How We Move Matters: Exploring the Connections between New Transportation and Mobility Options and Environmental Health--A Workshop
Technology-enabled transportation services – like ridehailing, delivery apps, automated vehicles, and e-scooters – have revolutionized the way we move. But changing how we get around also impacts our environment. How does ridehailing affect air pollution in our communities? What are the environmental impacts of having packages delivered to our front door?
This workshop will bring together experts in transportation, consumer behavior, and environmental health to share perspectives on the environmental health impact of evolving mobility options. Participants will explore existing and needed research on the environmental health challenges related to emerging transportation services expected in the next decade.
Program-at-a-Glance for July 13, 2021
Session I. The Mobility Revolution: How Are Our Options Changing?
Experts on the forefront of evaluating, developing and integrating mobility options in the transportation sector will explore how these options have changed the way we move people and goods recently (within the last 5 years) and how they are likely to change in the future (5-10 year time horizon). Specific focus will be on new transportation technologies and their economic and environmental footprint.
Session II. The Big Picture: Why Does the Mobility Revolution Matter to Environmental Health
This session will examine the mobility changes discussed in session #1 in the context of environmental health – for every change in mode choice, what are the environmental health changes (both positive and negative)? Lessons learned from changes occurring in recent years will also be explored to help evaluate/consider impacts of further mobility changes on environmental health including air quality, waste, and other areas of concern.
|Event Date||Jul 13, 2021 08:30 to Jul 21, 2021 14:30|
|Posted by NCCEH||Apr 29, 2021|