Active Transportation Program: An Open Q&A Session with CTC/Caltrans

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Join April Nitsos, Caltrans Chief, Office of Active Transportation and Special Programs and Mitch Weiss, California Transportation Commission Deputy Director for an open Q&A session on the ATP Call for Projects.
Active Transportation Program: An Open Q&A Session with Caltrans
Thursday, March 27, 2014   |   10:00am – 11:30am PST
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SRTS programs support academics, provide physical activity

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 The Learning Connection: What You Need to Know to Ensure Your Kids are Healthy and Ready to Learn demonstrates that physical activity supports academic achievement, well-nourished children learn better, and healthier practices in schools can increase school revenue.   Read more of this post

Nation may catch up to CA: Study Reveals More Kindergarten to 8th Grade Children Are Walking to School

New research from the National Center for Safe Routes to School shows more kindergarten to grade 8 (K-8) students are walking to and from school across the country.

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ATP Webinar Next Week: Improving project competitiveness through regional planning

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Efforts around the state aim to tackle the gap between schools and regional/county planning. Please join us as field experts share how to bridge that gap, making projects more competitive for multiple funding streams, including the Active Transportation Program. Hear progress from Southern California where San Diego Council of Governments is integrating SRTS planning.

Please join us for this special webinar that aims to make your SRTS project more competitive in the Active Transportation Program:

Improving project competitiveness through regional planning
January 23, 2014 | 10:00am – 11:15am PST      Register Today!

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SCAG Recommends Active Transportation Policies but No Funding Changes

At the March 21st Southern California Association of Governments’ (SCAG’s) Joint  Policy Committees’ meeting, committee members recommend that the Final Draft of the Regional Transportation Plan and Sustainable Communities Strategies (RTP/SCS) be adopted at the upcoming April 5th General Assembly.  Active transportation and public health advocates once again made up the overwhelimng majority of speakers during the public comment period demanding additional funding and planning for active transportation.

Unfortunately, despite the repeated input from the public, the proposed final version of the RTP/SCS allocates a mere $6.7 billion dollars for active transportation over the next 25 years.  This amounts to a mere 1.3% of the total RTP/SCS budget despite the fact that active transportation accounts for 21% of all trips in the SCAG region and that the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health estimates that the true need is in the range of $40 billion. Read more of this post

January Meeting: California State Network

Details:
Thursday, January 26, 2012:  9 – 10 a.m.
Conference Number:  1-866-394-4146
Access Code:  553816012#
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December Meeting: California State Network

Details:
Thursday, December 8th, 2011:  9 – 10 a.m.
Conference Number:  1-866-394-4146
Access Code:  553816012#
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October Meeting: California State Network

Details:
Thursday, October 27, 2011:  9 – 10 a.m.
Conference Number:  1-866-394-4146
Access Code:  553816012#
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Step-tember Meeting: California State Network

Details:
Thursday, September 22, 2011:  9 – 10 a.m.
Conference Number:  1-866-394-4146
Access Code:  553816012#
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August Meeting: California State Network

Details:
Thursday, August 11, 2011:  9 – 10 a.m.
Conference Number:  1-866-394-4146
Access Code:  553816012#
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