Webinars

Webinars

NEW WEBINAR: Walking as a Practice: What Does It Mean to You?

America Walks Monthly Webinar Walking as a Practice: What Does It Mean to You? Date/Time: July 8, 2020 at 2pm – 3pm EST, 11pm – 12pm PST Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7525207521722257423 There are many reasons to walk that are not related to transportation. The practice of walking can impact our health, spirituality, and culture. In this … Continue reading NEW WEBINAR: Walking as a Practice: What Does It Mean to You?

Tribal Transportation Planning and Pedestrian Safety (June 23, 2020 Webinar)

Titled Tribal Transportation Planning and Pedestrian Safety, this first webinar will ask why pedestrian fatalities are so prevalent in tribal communities.  American Indians and Alaska Natives are much more likely to be killed while walking than any other racial or ethnic group with a recorded pedestrian death rate almost five times the national average.  And these … Continue reading Tribal Transportation Planning and Pedestrian Safety (June 23, 2020 Webinar)

Enhancing Walkable Spaces through Public Art (June 10, 2020 Webinar)

Promoting walking in communities with noticeable disinvestment can be difficult. Public art is one way to lend to the revitalization of a neighborhood and invite people to be part of the process. This webinar will feature ways public art has been used to embrace the culture and history of a community while promoting engaging, walkable … Continue reading Enhancing Walkable Spaces through Public Art (June 10, 2020 Webinar)

In Praise of Walking: A New Scientific Exploration – a conversation with author and neuroscientist Shane O’Mara (June 3, 2020)

America Walks invites you to an intimate conversation with author Shane O’Mara on his new book, ‘In Praise of Walking: A New Scientific Exploration’. As a neuroscientist and walking advocate, O’Mara takes us on an evolutionary journey through how we started walking, the magical mechanics of it, and how we find our way around the … Continue reading In Praise of Walking: A New Scientific Exploration – a conversation with author and neuroscientist Shane O’Mara (June 3, 2020)

NEW WEBINAR: Tribal Transportation Planning and Pedestrian Safety

America Walks Monthly Webinar Tribal Transportation Planning and Pedestrian Safety Date/Time: June 23, 2020 at 3pm – 4:15pm EST, 12pm – 1:15pm PST Registration Link: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8506217084384939023 Join America Walks and our partners from the tribal community planning world on Tuesday, June 23rd for Part 1 in our Walking Towards Justice in Indian Country series. Titled … Continue reading NEW WEBINAR: Tribal Transportation Planning and Pedestrian Safety

Research in Action: Trends in How Municipalities Are Addressing Increased Demand for Safe Public Space (May 28, 2020 Webinar)

See the live webinar polling results here. (654 total attendees, survey completion was about 55%) This webinar will describe various strategies communities are implementing in response to increased demands for safe public space for walking and cycling during the COVID-19 crisis. Researchers at UNC’s  Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center will present on an effort to … Continue reading Research in Action: Trends in How Municipalities Are Addressing Increased Demand for Safe Public Space (May 28, 2020 Webinar)

NEW WEBINAR: Enhancing Walkable Spaces through Public Art

America Walks Monthly Webinar Enhancing Walkable Spaces through Public Art (Art and Photo credit: Ophelia Chambliss)   Date/Time: June 10, 2020 at 2pm EST, 11am PST Registration Link: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3621153990440939011 Promoting walking in communities with noticeable disinvestment can be difficult. Public art is one way to lend to the revitalization of a neighborhood and invite people … Continue reading NEW WEBINAR: Enhancing Walkable Spaces through Public Art

Walking and Walkability in the Time of COVID-19: New Policies and Practices (May 13, 2020 Webinar)

The coronavirus pandemic has created new realities for every aspect of our lives. This webinar will explore how walking and walkable community advocacy have been affected by physical distancing, stay-at-home orders, a slower economy, and racial and economic disparities in the impact of the virus.  Presentations will discuss why it’s especially important to stay active … Continue reading Walking and Walkability in the Time of COVID-19: New Policies and Practices (May 13, 2020 Webinar)

New Webinar: In Praise of Walking: A New Scientific Exploration – a conversation with author and neuroscientist Shane O’Mara

Webinar Date/Time: June 3rd, 2020 @ 1pm EST, 10 am PST REGISTER HERE – All attendees are entered for a chance to win a copy of the book. You can access a live stream transcript of the webinar here. America Walks invites you to an intimate conversation with author Shane O’Mara on his new book, … Continue reading New Webinar: In Praise of Walking: A New Scientific Exploration – a conversation with author and neuroscientist Shane O’Mara

New Webinar: Research in Action: Trends in How Municipalities Are Addressing Increased Demand for Safe Public Space

Webinar Title: Research in Action: Trends in How Municipalities Are Addressing Increased Demand for Safe Public Space Webinar Date/Time: May 28, 2020 @ 2pm EST, 11 am PST REGISTER HERE You can access a live stream transcript of the webinar here. This webinar will describe various strategies communities are implementing in response to increased demands … Continue reading New Webinar: Research in Action: Trends in How Municipalities Are Addressing Increased Demand for Safe Public Space