Sunday, January 25, 2015

Perils For Pedestrians 192

Perils For Pedestrians Episode 192
-We talk with the BMW Vice President of Vehicle Safety about innovations to keep pedestrians safe.
-We look at public health partnerships and walking in Worcester, Massachusetts.
-We visit Fairfield, Connecticut, where a public workshop brings in ideas to make the city more walkable and bikeable.

Monday, January 12, 2015

Perils For Pedestrians 191: New England

Perils For Pedestrians Episode 191
--We learn about the Safe Streets Coalition in New Haven, Connecticut,
--Then we look at sustainable transportation at Yale University,
--We learn about Danvers Bi-Peds in Danvers, Massachusetts,
--We look at rails with trails in Rhode Island.

Thursday, January 1, 2015

An Eclectic List of Conferences in 2015

2015 Conference List  v.  1.1

An eclectic list of meetings that have come to my attention.  Please let me know of any additions or corrections.

Thank you.

John Z Wetmore


11-15  Transportation Research Board (TRB); Washington, DC
15-16  Transforming Transportation (EMBARQ); Washington, DC
19-21  International Low Impact Development Conference; Houston, TX
20-24  National Sheriffs Association Winter Conference; Washington, DC
21-23  Conference of Mayors;  Washington, DC
23-25  Global Fat Bike Summit; Jackson, WY
26-27  ASTM F13 Pedestrian/Walkway Safety and Footwear; New Orleans, LA
27-29  Nat'l Conf on Science, Policy and the Environment: Energy and Climate Change; Washington, DC
28-30  Winter Cities Shake Up, Edmonton AB
29-31  New Partners For Smart Growth; Baltimore, MD
29-31  National Rural Transportation Conference; Cincinnati, OH


2-5  16th International Conference of Urban Transport (CODATU); Istanbul, Turkey
2-6  World of Concrete; Las Vegas, NV
3-5  Distributech (utilities); San Diego, CA
6-10  ATSSA - American Traffic Safety Services Assn. Convention and Traffic Expo; Tampa, FL
8-10  National Conference of Regions; Washington, DC
10-12  International Disaster Conference and Expo (IDCE); New Orleans, LA
10-12  Winter Cycling Conference; Leeuwarden, Netherlands
13-15  Youth Bike Summit; Seattle, WA
15-18  Conference on the Value of Play; Clemson, SC
15-18  National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, Winter Committee Meetings; Washington, DC
16-18  Energy, Utility, and Environment Conference; San Diego, CA
16-20  Partners for Public Lands; Atlanta, GA
19-20  Media That Matters; Washington, DC
19-20  CNU Florida Summit; Orlando & Winter Park, FL
21  Alumni Day; Princeton, NJ
21-25  National Association of Counties Legislative Conference (NACO); Washington, DC
22-25  Active Living Research; San Diego, CA
23-24  National Physical Activity Plan; Washington, DC
26-3/1  World Bicycle Forum; Medellin, Columbia


2-3  Montana Bike-Walk Summit; Helena, MT
6-8  North American Handmade Bicycle Show; Louisville, KY
7-11  Congressional City Conference; Washington, DC
8-10  American Public Transportation Assn. Legislative Conference (APTA); Washington, DC
10-12  National Bike Summit; Washington, DC
15-17  Lifesavers National Conference on Highway Safety Priorities; Chicago, IL
17-19  Rail-Tech; Utrecht, Netherlands
17-21  Society of Health And Physical Educators (SHAPE); Seattle, WA
19-20  Indiana Bike Summit, Indianapolis, IN
23-27  Aging in America;  Chicago, IL
26-28  International Public Markets Conference; Barcelona, Spain
28-29  Global Health And Innovation Conference; New Haven, CT
29-31  International Bridge, Tunnel, and Turnpike Association (IBTTA);  Washington, DC
30-4/2  National Main Streets Conference; Atlanta, GA
31-4/1  Ontario Bike Summit, Toronto ON


2  Walkable Washington Symposium; Redmond, WA
8-11  Urban Affairs Association;  Miami, FL
12-15  American Public Works Assn. (APWA) North American Snow Conference; Grand Rapids, MI
12-16  National Outdoor Recreation Conference; Annapolis, MD
12-16  The Concrete Convention; Kansas City, MO
13  Good Jobs, Green Jobs; Washington, DC
13-14  Assessment of Health Impacts (TRB); Washington, DC
16-17  Streets as Places (PPS); New York, NY
18-21  American Planning Association (APA); Seattle, WA
19-24  National Association of County Engineers;  Daytona Beach, FL
20-21  Critical Infrastructure Symposium; Linthicum, MD
20-23  International Association for Impact Assessment;  Florence, Italy
21-23  International Highway Technology Summit; Shanghai, China
21-25  Association of American Geographers (AAG); Chicago, IL
23-24  Tennessee Bike Summit; Knoxville, TN
29-5/2  Congress For The New Urbanism (CNU); Dallas, TX


