Webinars

Webinars

Authentic Community Engagement – Best Practices for Equitable Work – Webinar Recording

Authentic Community Engagement – Best Practices for Equitable Work Webinar recorded: Wednesday, July 14th, 2021 at 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT 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 and build authentic community engagement with diverse coalitions as the … Continue reading Authentic Community Engagement – Best Practices for Equitable Work – Webinar Recording

The Collision Analysis You Want Your City To Do – To Save Lives (May 19, 2021 Webinar Recording)

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 are serious about reducing the inequitable burden … Continue reading The Collision Analysis You Want Your City To Do – To Save Lives (May 19, 2021 Webinar Recording)

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

The ’Notorious’ MUTCD – Why Fixing a Federal Manual is Critical to Safety, Equity and Climate (April 26, 2021 Webinar Recording)

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 crosswalks to speed limits, bike lanes, and … Continue reading The ’Notorious’ MUTCD – Why Fixing a Federal Manual is Critical to Safety, Equity and Climate (April 26, 2021 Webinar Recording)

Best Practices for Hosting a Virtual Walking Event (April 14, 2021 Webinar Recording)

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 was the vast power and potential for virtual convenings and events to successfully connect people from all walks of life around walking, moving and advocating for healthy, people-first communities. … Continue reading Best Practices for Hosting a Virtual Walking Event (April 14, 2021 Webinar Recording)

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

Storytelling for Active Transportation Advocates (March 17, 2021 Webinar Recording)

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 climate, the economy, and our quality of life – but data alone often doesn’t carry the day. We’ve put together a panel of creative and experienced communicators … Continue reading Storytelling for Active Transportation Advocates (March 17, 2021 Webinar Recording)

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

White Papers

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