Transportation / Intermodality / Complete Streets

Education Session - Presentation Format

SAT-B09 - The Equity, and Inequity, of Complete Streets

Saturday, October 21
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

1.5 PDH, LA CES/HSW, AIA/HSW, AICP, FL, NY/HSW

A host of evidence suggests our transportation system is inherently inequitable. Nationwide, Complete Streets efforts have sought to address those inequities by providing greater transportation choices. This session will explore leading national, statewide and local efforts to improve access to equitable transportation options in urban, suburban and rural contexts.

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Brice Maryman

Senior Landscape Architect
MIG | SvR

Brice is a senior landscape architect at MIG|SvR, focused on designing and planning places that advance the vitality of urban ecosystems and human environments. Whether working on children’s learning environments, green stormwater infrastructure or public streetscapes, he is passionately concerned with the vitality of urban environments and the health of human ecosystems. The American Society of Landscape Architects, American Planning Association, King County and the City of Seattle have recognized his work. He also recently completed service on Seattle’s Green Ribbon Commission and as the Technical Advisory Committee Chair for Planning and Design for STAR Communities.

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Emiko Atherton

Director, National Complete Streets Coalition
Smart Growth America

Emiko Atherton is the Director of the National Complete Streets Coalition, a program of Smart Growth America. As the Director, Emiko oversees the Coalition’s federal advocacy, communications, research, and technical assistance programs. She has used her expertise in transportation policy, public health, land use, economic development, and legislation to consult with communities across the United States on how to create better transportation networks. Emiko is an international voice on Complete Streets and has spoken to audiences across the country about the value this approach.

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Monique Lopez

Deputy Executive Director of Advocacy
Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition

Monique G. López is the Deputy Executive Director of Advocacy at the Los Angeles Bicycle Coalition where she leads a team in moving cities in Los Angeles County towards achieving bicycle equity. For the past 11 years she has worked with communities throughout Southern California in advocating for transportation justice, economic justice, and environmental justice as a planner and policy advocate. Monique earned a Master's degree in Community and Regional Planning from the University of Oregon and a Master's in Political Science from California State University, Long Beach.

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