Fourth Annual Summer Conference on Livable Communities

Innovations on Active Transportation for Livable Communities

  • June 1 - 2, 2017

  • College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

The Transportation Research Center for Livable Communities (TRCLC), a Tier 1 University Transportation Center funded by the US Department of Transportation, is hosting its 4th Annual Summer Conference on Livable Communities. The conference will be held on June 1 - 2, 2017 at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan. See below for detailed information and important dates. 

Fees for this year's conference are $50 for regular attendees and $10 for students. Seating is limited.

To register for the TRCLC's 4th annual summer conference, please click here

Conference Schedule

PE Credits will be awarded

There will be a Segway demonstration on Friday (Time to be determined)

A list of presenters and presentations can be found here - Presentations

June 1 
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
3:15 PM – 4:30 PM
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM 
Registration
Opening & Session 1 (3 presentations)
Lunch & Poster Session
Session 2 (4 presentations)
Session 3 (4 presentations)
Networking Dinner 
June 2 
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
8:30 AM – 10:00 PM
10:15 AM – 12:00 PM
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM 
Breakfast
Session 4 (4 presentations)
Round Table Group Discussion
Lunch & Poster Session
Session 5 (4 presentations)
Award and Closure 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Suggested Hotels

Staybridge Suites Kalamazoo  
2001 Seneca Ln
Kalamazoo, MI 49003
(269) 372-8000
 
Holiday Inn Kalamazoo-W (W Michigan Univ)
2747 South Eleventh Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
(269) 375-6000
 
Radisson Plaza Hotel at Kalamazoo Center
100 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
(269) 343-3333
 

Topic Areas

  • Innovations on active transportation

  • Non-motorized transportation safety

  • Safe mobility for elderly and people with disabilities

  • Enhancing public transit services

  • Transportation services for livable communities

Conference Activities

  • Presentations

  • Graduate Student Poster Session

  • Workshop

  • Roundtable Discussion

Who SHOULD Attend

  • Researchers in academia

  • Graduate students

  • Transportation engineers

  • Urban and transportation planners

  • Non-motorized transportation advocates

  • Local government administrators

Important Dates

  • April 1 – May 1, 2017:       Conference Registration (seats are limited)

  • May 1, 2017:                        Final Schedule Announcement

  • June 1 – 2, 2017:               Conference

Conference Committee

  • Jun-Seok Oh, Western Michigan University (Chair)

  • Valerian Kwigizile, Western Michigan University

  • Stephen Mattingly, University of Texas, Arlington

  • Ziqi Song, Utah State University

  • Deo Chimba, Tennessee State University

  • Timothy Gates, Michigan State University

  • Steve Remias, Wayne State University