Tag Archives: Webinar

Opportunities for Rural Walkability

Albert Lea, Minnesota, is a walkable rural community (Courtesy of Blue Zones)
Preserving and maintaining our outdoor spaces is a major responsibilty, especially in rural communities where trails and other areas are opportunities not only for physical activity but also for transit connections. In this America Walks webinar, learn how the support of trails, parks and sidewalks play a role in promoting walkability in rural communities and what you can do to help. Register now... Read more

The Right to Walk

Seattle (Flickr user Sounder Bruce)
It’s not always easy to find places or the time to be physically active but every individual has the right to walk. In this America Walks webinar, learn how walking can be prioritized in communities of all types and be inspired with tips of how walking can be incorporated into the daily routine of every individual. Register now... Read more

The How and Why of Measuring Access to Opportunity

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The Governors’ Institute on Community Design has created a resource on the data, tools, and methodologies transportation officials need to measure access to opportunity. The How and Why of Measuring Access to Opportunity: A Guide to Performance Management is written to help transportation agencies integrate measurements of “access to opportunity” into their planning and investment decisions. Join this webinar to learn more about the guidebook. Register now... Read more

Empty Spaces

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Join Smart Growth America as they release Empty Spaces, new research in partnership with the University of Utah that analyzes the amount of parking being used in transit-oriented development (TOD) areas. It will be the one of the first comprehensive data-driven reports to estimate peak parking and vehicle trip generation rates for transit-oriented development projects, as well as one of the first to estimate travel mode shares for TOD. Register now... Read more

Advancing Inclusive Entrepreneurship and Business Growth in Urban Manufacturing: Lessons from Portland and Cincinnati

(Source: Urban Manufacturing Alliance)
As entrepreneurship and the innovation economy continue to gain traction in cities across the nation, how can we ensure inclusive participation in low-income residents and communities of color? Learn about initiatives in Portland and Cincinnati that have successfully helped people of color launch and expand innovative, high-tech, and high-growth businesses in their communities. Register now... Read more

Sustainability with Trees: Community Canopy Project

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In this webinar, learn how a community canopy project focused on distributing trees can fit with your sustainability efforts, help maximize energy efficiency, and engage homeowners within your community. Kristen Bousquet from the Arbor Day Foundation and program partner Ian Jurgensen, with the city of Orlando, will discuss how tree distribution to homeowners creates an opportunity to interact positively with your community. Register now... Read more

Beyond the First Step: The Many Benefits of Walking

Pedestrians walk along Wall Street (Credit: Michael Nagle / Getty Images)
The benefits of walking are many and widespread. From personal, physical and mental health, to strengthening relationships and engaging community members, walking is a powerful tool. Join America Walks for this webinar to learn how individuals and organizations are harnessing the power of walking to create lasting positive change. This webinar is intended for our advocates just getting started on the walking path as well as anyone interested in learning more about this topic. Register now... Read more
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