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50+ Cycling Survey Results Available

September 15, 2020 -- Results of the 50+ Cycling Survey are now available in this week's AARP Livable Communities eNewsletter. Click here to read the article.

Contact us at dbltildecollab@gmail.com for more information and other results.

Go to Let's Collaborate for more about the survey and a link to take it.

Materials for joint-mode community conversations now available

September 12, 2020 -- dlbTilde Collaborative offers materials for joint-mode community conversations aimed at truly sharing the road and sidewalk. These informal conversations can create an understanding among people traveling in different modes. The materials are available on the Let's Collaborate page.

AARP Livable Communities Transportation Workshop, free and online September 15-16

August 12, 2020 -- Register now for the 2020 AARP Livable Communities Transportation Workshop. This virtual gathering of AARP staff, volunteers, community partners and livability practitioners will explore transportation options that improve health; support vibrant neighborhoods; and connect people to economic, social and civic opportunities in their communities.

Through three core transportation themes — Safety, Accessibility and Resilience — the workshop will share best practices, insights and inspiring next steps for delivering a more effective transportation network for older adults and people of all ages.

Click here to register for one or both days: https://www.aarp.org/livable-communities/getting-around/info-2020/transportation-workshop.html

Conference on Health and Active Transportation Report (CHAT) Now Available

The Conference on Health and Active Transportation (CHAT) brought together leaders from transportation and health disciplines to consider three Active Transportation (AT) themes:

  • Innovative Practices

  • Strategic Institutional Relationships

  • Research Needs and Opportunities.

A report on this two-day session is now available at this link.

Carol Kachadoorian to present at WalkBikePlaces on August 6

Carol will present her work on several tools to better plan and design for mobility infrastructure that serve older adults. Her session, which will be highly interactive, will be on Thursday, August 6 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. This year's WalkBikePlaces Conference from August 4 to 7 will be virtual. Registration is still open and well worth it..

Eric Brenner joins dblTilde Collaborative

Long-time active transportation advocate and mentor Eric Brenner is now an On-call Collaborator! Click here to learn more about Eric.

Learn how Slow Streets will benefit Baltimore residents

Last week's Baltimore Data Week included a session on Streets for People that shared information on the City's new Slow Streets program. At the session, Carol Kachadoorian reviewed several slow streets programs across the country, taking a closer look at Oakland's evolving program that is responding to residents' concerns about traffic violence.