Integrating Equity into Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning
This webinar explores the idea of equity in the context of active transportation and suggests approaches for planners working to make cycling and walking programs and projects more equitable.
Learn about projects that address equity from the perspective of under-served communities, how to develop a network and communication strategy to support equity work, and how to find the right partners to work with. Wednesday, December 18, at 3:00 p.m. ET; register here: http://www.apbp.org/event/Dec-18_webinar
Bike Transit System Webinar Series Continues January 8
Cities increasingly recognize bicycle sharing as an essential piece of their overall transportation systems, for reasons of mobility, livability and economic competitiveness.
This webinar series explores the rapidly evolving domain of bike sharing in the larger context of transportation planning. Learn how to set the stage for a successful system that will function effectively as an essential and complementary component of a balanced transit system. Details and registration here.
Bike Transit System Webinar Series Begins December 4
Bicycle share programs are transforming public transportation in cities of all sizes. If your jurisdiction is preparing to jump into bike share—or even just thinking about it—this 4-part webinar series will teach you how to set the stage for a successful system that will function effectively as an essential and complementary component of a balanced transit system. Details and registration here.
U.S. Federal Transportation Policy Briefing
Tune in on Tuesday, December 10 at 1:00 pm ET to hear the latest on federal transportation policy from Caron Whitaker, Vice President of Government Relations for the League of American Bicyclists. Caron will discuss policy, pending legislation and other developments on the national advocacy scene.
APBP, the League of American Bicyclists and the Alliance for Biking & Walking plan to present a policy briefing every second Tuesday at 1pm ET. Policy webinars are free and not recorded.
Green Lane Project, Phase 2
PeopleforBikes is looking for the next six cities ready to lead the nation by rethinking their streets. Watch this video for an introduction to the Green Lane Project and an overview of the application process. Learn more about Green Lanes at Green Lane Project FAQ.
NACTO’s Urban Street Design Guide Webinar
A well-illustrated, concrete vision for the future of city streets, NACTO's Urban Street Design Guide charts the principles and practices of the nation’s foremost engineers, planners and designers working in cities today. Watch this recorded webinar to learn how to use this resource in your community, and how specific topics and elements in the document differ from conventional practice in the U.S. Click here to watch the webinar. Click here to download the handouts.
Purchase a copy of the guide here: http://bit.ly/1866eQz Enter the promo code 4NACTO for a 20% discount, which reduces the price to $40. Offer good through 5/31/14.
APTA just posted a thought provoking study on Millenials & Mobility:Understanding the Millennial Mindset
The Millennial Generation, those born between 1982 and 2003, is the largest and most diverse generation in American history. According to Millennial Makeover, a seminal volume on generational change, 40% of Millennials are African American, Latino, Asian or racially-mixed compared to only 25% of the next two older generations.
Millennials are also living through times of economic dislocation and technological change. History shows that the combination of technological change, such as the advent of smartphone technology, television, or radio; combined with macro forces that shape behaviors, such as the Great Recession, the Great Depression, or World War II can lead to societal change that can last generations.
Download the Millenials & Mobility:Understanding the Millennial Mindset study (PDF).
Women are changing the face of bicycling, and bicycling is transforming the lives of women.
"Women on a Roll" - a product of the Bike League's Women Bike program -- released on Aug 6th compiles more than 100 original and trusted sources of data to showcase the growth and potential of female bicyclists in the United States.
It also suggests five key focus areas - the 5 Cs - to increase women's ridership:
- Consumer Products
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