Public Health Seminar Series:

Engineers for Health: How Intersectoral Collaboration Decreases Injury and Disease by Paul Martin

Monday, February 13, 2017 12:00pm CalIT2, Room 3008 OCW Video Archive
Seminar Abstract

The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) Active Transportation Coordinator has a unique opportunity to work directly with engineering and planning staff at local cities, police officers, and community advocates to reduce injuries and fatalities to people walking and biking. Involvement by OCTA isn’t focused on engineering solutions, but other E’s (education, encouragement, evaluation, and enforcement) as well. An update will be provided about regional planning efforts, partnerships with community advocates and efforts to develop Public Safety Announcements that aren’t boring.

Speaker Biography - Paul Martin

Paul Martin
Paul Martin OCTA Active Transportation Coordinator
Paul Martin, PE, TE, LCI, is the Active Transportation Coordinator for the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA). A UCI Civil Engineering graduate, Paul has transitioned from traffic engineering into planning, psychology, and sociology. As a result, a more appropriate job title would be “cultural engineer.” Paul has focused efforts at OCTA on strategic partnerships to empower police, city staff, and advocates to encourage and improve safety for active transportation.

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