Explore the Active Transportation Safety Webinars & Events Coming Up in December

November 29, 2020

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Explore our round-up of webinars and events coming up in December highlighting the latest road safety trends and best practices in planning and designing safe spaces for walking, biking, scooting, and rolling! Have a webinar you'd like us to share? Please submit your event here.

Webinar:  Innovations and Technology for Transition Plan Implementation

Hosted By: US Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration

December 2, 2020; 11AM PST // Register Here

Hear about the latest tech and innovative approaches to transition plan implementation. This webinar will inform you on new tech advances available to help maximize impact and increase accessibility.

Webinar: Advancing Safe Routes to Parks in the Time of Coronavirus

Hosted By: Safe Routes Partnership

December 2, 2020; 11AM PST //Register Here

In this webinar, the Safe Routes to Parks Activating Communities program will share how they shifted their activities in light of the coronavirus pandemic. They worked closely with community members to advanced shared goals and build the capacity, skills, and structures to ensure the work continues.

Webinar:  Innovative Approaches for Sustainable Trails: Crawford Path Case Study

Hosted By: Advancing Trails & USDA Forest Service

December 3, 2020; 10AM PST // Register Here

This webinar will discuss new, innovative approaches for a more sustainable future on trails.

Webinar: Tools and Resources for Integrating Sustainability and Health into Transportation

Hosted By: ITE Sustainability Standing Committee

December 3, 2020; 11AM PST // Register Here

In this webinar, the interconnected challenges of sustainability and health in transportation are discussed. Learn about resources and tools available to transportation professionals to integrate sustainability and health into transportation planning, project design, and programming.

Webinar: Winning The Fight For Better Bus Service

Hosted By: TREC Transportation Research and Education Center

December 4, 2020 ; 11:30AM PST// Registration 

The "right to the city" depends on the right to access the city, and U.S. regions are marked by profoundly unequal access - bus service is a prime example of this. It is simple to improve and has vast potential to better people's lives but thus far, discrimination in planning and politics has shaped it.

Webinar: On the Road to Zero Child Passenger Safety

Hosted By: Road to Zero Coalition

December 8, 2020; 11AM PST // Registration

The Road to Zero Coalition’s shared mission of getting to zero deaths by 2050 cannot be achieved without addressing the safety of our youngest road users - child passenger safety. This webinar will explore training, trends, and research and discuss opportunities on how to improve it systematically and within individual communities. 

Webinar: Strengthening Existing and Facilitating New Vision Zero Plans 

Hosted By: Collaborative Sciences Center for Road Safety

December 8, 2020; 11AM PST // Registration

A Vision Zero plan is a public document that provides the vision for future efforts to reduce traffic fatalities and serious injuries to zero. This webinar will dive into ways in which those plans can be further improved or strengthened.  “Guide to Developing a Vision Zero Plan“ will be used to support this effort. Findings will be discussed from the plan abstraction. Feedback for communities will also be discussed.  

Webinar: Inclusive Planning in Tribal Communities: Engaging People with Disabilities in Designing Safe/Accessible Transportation Systems

Hosted By: America Walks

December 9, 2020; 11AM PST // Registration

This webinar will discuss the Tribal Communities project which is funded through an Inclusive Health Innovation Grant. The goal is to understand how people with disabilities are currently engaged in tribal community planning processes. The webinar will also discuss how best to develop recommendations for expanding inclusion and ensuring the design and construction of safe and accessible transportation systems.

Webinar: Delivering Quick-Build Projects: Four Cities Share their Stories of Doing More with Less

Hosted By: Alta and California Bicycle Coalition

December 10, 2020; 11AM PST // Registration

Quick-build is a method of building bike and pedestrian safety improvements within a budget. Alta partnered with the California Bicycle Coalition to deliver a Quick-Build Guide so that communities can meet public demand for safe active transportation networks affordably, quickly, and inclusively. This webinar will offer a panel of municipal staff from four cities in North America who have worked directly on quick-build projects this year. 

Webinar: Land Use and Transportation Policies for a Sustainable Future

Hosted By: TREC Transportation Research and Education Center

December 11, 2020; 10AM PST // Registration

In this webinar, learn about the possible impacts on travel and land use of the emerging AV technology and focuses on advancing this innovative mobility option by making sure it serves the greater good of building sustainable and equitable communities in its adoption.

Webinar: Are We There Yet? Best Practices in Speed Management

Hosted By: Association of Pedestrian & Bicycle Professionals

December 16, 2020; 10AM PST // Registration

This webinar discusses how cities, states, and national agencies have all recognized that managing vehicle speeds are a very important part of reducing serious injuries and fatalities from motor vehicles. Listen to the change-makers working on this at the state and national level. In addition, concerns around policies and recent national research will also be addressed.