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NEW WEBINAR: Authentic Community Engagement – Best Practices for Equitable Work

Join America Walks for a New Webinar! Authentic Community Engagement – Best Practices for Equitable Work DATE: Wednesday, July 14th, 2021 at 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5238641158307009806  Join us for presentations and a robust Q & A dialogue with active transportation professionals, nonprofit leaders, and equitable engagement experts around what it means to practice … Continue reading NEW WEBINAR: Authentic Community Engagement – Best Practices for Equitable Work

Open Streets – What happened, what did we learn and what’s next for people-first places? – Webinar Recording

Open Streets – What happened, what did we learn and what’s next? Webinar recorded: Wednesday, June 9th, 2021 at 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT During the pandemic North American cities and towns provided greater space for active mobility and social distancing – but will they now disappear? Hear from advocates, practitioners and experts about … Continue reading Open Streets – What happened, what did we learn and what’s next for people-first places? – Webinar Recording

NEW WEBINAR: The Collision Analysis You Want Your City To Do – To Save Lives

Join America Walks for a New Webinar! What could we learn about collisions if we didn’t just rely on police reports?  Oregon Walks volunteers put in 1400 hours to meticulously research and reconstruct the causes of every fatal collision in Portland from 2017-2019. It may be a model for governments to adopt – if they … Continue reading NEW WEBINAR: The Collision Analysis You Want Your City To Do – To Save Lives

NEW WEBINAR: The ’Notorious’ MUTCD – Why Fixing a Federal Manual is Critical to Safety, Equity and Climate

Join America Walks for a New Webinar! USDOT Secretary Pete Buttigieg is facing an early test of his commitment to reform – will he call for reframing and rewriting a federal manual that governs local streets? The Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices – which dictates the design of every street in the U.S., from … Continue reading NEW WEBINAR: The ’Notorious’ MUTCD – Why Fixing a Federal Manual is Critical to Safety, Equity and Climate

NEW WEBINAR: Best Practices for Hosting a Virtual Walking Event

Join America Walks for a New Webinar! Best Practices for Hosting a Virtual Walking Event DATE: Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5342105200156786957 In a year that carried the undertone of general collective heartache and cancelled in-person events we learned a whole lot – and one thing we learned … Continue reading NEW WEBINAR: Best Practices for Hosting a Virtual Walking Event

NEW WEBINAR: Storytelling for Active Transportation Advocates

Join America Walks for a New Webinar! Storytelling for Active Transportation Advocates DATE: Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5342105200156786957 How can we reach more people and convince them of the benefits of inclusive and accessible walkable communities?  We have incredible data on how they improve health, the … Continue reading NEW WEBINAR: Storytelling for Active Transportation Advocates

NEW WEBINAR: The Biden Administration and Transportation Policy

DATE: Monday, February 22nd, 2021 at 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EST, 10:00 am – 11:00 pm PST Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/73849110303743502 The inauguration of President Joe Biden and the appointment of Pete Buttigieg as USDOT leader creates the potential for a dramatic shift in U.S. transportation policy. We’ve already heard discussions of complete streets, sidewalk … Continue reading NEW WEBINAR: The Biden Administration and Transportation Policy

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

DATE: Wednesday, February 10th, 2021 at 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EST, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm PST Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/73849110303743502 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 … Continue reading NEW WEBINAR: What Can a Body Do? How We Meet the Built World – a conversation with author Sara Hendren

NEW WEBINAR: Main Street: How a City’s Heart Connects Us All – a conversation with author Mindy Thompson Fullilove

DATE: Wednesday, January 13th, 2021 at 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EST, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm PST Registration Link: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/514638923832519950 Join America Walks for a conversation with Mindy Thompson Fullilove about her recently released book Main Street: How a City’s Heart Connects Us All. Main Streets, already weakened by malls and online shopping, have taken a … Continue reading NEW WEBINAR: Main Street: How a City’s Heart Connects Us All – a conversation with author Mindy Thompson Fullilove

Inclusive Planning in Tribal Communities: Engaging People with Disabilities in Designing Safe and Accessible Transportation Systems (December 9, 2020 Webinar Recording)

*As mentioned in the webinar, we are hosting a National Stakeholders Meeting on Wednesday, January 6th to start to develop an implementation plan based on the recommendations in the white paper. Please email Ian Thomas <ian@americawalks.org> if you are a person with a disability or an advocate, accessibility/inclusion expert, tribal planner/engineer, public health professional, policymaker, … Continue reading Inclusive Planning in Tribal Communities: Engaging People with Disabilities in Designing Safe and Accessible Transportation Systems (December 9, 2020 Webinar Recording)

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Inclusive Planning in Tribal Communities: Engaging People with Disabilities in Designing Safe and Accessible Transportation Systems (December 9, 2020 Webinar Recording)

*As mentioned in the webinar, we are hosting a National Stakeholders Meeting on Wednesday, January 6th to start to develop an implementation plan based on the recommendations in the white paper. Please email Ian Thomas <ian@americawalks.org> if you are a person with a disability or an advocate, accessibility/inclusion expert, tribal planner/engineer, public health professional, policymaker, … Continue reading Inclusive Planning in Tribal Communities: Engaging People with Disabilities in Designing Safe and Accessible Transportation Systems (December 9, 2020 Webinar Recording)

NEW WEBINAR: Inclusive Planning in Tribal Communities: Engaging People with Disabilities in Designing Safe and Accessible Transportation Systems

America Walks Monthly Webinar Inclusive Planning in Tribal Communities: Engaging People with Disabilities in Designing Safe and Accessible Transportation Systems DATE: Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm EST, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm PST Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1824924730426587408 On Wednesday, December 9th, America Walks will release a new White Paper on Inclusive Planning in … Continue reading NEW WEBINAR: Inclusive Planning in Tribal Communities: Engaging People with Disabilities in Designing Safe and Accessible Transportation Systems