Hosted on Thursday, August 12, 2020, at 2 - 3 pm
Presenter Mark Fenton, who is a nationally recognized expert on the intersection of walking, transportation, and public health in the U.S., will offer critical insights and recommendations for your fall back-to-school transportation planning, including:
- Proven strategies to encourage walking and bicycling
- Low-cost demonstration and “quick-build” techniques to accommodate increased pedestrian and bicycle demand
- Tips on utilizing free Local Motion and VTrans resources and technical assistance to improve routes to school
More about presenter Mark Fenton:
Mark Fenton is a national public health, planning, and transportation consultant, an adjunct associate professor at Tufts University's Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, and former host of the "America's Walking" series on PBS television. He's the author of numerous books including the best-selling "Complete Guide to Walking for Health, Weight Loss, and Fitness" (Lyons Press, 2nd edition 2008). He was a developer of the University of North Carolina's Safe Routes to School clearinghouse, and facilitator for the walkable community workshop series of the National Center for Bicycling and Walking; he now provides technical training and community planning as an independent consultant.