Transportation Choices for Sustainable Communities tagged posts

The Prospects for Pedestrian Streets in the US

Transportation Choices Principal Dr. Joseph Kott gave a presentation on June 13th on the failure, success, and prospects of pedestrian streets and districts in the United States at the International Conference on Transport and Health. The conference was hosted by the Mineta Transportation Institute on the San Jose State University campus.

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Transportation Choices Principal Presents on SB 743 at Silicon Valley Transportation Summit

Transportation Choices Principal and Vice-President Dr. Joseph Kott presented on Saturday, May 7th at Let’s Get Moving Silicon Valley! 2016 Summit on the topic of California’s effort in SB 743 to transform traffic impact analysis under CEQA to support sustainable transportation goals. The Summit, organized by the Bay Area transportation and land use reform group Transform, took place at the Microsoft  campus in Mountain View, CA.

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Transportation Choices for Sustainable Communities Board of Directors Elections

Congratulations to Yoriko Kishimoto on her re-election as President, to Dr. Joseph Kott on his re-election as Vice President, to Dr. Richard Lee as incoming Treasurer, and to John Eells as incoming Secretary of the Board of Directors of Transportation Choices for Sustainable Communities. Appreciation to Michelle DeRobertis on concluding her successful four years as both Board Treasurer and Secretary. Congratulations to Dr. John Renne and John Duncan on their re-election to four-year terms and to Celia Chung on her election to a four-year term on the Board of Directors.

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Talk on Reforming Traffic Impact Analysis

Sandwich Symposium on Sustainable Transportation


Leveling the Playing Field for Sustainable Transportation: Reforming Traffic Impact Analysis to Support Mode Choice and Environmental Quality


Michelle DeRobertis, PE

Principal, Transportation Choices for Sustainable Communities Research and Policy Institute


Noon – 1 PM, Friday, December 5, 2014


436 14th St.

Oakland, CA 94612

The Sandwich Symposium on Sustainable Transportation is co-sponsored by Transform and Transportation Choices for Sustainable Communities Research and Policy Institute. For more information, visit and


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Reid Ewing Joins Transportation Choices Board

Professor Reid Ewing was elected to the Transportation Choices for Sustainable Communities Research and Policy Institute Board of Directors at the Board’s March 27, 2014 meting. Dr. Ewing is a Professor of City and Metropolitan Planning at the University of Utah, associate editor of the Journal of the American Planning Association, and columnist for Planning magazine, writing the bi-monthly column Research You Can Use. Earlier in his career, he was director of the Voorhees Transportation Center at Rutgers University, research professor at the National Center for Smart Growth, state representative from northwest Tucson, and analyst at the Congressional Budget Office.  He holds master’s degrees in Engineering and City Planning from Harvard University, and a Ph.D...

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