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Health, Equity and Transportation Forum on Wednesday 5/26

Seattle Department of Transportation invites Central District residents to a discussion of  the impact transportation choices have on communities from a health and equity perspective, and is part of the recently announced “Walk Bike Ride” initiative.  

The discussion will be moderated by C.R. Douglas, host of Seattle Channel Programs Ask the Mayor and City Inside/Out

Panelists will include:

Jen Cole is the director of the Safe Routes to School Program at Feet First. Safe Routes to School programs aim to increase the number of students walking and biking to school safely.

Dr. Ben Danielson is a pediatrician at Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic. Located in Seattle’s Central District, the clinic provides medical, dental and mental health care under one roof to all families regardless of their ability to pay.

Ed Ewing is the director of the Major Taylor Project at the Cascade Bicycle Club, which has the mission of creating a multicultural bicycling community where teenagers have equal opportunity to spend time outdoors and on a bicycle.

Carla Saulter, “Bus Chick”, blogs for Carla is a third-generation Seattleite (on her dad’s side) and is one of a growing number of Seattleites who have chosen to live without a car. She takes the bus everywhere she goes.

Anne Vernez Moudon, Dr. es Sc., Professor of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Urban Design and Planning at the University of Washington. She also directs the Urban Form Lab, which studies neighborhood and street design, non-motorized transportation, and physical activity.

Wednesday, May 26th, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Yesler Community Center
917 E Yesler Way, Seattle, WA 98122

Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

0 thoughts on “Health, Equity and Transportation Forum on Wednesday 5/26

  1. But, it would be helpful to know about this sooner rather than later. I didn’t see this until after the meeting and would love to see a post about what happened.