Meeting Archive:
Feet to the Streets: Alternatives to Motorized Transportation


Meeting Description:

Equitable transportation policy should support improved land use patterns and non-motorized transportation options that yield the greatest improvements in health, and target investments in underserved communities.

This webinar will discuss strategies for creating opportunities that encourage non-motorized transportation including: developing systems of trails and bike paths, implementing incentives for reducing dependence on motorized transportation, and promoting innovative land use strategies that support a variety of modes of active transportation.

Details
Date: Thu, Oct 21, 2010
Time: 02:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): RWJF Center
 Presenter Information
Sharon Roerty, AICP/PP, Executive Director, Active Living Resource Center
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Ian Thomas, Executive Director, PedNet Coalition
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Adetokunbo “Toks” Omishakin, Director of Healthy Living Initiatives, Office of the Mayor, Nashville, TN
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Melanie Tervalon, Associate Director, RWJF Center to Prevent Childhood Obesity and PolicyLink (moderator)
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