1-2  ITE Quad Conference, Vancouver BC
3-6  APTA Bus and Paratransit Conference; Fort Worth, TX
3-6  Electric Vehicle Symposium (ESV28); Goyang, Korea
4-10  Global Road Safety Week
6  National Bike To School Day
6-8  Placemaking:  Making It Happen (PPS); New York, NY
7-8  Transportation for Sustainability (TRB); Washington, DC
14-16  American Institute of Architects (AIA); Atlanta, GA
14-16  AARP - Life@50+; Miami, FL
17-20  International Trails Symposium (American Trails); Portland, OR
17-21  Transportation Planning Applications (TRB); Washington, DC
20-22  Eastern Region Communication and Technology Conference; Morristown, NJ
20-23  Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA), Mexico City, Mexico
25-28  World Forum on Energy Regulation; Istanbul, Turkey
26-29  International Conference on Public-Private Partnerships; Austin, TX
27-29  International Transport Forum (ITF); Leipzig, Germany
27-31  American Society of Highway Engineers;  Baltimore, MD
28-31  Reunions; Princeton, NJ
30-6/3  Canadian Urban Transit Association, Winnipeg MB
31-6/2  Transportation Systems Performance Measurement (TRB); Denver, CO
31-6/5  Community Transportation Association; Tampa, FL


2-4  Urban Transport and the Environment; Valencia, Spain
2-5  Velo-City; Nantes, France
6  National Trails Day
7-8  ICTI - International Conference on Transportation Infrastructure;  San Francisco, CA
7-10  National Association of Regional Councils; Raleigh, NC
7-10  Canadian ITE, Regina SK
7-11  International Bridge Conference; Pittsburgh, PA
8-10  International Association of Public Transit (UITP) World Congress;  Milan, Italy
9-10  Towards Zero; Goteborg, Sweden
13-21  American Volkssport Association (AVA); Salem, OR
16-18  National Health Impact Assessment; Washington, DC
18-19  Barrier Free Cities; Lisbon, Portugal
19-22  Conference of Mayors; San Francisco, CA
21-24  APTA Rail Conference; Salt Lake City, UT
22-24  International Symposium on Highway Geometric Design; Vancouver, BC
24-27  Snow and Ice Management Association;  Schaumburg, IL
26-7/1  National Sheriffs Association; Baltimore, MD
27-30  Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP), Saskatoon, SK
28-7/1  National Scenic and Historic Trails Conference; Franklin, TN
29-7/3  International Making Cities Livable (IMCL);  Bristol, United Kingdom
30-7/1  Mobility and Transport: ITS; Munich, Germany


6-7  Making Cities Liveable; Melbourne, Australia
6-8  International Conference on Transport and Health; London, England
7-9  NACCHO - Nat'l Ass'n of County and City Health Officials; Kansas City, MO
10-13  National Association of Counties (NACO); Charlotte, NC
14-19  National Society of Professional Engineers;  Seattle, WA
28-31  TRANSED  14th International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons; Lisbon, Portugal


2-5  Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE);  Hollywood, FL
3-6  NSCL - Nat'l Conference of State Legislatures - Legislative Summit; Seattle, WA
9-14  Trafinz; Dunedin, New Zealand
12-14  Alliance for Community Media (ACM); Pasadena, CA
22-25  International Municipal Signal Association;  New Orleans, LA
24-27  International Cycling History Conference; Entraigues-sur-la-Sorgue, France
29-9/2  Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA); Nashville, TN
30-9/2  American Public Works Association (APWA); Phoenix, AZ
30-9/2  IBTTA International Bridge Tunnel and Turnpike Association; Dublin, Ireland


7  Mackinac Bridge Walk; Mackinaw City, MI
15-17  NRPA - National Recreation and Park Association; Las Vegas, NV
20-24  International Conference on Ecology and Transportation; Raleigh, NC
27-29  ARTBA - American Road and Transportation Builders Association; Philadelphia, PA
27-30  ICMA - International City/County Management Association; Seattle, WA
27-30  Transportation Association of Canada (TAC), Charlottetown, PEI
28-30  European Transport Conference; Frankfurt, Germany
28-10/1  APBP Pedestrian Development Seminar; St. Louis, MO


4-7  American Public Transportation Association (APTA); San Francisco, CA
5-9  ITS - Intelligent Transportation Systems World Congress; Bordeaux, France
6-8  Road Safety and Simulation (TRB); Orlando, FL
6-8  Urban Land Institute (ULI); San Francisco, CA
7  International Walk To School Day
8-10  National Land Conservation Conference; Sacramento, CA
11-14  ASCE -- 143rd Annual Civil Engineering Conference; New York, NY
18-21  Behavior, Energy, and Climate Change; Sacramento, CA
20-23  Walk21; Vienna, Austria
20-23  AMPO - Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations; Las Vegas, NV
25-28 Rail~Volution; Dallas, TX
25-28  Traffic Records Forum;  Costa Mesa, CA
28-30  National Walking Summit; Washington, DC
28-31  Institute of Transportation Engineers Technical Conference; Tucson, AZ
31-11/4  American Public Health Association (APHA); Chicago, IL


2-6  World Road Congress; Seoul, Korea
3-6  National Preservation Conference; Washington, DC
4-7  National League of Cities; Nashville, TN
6-9  ASLA - American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA); Chicago, IL
8-11  National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC); Austin, TX
18-22  Gerontological Society of America; Orlando, FL


10-13  Council of State Governments; Nashville, TN

Date not yet set:

2015 White House Conference on Aging; Washington, DC