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ITE Greater Vancouver: ITE & PIBC Mixer – How Can Transportation Engineers and Planners Move Equity From Rhetoric to Reality?

April 17@5:30 pm to 8:00 pm PDT

$20.00 – $40.00

Join us for a presentation by Tessa Williams (RPP, MSc) to learn more about the new report “Practices and inspiration for sustainable transportation equity: Case studies from Canadian cities.” Following the presentation there will be an opportunity for networking and discussion with fellow engineers and planners.

Nearly 1 million Canadians live in transportation poverty, where their ability to access opportunities is limited by inadequate, unsafe, or unaffordable transportation options. City builders are recognizing that the way transportation has been planned, designed, and delivered is unfair and needs to change. The big question facing the transportation community is no longer whether to take action towards equity, but how. The Report, created by a team of transportation practitioners, equity experts, and researchers from across Canada, the report shares promising practices to apply equity throughout the project life cycle, from policy and strategy to learning and evaluation. The report has been featured by the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC), Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP), and Canadian Association of Road Safety Professionals (CARSP).

Tessa is transportation planner with Urban Systems with over four years of experience across three different provinces. She leverages her unique background in local government and research to contribute to active transportation, land use, transit, parking, and equity projects. Tessa served as research lead for the PISTE project, with the goal of developing a report by and for transportation practitioners.

Wednesday, April 17
5:30-5:45 people arrive and get settled (in the presentation room)
5:45-6:30 Tessa presentation and question time
6:30-8 networking in the FUNK venue

FUNK. Coffee bar
1025 Dunsmuir St, Vancouver, BC V7X 1M5
Accessible venue, steps away from the Burrard Skytrain Station

$30 ITE Members / PIBC Members
$20 Student and Public Agency Members
$40 Non-ITE/PIBC Members

Price includes an assortment of light appetizers. Beverages (alcoholic and non alcoholic) will be available for purchase.
ITE GV is an inclusive community and all. If you wish to attend and require financial assistance, please reach out to


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April 17
5:30 pm to 8:00 pm PDT
$20.00 – $40.00
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Funk Coffee Bar
1025 Dunsmuir St
Vancouver, BC V7X 1M5 Canada
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