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The Walking Evolution and Revolution Conference
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When: March 26, 2015
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: BSA Space
290 Congress Street #200
Boston, Massachusetts  02210
United States
Contact: Debra Goeks

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$50 APBP members | $65 non-APBP members


Register online through 3/25/15 or at the door on 3/26/15


Join us at the first-ever conference in the Boston area focused on walkability: the Walking Evolution and Revolution Conference! Held in conjunction with WalkBoston’s 25th anniversary, the conference is produced by the APBP Boston Chapter, WalkBoston and Project for Public Spaces (PPS), and hosted by BSA Space. Connect with the field's leading active transportation professionals to explore the freshest thinking about walkability and place-making. Plan to attend WalkBoston's 25th Anniversary celebration the evening before the conference. Click here to download a flier.


The Walking Evolution and Revolution Conference features:

  • Welcome from WalkBoston's Wendy Landman and One Minute Pitches before the classroom sessions begin
  • Four 90-minute break-out sessions in the morning (you choose two of four)
  • Afternoon walking tours (you choose 1 of 3)
  • Lunch plenary featuring Boston's newly appointed Transportation Commissioner, Gina Fiandaca (your registration includes a box lunch)
  • A social hour at Lucky's Lounge to wrap up the day, starting at 5:00 p.m.

Schedule at a Glance

   8:00 -   8:45 Breakfast and Registration 
   8:45 -   9:15

Opening Welcome: Wendy Landman, Executive Director, WalkBoston
Walking Evolution and Revolution in One Minute!

   9:15 - 10:45 1st Breakout Session:
Vision Zero | Site Planning for Walkability
 10:45 - 11:00 Break
 11:00 - 12:30 2nd Breakout Session:
Go Boston 2030 | Multisector Partnerships and Effective Advocacy
 12:30 -   1:15 Lunch in Gallery
   1:15 -   2:00 Luncheon Keynote Speaker: Gina Fiandaca, Boston Transportation Commissioner
   2:00 -   5:00 Mobile Tours:
Placemaking Studio | East Cambridge Walking Tour | Evolution and Revolution of the Greenway
   5:00 p.m. Social Hour at Lucky's Lounge, 355 Congress Street, Boston


Check out what they're saying about #WERC on Twitter!


The Walking Evolution and Revolution Conference is produced and hosted by:



Join us after the WERC for a social hour at Lucky's Lounge, 355 Congress Street Boston, MA. A gracious thank you to the social hour sponsors:








APBP will apply to the AICP for Certification Maintenance credits for classroom and mobile sessions; a certificate of attendance will be offered to those who document their professional development hours in other fields.