Transit Connections in Suburban and Mixed Land Use Environments

Portland State University, Transportation Research and Education Center


Thursday, April 25, 2019
9:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. PDT

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This session will explore ongoing projects to make transit connections in Washington and Clackamas Counties. The session will include case studies of successful employer programs from the Westside Transportation Alliance, results of Washington County’s Strategic Solutions for First Mile/Last Mile Transit Connections Project, and participants will hear about Clackamas Community College’s plans for campus connections. This session will also include a roundtable discussion with the presenters about the challenges and opportunities they see their communities.


Learning Objectives:

*Learn data-based approaches to addressing equity in transportation
*Discover how to integrate shared micro-mobility with transit
*Learn about proposed transit system design


Raymond Atkinson

Confirmed Speaker

Ray Atkinson is the Transportation Systems Analyst at Clackamas Community College in Oregon City. He develops and implements strategies to expand transportation choices and remove transportation barriers at three suburban campuses, which are located south of Portland. He was born and raised in the Charlotte region. He has a BS ... Read More

Jeff Pazdalski

Confirmed Speaker

Jeff Pazdalski has been Executive Director of Westside Transportation Alliance (WTA) since 2016. Jeff has more than 20 years of experience in nonprofit organization leadership and management roles, including Executive Director, Development Director, and Program Director. Prior to joining WTA, he spent eight years relying on bicycling, walking, transit, and ... Read More

Erin Wardell, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Erin Wardell, AICP, is the principal transportation planner for Washington County, Oregon. Erin specializes in transportation planning, demographic and economic data analysis, and travel demand modeling. Prior to her employment with Washington County, Erin worked for Parsons Brinckerhoff in Portland, Oregon. At Parsons Brinckerhoff, Erin worked extensively on developing and ... Read More

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