Rural and Tribal Walkability Challenges – Examples and Solutions (4:00pm-5:30pm)

Thursday, September 14

Building walkability and livability in small towns and rural areas requires specific techniques and resources. This interactive workshop will explore the most common challenges facing rural and tribal communities. Using the planning construct of the 5 E’s – Engineering, Education, Encouragement, Enforcement and Evaluation, this interactive workshop will showcase strategies and tools that can benefit rural communities and tribal nations as they strive to improve pedestrian access, enhance the built environment and overcome challenges to finding resources, and build human capital and momentum to become more livable.

Presenters

  • Jeanne Anthony, JK Anthony Associates
  • Robert Ping, WALC Institute,
  • Michia Casebier, M.G. Tech-Writing, LLC
  • Brian Fellows, Amec Foster Weeler