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This Week at APBP: June 14

Tuesday, June 14, 2016  
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APBP Annual Meeting is Sept. 12 at 6:30 p.m. in Vancouver, BC

Save the Date!

What: APBP Annual Meeting

When: Monday, September 12, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m

Where: ProWalk / ProBike / ProPlace in Vancouver, BC. The location is adjacent to conference opening reception. Room to be announced.

Why: Network, have fun, congratulate APBP award winners, meet the candidates running for APBP’s Board of Directors and learn about APBP’s new Strategic Plan and global trends in transportation!

How much? Free for APBP members!

After the meeting, delight in APBP’s popular “Dine Arounds” – a great way to connect with familiar faces and new faces too.

Reminder: Registration rates go up soon (July 15) for the ProWalk / ProBike / ProPlace conference from September 12-15 in Vancouver, BC, so register today!

Photo credit: John Altdorfer (2014 APBP Annual Meeting at Pro Walk Pro Bike Pro Place in Pittsburgh)

Wealthy Streets?

June 15, 3pm EST

Charles (Chuck) Marohn, PE, AICP, founder of Strong Towns, shares his ideas as APBP's featured speaker at the June 15 webinar at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. His topic is “Economic Impacts of Street Design Decisions”.

Marohn writes that: The “function of a street is to serve as a platform for building wealth.”

Invite your colleagues to attend this webinar. When you work together, people-friendly street design is possible.

APBP Board member Tom Bertulis (Design Consultants, Inc.) co-hosts the webinar.

Register here.

APBP Awards!

APBP can present annual awards in five exciting categories – but only if YOU take the time to nominate a colleague BY JUNE 30 for:

- APBP Lifetime Achievement Award
- Professional of the Year-Public Sector
- Professional of the Year-Private Sector
- Professional of the Year- Nonprofit Sector
- Young Professional of the Year (under 30)

See past winners here and learn more about the award criteria and make your nomination here. For a professional of the year, identify accomplishments within the last 12 months.

Photo credit: John Altdorfer (2014 APBP Award winners at Pro Walk Pro Bike Pro Place in Pittsburgh)

APBP + NACTO Webinar June 27

June 27, 1pm EST

APBP and the National Association of City Transportation Officials collaborate to present a free webinar about the new NACTO Transit Street Design Guide. Register here.

NACTO's Craig Toocheck gives an overview of the guide. David Kuperman (City of Toronto), Teresa Boyle (City of Portland), and Ken Zatarain and Jeff Owen (TriMet in Portland), discuss how Toronto and Portland integrate pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure into transit projects.

In other news….registration is now open for the NACTO conference in Seattle.

Photo credit: NACTO

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