Saturday, October 4, 2014

Opportunity to participate in Nov. 12th webinar: Complete Streets in Florida

Mark your calendars and register now for an important Nov. 12th webinar, sponsored by 1000 Friends of Florida, on "Planning for Complete Streets in Florida".  Billy Hattaway is the featured panelist, along with BikeWalkLee's Darla Letourneau, AARP and a Broward County city that has implemented the state's first complete streets design manual.  
11/13/14 Update:
If you missed the webinar, you can see the full power point presentations by clicking here.

November 12, 2014, Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Planning for Complete Streets in Florida
Cost $10
This event has been approved for 1.5 AICP CM (#e.27940) for Planners, 1.5 contact hours for Certified Environmental Health Professionals,  1 CEC for Certified Floodplain Managers, and CLE (#1405925N) for Florida attorneys. 
Billy Hattaway, FDOT’s District One Secretary who is leading the department’s statewide initiative to improve pedestrian and bicyclist safety and the implementation of the Department’s new Complete Streets Policy, will discuss how a context based “complete street” design approach will provide for pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists and public transportation users of all ages and abilities and enhance accessibility, safety and public health. The first community in Florida to adopt Complete Streets guidelines is the City of Deerfield Beach, and Director of Planning and Development Services Amanda Martinez will review the process they have used to adopt and implement those guidelines.BikeWalkLee’s Darla Letourneau, a founder and steering committee member of that coalition, will focus on the role of citizen advocacy in promoting complete street policy. AARP Florida’s Laura Cantwell will discuss that organizations’ perspectives on complete streets. 
NOTE ABOUT PROBLEMS WITH REGISTRATION: PLEASE UNCHECK THE BOX ASKING IF YOU WANT TO SET UP A PAYPAL ACCOUNT.  If you continue to have problems please contact Vivian Young at 850-222-6277 x. 109 or and she will register you manually.    Go-to-Training has repeatedly indicated they are working on this issue.  We apologize for the ongoing problems and inconvenience.

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