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Transportation and Communities 2018: Academy Edition ● September 13 - 14, 2018 at Portland State University
In honor of our 10-year anniversary, we’re trying something a little different. Instead of brief sessions that introduce you to a topic– we will be offering fifteen half-day workshops that focus on skill building and providing the tools to apply the latest research to practice. These will be hands-on, immersive learning experiences in a small classroom setting. Hosted by the Transportation Research and Education Center at Portland State University. Supported by our U.S. DOT grant-funded consortium: the National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC).

⇨CLICK HERE TO REGISTER⇦ This event is a la carte, and pricing is per workshop. You may attend as few as one, or as many as four workshops. Questions? Contact us at asktrec@pdx.edu.  Let us know if you’re a student interested in volunteering, and we’ll be in touch later this summer.
  • Half-Day Workshop (general admission): $95
  • Half-Day Workshop (student rate / elected government officials rate): $50
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Sam Seskin

Transportation Consultant
Portland, OR
Samuel N. Seskin has worked for over 40 years with state and local, national and international organizations on projects and plans that integrate transportation, smart growth and sustainable development. His projects have won awards from the American Planning Association and the US Environmental Protection Agency, as well as an Award for Excellence for his leadership of the development of Greenroads, a global rating system for sustainable roadway design and construction. He led the development of Mosaic, an innovative system- and project-planning method and tool for Oregon DOT. For the Federal Highway Administration he led the development of the first national guidance document focused on sustainable roadway planning, development, operations and maintenance.  Other work includes directing the development of a guidance document and demonstration projects on multimodal urban arterials for the St. Louis, MO region.  Sam received his Master of Public Affairs & Urban Planning from Princeton University in 1975, and his B.A. in American Studies from Yale College, 1972.

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