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Transportation Equity Fundamentals I

Registration closes at 12 pm ET, on the Friday before the course begins, or once we reach course capacity.

Program Schedule:
October 24-25, 2022 | 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Eastern Time

Register Here for this course, Transportation Equity I

Course Description:
This program consists of the following two courses:
  1. Transportation Equity Fundamentals I (8 hours)
  2. Transportation Equity Fundamentals II (8 hours)
This program is designed to provide transportation engineers with a transportation equity perspective and knowledge on how they can use the equity principles in their day-to-day work. High-level content covered in these two courses are:

Transportation Equity Fundamental I:
  • Types of equity and their implications: health, gender, race, etc.
  • Incorporate health and social equity into transportation planning and engineering design
  • Strategies to mitigate potential adverse impacts of transportation projects on equity
  • How to develop an effective and inclusive community outreach program
Transportation Equity Fundamental II:
  • Principles of accessibility-based transportation planning
  • Evaluation tools and performance indicators for measuring progress toward equity goals
  • Multimodal planning as a means to create affordable transportation systems
  • Case studies of successful initiatives and notable practices on transportation equity
Participants will be provided with an opportunity to collaborate in interactive exercises. The Transportation Equity (TE) Certification will be awarded to participants who took Transportation Equity Fundamentals I and II courses. Each training is an 8-hour-live online course.

TE Certification Information:

Additional Transportation Equity Courses
are available to earn the UFTI Transportation Equity (TE) Certification. TE Certification includes two modules of TE training, each module is an 8-hour-live training course. Participants can choose from the following courses (TE I & II ):
  • TE I (Equitable Mobility and Effective Engagement)
  • TE II (Equity and Accessibility-based Approach) -- See course listing here
Please note, each course above must be registered for separately. Click on the course above to learn more and register.

PDHs: 8.0

ITE Member: $400.00
Non-Member: $500.00

Mehri ‘Mehrsa’ Mohebbi, Ph.D. – TE Program Director
Dr. Mohebbi is the UFTI Transportation Equity (TE) Program Director. Dr. Mohebbi holds a Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Cincinnati, College of Design, Architecture, Arts, and Planning (DAAP). She has 15+ years of experience addressing health and social equity in transportation and community planning across the U.S. and internationally. Her work focuses on developing inclusive engagement methods to promote equitable transportation decision-making. She has collaborated with national professional associations and served on several committees and task forces such as the American Planning Association (APA) Social Equity Task Force and the APA Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Committee.

Joey Goldman - Vice President at Kearns & West
Joey Goldman has more than 25 years of experience leading community development and transportation projects with an emphasis on planning, public engagement, consensus building, communications, marketing, and branding. He also has expertise in regional and rural investment studies, mobility management, and Title VI and ADA compliance. Joey has worked extensively on multijurisdictional projects with partners ranging from universities to national parks, and his leadership in focus groups and survey design has been instrumental in engaging older adults, people with disabilities, and disadvantaged communities in major investment projects.

Larry Schooler - Director at Kearns & West
Larry Schooler, Ph.D., is a director at Kearns & West, a collaboration and strategic communications firm. Larry Schooler is a mediator, facilitator, and public engagement consultant for outside clients through Public Participation Partners. He is also a senior fellow for the National Civic League and the Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life at the University of Texas. He also teaches in the public administration program at Northwestern University. He has served as president for the International Association for Public Participation (IAP2-USA) and on the leadership council of the Association for Conflict Resolution Environment and Public Policy Section.

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