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 2015 Professional Development Seminar


Flexibility

St. Louis, Missouri | September 28 - October 1, 2015

 Registration Opens May 4!

Join us in St. Louis to explore the theme of Flexibility at the 2015 Professional Development Seminar. Tracks include Innovation and Experimentation; Integration and Shared Use; Getting to Yes; and Engage with Public Health. PDS offers nearly 30 in-depth classroom and mobile sessions that explore how flexible, adaptive thinking and planning around active transportation can help build connections and foster collaboration within a community.


Active Transportation Funding and the Next Transportation Bill

April 29 - 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. EDT | Click here to register

In September 2014, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy engaged leading Republican and Democratic pollsters to find out what likely 2016 voters for both parties really thought about the federal role in encouraging trails, walking and biking. The results were overwhelmingly positive. Join us on this webinar to review the poll findings, learn the messages that resonated with voters, and get the resources to use this information with important decision makers to advocate for funding of active transportation.

 


Legal Rights and Issues for
Cyclists and Pedestrians

Purchase the recorded webinar here

Traffic laws that ensure the safety and fair treatment of pedestrians and cyclists vary widely from state to state, and within states. Is there a better alternative? Vision Zero uses one simple idea to reframe the issue of legal rights for vulnerable users. View this webinar to learn more.

 
  Image: Dongho Chang / City of Seattle

U.S. Federal Transportation Policy Briefing

May 12, 2015 - 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Eastern | Click here to register

Join the policy briefing on May 12 at 1:00 p.m. ET for an update on U.S. transportation policy and legislation. Hosted by APBP, the League of American Bicyclists, and the Alliance for Biking & Walking, policy updates are presented on an as-needed basis, are always free, and are not recorded.


APBP Annual Awards

Help us honor outstanding active transportation professionals. Through June 15, submit nominations for the colleagues who inspire you and have done important work to advance active transportation. Awards are given for Lifetime Achievement, Professional of the Year (Public Sector, Private Sector, and Nonprofit) and Young Professional of the Year. Read the award criteria and submit a nomination here. (Members, you must sign in to the website.)

Read about APBP's 2014 honorees here.


New on APBP's YouTube Channel

The Best of ProWalk ProBike ProPlace | Recorded 2/25/2015
APBP and the Project for Public Spaces collaborate to deliver a reprise of the best walking, cycling, and place-making sessions from last year's conference. Featured sessions include Vision Zero for Pedestrian Safety: New Thinking from San Francisco; Designing Intersections for Cycle Tracks: The Vancouver Experience; and Rethinking and Activating Public Space in Seattle and Boston. Click here to download handouts from the webinar.

 

Building Equity: Race, Class and Protected Bike Lanes | Recorded 3/4/2015
The new report from PeopleForBikes, “Building Equity: Race, Class and Protected Bike Lanes,” makes the case for bicycling infrastructure as an equity tool. Presenters review the research and data, and delve into the concepts highlighted by the domestic and international case studies featured in the report. Click here to download handouts.

 


More Recorded Webinars: Protected  Bicycle Lanes Webinar Series

Explore next-generation designs for protected bike lanes and accessibility, intersections and transit--and the potential for powerful pilot projects. Details and handouts here.

Rapid Implementation and Pilot Projects
Transit and Protected Lanes
Intersections and Protected Lanes
Accessibility and Protected Lanes


Members: Help APBP Grow!

Get involved, meet new colleagues, and give back to the profession. Volunteering for APBP offers many one-of-a-kind opportunities for personal growth and professional development. Ready to lend a hand? Learn more here.
 



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