REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR THE CONFERENCE IS MARCH 25th.
Leaders Gather to Share Transportation Best Practices
WHAT - On Thursday, March 27th, from 8:00 to 4:00, The Cabell Brand Center and RIDE Solutions will host the first annual Sustainable Transportation Summit at Virginia Tech School of Medicine and Research Institute. The all-day summit will provide a broad educational program that will touch on the economic, environmental, and social value of implementing and encouraging transportation choice in the region. Keynote speakers include Nicholas Donohue, Virginia Deputy Secretary of Transportation, and Walter Kulash, Livable Transportation Movement. The program will be valuable to planners, transportation professionals, elected officials, business leaders, public health officials and community advocates. Presentations will offer best practices, incentives, and success stories from within and outside the Roanoke Valley to show how investments in sustainable mobility options can improve a region’s vitality and economic competitiveness.
CONFERENCE HOSTS - The Cabell Brand Center for Global Poverty and Resource Sustainability Studies is a non-profit organization founding in 1987, and has been providing education and outreach for over 25 years. Ride Solutions provides alternative transportation options – ridesharing (carpooling and vanpooling), biking, public transit, walking, and guaranteed ride home services – to residents living within the greater New River and Roanoke Valleys and Region 2000 regions of southwestern Virginia. For more information, go to:http://ridesolutions.org
REGISTRATION - For more information and to register for the Sustainable Transportation Summit, please visit the Cabell Brand Center website at: www.cabellbrandcenter.org
COST - Registration is $25 and includes a continental breakfast and lunch featuring locally sourced foods and beverages.
CONTACT - Questions? Write Jeremy Holmes of RIDE Solutions at email@example.com