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Moving Smarter – Exploring Energy and Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Solutions for Canadian Cities

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Cost: Members: $75.00  |  Non-Members: $95.00

Based on contents from TAC’s Moving Smarter: Exploring energy and greenhouse gas emission reduction solutions for Canadian cities – TOOLBOX OF MEASURES (2016)

This webinar will present a toolbox of measures to reduce urban transportation related energy and greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions within urban communities to support better regional and local planning. The presentation will outline the contents of the toolbox and its method of development.  

Agenda

  • Canadian and transportation GHG emissions context
  • Principal approaches and methods to reducing energy and GHG emissions from urban transportation
  • Methodology of development and contents of the toolbox
  • Comparison of GHG reduction potentials of  various methods
  • Weighing GHG reduction potentials against other planning considerations (i.e. cost, technical feasibility, social acceptability
  • Concluding remarks and avenues for future work
  • Questions and answers

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the principal approaches and methods to reducing transportation related GHG emissions available to local and regional municipalities and transportation planning organizations.
  • Understand the importance and contributions of urban transportation to Canada's overall GHG emissions, and the role that municipalities and transportation planning agencies can play.

Target Audience

Planners, designers, and policy makers in municipal, regional and provincial land use planning and transportation planning organizations.

Originally presented on December 1, 2016.

Presenter

Chee F. Chan, MCIP, RPP, BSc., Urban Planner, AECOM
Mr. Chan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Science and a Master’s degree in Urban Planning. He is an Urban Planner with seven years of professional experience in climate resilience decision support, and has been involved in vulnerability, risk and socioeconomic studies for water, transportation, municipal, electrical and other infrastructure organizations across Canada.  He has used tools like cost-benefit and multi-criteria analyses to support decision making. Mr. Chan also has extensive experience as a discussion facilitator, developed through chairing and facilitating numerous meetings and workshops that brought together a range of stakeholders to identify issues, challenges, risk and solutions.


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