Wyoming Active Transportation Webinar Series
WYOMING ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION WEBINAR SERIES
Please join Wyoming Pathways and the Platte River Trails Trust for the 2020 Wyoming Active Transportation Bike | Walk | Trails “Educational Lunch” Webinar Series. This series of four webinars on Active Transportation topics will provide information and tools to make Wyoming communities better, healthier and safer places to live. Each webinar will be presented by an expert from renowned transportation planning and design firm, Toole Design and will include other experts on the subject matter.
While all are welcome and encouraged to attend this free webinar series, we would specifically like to invite elected leaders, transportation & recreation leaders, public health practitioners, tourism professionals, engineers, and biking, walking, & trail advocates around Wyoming.
The Wyoming Technology Transfer Center will be giving 4 Hours of Continuing Education Credits to those who register and attend all 4 of the Webinars. Note that all the sessions will be recorded and will be available at a later date—release date and location forthcoming.
To attend the webinar, follow the links below and fill out each of the forms you would like to attend.
Thursday, September 17, Noon – 1pm:
Complete Streets and How Wyoming Communities Can Build Them
Complete Streets are streets that prioritize placemaking over motor vehicle throughput, and they’re welcoming and inviting to everyone including people walking, bicycling, using transit, and driving. Learn about the benefits of Complete Streets and how they can be implemented in Wyoming communities.
Presented by Julie Walcoff, Senior Planner, Toole Design
Thursday, October 1, Noon – 1pm:
Encouraging Active Transportation for a Healthier Wyoming
Efforts to increase active transportation—walking and bicycling—can have profoundly positive impacts to public health. Learn about the role of active transportation in improving Wyoming’s public health and how local agencies and their partners can encourage more Wyomingites to walk and bicycle.
Presented by Wendy Phelps, AICP, Project Planner, Toole Design
Thursday, October 15, Noon – 1pm:
Improving Livability and Boosting the Economy with Walkable Wyoming Downtowns
One key ingredient of vibrant and successful downtowns is walkability. Walkable downtowns provide space for walking, sidewalk dining and street furniture, street trees and landscaping, lighting, and safe and comfortable crossings. Learn about how Wyoming communities can prioritize walkability in their downtowns and on their main streets.
Presented by Mia Candy, Project Planner, Toole Design
Thursday, October 29, Noon – 1pm:
Developing Bicycle Route Networks for Active Wyoming Communities
Rural, low-volume roadways can serve as bicycle routes to provide opportunities for recreational bicycling. Learn how communities can take advantage of their existing roadways to establish bicycle routes by installing wayfinding, producing maps, and using technology to help recreational bicyclists explore the Wyoming landscape.
Presented by Joel Shaffer, EIT, Engineer, Toole Design