Sustainable Transportation Summit: Building Equity into Ottawa’s Transportation System

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Jean Piggott Hall, Ottawa City Hall
Tuesday, 23 February, 2016 - 08:30 to 12:30
Event Details: 

Registration Now Open!

Cost: $40 plus HST, subsidies available. 

Hosted by EnviroCentre in partnership with the Healthy Transportation Coalition.


Join us as we bring together residents, community leaders and professionals to create a platform where different interests can work together in bringing equity to the forefront of transportation planning in Ottawa.   

The half-day event will feature:   

  • Opening Panel: Understanding Equity and How This Relates to Sustainable Transportation  
  • Breakout Session One- Barriers to an Equitable Transportation System 
  • What are the barriers and how can we address them; Dr. Adonia Lugo, Urban Anthropologist and Professor at Antioch and California State Universities (via skype) 

 ·         Breakout Session Two - Building Equity into Sustainable Transportation Planning

  • How to Apply the Equity Lens When Planning; Suzanne Doerge, Director, City for All Women Initiative
  • Built Form and it’s Relation to Equity; Orly Linovski Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of City Planning, University of Manitoba
  • What’s Next for Complete Streets; Nelson Edwards, Senior Project Manager, Transportation Planning Branch, City of Ottawa

 ·         Presentation- Living in the Built EnvironmentInge Roosendaal, Program Development Officer, Ottawa Public Health 

 ·         Group Activity- Join a creative discussion to help identify and prioritize practical steps toward transportation equity solutions in Ottawa.

 ·         Networking Lunch


Click to View Summit Draft Agenda

If you have any questions please contact EnviroCentre by email at or by phone at 613-656-0100 ext. 104