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Speakers Bureau

Need a speaker at your community association meeting? Interested in learning more about transportation in the Baltimore region? Invite us to speak at your next meeting!

We have a talented team of transportation professionals who are available to give talks on a variety of issues.

Request a speaker for your next community meeting!Our speakers can help communities, non-profits and advocacy groups explore ways to improve our transportation system and how you can get involved in regional transportation planning. We can provide information about planning or project activities, listen to your concerns, answer questions, and tell you how you can continue to stay involved.

Presentations can be geared to fit your group’s specific needs, interests and/or age levels. Popular topics include:

  • Street Smart Pedestrian fatalities comprise about 20 percent of all traffic deaths in Maryland. On average 650 people are injured in bicycle-related crashes each year in Maryland.  Street Smart helps pedestrians, bicyclists, and drivers learn how to protect our most vulnerable road users.
     
  • Clean Commuting and Air Quality: Information on how transportation and air quality fit together, how they’re regulated, and what you can do to protect your health. We also have speakers that can talk about various transportation alternatives such as rideshare, transit, and biking to work that help improve the air quality in our region.

  • Regional Transportation Planning Process: What is the metropolitan planning organization and why is it important?

  • Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety and Planning: Information on the plans and planning process for our current and future pedestrian and bicycle facilities. We can also share information about Biking to Work and our annual Bike to Work Day!

  • Telework: Learn about the Telework Baltimore initiative, how you or your business can benefit from telework, and get the materials and advice that will help you start a successful telework program.

  • Long Range Transportation Planning: What will our region's transportation system be like 25 years from now? Learn more about the regional Long-Range Transportation Plan for the Baltimore region and see how you can be involved in planning transportation programs and projects for future generations.

  • Demographics and Development Trends: Information on growth and changes in our region’s population, housing, etc.

  • Public Participation and Transportation Planning: How citizen’s can get involved at the regional level with one of the Baltimore Regional Transportation Board’s committees and more!

If we don’t have a speaker at the Baltimore Metropolitan Council for the topic you are interested in, we can do our best to refer you to another agency or person.

This service is free of charge.

To Schedule a Speaker:
Regina Aris, raris@baltometro.org or 410-732-9572.

 
 
Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 July 2017 18:54