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Beyond Getting From Point A to Point B: Transportation as a Public Health Issue

January 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Beyond Getting From Point A to Point B: Transportation as a Public Health Issue

Whether by car, train, bus, bike, e-scooter, or foot, transportation is more than a way to get from Point A to Point B; it is a critical public health issue. In this Health Forum, we explore how transportation policies affect health equity, the environment, as well as the health and safety of community members. Join us to learn about Los Angeles’ transportation landscape through a public health lens and to understand why sound transportation policies are crucial for ensuring healthy communities.


Muntu Davis, MD, MPH
Health Officer
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Juan Matute
Deputy Director
UCLA Institute of Transportation Studies

Seleta J. Reynolds
General Manager
Los Angeles Department of Transportation


Richard J. Jackson, MD, MPH, HonAIA, HonASLA
Professor Emeritus
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

PLEASE NOTE: Attendees coming from off campus will need to purchase a parking permit ($12) from the kiosk on Westwood Plaza, just north of Charles E Young Drive South prior to proceeding to Parking Structure 9. In order to arrive promptly, we strongly recommend that you allow ample time for traffic, picking up your permit, and finding a parking space.

If you are joining the livestream, you do not need to RSVP. Just click HEREon January 30th. Please note that the program begins at 6:30pm PST.

The Paul Torrens Health Forum is recorded and available in our media archive HERE.


Fielding School of Public Health
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