Khreis, Texas A&M University
  • James Woodcock, University of Cambridge

Register for the second session

The webinar session will take place via Zoom. Prior registration is required.

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