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Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals

 

The Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals in a national consortium of transportation, public health, public policy, city planning, architecture and government professionals who seek to better communicate with those trying to prioritize active transportation in their communities. They offer technical training, webinars, workshops, seminars, and educational resources on their website to build capacity for sustainable transportation improvements. 

Complete Streets Coalition

 

Integrating transportation planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance, the Complete Streets Coalition provides resources to communities who seek to implement transportation policy and infrastructural improvements that make roadways more accessible for all travelers. Their site features resources for local communities on how to adopt Complete Streets fundamentals, to develop more sustainable and inclusive transportation policies, to get involved in the movement,  and to measure performance and impact.

Humboldt Partnership for Active Living (HumPAL)

 

The Humboldt Partnership for Active Living seeks to integrate public health and transportation professionals to organize the Safe Routes to School, Build a Healthy Environment, Active Living by Design, and other active transportation campaigns in Humboldt County. Their site features a blog on local events and information on their walkability audits and campaigns. 

Marin: Walk/Bike Marin

 

After receiving $25 million dollars for the Nonmotorized Transportation Pilot Program, the Marin County Department of Public Works initiated Walk/Bike Marin as a way to provide information and updates on all the county’s pedestrian and bicycle projects. Additionally, their website features walk and bike maps, safety classes, and resources for new pedestrians and bicyclists.

National Alliance for Biking and Walking

 

The National Alliance for Biking and Walking is a consortium of over 200 state and county transportation professionals that works with advocacy groups and agencies to create more bikeable and walkable communities. To learn more about what they do in regards to capacity building, policy, and trainings, please refer to their website.

Walk Oakland Bike Oakland (WOBO)

 

Walk Oakland Bike Oakland aims to ensure that pedestrian and bicyclist needs are accounted for in city plans. Additionally, WOBO is currently working on several campaigns, including Parklets, Oakland Bikeways, Oakland Urban Paths, and Oaklavia. Information on these campaigns, their impact, and how to get involved are featured on their site.   

PEDal

 

PEDal’s achievements include helping draft San Clementine’s first Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan and creating the QR Wayfinding mobile tool. Additionally, PEDal organizes local bicycle and pedestrian counts and community engagement projects.  Their website features information on all of these developments.

Pasadena Complete Streets Coalition

 

The Pasadena Complete Streets Coalition hopes to reduce pedestrian-automobile and bicyclist-automobile collisions by following concepts from Complete Streets. Their projects are posted on their website and include the Pasadena Neighborhood Greenway Network, Protected Bicycle Infrastructure, Madison Ave. PedX, and Vulnerable Road User Protections,. Vision ZERO, and Complete Streets

Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center

 

In conjunction with the Federal Highway Administration, the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center provides online resources for  trainings, policies, strategies, and data regarding bicyclists, pedestrians, and transportation.

Project for Public Places

 

The Project for Public Places believes the idea of placemaking—or reinventing public spaces for more community engagement and interconnectedness.  They have worked with over 3,000 communities worldwide to make local roads, centers, and places more sustainable, livable, and connected for its residents. Their transportation division hosts trainings, seminars, and conferences and helps communities devise transportation plans that are realistic and relevant to them.  Their website has information on this division and several other realms Project for Public Places works in.

Natural Resources Services – A division of the Redwood Community Action Agency

 

Natural Resources Services is a division of the Redwood Community Action Agency, a non-profit organization that serves low-income individuals and families in Humboldt County.  While they provide more community resources and aid for necessities, this division is committed to alternative modes of transportation. To learn more about their plans for Safe Routes to School, walking trails, community gardens, tree planting, and active and alternative modes of transportation, please refer to their website.

Santa Barbara Coalition for Sustainable Transportation

 

The Coalition for Sustainable Transportation (COAST) serves Santa Barbara and Ventura regions and strives for improved transportation alternatives.  Their website has information on several of their programs including Vision Zero, Safe Routes to School, Santa Barbara Walks, and Santa Barbara Open Streets

Santa Cruz Hub for Sustainable Transportation

 

The Santa Cruz Hub is a non-profit that sponsors and supports other local projects and programs involving sustainability and human-powered advancement. Not only do they advocate for alternate, more sustainable forms of transportation, but they also support interventions that make communities more livable and interconnected. Their website provides information on current sponsored projects and partnerships.

Walk Bike Glendale

 

A chapter of Los Angeles County Bicycle, Walk Bike Glendale organizes public, monthly meeting to discuss improving walking and bicycling conditions in Glendale. Additionally, their website features local events surrounding raising bicycle/pedestrian safety and awareness in Los Angeles County.