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ITE Toronto Section: Webinar “Are Vehicle Travel Reduction Targets Justified?”

July 25@12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT

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This webinar will discuss why many jurisdictions are establishing vehicle travel reduction targets and how transportation agencies can help achieve those goals. Vehicle travel reduction targets represent a shift from mobility-based planning, which assumes that the goal is to maximize traffic speeds, to accessibility-based planning which strives to minimize the amount of travel required to access services and activities. Vehicle travel reduction targets reduce investments in roadway expansions and parking subsidies, and increase support for multimodal planning, improved connectivity, TDM programs and Smart Growth development policies. These shifts respond to changing user demands and provide many economic, social and environmental benefits. This webinar should be of interest to anybody who wants to help create a more efficient and equitable transportation system.


Todd Litman is founder and executive director of the Victoria Transport Policy Institute, an independent research organization dedicated to developing innovative solutions to transport problems. His work helps expand the range of impacts and options considered in transportation decision-making, improve evaluation methods, and make specialized technical concepts accessible to a larger audience. His research is used worldwide in transport planning and policy analysis.


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General, ITE Toronto, July 2024: Webinar
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July 25
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EDT
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