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RCSD 2018: Drive & Ride and Transportation Forum

June 5 @ 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Regional Conference on Sustainable Development (RCSD) 2018:

Drive & Rides and Transportation Forum

This is an APA /AICP sanctioned event

9:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. – Drive and rides, courtesy of the Greater New Haven Clean Cities Coalition (Drive & rides free and open to the public)

Get behind the wheel of the new & exciting BMW, Mitsubishi, Chrysler, Honda and more! Learn about other transportation programs such as CHEAPR and CT Rides.

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. – Transportation Forum & Reception – 10 Regional Case Studies, Lunch provided & Networking Reception (Ticket Required)

Transit orientated development program

Learn as you earn continuing education units (5 units)

9:00 a.m.- Registration, Drive & Rides, Tesla on display

10:00 a.m.- Welcome:

  • Bill Finch, Executive Director, Discovery Museum
  • Daphne Dixon, Executive Director, Co-Founder, Live Green

10:15 a.m.- Opening Remarks: Lee Grannis, Coordinator, Greater New Haven Clean Cities Coalition

10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. – Climate Champs Awards

  • Fairfield – Sustainability Plan
  • Greenwich – Plastic Bag Ban
  • Redding – Fracking Waste Ban
  • Shelton – Propane School Bus Fleet
  • Wilton – Zero Waste Schools

11:00 a.m.-12:45 p.m. – Implementing Transit Oriented Development (TOD)

Introduction: Dr. Floyd Lapp

Case Places: New Rochelle, Stamford, Darien, Norwalk

12:45 p.m.-1:30 p.m.:  Lunch & Drive & Rides

1:30 p.m.-2:45 p.m. – Case Places (Con’t)

Fairfield, Bridgeport, New Haven

2:45 p.m.-3:00 p.m. – Break

3:00 p.m.-4:15 p.m. – Case Places (Con’t)

Meriden, Windsor Locks, New Britain

4:15 p.m.-4:30 p.m. – Closing Remarks:

  • Bill Finch
  • David Kooris, Deputy Commissioner-Connecticut Department of Conservation and Economics

Reception to Follow


Live Green Connecticut


The Discovery Museum and Planetarium
4450 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604 United States
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