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Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place 2013: Moving People Forward

Project for Public Spaces & The City of Pittsburgh

Thursday, September 19, 2013 from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT)

Pittsburgh, PA

Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place 2013: Moving People Forward

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Morning Only (Lunch Included)   more info Ended Free  
Full Day (Lunch Included)   more info Ended Free  
Full Day + Bicycle Tour (Lunch Included)   more info Ended Free  
Student Registration (Lunch Keynote) Ended Free  
Friday AM Bloomfield Place Audit   more info Ended Free  

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Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place 2013: Moving People Forward!

A local and regional active transportation and Placemaking summit that is sponsored by the City of Pittsburgh Department of Planning.

You are invited to join the City of Pittsburgh & Project for Public Spaces to chart the course for a more walkable, bikeable, and active region by taking part in Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place 2013: Moving People Forward summit. Regional leaders and national experts will gather on Thursday, September 19 at Carnegie Mellon University to discuss how to improve regional mobility with improved bike connectivity; how to improve neighborhoods and individual health by better and safer walking; and how activate Pittsburgh's public spaces through Placemaking. 

Agenda

 7:30      Registration, Coffee and Networking

 8:30      Welcome to the Moving People Forward Summit & Charge for the Day

Mark Plotz, Conference Director, Project for Public Spaces

Rich Fitzgerald, Allegheny County Executive

Bill Peduto, City Council, Pittsburgh

Fred Kent, President, Project for Public Spaces

 9:00      National Trends and How the Pittsburgh Region Compares: National Experts’ Perspectives

Bill Burns, Project Manager, City of Orlando Department of Public Works

Clarence Eckerson, Jr., Prolific Filmmaker, Streetfilms

Darren Flusche, Policy Director, League of American Bicyclists

Robert Hampshire, Assistant Professor of Operations Research Public Policy, CMU

Robert Ogilvie, VP for Strategic Engagement, ChangeLab Solutions

Moderator Bill Flanagan, Executive VP, Allegheny Conference on Community Development

10:15     Coffee Break

10:45     Moving People in the Pittsburgh Region Forward: Regional Leaders’ Perspectives

Linda McKenna Boxx, President, Allegheny Trail Alliance

Scott Bricker, Executive Director, BikePGH

Mario Browne, Director for Health Sciences Diversity, University of Pittsburgh

Kim Collins, President, South Side Chamber of Commerce

Brian Mendelssohn, Principal, Botero Development

Moderator David Feehan, Executive Director, Bloomfield Development Corporation

12:00     Traffic21 Lunch & Keynote: 

Introduction by Stan Caldwell, Associate Director, Traffic21

Keynote by Mark Gorton, Tower Research Capital, LLC and Streetsblog, Founder

 1:00      Breakout Session 1

Workshop - Complete Streets: Working with your DOT to Achieve Context Sensitive Solutions

Gary Toth, Director, Transportation Initiatives, Project for Public Spaces

Workshop - Placemaking: Connecting Trails and Economic Development

Cathy McCollom, Principal, McCollom Development Strategies, LLC

David Nelson, Transportation Associate, Project for Public Spaces

Discussion - Practical Steps Toward Sensible Regional Transportation

Will Bernstein, Senior Policy Analyst, Allegheny Conference on Community Development

Tour - Oakland Neighborhood Walking Tour

Oakland Planning and Development Corporation

 2:15      Coffee Break

 2:45      Breakout Session 2

Workshop - Planning 101 for Walking and Biking

Patrick Hassett, Assistant Director, DPW, City of Pittsburgh

Steve Patchan, Bicycle/Pedestrian Coordinator, City of Pittsburgh

Workshop - Show Me the Money: Finding Funding for Active Transportation Projects

Brighid O’Keane, Advocacy & Programs Director, League of Am Bicyclists

Sara Walfort, Transportation Planning Manager, Southern PA Commission

Discussion - Complete Streets: One-on-One coaching sessions on implementation

Gary Toth, Director, Transportation Initiatives, Project for Public Spaces

David Nelson, Transportation Associate, Project for Public Spaces

Better Bikeways Connecting Everyone

Lauren Byrne, Executive Director, Lawrenceville United

Jonathan Kline, Principal, Studio for Spatial Practice

Wanda Wilson, Executive Director, Oakland Planning & Development Corp.

Facilitator: Scott Bricker, Executive Director, Bike Pittsburgh

 4:00     Round up for the Day: Now Let's Get Moving!

 4:30     Pittsburgh Rush Hour Bike Tour 

 6:00     Rush Hour Happy Hour at MadMex, 220 S Highland Ave 

 

For local inquiries:
Stephen Patchan
Bicycle/Pedestrian Coordinator
City of Pittsburgh
stephen.patchan@pittsburghpa.gov
(412) 393-0150 

For national inquires:
Mark Plotz
Conference Director
Project for Public Spaces
mark@bikewalk.org 
(202) 223-3621 

Have questions about Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place 2013: Moving People Forward? Contact Project for Public Spaces & The City of Pittsburgh

When & Where


Carnegie Mellon University, McConomy Auditorium in the University Center
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Thursday, September 19, 2013 from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT)


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