Fifth Annual Summer Conference on Livable Communities

Limitless Mobility: The Role of Active Transportation

  • June 21 - 22, 2018
  • Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

The Transportation Research Center for Livable Communities (TRCLC), a Tier 1 University Transportation Center funded by the US Department of Transportation, is hosting its 5th Annual Summer Conference on Livable Communities (ACLC). The conference will be held on June 21 - 22, 2018 at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan.

This year’s theme of the conference is “Limitless Mobility: The Role of Active Transportation.” We would like to invite researchers and professionals who care about active transportation options associated with public health and mobility opportunities for elderly and people with disabilities.

Register Here

Topic areas:
  • Innovations on active transportation
  • Safe mobility for elderly and people with disabilities
  • Public transportation and Shared use mobility
  • Pedestrian and bicycle transportation
  • Technology for people with limited transportation options
Conference activities:
  • Presentations
  • Poster Session
  • Roundtable Discussion
  • Demonstrations
Who should attend:
  • Academic Researchers and Graduate students
  • Transportation engineers
  • Urban and transportation planners
  • Public transit managers
  • Non-motorized transportation program managers
  • Public health professionals
  • Local government administrators
Important Dates:
  • April 15, 2018: Abstract Submission Deadline
  • May 1, 2018: Acceptance Notification
  • Conference Early Registration has been extended to June 11, 2018
  • June 15, 2018: Final Program Announcement
  • June 21 – 22, 2018: Conference
Conference Chair:
  • Jun-Seok Oh, Western Michigan University
Technical Committee:
  • Valerian Kwigizile, Western Michigan University
  • Stephen Mattingly, University of Texas, Arlington
  • Ziqi Song, Utah State University
  • Deo Chimba, Tennessee State University
  • Stephen Remias, Wayne State University
Conference Organizing Committee:
  • Jun-Seok Oh, Western Michigan University
  • Valerian Kwigizile, Western Michigan University
  • Staci Adams, Western Michigan University
  • Holly Blanks, Western Michigan University
  • Lusanni Rodriguez, Western Michigan University
  • Cole Villalobos, Western Michigan University