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Rethinking Transportation: Moving Towards Sustainability

Council on Sustainability, Southern MA

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 transportation future.

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
2:50 Break
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
4:30 Discussion

Display Tables with information from the following groups will be setup throughout the course of the meeting:

  •     SRPEDD
  •     SouthCoast Rail
  •     Greater Attleboro-Taunton Regional Transit Authority (GATRA)
  •     Brockton Area Transit (BAT)
  •     Southeastern Regional Transit Authority (SRTA)
  •     Peter Pan Bus Service
  •     DATTCO
  •     MassRIDES
  •     UMASS Dartmouth Sustainability Initiative
  •     TransAction Associates, Inc.

For more information call Louise Hardiman at 508-824-1367 or

*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 by September 9.

Visit the Regional Council on Sustainability website.

When Sep 23, 2010
from 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM (Eastern U.S.)
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