Local and national experts will discuss how transportation infrastructure projects, like the proposed I-45 expansion, impact community health.

Join Air Alliance Houston, the Kinder Institute for Urban Research and LINK Houston for a discussion on how transportation infrastructure projects impact the health and quality of life of surrounding communities. Local and national experts will focus on factors such as air pollution, traffic congestion, safety, resilience and displacement, and explore what strategies can be put in place to mitigate these effects.

Panelists

Beth Alden
Executive Director, Hillsborough (Florida) Metropolitan Planning Organization

Dennis Grzezinski
Environmental Lawyer, Law Office of Dennis M. Grzezinski

Laura Solitare
Associate Professor of Urban Planning and Environmental Policy, Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs, Texas Southern University

Joetta Stevenson
President, 5th Ward Superneighborhood

Moderator

Denae King
Interim Associate Director, Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs, ‎Texas Southern University