Transportation is crucial to ensuring opportunity for all – connecting us to jobs, schools, housing, healthcare, and grocery stores. But millions of working families and people of color live in communities where quality transportation options are unaffordable, unreliable, or nonexistent.
The type of transportation system we build, where we put it, who builds it, and how we operate it have an enormous impact on our economy, our climate and our health.

To learn more about these issues and what we can do about it, we invite you to a box lunch event:

Who Gets Access?

Transportation Equity from the National to the Local

A box-lunch event and conversation with:

Radhika Fox, Federal Policy Director – PolicyLink and
Executive Committee Member – Transportation For America

Lillian Shirley, President-elect – National Association of City and County Health Officials and
Director – Multnomah County Health Department

Alejandro Queral, Healthy Communities Program Director – Multnomah County Health Department

Ron Ruggiero, Executive Director – Service Employees International Union Local 49

Where: SEIU Local 49 Hall

3536 SE 26th Ave. (at Powell Blvd.)

Portland, OR

on bus lines 9 and 10

When: Wednesday, April 6

11:30 am – 2:00 pm

Be on time and eat! A limited number of box lunches will be available starting at 11:30 am. Presentations will start promptly at 12:00 pm. Q&A with the panel will be from 1:00 pm to 1:45 pm.

RSVP to Reservations are encouraged.

This event sponsored by:

1,000 Friends of Oregon

Bicycle Transportation Alliance

Coalition for a Livable Future

Community Cycling Center

Josiah Hill III Clinic

Northwest Health Foundation

OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon

Oregon Public Health Institute

Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc.


Upstream Public Health

SEIU Local 49

Transportation For America

Urban League of Portland

Willamette Pedestrian Coalition

Event Date: 
Wed, 04/06/2011 - 11:30am - 2:00pm