What else do you need to know as you prepare for the
The conference will be held at the Idaho Commons on the University of Idaho
campus. The registration desk will open at 8:00 am at the
Whitewater-Clearwater Room (first floor of the Idaho Commons). Please
arrive by 8:45 am so that you can receive your nametag and take your seat.
We will begin the conference promptly at 9:00 am
In the interest of minimizing use of paper, we will not provide any written
materials or programs to you. Please bring your own writing materials for
notetaking. In this same spirit, if you drink coffee, please bring your own
If you are driving to the university campus and do not have a standard
parking permit, free parking will be available near the Kibbie Dome at the
west side of the university campus. A shuttle (the Vandal Trolley) will run
from this parking area to the Idaho Commons beginning at 8:00 am on the
mornings of September 22 and 23. Please see this
link for a map showing the location of the free parking area.
Lunch will be provided both days from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm in a reserved
area just to the east of the Commons.
The workshops are an integral part of the conference. Five parallel
workshop tracks will run from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm on September 22 and 9:00 am
to 12:00 noon on September 23. Each workshop will address one issue
relating to sustainable transportation and will produce a report based on
these two half days of work. You have registered for one of these workshops
and are encouraged to attend for the entire time. The workshops are
designed for complete participation of each registrant not for just
“dropping in”. We really do want to produce meaningful results! I would be
glad to clarify this or discuss this further with you.
closing session, September 23 from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm will bring together
all conference participants to develop a comprehensive set of
recommendations for the university and for the local community for future
actions on sustainable transportation.
Dress is “business
If your plans have changed and you are not able to attend the conference,
please let me know as soon as possible as we do have a waiting list of
people interested in attending.
The City of Moscow is sponsoring a kickoff event for NewCity Moscow
(facilitated by the New Cities Foundation) beginning at 6:00 pm on September
22. We encourage your participation in this event, if you are interested.
See this link for more information:
http://www.moscow.id.us/council/NewCities/Index.asp. We will be running
the Vandal Trolley from the Idaho Commons and the University Inn to
Friendship Square in downtown Moscow to transport those from the conference
who are interested in attending the New Cities event. Dinner will be
available at this event.