Active Transportation and Equity: Key Challenges and Opportunities from the Field

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Jul 21 2015, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST


As the United States is wrestling with race and class in many arenas, these issues have come to the forefront in the world of walking, bicycling, and Safe Routes to School.  Straight talk on equity is welcome when it comes to active transportation, health and safety — but what does equity and active transportation mean in practice at the local and regional level?  Join the National Partnership's webinar to hear why equity is crucial in the world of active transportation, how equity is being prioritized in the field, and learn about best practices in bridging the gap between community need and active transportation's benefits.

Sara Zimmerman, Technical Assistance Director, Safe Routes to School National Partnership

Pedro Arista, Program Manager, Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum

Tamika Butler, Executive Director, Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition

Alyia Smith-Parker, Senior Associate, Institute for Youth, Education, and Families, National League of Cities

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