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Smart Growth America’s Equity Summit: Improving racial equity, economic inclusion and restorative justice through smart growth

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Join Smart Growth America for three straight days Jan. 26-28, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a three-day virtual summit where it will convene an exciting group of experts, practitioners and policymakers to discuss how to center improving racial equity in smart growth work. The impressive lineup of speakers will discuss how to promote ... Read more

Webinar: New Insights on Biking Among Older Adults

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Join representatives from the League of American Bicyclists as they  preview the 2021 Benchmarking “Mini-Report” on Walking and Biking Among Older Adults. The report aggregates national trend data on biking and walking to inform advocates on how best to advocate for older adults by expanding active transportation resources. The webinar will also preview a new ... Read more

Smart Growth America’s Equity Summit: Improving racial equity, economic inclusion and restorative justice through smart growth

Virtual Event GA

Join Smart Growth America for three straight days Jan. 26-28, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a three-day virtual summit where it will convene an exciting group of experts, practitioners and policymakers to discuss how to center improving racial equity in smart growth work. The impressive lineup of speakers will discuss how to promote ... Read more

Brownfields to Trails: Steps to Success

Virtual Event GA

This presentation will discuss the major steps and considerations for planners and designers when designing in brownfields. Registration and more information.

Southeast Urban Design Summit: 2021 Virtual Edition

Virtual Event GA

The Southeast Urban Design Summit is a gathering of city government urban design programs to meet, collaborate, and discuss solutions for common challenges regarding programming, operation and budget, and forecast future trends affecting cities in the Southeast. More information.

TransitCon

Virtual Event GA

TransitCon is a free and virtual transit conference where everyone has the opportunity to speak. This conference was created with the idea that many transit enthusiast, advocates, nerds are fully engaged on social media, but are limited to the comments and threads these mediums allow. TransitCon wants to provide a space for those transit passions ... Read more

Webinar: Land Use and Transportation Policies for a Sustainable Future

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Even though there are tremendous uncertainties in the timing and evolution path of the Autonomous Vehicles (AV) technology, it may become a likely reality within most MPOs' long-range regional transportation plan horizon of twenty years. Yet a recent survey of the largest MPOs in the US indicates only one of them "even mentions driverless, automated, ... Read more

Webinar: What Can a Body Do? How We Meet the Built World – a conversation with author Sara Hendren

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Join America Walks for a conversation with Sara Hendren about her book What Can a Body Do? How We Meet the Built World. Walking or wheeling, accompanied or alone, getting around in public space means getting into the public sphere–and for people with disabilities, the very fabric of streets and sidewalks and architecture has had to ... Read more

The Catalytic Impact of Trails

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Explore how trails influence many aspects of quality of life as we explore the catalytic impact of trails through the Triple Bottom Line of People, Planet, and Profit. Registration and more information.

A Better Tomorrow Webinar: The Role of Public Policy in Shaping Future Mobility

Virtual Event GA

Join The 82 Alliance, a not-for-profit mobility think tank, and partner host DS&MG, founders of Arlington Transportation Partners, and the Mobility Lab, for another webinar in their series, "A Better Tomorrow" discussing the critical role of Public Policy in shaping future mobility. Panel speakers: Ken McLeod, Policy Director, The League of American Bicyclists More speakers ... Read more

Making Intersection and Crossings Safe and Efficient: A Summary of the NCHRP 3-133 Report

Virtual Event GA

The development of safety of metrics within signalized intersections is an important effort for cities. Safer pedestrians and bicycle crossings can be created by eliminating or mitigating conflicts with turning traffic, but what the research suggests is that in order to achieve Vision Zero, we need to identify new requirements for protected turns. This webinar ... Read more

Webinar: Collective Impact and Sustainable Trails

Virtual Event GA

Learn how the White Mountain Trail Collective is implementing the Collective Impact Model to add capacity to its partners and change the way they do trail work in the White Mountain National Forest. More information.

The Nature of Cities Festival

Virtual Event GA

TNOC Festival pushes boundaries to radically imagine our cities for the future. A virtual festival that spans five days with programming across all regional time zones and provided in multiple languages. The festival focuses on facilitating transdisciplinary dialogue, small group workshops, arts engagement, and fostering a collaborative spirit around urban solutions. It will even have ... Read more

ActiveTO: The City of Toronto’s COVID-19 Response – 26 Kilometers of Rapid Installed Bikeways

Virtual Event GA

The City of Toronto's COVID-19 response programs, including ActiveTO, have been focused on making sure people have space to get around while respecting physical distancing. Each response program was developed through a review process using the City's Equity Lens Tool and demonstrating a strong commitment to reducing inequities experienced by Toronto's vulnerable populations. More information.

Webinar: Rethinking Streets During COVID

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Re-allocating space on streets to accommodate new uses – particularly for walking, biking, and being – is not new. However, COVID-era needs have accelerated the process that many communities use to make such street transitions.. Many communities quickly understood that the street is actually a public place and a public good that serves broader public ... Read more

Using Indicators to Track Walking and Cycling Progress

Virtual Event GA

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

Assessing Trails: LiDAR Assisted Trail Topography Evaluation

Virtual Event GA

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

Non Urban Networks: Active Transportation in Rural America

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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

Walk/Bike/Places 2021

Indianapolis IN

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

Evolving Multi-modal Impact Analyses

Virtual Event GA

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

The Pedestrian Safety Crisis in America: Why it’s happening and what we can do about it

Virtual Event GA

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

Planning for All Ages and Abilities Through Inclusive and Virtual Walk Audits

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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

Linework, Models, Counters… OH MY: A Utah Story of Multi-Agency Collaboration to Develop Active Transportation Data and Tools

Virtual Event GA

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