Mobility Lab is one of the more interesting groups advocating for transportation investment. Based in Arlington, Virginia, the group describes itself as “a leading U.S. voice of “transportation demand management” – moving people instead of cars – and works to create a shared national voice with clear calls to action from TDM agencies across the country.” Continue reading
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Tagged active transportation, biking, highways, infrastructure, mobility, TDM, transit, transportation, transportation demand management, Transportation planning, video, walking, YouTube
Check your calendars. Earth Day is April 22, just weeks away. This will be the 45th anniversary of the first Earth Day, which is commonly referred to as the start of the modern environmental movement.
I remember as a child in the 70s being taught to “Give a Hoot, Don’t Pollute” and I remember the Keep American Beautiful public service announcement that featured a tear falling down the cheek of a Native American as he watched garbage pile up in rivers and streams.
Those were powerful messages that helped shape my view of litter and helped my generation understand that our natural environment was important to protect. Continue reading
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Tagged AASHTO, accountability, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, Communication, communications, department of transportation, Departments of Transportation, earth day, environment, environmental, keep america beautiful, messaging, strategic messaging, transportation
TransComm, AASHTO’s Subcommittee on Transportation Communications, is looking for session ideas and speakers able to participate in its annual meeting in Annapolis, MD this September.
The details are available that the TransComm web site.