Safe Streets Summit Pre Conference Workshop

APA Florida Chapter, Broward Section

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Thursday, January 26, 2017
10 a.m. - 3 p.m. CST

Sunrise, FL, United States

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Overview

As a precursor to the Safe Streets Summit 2017 participants will be able to join a bike ride along the Hiatus Greenway and then participate in a workshop to share experiences from thier own cities regarding land used based challenges to safe streets.

Mobile Workshop and Bike Ride

10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Join us for a leisurely 10.5 mile bicycle ride down the Hiatus Greenway featuring a quick-build protected bicycle lane outside of the Sunrise Civic Center. We will stop at key points along the ride to discuss successes and challenges in developing a connected and well-designed active transportation network that increase access to community assets and resources. You will also hear from local leaders about current efforts aimed at transforming the City of Sunrise into a more walkable, bikeable and vibrant community. Comfortable clothing and shoes highly recommended. Bicycles are available with advance reservation.       

Follow-up Workshop 

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Facilitator: Eric Dumbaugh, Associate Professor, Florida Atlantic University

Planners and engineers are trained to provide the best technical solutions for our bicycle and pedestrian network, but are these solutions always appropriate for the end-user? In this follow-up workshop, participants will share their first-hand experiences from the mobile workshop and engage in interactive activities to develop realistic, user-based solutions to challenges identified along the route such as: making connections to greenway facilities for communities and their assets; creating safe crossings across major arterials; nighttime safety along the greenway; and creating a “sense of place.” These recommendations will ultimately be presented to the local jurisdiction for their consideration. 

 

 

Resource URL

http://www.safestreetssummit.org

Speakers

Eric Dumbaugh, AICP

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Contact Info

Marilyn Mammano, mmammano@comcast.net