Join us on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 to talk about all things Safe Routes to School in the Greater Washington, DC region! Registration is open and available here.
We are very excited to have Mark Fenton as the keynote speaker. Mark is a national expert in public health, planning and transportation. He has lots of experience and expertise in Safe Routes to School as well as an unparalleled amount of energy! He will be first on agenda to energize us for the day!
Date: Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Location: Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, 777 North Capitol Street NE, Training Center, First Floor
Directions: On the MWCOG website here. Accessible via the Metro Red Line to Union Station and a short 3 block walk!
8:00am: Networking breakfast
8:30am: Mark Fenton Keynote, “Taking Safe Routes to School to the Next Level”
10:00am: Safe Routes to School Best Practices from the Greater Washington DC Region: Presentations from Safe Routes to School coordinators and champions, including:
- Toole Design Group: Safe Routes to School examples from other regions in the U.S.
- Montgomery County: #YOLO Walk Safe campaign for pedestrian safety among high school students
- Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments: Regional Street Smart campaign
- Fairfax County: Reflections on the first year of their Safe Routes to School program
- Washington, DC District Department of Transportation
- Fairfax County Public Schools PTA: Fire Up Your Feet program
- Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments: Funding for Safe Routes to School – Transportation/Land Use Connections Program and the Transportation Alternatives Program.
12:00pm: Adjourn and join a friend for lunch at Union Station.
The event is free but registration is required. Register now!
Check the Regional Network website for the latest agenda and updates on the event.
Questions? Contact Bill Sadler, Greater Washington DC Regional Policy Manager, at email@example.com or 847-732-4007