Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Transportation Research Board Webinar: Changes in Youth Mobility

TRB will conduct a webinar on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM that features research from the National Cooperative Highway Research Program. This webinar will discuss the changing mobility patterns of teens and young adults and the linkages to economic, social, and health effects. The presenters will highlight current best practices in transportation planning that addresses youth mobility and will identify potential strategies to better align planned and existing transportation systems with the needs of this demographic.

Webinar Outline

  • Overview of NCHRP
  • Changes in youth mobility
  • Decline in vehicle miles traveled
  • Millennial beliefs about trip making and related factors
  • Question and answer session

Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to understand the specific preferences and needs of this age group in order to make changes in the products and services offered in the transportation system.

Registration questions? Contact Reggie Gillum at RGillum@nas.edu.