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

Virtual Event

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.

Using Indicators to Track Walking and Cycling Progress

Virtual Event

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

Non Urban Networks: Active Transportation in Rural America

Virtual Event

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

Evolving Multi-modal Impact Analyses

Virtual Event

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

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

Virtual Event

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

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

Defining the Relationship between Bicycle Infrastructure and Gentrification

Virtual Event

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

Walking & Biking in Rural Communities: How Planning, Partnerships & Equity Play a Role

Virtual Event

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

City as a Canvas – How Three Florida Cities Approach Placemaking

Virtual Event

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