Webinar

Webinars

“Lessons from the Experts” Webinar

Webinar Title: “Lessons from the Experts: 10 First Steps Toward Walkability ” Date and Time: Monday, March 9th at 10am Pacific, 1pm Eastern Webinar Host: Ian Thomas, America Walks Presenter: Mark Fenton, Tufts University Register Here To conclude our “Inspiring Stories” Webinar series on a high note, America Walks presents inspirational speaker and walkability expert Mark Fenton … Continue reading “Lessons from the Experts” Webinar

Local Elected Officials Walk the Walk

Mayors, City Council representatives, and County Board members are in a unique position to influence public policy and funding priorities to create walkable communities. As we will learn in this Webinar, they can utilize the “bully pulpit” to focus enormous media and community attention on a particular issue. They can also educate and empower citizens … Continue reading Local Elected Officials Walk the Walk

The State of Walking Advocacy Organizations in the US

In this webinar, you’ll find out more about the scale and scope of the walking movement in the US. Join America Walks National Coalition Director Kate Kraft and Board Member Wendy Landman to hear: -Results of our 2014 survey of organizations working on walking – the report will be issued just after the webinar. -Resources … Continue reading The State of Walking Advocacy Organizations in the US

re:Streets – re:Imagining, re:Purposing, and re:Constructing Our Most Valuable Public Space

Many of us take our streets for granted. They are places where we drive cars; some of them accept buses or bicycles or plain old pedestrians; and they transport us from home to work to shopping to entertainment: from A to B and from B to A. But streets can be so much more than … Continue reading re:Streets – re:Imagining, re:Purposing, and re:Constructing Our Most Valuable Public Space

Innovations to Promote Walking in Mid-Size Towns

This is an August 21, 2014, America Walks webinar on innovative and effective ways to promote walking in mid-size towns. America Walks continues our focus on the Garden State. This month’s presenters will share success stories from three New Jersey communities. Feel free to attend one or both of these programs. At the webinar, you’ll … Continue reading Innovations to Promote Walking in Mid-Size Towns

Complete Streets From Policy Adoption to Implementation in New Jersey

This webinar covered complete streets, in general and in New Jersey, discussing every topic from complete streets policy adoption to implementation. In addition to highlighting successful municipal and county case studies focused on complete streets implementation, this webinar highlighted strategies on getting complete streets polices passed at the municipal level and creating elderly-friendly communities. 2014-06-12 … Continue reading Complete Streets From Policy Adoption to Implementation in New Jersey

Strengthening Change in Your Community by Engaging the Right People

Join this expert panel discussion with featured speakers from AARP and Safe Routes to School National Partnership to learn innovative ways to engage the change agents in your communities to help make them more livable & vibrant places to live. The panel will also feature a speaker with experience working directly with local elected officials … Continue reading Strengthening Change in Your Community by Engaging the Right People

Strategies to Transform the Built Environment – Lighter Quicker Cheaper & Healthier

An increasing number of communities are accelerating their progress through ‘Lighter, Quicker, Cheaper’ (LQC) strategies to transform the built environment by taking incremental steps, using low-cost experiments, tapping into local talent, and paving the way towards longer term change. Presenters from the Project for Public Spaces address the importance of creating healthy places and a … Continue reading Strategies to Transform the Built Environment – Lighter Quicker Cheaper & Healthier

Keeping Pedestrians Safe in Urban and Suburban Settings

Walking is the mode of choice for some, and the only choice for many. It is imperative that pedestrian safety becomes a priority for and incorporated into all planning and design processes. This webinar, Walking Shouldn’t Be Hazardous to Your Health: Keeping Pedestrians Safe in Urban and Suburban Settings, provides an overview of tools, campaigns … Continue reading Keeping Pedestrians Safe in Urban and Suburban Settings

Measuring the Pedestrian Streetscape

This webinar will introduce participants to the Microscale Audit for Pedestrian Streetscape (MAPS) tool that can help communities assess the activity-friendliness of streets, sidewalks, and crossings. Anyone interested in walking and finding ways to create safe, walking environments should join this webinar. The MAPS audit tool is based upon 10 years of observational research and … Continue reading Measuring the Pedestrian Streetscape