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Promoting Walkability: Creating Safe and Active Neighborhoods
April 5, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Presented by the Mel King Institute.
Instructors: Wendy Landman and Adi Nochur, WalkBoston
What does it mean for a community to be “walkable” and how can we create neighborhoods that are safe, active, accessible and vibrant? Find out at this training geared towards Community Development Corporation staff, planners, architects, public health advocates, municipalities and other community groups that will help explain the basics of how to design development projects and advocate for neighborhoods that promote walking and active living.
Topics to be covered include
- The characteristics of a walkable community
- Engaging and working with residents around walkability
- Integrating walkability into a development project
- Resources and opportunities for community groups and municipalities to promote more walkable neighborhoods