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Conference Program

Tentative program, subject to change. Panels are still being plotted into the schedule, but you can view a list of confirmed sessions here

Monday, August 12
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Welcome & Opening Keynote

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM Panel Sessions (concurrent)
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Workshop: Wayfinding With Tactile Walking Surface Indicators (TWSI)

Sarah O'Brien, UNC Highway Safety Research Center
Jennifer Graham, Accessible Design for the Blind
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Mobile Tours (walking and biking/rolling options)

  • Windsor (Bike)
  • Detroit’s Downtown Open Spaces and History (Walk)
  • Downtown Ferndale (Walk) 
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM Panel Sessions (concurrent)
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch Break (on your own)
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM Panel Sessions (concurrent)
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Workshop: Complete Streets Project Transportation Hierarchy Tool

Sonja Piper, MnDOT
Nissa Tupper, MnDOT
Dan Edgerton, Zan Associates
Pamela Fincher, Isthmus Engineering
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Mobile Tours (walking and biking/rolling options)

  • East Riverfront Greenways (Bike)
  • Mobility Innovation (Walk and Scooter)
  • Joe Louis Greenway Tour (Walk)
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM Panel Sessions (concurrent)
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Happy Hour with Exhibitors & Poster Displays
 
Tuesday, August 13
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Welcome and Keynote Speaker

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM Panel Sessions (concurrent)
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Student Poster Presentations (Exhibit and poster viewing)

 

How Green Can We Go? Transforming College Commuting for Campus Sustainability and Beyond

Tayo Taiwo, University of Maryland, College Park

 

Modelling Pedestrian Crossing Behaviour and Violations as a Pathfinding Process

Christopher Lehmann Skelton, University of Waterloo

 

Steering Toward Sustainability: E-Bikes, E-Scooters, and the Urban Campus Experience  

Nicole Odell, North Carolina State University

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch Break (on your own)
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Quick Shot Presentations

 

The True Story of a Detroit Bike Commuter

Alex Johnston, Cities Reimagined

 

Kansas City's Lessons Learned on building 30 Miles of Separated Bike Lanes in 2 years

Bailey Waters, City of Kansas City, Missouri

 

Safe'r' Routes to School

Allison Porton, Sam Schwartz

 

The Pedestrian's Tale

Brian Davis, Studio Davis

 

Connecting Communities Across the Banks of the Rio Salado

Christopher Eric Milner, T.Y. Lin International
Brandy Ruark, City of Phoenix

 

Boulder Comprehensive Snow Response

Stephen Bartels, Olsson

2:30 PM - 3:45 PM Panel Sessions (concurrent)
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Workshop - The Need for Safer Speed in the US and Kansas City

Bailey Waters, City of Kansas City, Missouri
Michael Kelley, BikeWalkKC
Uday Manepalli, City of Kansas City, Missouri
Maggie Green, Burns & McDonnel
Josh Boehm, WSP
Ken McLeod, The League of American Bicyclists
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Mobile Tours (walking and biking/rolling options)

  • Belle Isle Park & Detroit Riverfront (Bike)
  • Implementing the Livernois-McNichols Corridor Plan in Northwest Detroit (Walk)
  • Stroll Detroit’s International Riverfront (Walk)
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM Panel Sessions (concurrent)
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Social Event TBA (off-site)
 
Wednesday, August 14
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM  Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM  APBP Business Meeting & Awards Presentations
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM  Exhibits & Poster Viewing
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM  Panel Sessions (concurrent)
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM 

Workshop - Elevate and Envision: A BIPOC Affinity Workshop

Tobi Otulana, Toole Design
Anish Tailor, Toole Design
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Mobile Tours (walking and biking/rolling options)

  • Connecting Southwest Detroit and Catalyzing Transformation (Bike)
  • Midtown (Walk) 
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM Panel Sessions (concurrent)
12:30 PM Conference Concludes