Webinar: Health Benefits of Road Pricing in San Francisco

From TransForm:
Bay Area Health in Transportation Collaborative

Be a part of improving health and transportation in the Bay Area by joining this monthly webinar series.  The Bay Area Health in Transportation Collaborative is a joint effort of TransForm and the Safe Routes to School National Partnership.

On September 18, we’ll hear from Megan Wier of the San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) and Michael Schwartz of the San Francisco County Transportation Authority (SFCTA) who will present on the findings of Health Impact Assessment (HIA) of potential road pricing conducted in San Francisco, and lessons learned from collaboration on the HIA by SFDPH and the SFCTA.

Click here to register in advance – you’ll receive an email with the link to join and call in information.

If you have questions about BAHT, please contact Marty Martinez at Safe Routes to School National Partnership, or Chris Lepe at TransForm.  Register here to get announcements for future calls by selecting the “Bay Area Health in Transportation” subscription.

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