Tag Archives: Webinar

Careers in Food Systems Planning

Join practicing planners and allied professionals engaged in some aspect of food planning or policy as they share their on-the-job opportunities and challenges. The webinar highlights how planners in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors are actively working on food production, processing, distribution, access, consumption, and/or waste issues as part of their day-to-day jobs. Eligible for 1.25 AICP CM Credits. Learn more and register... Read more

Advancements in measuring bicycle and pedestrian accessibility

Measures of destination accessibility by automobile and transit are growing in use. Yet measures of bicycle and pedestrian accessibility have taken longer to implement, largely because of added complexities and data deficiencies. People on bikes and on foot are much more sensitive to the types of facilities available, exposure to nearby traffic, and other factors for which there isn’t always good data. Join People For Bikes, Toole Design Group, and State Smart Transportation Initiative to learn how these challenges are... Read more

Hazardous to Healthy: Financing Solutions for Recovering Brownfields

Join Council of Development and Financial Agencies (CDFA), our technical partners, and experienced brownfield communities as we discuss the financial strategies that restored hazardous properties for healthy reuse. This webinar is designed for professionals who work directly with brownfield sites as well as economic development finance professionals and communities interested in shaping programs to enhance redevelopment financing opportunities. Learn more and register  ... Read more

Smart Growth in the Midwest: An Overview of Policies and Practice

Is “Smart Growth” a relevant term in the Midwest? How has the concept influenced planning and development in the America’s heartland, and how do current practices compare to notions of smart growth as established by the American Planning Association and the experience of planners in other parts of the country? This webinar will explore these questions through the lens of consultant planners working in rural and urban communities across Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. In this Smart Growth Network webinar, Jason... Read more

EPA’s Water Finance Clearinghouse

​Learn how to navigate EPA’s Water Finance Clearinghouse, an easily navigable web-based portal, to help communities locate information and resources that will assist then in making informed decisions for their drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure needs. Webinar airs on August 18, 24 and 31 at 2-3:00 pm. Learn more and register... Read more

Incorporating Climate Adaptation Into Natural Hazards Mitigation Planning

​The natural hazards mitigation plan can provide a structured format for addressing effects of climate change within existing planning efforts and provide a starting point for connecting to other planning mechanisms. FEMA’s webinar will explore the potential of the plan and the planning process for addressing climate science and adaptation options. Learn more and register  ... Read more

The Promise and Challenges of Automated Technologies Webinar

​Industry-leading experts from Carnegie Mellon’s Robotics Institute, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute’s Center for Vulnerable Road User Safety, and Charles River Analytics will share the latest in connected and automated technologies, and describe the challenges and potential for improving pedestrian and bicycle safety and mobility through these innovations. A facilitated discussion will follow. Learn more and register... Read more

Community-Based Efforts to Improve Local Water Quality

EPA is hosting a webinar so you can hear directly from two grantees from the EPA’s Office of Enviromental Justice (OEJ) about their success with the EJ Grants program. Learn how Tolani Lake Enterprises and PUSH Buffalo have utilized funding from the EPA’s Office of Environmental Justice to improve local water quality by raising environmental awareness and strengthening community capacity. Learn more and register... Read more

Land Use Planning and Zoning for Public Health: Exploring Legal Issues

This session will expand upon the legal basis of planning to promote and protect public health through land use and zoning. Speakers will address the historic connection between zoning, public health, and environmental justice, as well as the legal and ethical challenges to zoning for health. Representatives from both national and local agencies will offer their perspectives, followed by a robust Q & A session with the audience. Eligible for 1.5 AICP CM Law Credits. Register now... Read more
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