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Walk/Bike/Places 2021
June 15–18, 2021
Indianapolis & Online

Program

In-Person Program (download)
Thursday Mobile Workshops 1
8:30 am
 – 
12:00 pm
 EDT
In-Person
MOBILE WORKSHOP: Arts-Based Community Development Grants in Practice
  • Julia Moore, Arts Council of Indianapolis
In-Person
MOBILE WORKSHOP: Creating a Commons: Inclusive, Affordable, Artist-led Cooperative Living (Bike Tour)
  • Jim Walker, Big Car Collaborative
In-Person
MOBILE WORKSHOP: Walking and Rolling in the Circle City (Walk & Bike Tour)
  • Pete Fritz, Indiana Department of Health
  • Marjorie Hennessy, Health by Design
In-Person
MOBILE WORKSHOP: Don't Stop Believin'
  • Brittanie Redd, City of Indianapolis
Thursday Breakout 1
9:00 am
 – 
10:00 am
 EDT
Online
Walking and Biking in the Motor City
  • Jenya Abramovich, SEMCOG
  • Brian Pawlik, BSEMCOG
  • Kevin Vettraino, SEMCOG
Technology Innovations
Online
Designing for Social Distancing
  • Andrew Howard, Team Better Block
  • Joe Nickol, YARD & Company
  • Mel Price, Work Program Architects
  • Kevin Wright, YARD & Company
  • Jennifer Goold, The Neighborhood Design Center
  • Keisha Pollack Porter, JHU Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Nakeisha Turner, Historic Pennsylvania Avenue Main Street
  • Wanda Best, Upton Planning Committee
Economic Opportunity
Online
Streets for People: Co-creating the post-COVID Main Street
  • Marisa Denker, Connect the Dots
  • Katrina Johnston-Zimmerman, THINK.urban
  • Stephen Larrick, Stae
Online
Virtual Study Tour Through the City of Delft, Netherlands
  • Chris Bruntlett, Modacity
  • Melissa Bruntlett, Modacity
Street Adaptation
Thursday Breakout 2
11:00 am
 – 
12:00 pm
 EDT
Online
Resilient Mobility Systems, Redefining Public Space
  • Sudeept Maiti, World Resources Institute India
  • Tafarai Bayne, CicLAvia
  • Amanda Rourke, 880 Cities
  • Rajeev Malagi, World Resources Institute India
  • Amanda Rourke, 880 Cities
Street Adaptation
Online
How We can Use the New Sciences of Walkability
  • Ann Sussman, The Human Architecture + Planning Institute, Inc.
  • Taylor Reich, ITDP
  • Spencer Gardner, Toole Design
  • Andres Sevtsuk, MIT
Technology Innovations
Online
Inclusive, informed, impactful: public libraries as partners on the route to recovery
  • Ari Baker, Blount County Public Library
  • Donna Dixon, Jeff Roth Cycling Foundation
  • Mike McGinn, America Walks
  • Noah Lenstra, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Creative Programming
Online
Redirecting Dollars for Pandemic Response: Go Human’s Mini-Grants for Safety & Resiliency
  • Lizette Arzola, Central City Neighborhood Partners
  • Andres Carrasquillo, Southern California Association of Governments
  • Dorothy Le Suchkova, Southern California Association of Governments
  • Arlis Reynolds, City of Costa Mesa
  • John Yi, Los Angeles Walks
Creative Programming
Thursday Mobile Workshops 2
1:30 pm
 – 
5:00 pm
 EDT
In-Person
MOBILE WORKSHOP: Urban Bike Adventure: How Cooperation, Innovation and Determination Built Community Places (Bike Tour)
  • Julie L Rhodes, Reconnecting to Our Waterways (ROW)
  • Dan Lake, Pogue’s Run Waterway Committee
  • Susan Vogt, Near Eastside Area Renewal
  • Tom Batista, Kan-Kan Arthouse Cinema
In-Person
MOBILE WORKSHOP: The Road to Recovery is Paved with Perseverance (Bike Tour)
  • Thomas P. Healy, Midtown Indy
  • Josh Broad Ripple Village Association
  • Tom McCain, Friends of Broad Ripple Park
In-Person
MOBILE WORKSHOP: Active in Indy (Walking Tour)
  • Nathan Smurdon, Active Indy Tours/nine13sports
In-Person
MOBILE WORKSHOP: Indy’s Newest Civic Spaces
  • Kevin Osburn, Rundell Ernstberger Associates
  • Daniel Liggett, Rundell Ernstberger Associates
  • David Rubin, Land Collective
Thursday Breakout 3
2:00 pm
 – 
3:00 pm
 EDT
Online
Creating Destination Trails with the Support of a State Legislative Trails Caucus
  • Mitch Barloga, Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission
  • Brian Housh, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
  • Eric Oberg, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
Justice, Advocacy, & Policy
Online
Finding Our Way: Using community engagement and mapping to improve City systems and quality of life
  • Odile Compagnon, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • Jonathan Kelley, Lawndale Pop-Up Spot
  • Eva Cosyleon, City of Pueblo
  • Sarah Martinez, Pueblo Dept of Public Health and Environment
Creative Programming
Online
Are We Making Our Streets Safe for Cars or People? How do we change this?
  • Skye Levin, VHB
  • Kayla Northup, VHB
  • Elise Bremer-Nei, New Jersey Department of Transportation
  • Peter Kremer, Michael Baker International
  • Kelcie Ralph, Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
Health, Equity, & Access
Online
Telling the Story of Place for Influence, Advocacy & Equity
  • Rowena Alegria, City and County of Denver
  • Jason Jordan, American Planning Association
  • Liz Lang, American Planning Association
  • Melissa Balmer, PedalLove.org
Justice, Advocacy, & Policy
Thursday Breakout 4
4:00 pm
 – 
5:00 pm
 EDT
Online
Small Restaurants, Big Impact: Supporting Local Business Districts through COVID and Beyond
  • Aja Beard, Ask Aja Restaurant Consulting
  • Emily Gabel-Luddy, City of Burbank
  • Moises Gomez, Los Angeles Neighborhood Initiative
  • Jessica Lall, Central City Association of Los Angeles
  • Marie Rumsey, Central City Association
Economic Opportunity
Online
Recipes for Reset: Do You Speak Inclusion?
  • Juliette Rizzo, Pedestrian and Safe Streets Advocate, Former Ms. Wheelchair America,
  • Armando Zelada, Cycle Advocate, Gorge Pedal
Health, Equity, & Access
Online
Trends & Solutions for Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety
  • Brandon Burgoa, Indiana Department of Transportation
  • Pete Fritz, Indiana Department of Health
  • Marjorie Hennessy, Health by Design
Health, Equity, & Access
Online
Telling the Story of Place for Influence, Advocacy & Equity
  • Rowena Alegria, City and County of Denver
  • Jason Jordan, American Planning Association
  • Liz Lang, American Planning Association
  • Melissa Balmer, PedalLove.org
Justice, Advocacy, & Policy
Thursday Evening Event 1
6:00 pm
 – 
8:00 pm
 EDT
In-Person
Closing Event at Garfield Park
  • Scarlett Martin, Director of Department of Metropolitan Development, City of Indianapolis
Online
Online Screening: Together We Cycle
Thursday Evening Event 2
8:00 pm
 – 
10:00 pm
 EDT
In-Person
After Party + Together We Cycle: Film Screening @ Tube Factory Artspace
  • Andrea van der Grinten, Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
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