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Building Safe Active Transportation Infrastructure

October 23, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The National Park Service Active Transportation Guidebook: A Resource on Supporting Walking and Bicycling for National Parks and their Partners aims to assist and inspire parks and their partners to identify and pursue opportunities that enhance active transportation to and within national parks. The NPS is holding two webinars that will provide an overview of the topics included in the Guidebook and feature guest speakers who will describe active transportation projects and programs at parks around the country.

Topics for the first webinar include:

Overview of the NPS Active Transportation Guidebook and the benefits of active transportation for national parks.
Description of the policy and planning context for walking and bicycling projects in national parks.
Introduction of the types of infrastructure that can support walking and biking at parks and surrounding communities.
Description of strategies to improve bicycle and pedestrian safety.
Case study examples:
Implementing the Outer Cape Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan – Lauren McKean, Cape Cod National Seashore
Shared use pathways near Grand Teton National Park – Tim Young, Wyoming Pathways

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