BikeWalkLee, along with LeeDOT's Andy Getch, are panelist on this Oct. 25th SWFL-wide panel looking at how cities can fund and achieve complete streets. You're all invited...see details below.
Celebrate National Planning Month by attending:
"Taking It to the Streets" – Communities Implementing Complete Street Programs and Building Healthy Communities
Friday, October 25, 2013
Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council 1926 Victoria Avenue
Fort Myers, FL 33901
"Complete Streets" is a national initiative to design and operate transportation corridors in a way to accommodate pedestrians, bicyclists, transit, and cars, creating multi-modal transportation networks that provide the safest achievable access for all users. Since 2009, several SW Florida governments have adopted Complete Streets resolutions. How do cities fund and achieve complete streets? Hear first-hand from local public and private organizations on how they are planning, funding, and implementing Complete Streets, and how it directly relates to building healthier communities.
Confirmed Speakers Include:
Mitchell Austin, Urban Planner, City of Punta Gorda Deborah Chesna, Healthy Communities, Collier County Andy Getch, Planning Manager, Lee County DOT, Ann Pierce, BikeWalkLee
Moderator: Dr. Margaret Banyan, Associate Professor, FGCU
To Register go to www.swflorida.uli.org or call 1-800-321-5011 and mention 8118-1408
$25 - Members
$20 - Public Sector Members
$10 - Student Members
$35 - Non-Members
$30 - Public Sector Non-Members
$15 - Student Non-Members
Deadline to register is October 23rd. Fees increase by $10 after the deadline.