January 13-17, 2019
Washington, D.C.
TRB 98th Annual Meeting

Equity in Transportation: Guidelines for Stakeholders and Practitioners

Sunday, January 08, 2017, 1:30 PM-4:30 PM, Convention Center 2017
Dawn Spanhake, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities; Ariane Dupont-Kieffer, University of Paris; Floridea Di Ciommo, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, presiding
Sponsored by Standing Committee on Women's Issues in Transportation; Standing Committee on Accessible Transportation and Mobility; Standing Committee on Traveler Behavior and Values; Standing Committee on Social and Economic Factors of Transportation; Standing Committee on Environmental Justice in Transportation; and Joint Subcommittee on Health and Transportation

The purpose of this workshop is to stimulate thinking and discussion about the benefits of a more equitable transportation system. The discussion will focus on three main aspects related to transport and equity: (a) to what extent transportation contributes to inequalities, (b) how equity and social inclusion perspectives can help explain differences in people‚Äôs travel behaviors, and (c) how to better consider equity in transportation project evaluation.

Where Is the Post-H2020 Program Going? Equity, Inclusion--What Can EU Transport Research Do?
Frank Smit, European Commission


U.S. Experience in the Transportation Equity Approach
Therese McMillan, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority


How to Include Equity in the National Transport Research Program: What Kind of Appraisal Tools to Use
Angel Aparicio, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid


Equity Inclusion in Advanced Activity-Based Modeling
Yoram Shiftan, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology


Is Replacing Travel Time Saving Beneficial for Equity Appraisal? A Needs-Based Approach for Assessing Transport Equity
Floridea Di Ciommo, CENIT-UPC BarcelonaTech; Floridea Di Ciommo, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid


Inclusive Mobility as Services: Multiple Effects of Uber
Heather Rothenberg, Uber Technologies, Inc.


Tools for Equity Measurement
Paulo Humanes, PTV Group
Welfare Economics
Antoinette Baujard, Université Jean Monnet & GATE L-SE
How to Include Equity in Day-To-Day Transport Planning Practices
Jennifer Yeamans, Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority