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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

Exploring the Outdoors: Partners in Outdoor Spaces

Community members enjoying their local trail (Tom Miano / Rails-To-Trails Conservancy)
The outdoors offers beautiful places to walk and be physically active. How can we work with our friends and allies in other sectors to make sure every person has the opportunity to enjoy the many benefits of being in nature? In this America Walks webinar, learn from some unusal partners on what is being done to bring physical activity to the great outdoors. Register now... Read more

Creating Value: Assessing the Return on Investment in Complete Streets

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How can benefit-cost analyses emphasize the value of Complete Streets? And what can advocates do to make Complete Streets a higher priority in city and state budgets? Join the National Complete Streets Coalition and Stantec to learn how to plan and design Complete Streets projects to make them more competitive for grants. The webinar will also explore how to use basic return on investment analysis to measure the benefits of Complete Streets. Register now... Read more

Advancing Neighborhood Change Through Equity and Inclusion

Main Street in Montrose, Colorado (Credit: stiltwalker.com)
Walkability is at the cornerstone of creating neighborhoods that are vital and vibrant, allowing all members of a community to enjoy health, social and economic benefits in a variety of forms. How do we create neighborhoods where change and new development can happen along with the protection and promotion of a community’s identity and culture? Join America Walks on this webinar to learn about their recent work on the issues of gentrification and displacement and hear from three people working... 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

Leveraging Resources for Brownfields Revitalization: Meet the Funders: Parks, Community Health, and the Arts

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Brownfield grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) can support redevelopment of contaminated sites. This EPA webinar will highlight a number of redevelopment resources available from the National Park Service (NPS), The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to leverage your brownfield dollars. The webinar will also feature a presentation from a community that has successfully used grants, loans and other support from these agencies for its revitalization efforts. Register... 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

The Role of Public Health in Complete Streets

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What’s the connection between public health and Complete Streets? And how can professionals in public health and transportation work together to create streets that are safe and convenient for a variety of active transportation choices? Join the National Complete Streets Coalition and guests Voices for Healthy Kids and the American Public Health Association for this event to discuss all these questions and more. Register now... Read more

Local Innovation Strengthening Rural Economies

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Rather than wait on solutions from outside, many rural places are building on their existing assets and designing creative economic development approaches that drive toward more broadly shared prosperity while creating and retaining jobs. This webinar from the Aspen Institute will feature innovators – business owners, intermediary partners, and investors – active in a variety of rural economies in the U.S. Register now... Read more
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