How can you work to make our transportation
system more sustainable, both on campus and in our community?
Join us, and more than 150 friends and experts, on September 22 and
23, 2005, at the Idaho Commons on the University of Idaho campus, in a workshop to learn about and work on one of five problems:
- How can we make transportation to
and within the University of Idaho campus more sustainable and
- How can we design and build a
Sustainable Energy Laboratory and Transit Facility?
- How can we integrate sustainability
into our curriculum?
- How can we use sustainability
concepts in land use and transportation decisions within the
Moscow community and region?
- How can we develop a biodiesel fuel
production facility on the Palouse?
Each workshop will be facilitated by a
national expert in the field. Each workshop will begin with
one or more presentations highlighting the topic and the assigned
problem or task, the process by which the problem or task will be
tackled, and a set of possible outcomes for the workshop. Our
focus is on learning and producing tangible results that can be
Please join us for this important event!
Will Toor, Boulder County, Colorado
Commissioner, former mayor of the City of Boulder, and former
director of the Environmental Center at the University of Colorado,
and author of "Transportation and Sustainable Campus Communities:
Issues, Examples, and Solutions".
Matsuzaki, principal, Matsuzaki Architects Inc., Vancouver, British
Columbia, contributor to green building designs, and active in
public transportation improvements in the Vancouver metropolitan
Matthew St. Clair, first
Sustainability Specialist for the University of California's Office
of the President, supporting sustainability efforts across the
ten-campus UC system.
Vice President of CH2M-Hill; and Don Forbes, former director of
Oregon Department of Transportation, authors of "A Template for
Dr. Mark Stemen, Coordinator for the
Environmental Studies Program, and affiliated with the Department of
Geography and Planning at California State University, Chico.
Nearly 200 people attended the conference on
September 22 and 23, 2005. To find out about the results,
What else do you need to know about the
conference? To find out,
If you will be driving to the conference, free
parking will be provided. Read
We now have 200 people who have registered for
the conference and are now full! We look forward to seeing each of
you who has registered this coming week (September 22 and 23) at the Idaho Commons on the
University of Idaho campus. If you have not registered, you may
still do so and we will let you know if we have cancellations this week.
NewCity Moscow Kickoff
After attending the first day of the conference on
Sustainable Transportation, we invite you to join the Mayor and Moscow
City Council at the "NewCity Moscow" kickoff event. We will
provide shuttle bus service from the Idaho Commons and the University
Inn to downtown after the completion of our day. The event will be
held at Friendship Square in downtown Moscow on Thursday, September 22
at 5:30 p.m.