Please join the PENNSYLVANIA ENVIRONMENTAL COUNCIL
and the DELAWARE VALLEY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION
at the Summit to learn more about recent successes and opportunities
for improving the region's active transportation trail system.
WHENThursday, June 23, 2011 at 8am
Coffee and casual conversation begin at 8 with welcoming remarks
starting at 8:30. A boxed lunch will be served.
WHEREThe HUB at the Cira Center
2929 Arch Street, Mezzanine Level, Philadelphia, PA
RSVPTo register, please go to the Summit's registration page
Online registration closes on June 21st.
AGENDAGo to this link for the full agenda
Mia Birk, President of Alta Planning + Design, and an architect of Portland, Oregon's transformation into the U.S.'s premier bikable city, will detail her many accomplishments in pedestrian, bicycle, trail and greenway planning. Jackie Epping from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control will discuss her work on community-based physical activity interventions. David Kahley, President & CEO of The Progress Fund, will discuss how the Trail Towns Program® is working to rebuild towns and businesses along the Great Allegheny Passage. The Chief Operating Officer responsible for the implementation of the Atlanta BeltLine, Lisa Gordon, will speak about how a 22-mile abandoned rail line ringing Atlanta will be converted into trails and greenspace. Peter Sortino, current President of the Danforth Foundation in St. Louis, will discuss his work to bring people, groups and resources together to make the St. Louis region a better place to live, work and recreate.
Posted by DVRPC Regional Student Forum on Monday, June 6, 2011 |
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