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Neighborhood Wayfinding: What you need to know to get involved!


Who should attend?

Community members, transportation providers, planners, engineers, community and economic development professionals interested in getting involved in improving the wayfinding in their community
Community decision makers interested in hearing best practices and success stories of wayfinding programs

What will you learn?

How well does your community help you find your way? Are there services you would like to use, like public transit, but find it hard to figure out how to access them? Do you avoid places because the route to those places is difficult to navigate? Or are you a transportation employee wondering where to start to improve access to your transportation hubs and services? This session will teach you about wayfinding and transportation connections, enabling you to help your community leaders make good choices for spending local dollars on signs and strategies to help you and others find the way to places in your community you would like to reach!

This webinar will address:

What is wayfinding, a wayfinding assessment, checklists and how they work
How can you take action in your community to improve wayfinding
Best practices in successful community wayfinding
Details of a successful wayfinding program in Greenville, South Carolina
Presenters

Mary Douglas Hirsch, AICP, Downtown Manager, City of Greenville, South Carolina
Rebecca Hunter, M.Ed., Research Associate, UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and CDC-Healthy Aging Research Network

Resources for this event will be available for download from this page approximately two days prior to the event.

Event Date: Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Event Time: 2:00–3:30pm EDT | 1:00-2:30pm CDT | 12:00-1:30pm MDT | 11:00am-12:30pm PDT

To ask the presenter questions in advance or for general inquiries about the event, please contact us at webinars@easterseals.com and put “Wayfinding” in the subject line.

For More Information

Contact Kristi McLaughlin at webinars@easterseals.com or 800-659-6428

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The 2014 KPTA Annual Meeting & EXPO


The 2014

KPTA Annual Meeting & EXPO returns to Wichita, Kansas and the Doubletree by Hilton (at the airport) August 11, 12 & 13.

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State Public Transportation Partnership Conference


The conference is a cooperative effort among APTA, AASHTO, and CTAA.

This multi-host conference emphasizes best practices and programs of state public transit associations and state DOTs, as well as federal, state, and local partnerships for public transportation.

Who should attend: state transit association leaders, state department of transportation officials, transit system representatives, state legislators, business leaders, and FTA staff interested in the role states play in supporting and promoting public transportation

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SWTA Community Mobility PLUS NCMM Performance Measures Workshop


SWTA is bringing one of our most popular Summer workshops to the Flagstaff area.

The Community Mobility Workshop will provide a forum for public transit providers to meet with peers and exchange ideas about how to provide the best mobility options for their communities.

PLUS NCMM’s Performance Measures Workshop
We are pleased to partner with the National Center for Mobility Management (NCMM) to bring this bonus training to the region.
Developing Performance Measures for Mobility Management & Coordination:
Trainers from the Texas Transit Institute offer a two-day training to support FTA grantees and other practitioners in developing performance measures to support achievement of both mobility management and transportation coordination goals.

The total cost for Community Mobility and Performance Measures Workshop is $369 and includes breakfast and lunch each day with one off site dinner.

Hotel Information: If you need a hotel room, please contact Kary at khughes@swta.org. Thank you.

Join us at the Doubletree by Hilton Flagstaff, 1175 W Rte 66, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
An overflow hotel has been established at the Courtyard by Marriott, less than a mile from the DoubleTree with free shuttle to the DoubleTree.

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