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 Session Topics

Below are the session topics for the 2011 Sustainability and Public Transportation Workshop. Please refer to this list when submitting an abstract for this workshop.

Sustainable Planning, Policy and Community Development

Abstracts should focus on partnerships for sustainable, healthy and livable communities, joint development, sustainable practices in transportation planning, land use, and urban design.

Green Design, Materials, and Infrastructure

Abstracts should focus on integrating sustainability into construction projects and mitigating environmental impacts.

Sustainable Operations

Abstracts should focus on energy-efficient, environmentally-sound, and socially-responsive practices in transit operations and maintenance (including the role of new technologies, energy-efficient fleets).

Sustainable Business Practices

Abstracts should focus on sustainable business practices in manufacturing, procurement, project management, etc.

Sustainable Organizations

Abstracts should focus on sustainable practices and design in organizations, including green offices, workforce engagement, performance metrics and sustainability reporting.

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