Collaboration Between State Health and Transportation Departments to Prioritize Walking – Held at Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health

Thursday October 29, 2:15 – 3:45pm

State Health and Transportation Departments can work together in a variety of ways to support local communities working to become more walkable.  Strategies include joint technical assistance programs, coordination on complete streets and other policies, and development of state pedestrian plans. Learn about state-level collaboration to prioritize walking, with case studies showcasing two different approaches in Minnesota and Kentucky. This event will take place at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health.

Moderators: Ian Thomas, State and Local Program Director, America Walks and Gary Toth, Senior Director, Transportation Initiatives, Project for Public Spaces

Panelists

  • Shellie Wingate, Healthy Communities Program Coordinator, Kentucky Department for Public Health
  • Amber Dallman, Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator, Minnesota Department of Transportation (former Physical Activity Coordinator, Minnesota Department of Health)
  • Jasna Hadzic, Transportation Planner, Minnesota Department of Transportation
  • Cindy Zerger, Planner/Designer, Toole Design Group

Presentation

Collaboration Between State Health and Transportation Departments to Prioritize Walking – Held at Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health