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 Tools to Advance Health in Transportation Policy. PDS offers nearly 30 in-depth classroom and mobile sessions that explore how flexible, adaptive thinking and planning around active transportation can help build strong communities.
Nominations Open for 2016 Board of Directors
Are you a current professional, advocate ore retired member of APBP? Do you want to be part of an active, enthusiastic team that works to make a difference for APBP members and the active transportation profession? Six seats are open on the 2016 Board of Directors. Click here for details and to submit a nomination! Deadline is July 31.
Law Enforcement Strategies to Improve Safety
for Cyclists and Pedestrians
Presenters discuss three approaches to law enforcement that raise awareness of traffic safety, shape behavior, and improve safety for vulnerable users. Learn about Seattle’s data-driven SeaStat program and School Zone Safety Photo Enforcement program (both elements of the city’s Vision Zero plan); and a program that links education to enforcement to change behavior and improve safety.
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Scholarships for APBP Members to attend PDS: Application Deadline is June 15!
Students, submit your bicycle and pedestrian related research to the 2015 Ken Cross Student Research competition! Five project finalists will receive registration and a travel stipend to attend the 2015 Professional Development Seminar in St.Louis; the Grand Prize is a scholarship to attend the 2016 Pro Walk Pro Bike Pro Place conference. Abstracts due June 15; you must be an APBP member to enter.
Thanks to contributions from members and sponsors, APBP's Susie Stephens Scholarship Fund underwrites attendance at the Professional Development Seminar for members who demonstrate financial need. Applications are due by June 15; you must be an APBP member to apply.
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.)
Active Transportation Funding and the Next Transportation Bill | Recorded 4/29/15
With the expiration of MAP-21 on the horizon, the bicycle and pedestrian community is gearing up for a fresh debate on federal transportation policy. Here, presenters from Rails-to-Trails Conservancy review the findings of their 2014 poll of likely 2016 voters for both parties, explain the messages that resonated with voters, and share
resources for using this information with important decision makers to
advocate for funding of active transportation.Click here to download handouts from the webinar.
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.
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