Social and Economic Sustainability

American Public Transportation Association


Monday, August 7, 2017
3:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. CDT

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For transit agencies, the social and economic pillars of sustainability create opportunities to improve the quality of life and the economic competitiveness of their regions. Hear from these speakers as they discuss the forthcoming APTA Social and Economic Sustainability Guidelines and other initiatives from transit agencies to create more opportunities for social mobility and economic development.


Rachel Healy, AICP

Confirmed Speaker


Danielle Nelson

Confirmed Speaker


Marisa Jones

Confirmed Speaker

Marisa Jones is the Healthy Communities Senior Manager for the Safe Routes to School National Partnership. In this role, she provides technical assistance to communities and states to adopt and implement policies that make it easier, safer, and more convenient for people of all ages to travel safely throughout their ... Read More

J. Barry Barker

Confirmed Speaker

Co-Chair, Sustainability Commitment Signatories Subcommittee; Director, Sustainability, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, Washington, DC Read More

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