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ACT's TDM Week Mid-Atlantic Forum



Date:               Monday, September 19, 7:30-4:00 pm


Location: ZOOM CALL


Host(s):   Association of Commuter Transportation (ACT)

                 ACT Mid Atlantic Chapter

                 Delaware Valley TMAs


Contact:          P. Timothy Phelps, Executive Director TMA of Chester County

                   610-304-4274 (c)


Who is ACT:    The Association for Commuter Transportation, (ACT), is an international membership-based association and leading advocate for commuter transportation and transportation demand management (TDM). Commuting by bus, train, rideshare, bike, walking, or telework improves our world by contributing to energy independence, better air quality, livability, mobility, and reduced congestion. Through advocacy, education, and networking efforts, ACT strives to improve the lives of commuters, the livability of communities, and the economic growth of businesses.



 Proposed: subject to change based upon availability

8:50 AM     Sign On

9:00 AM    Welcome/ Introductions/ Kick Off TDM week

            Tim Phelps

            MAC, President

Executive Director



Patty Elkis, PP, AICP

Deputy Executive Director

Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission


9:20 AM   Keynote speaker: Walkable Communities: (TDM, Land Planning, and Safety)

Jason Duckworth, President 

Arcadia Land Company


10:00 AM   Commuter Benefits: Philadelphia’s New TDM Ordinance

                        David Judd

Transportation Consultant

David Judd Transportation Consulting




Stacy Bartels, Manager

Office of TDM Strategy and Marketing
Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission 


10:45 AM   Future of Ride Share 

Anthony Hickton, TDM Manager 

Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission


Kathleen Grier, Program Manager

Delaware Commute Solutions

Transportation Demand Management


Eva Hsu, TDM-CP, Director, 

Sustainable Mobility



11:30 AM   Climate Action 

Dorothy (“Dottie”) Ives Dewey, Ph.D., AICP

Associate Dean, College of Business & Public Management

Professor of Planning

Planning Program Administrator

College of Business and Public Management

West Chester University


Bradley J. Flamm, Ph.D.

Director, Office of Sustainability

West Chester University


Rachael Griffith, RLA, AICP

Sustainability Director

Chester County Planning Commission


12:15 PM  BREAK

                       Casual networking, discussions and conversations (programming resumes online 1:10)


1:15 PM    New Era of Public Transportation: Integration of Transportation

Jody L. Holton, AICP

Chief Planning & Strategy Officer

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA)


2:00 PM    Public Policy: Setting the Vision

Steve Wray

Senior Vice President and Principal

Econsult Solutions Inc.


2:40 PM    TDM Week ACTION Items…Wrap up and thank you



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