Health Benefits of Transit Investment Panel Discussion – Monday, March 9, 2015

Members of the University Hill Elementary School community are invited to attend this panel discussion on Monday, March 9, 2015 from 4:30-6:00pm at UBC’s Health & Community Design Lab.

Explore the critical link between transit and health. With upcoming referendum on transit investment, voters will benefit from this expert panel discussion on transit’s role in promoting a liveable built environment, increasing walking and biking, reducing sedentary time in cars, and improving air quality.


Dr. Patricia Daly
Chief Medical Health Officer & Vice President of Public Health
Vancouver Coastal Health Authority

Dr. Lawrence Frank
Professor – School of Population and Public Health / Community and Regional Planning & Health and Community Design Lab, Director

Bob Ransford
Campaign Manager
Mayors’ Council Referendum Secretariat

Dr. Jennifer Gardy
Assistant Professor
School of Population and Public Health, UBC

Dr. Anthony Perl
Professor of Urban Studies & Political Science
Simon Fraser University

Patrick Condon
Urban Design, Chair & Professor
School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, UBC

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