Webinars, Events, and Job Postings

Webinars & Conferences

Build Your Own School District Policy to Advance Safe Routes to School March 20
Please join our expert panelists as we discuss the influence of school district policies on walking and bicycling to school and share new resources for engaging school board members. Attendees will learn about various policy opportunities at the district level and be introduced to a new, free online workbook for building and customizing their own policies. This Safe Routes to School National Partnership webinar is free. Register today.

Keeping Pedestrians Safe in Urban and Suburban Settings March 20
Walking is the mode of choice for some, and the only choice for many. It is imperative that pedestrian safety becomes a priority for and incorporated into all planning and design processes. This webinar will provide an overview of tools, campaigns and strategies you can use to work toward a positive impact on pedestrian safety and help reverse pedestrian fatalities and injuries.  Hosted by America Walks. Register today.

Active Transportation Program: An Open Q&A with the CTC and Caltrans March 27
Join April Nitsos, Caltrans, Mitch Weiss, California Transportation Commission, and Jeanie Ward-Waller, Safe Routes to School National Partnership for this free ATP webinar. This session is for applicants who have started their application and have questions about the overall program, guidelines, application, Federal or State funding requirements, or Caltrans Local Assistance Procedures Manual. Register today.

Transportation Choices Summit April 22-23
2014 is a year of tremendous opportunity for California’s communities. With millions of new cap-and-trade revenues coming in, YOU have the opportunity to tell legislators how this money can and should make a difference. Join us at the Summit and optional Advocacy Day, as we learn, build networks, and work together to promote a transportation system that provides access for all, protects our environment and is the cornerstone for sustainable, equitable communities. For more information click here.

Peds Count Conference May 14-16, 2014
The Pedestrians Count conference, in Sacramento from May 14 – 16, 2014, is your opportunity to come together with pedestrian advocates from around California to help build our statewide walking movement!  The conference will provide inspiring news on our current successes in bringing more walkable communities, and what more needs to be done. Perhaps most importantly, you will learn from advocates and experts how we can keep stepping forward for safe, healthy and walkable roads and neighborhoods for everyone. For more information click here.

ENACT Day May 29, 2014
ENACT Day is a yearly event that brings a coalition of community residents, youth, and local organizations together in the state capitol to develop the skills and capacity necessary to build a California where access to healthy food and safe places for physical activity are available to everyone. Food, activity, and health equity are the central themes of ENACT Day. For more information click here.


Jobs

California Leadership Pipeline Project: Project Coordinator Consultant
The California Public Leadership Pipeline Project is hiring a Project Coordinator in Southern California, focused on Orange County and Inland Empire. The project, focused on Orange County and the Inland Empire, will: 1) recruit progressive leaders to seek public leadership positions; 2) provide comprehensive training; 3) coordinate planning and support for participants in the program; and 4) provide networking and policy support for lawmakers. Read the job description.

America Walks: Communications Manager
America Walks is seeking a dynamic professional to serve as the daily manager of communications for America Walks and the Every Body Walk! Collaborative. The position will manage all elements of communications, work to improve messaging to increase walking and improve walkability, and manage the Communication and Marketing work group of the Collaborative. Read the job description.

Regional Planner – Active Transportation and Special Programs SCAG
This position will focus on implementing the Active Transportation elements of the RTP/SCS, in collaboration with county transportation commissions and local agencies, by supporting various funding and planning efforts. Read the job description.

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