TRB Webinar: Transportation in an Aging Society—The Future is Now

Feb 7, 2022 | Events, News

What has changed in the realm of transportation for older adults?

It has been more than thirty years since TRB’s Transportation in an Aging Society: Improving Mobility and Safety for Older Persons was released. TRB will host a webinar, Transportation in an Aging Society—The Future is Now, on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 from 1:00-2:30 PM Eastern that will identify past, present, and future initiatives to ensure easier mobility for an aging society. Presenters will discuss the current mobility landscape and will provide solutions about how to improve it.

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This webinar is sponsored by the TRB Standing Technical Committee on Accessible Transportation and Mobility.

Some registrants will need to pay $100 to attend this webinar. Sign into to view registration information.

Webinar agenda and presenters

  1. Evolution of research on mobility of older adults: Sandra Rosenbloom, The University of Texas at Austin
  2. How the built environment influences older adult mobility: Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris, University of California, Los Angeles
  3. Current and future research: Shengziao (Alex) Li, University of Pennsylvania
  4. Question and answer session: Moderated by Trevor Hanson, University of New Brunswick, and Andrea Lubin, Rutgers University

The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify current research around older adult mobility
  2. Discuss gaps in research and how to address these gaps

Professional Development Hour Information

Professional engineers (PEs) who register and attend the entire webinar as an individual will be awarded 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs). TRB’s webinar program awards PDH credits only to the registered individual, and not to other members of a group that view the webinar together. To be eligible for the credits, individuals must remain signed in for the entire webinar, including for any question and answer session following the presentations.

Please check with your licensing board to ensure that TRB webinar PDHs are approved by your board.

TRB will report credits earned to the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Complaints about registered providers may be sent to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, D.C., 20005.

American Institute of Certified Planners Certification Maintenance Credits

This webinar is approved by the American Institute of Certified Planners for 1.5 Certification Maintenance Credits. Please make sure that you register for this session and log in using the link that TRB provides to your email account. We use this as your record that you attended this session. TRB only maintains the records of attendees who use their email address to log into the webinar, and cannot verify attendance of individuals who view the webinar without personally logging into the session. Please visit the Certification Maintenance section of APA’s website to claim your credits.

If you have problems reporting your CM credits or have general questions about the CM program, please contact AICP.

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