Webinars

Webinars

The Biden Administration and Transportation Policy (February 22, 2021 Webinar Recording)

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 construction, increased transit funding and removal of highways that divided Black communities. How big a shift will it be? What is … Continue reading The Biden Administration and Transportation Policy (February 22, 2021 Webinar Recording)

What Can a Body Do? How We Meet the Built World – a conversation with author Sara Hendren (February 10, 2021 Webinar Recording)

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 getting into the public sphere–and for people with disabilities, the very fabric of streets and sidewalks and architecture has had to … Continue reading What Can a Body Do? How We Meet the Built World – a conversation with author Sara Hendren (February 10, 2021 Webinar Recording)

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

Main Street: How a City’s Heart Connects Us All – a conversation with author Mindy Thompson Fullilove (January 13, 2021 Webinar)

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 terrible beating because of the need to shelter-in-place during the Covid-19 pandemic. Yet Main Streets are centers for conviviality … Continue reading Main Street: How a City’s Heart Connects Us All – a conversation with author Mindy Thompson Fullilove (January 13, 2021 Webinar)

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)

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

The Black Butterfly: The Harmful Politics of Race and Space in America – a conversation with author Lawrence T. Brown (October 14, 2020 Webinar)

Join America Walks for a conversation with Lawrence T. Brown about his upcoming book The Black Butterfly: The Harmful Politics of Race and Space in America. In The Black Butterfly—a reference to the fact that Baltimore’s majority-Black population spreads out on both sides of the coveted strip of real estate running down the center of the city like … Continue reading The Black Butterfly: The Harmful Politics of Race and Space in America – a conversation with author Lawrence T. Brown (October 14, 2020 Webinar)

Youth Leading the Way: Inspiring Stories of Youth Creating Safe, Accessible Neighborhoods (September 30, 2020 Webinar)

Join us for inspiring stories from youth leaders who are working to create safe, accessible neighborhoods. Youth are the future of our communities and they are taking initiative to address concerns in their neighborhoods. Webinar participants will hear from four student leaders working to create meaningful, inclusive, and lasting change in their communities through innovative … Continue reading Youth Leading the Way: Inspiring Stories of Youth Creating Safe, Accessible Neighborhoods (September 30, 2020 Webinar)