Rethinking Transportation: Moving Towards Sustainability
Join us for an event that will change how you think about our current
transportation system, increase awareness of transportation options and
resources, and build consensus on actions that support a sustainable
Date: September 23
Time: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: Ocean Explorium
174 Union Street, New Bedford, MA
1:15 Introduction: What if Gas Costs $8 a Gallon?
1:30 Planning Land Use and Transportation Together: Investments for a Better Future
Steve Smith, SRPEDD
Kristina Egan, South Coast Rail
2:00 The Future of Regional Transit
Reinald LeDoux, Brockton Area Transit (BAT)
Francis Gay, Greater Attleboro-Taunton Regional Transit Authority (GATRA)
Mike Sharff, Peter Pan Bus
3:05 Coordinating What We Have
Louise Hardiman, SRPEDD
Joanne LaFerrara, GATRA
Ikechukwu Azogu and Neda Masoud, UMass Dartmouth
3:50 Completing the Streets: Designing Streets for People
William Palmer, MassDOT
Adam Recchia, SRPEDD
Lora Brugnaro, Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission
Display Tables with information from the following groups will be setup throughout the course of the meeting:
- SouthCoast Rail
- Greater Attleboro-Taunton Regional Transit Authority (GATRA)
- Brockton Area Transit (BAT)
- Southeastern Regional Transit Authority (SRTA)
- Peter Pan Bus Service
- UMASS Dartmouth Sustainability Initiative
- TransAction Associates, Inc.
For more information call Louise Hardiman at 508-824-1367 or firstname.lastname@example.org
*Parking is available at the Zeiteron Parking Garage
**Reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request; please contact Liza Tobojka at (508) 990-4105 or email@example.com by September 9.
Visit the Regional Council on Sustainability website.