Health benefits of transit investment

The community is invited to explore the critical link between transit and health at a free panel event on transit’s role in building a livable healthy region, increasing walking and biking, reducing sedentary time in cars, and improving air quality.

Speakers will include Patricia Daly, chief medical health officer and vice president of Public Health for Vancouver Coastal Health Authority; Bob Ransford, director of the Mayor’s Coalition; Anthony Perl, professor of Urban Studies and Political Science at Simon Fraser University; Lawrence Frank, professor at UBC’s School of Population and Public Health and the School of Community and Regional Planning; Jennifer Gardy, assistant professor at UBC’s School of Population and Public Health, and Patrick Condon, professor at UBC’s School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture.

Date:    March 9, 2015
Time:    4:30 – 6 p.m.
Place:   Michael Smith Labs, Room 101-102, 2185 East Mall
Info:     RSVP here.