TRB Webinar: Geospatial Equity Solutions

This webinar was posted on 06/03/2024

June 25, 2024 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
1.50 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 0.00 hour(s)
AICP: 1.50 hour(s)
CLE: 0.00 hour(s)

Geospatial tools and geographic information systems (GIS) can be utilized to ensure equitable, accessible, and inclusive mobility. TRB hosted a webinar on Tuesday, June 25, 2024 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Eastern to illuminate the crucial role of geospatial data in comprehending, evaluating, and visualizing equity within transportation systems. Presenters shared insights into leveraging advanced mapping technologies to identify disparities, promote inclusive urban planning, and foster sustainable mobility solutions for diverse communities.
This webinar was sponsored by TRB’s Standing Technical Committee on Geographic Information Science.
The slides are available. Please contact for a link to the recording. There may be a $90 fee.

Webinar agenda and presenters

  1. Introduction – Diana Mendes, HNTB and USDOT’s Advisory Committee on Transportation Equity

  2. Epistemic justice – Mir Ali, University of Maryland

  3. Equity engagement dashboard – Ellie Wilder, HNTB

  4. USDOT Equity Hub – Jay Davis, U.S. Department of Transportation

  5. Question and answer session moderated by Daniela Waltersdorfer, HNTB, and Derald Dudley, USDOT

The first 60 minutes of the webinar were for presentations and the final 30 minutes were reserved for audience questions.

Learning Objectives
At the end of this webinar, participants can:

  • Discuss how transportation equity can be approached using GIS
  • Demonstrate how GIS is used to improve equitable representation in collaborative governance efforts
  • Demonstrate GIS tools the USDOT uses to understand and assess transportation equity

Professional Development Hours
This webinar was delivered as a scheduled – e-learning live event and is categorized within RCEP as Technical, Health and Safety.
Professional Development Hours (PDHs) earned on completion of this program were reported to the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Certificates of Completion are issued to all participants via the online system. Complaints about registered providers may be addressed to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Fl., Washington, DC, 20005.
American Institute of Certified Planners Certification Maintenance Credits
This webinar was approved by the American Planning Association (APA) for 1.5 Certification Maintenance (CM) Credits. CM credits provide continuing education opportunities for AICP Certified Planners to continue their professional skills and knowledge. To receive CM credits, Certified Planners should visit the TRB event webpage on American Planning Association and register their participation. If you have problems reporting your CM credits or have general questions about the CM program, please contact the APA.