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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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Torrey Lyons, PhD

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Postdoctoral Scholar
Torrey Lyons is a Postdoctoral Scholar at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, where he is working under Dr. Noreen McDonald. He received his Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies from the University of Vermont, a Master of Public Policy from the University of Utah, and a PhD in Metropolitan Planning, Policy, and Design also from the University of Utah. His dissertation examined social equity in transit service and was funded by the National Institutes for Transportation and Communities and the Utah Transit Authority. He has taught Research Methods in Urban Ecology, Urban Economics, and Land Use and Transportation Planning. His research is related to sustainable transportation planning and policy with a focus on the nexus of land use and transportation as well as emerging transportation modes.