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Women’s Transportation Seminar Scholarship

The Los Angeles Chapter of the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) is currently accepting applications for its Scholarship Program.

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By |August 16th, 2004|Categories: Uncategorized|

JAPA Call for Papers

American Planning Association
Call for Papers
2005 Conference
San Francisco, California

"Planning and Transportation"
Special Sessions and Special Issue of JAPA

The Journal of the American Planning Association is sponsoring special sessions
at the national conference on Planning and Transportation. The number of conference
sessions depends entirely on the quality, diversity, and number of proposals
for papers that are received. The deadline for abstract submittals is August
31, 2004. Decisions on paper proposals will be made sometime in late September.

Association meetings will be held March 19 through 23, in San Francisco. The
special sessions are being organized by Professor Reid Ewing of University of
Maryland. Selected papers from the sessions will be included in a special issue
of the Journal of the American Planning Association on Planning and Transportation.
The special JAPA issue will be published in 2006. Authors wishing to submit
paper proposals should send 250-750 word abstracts to Professor Ewing (rewing1@umd.edu)
by August 31, 2004. To illustrate the breadth of this call,
some examples of appropriate topics include:

— Changing paradigms for land use and transportation planning

— Mitigating transportation impacts of growth

— Creating livable streets

— Street connectivity and network design

— School siting and student transportation

— Transportation needs of special populations (elderly, youth, poor)

— Planning impacts of new fuels and new technologies

— Road pricing and other "cures" for congestion

— Parking standards and shared parking

— Planning for pedestrians and cyclists

— Strategies to improve traffic safety

— Growth inducing effects of highways

— Costs and benefits of alternative transit technologies (bus, rail)

— Role of transit in […]

By |August 13th, 2004|Categories: Uncategorized|