Posted on May 18, 2011 9:21 AM
Webinar on complete streets
Easter Seals Project ACTION, in partnership with the National Complete Streets Coalition, will offer a two-part training webinar as part of Easter Seals’ 2011 Selected Topics on Accessible Transportation series.
The webinars will take place today, May 18, and next Wednesday, May 25 at 1:00 pm CDT. The webinars are free, but require advance registration. Space is limited. More information and a link to registration is on the event page.
During the first webinar on May 18, instructors will introduce the principles of complete streets and help participants understand how those principles translate into design and function on the ground and in the street. Each participant will be given a homework assignment to help reinforce concepts andto gain further knowledge about initiatives in their local communities.
The second webinar on May 25 will be an open discussion session. This will allow the presenters to answer participant questions and the group to discuss the homework assignment. This session will be discussion about what makes a community livable and accessible for all of its residents.