This webinar will explore some of the key community projects that would turn Atlanta's existing patchwork of trails into a truly transformative, cohesive network. It will address: • The disconnected nature of the region’s trail network, which limits the ability of trails to serve as a means of daily transportation • The lack of access to ... Read more
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The City and County of Peterborough, Ontario, and their partners at Peterborough Public Health and GreenUP, have just published their second major publication using infographics and plain language to tell the story of changes in walking and cycling in their communities. The 2020 Active Transportation and Health Indicators Report is designed to be a reference ... Read more
Infrastructure improvements are often the costliest components of initiatives to support walking and rolling. Join us to learn about frequently used sources of funding for active transportation projects in the US, how to find out what funding is available for your community, and tips for navigating the funding process. More information.
Explore crash, exposure and infrastructure datasets from around the U.S. using the National Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Data Clearinghouse available at pedbikedata.org. Designed to help safety researchers find readily available datasets for study, the clearinghouse serves as a central website and search tool to find available data sources for traffic safety analysis. It allows researchers ... Read more
Expanding from a brief explanation provided in the November 5, 2020 webinar Technology in Trail Building and Planning: Drones and LiDAR, this webinar will discuss a state-of-the-art LiDAR technology solution for trail management, LATTE. This scientific approach to assessment removes the subjective variability inherent in common approaches. The methodology incorporates geospatial technologies used in other ... Read more
Small communities across the US are working to support active transportation as hard as their counterparts in urban centers. But they often lack the resources of their urban counterparts, and are rarely the focus of active transportation narratives. This webinar focuses on rural active transport by bringing together planners to discuss challenges and opportunities in ... Read more
The premier conference in North America for walking, bicycling, and placemaking professionals from the public and private sectors. Walk/Bike/Places strives to be the most informative and progressive active transportation conference in North America. Produced by Project for Public Spaces, the event consists of 50+ participant-led breakout sessions and locally-led workshops, as well as opportunities for ... Read more
Level of service has dominated project traffic impact analysis for decades. For nearly as long, LOS has been critiqued for its focus on automobiles at the expense of quality active transportation infrastructure. Now the regulatory environment is changing. California is implementing SB 743, requiring that LOS be replaced by vehicle miles traveled, elevating the importance ... Read more
More than 6,000 pedestrians are killed every year on US streets, representing an enormous 50% increase from the first part of the decade. For the Latinx population in particular, walking, biking, and using public transportation are the most affordable mobility options, thus putting the population at a higher risk of pedestrian death. Additionally, there's a ... Read more
Walk audits are a common public engagement activity used in pedestrian planning, but often are not accessible to or inclusive of people with disabilities. People with disabilities are more likely to rely on walking for daily trips and may be more aware of and impacted by problems in the transportation network. Planning and street design ... Read more
In the last two years Utah has made huge strides in active transportation (AT) data collection, curation, and distribution. The key to success continues to be a multi-agency partnership, and tackling the challenge through a logical order of projects. This session will highlight four Utah AT information resource initiatives: development and stewardship of a robust, ... Read more
Although research has not confirmed a causal relationship between bicycle infrastructure and gentrification, there are cases that show a directly link. Toole Design is working with two clients on research projects exploring this relationship. In this webinar, Toole will introduce the connection between bike lanes and trails and gentrification by highlighting foundational research. Oregon Metro ... Read more
The 2021 Georgia Outdoor Recreation & Trail Summit will bring together non-profit leaders, city planners, elected officials, greenspace advocates, recreation enthusiasts, and others to envision an accelerated and ambitious approach to improving Georgia’s trails and outdoor recreation venues. More information.
This webinar will consist of three parts: 1.Best practices and lessons learned for implementing bike and ped facilities in rural cities, and the challenges faced when working with small communities (presented by Bolton & Menk) 2.Example of successful implementation through strong partner relationships and proper planning in the City of Le Sueur, a city of ... Read more
The cities of Clearwater, St. Petersburg, and Tampa are teaming up to share their programs and experiences relating to the "City as a Canvas" concept by introducing art into unique places. Representatives from each of the three cities will talk about their experiences initiating, promoting, funding, and executing the following project types: sidewalk cartouches/sidewalk poetry, ... Read more