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Transportation and Communities Summit 2019 (September 19 - 20, 2019 at Portland State University) This annual event in Portland, Oregon connects national mobility-focused research to equitable practice and policy through breakout panels, Lightning Talks, student posters, skill-building workshops, and a keynote from urban data scientist Ben Wellington.

--Summit Day Pass (Sept 19): $250
------Nonprofit / Student Rate: $75
------Elected Official Rate: $95
--Workshop Half-Day Ticket (Sept 20): $95
--Workshop Full-Day Ticket (Sept 20): $190
Current members of our Community Partners get a $20 discount to the Summit Day. Contact us at asktrec@pdx.edu for a discount code. All sessions will be submitted for pre-approval to AICP, and are eligible for self-reporting to PDH for continuing education credits.

Hosted by the Transportation Research and Education Center at Portland State University, and supported by our U.S. DOT grant-funded consortium: the National Institute for Transportation and Communities (NITC).
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Evren Sonmez

Living Streets Alliance
Program Manager
Evren is a program manager at Living Streets Alliance (LSA), a Tucson-based nonprofit organization advocating for a thriving Tucson by creating great streets for all. She initially joined the organization to develop and coordinate a Neighborhood Walkability Assessment Program and worked with neighborhoods across Tucson to identify ways to improve their walking environment. Most recently, she led LSA’s Complete Streets initiative through a collaborative process with a variety of stakeholders and community partners, which culminated in a complete streets policy that was adopted by the City of Tucson earlier in 2019. Evren has an M.S. in planning from the University of Arizona.