Thursday, December 28, 2017

2018 Conference List

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

2018 Conference List v. 1.0


7-11 Transportation Research Board (TRB); Washington, DC
11-12 Transforming Transportation; Washington, DC
22 ASTM F13 Pedestrian/Walkway Safety and Footwear; New Orleans, LA
22-26 World of Concrete; Las Vegas, NV
24-25 Creative Cities; Orlando, FL
24-26 Conference of Mayors; Washington, DC
26-30 ATSSA - American Traffic Safety Services Assn. Convention and Traffic Expo; San Antonio, TX


1-3 New Partners for Smart Growth; San Francisco, CA
8-10 Winter Cycling Congress; Moscow, Russia
10-13 National Sheriffs Association Winter Conference; Washington, DC
11-14 National Conference of Regions; Washington, DC
11-14 National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, Winter Policy Summit; Washington, DC
11-14 Active Living Research; Banff, AB
11-14 National Asphalt Pavement Association; San Diego, CA
16-18 North American Handmade Bicycle Show; Hartford, CT
20-22 Winter Roads Conference; Gdansk, Poland
22-26 World Bicycle Forum; Lima, Peru
24 Alumni Day; Princeton, NJ
25 - 3/1 Public Lands Alliance; Palm Springs, CA
26-28 Public Private Partnership Conference (P3C); Dallas, TX
27 - 3/2 AASHTO Legislative Meeting; Washington, DC


3-7 National Association of Counties Legislative Conference (NACO); Washington, DC
5-7 National Bike Summit; Washington, DC
5-7 Energy, Utility, and Environment Conference; San Diego, CA
6-8 World of Asphalt; Houston, TX
11-14 Congressional City Conference; Washington, DC
15-16 Georgia Walks; Rome, GA
18-20 American Public Transportation Assn. Legislative Conference (APTA); Washington, DC
20-23 IPENZ Transportation Group; Queenstown, New Zealand
20-24 Society of Health And Physical Educators (SHAPE); Nashville, TN
21-22 Smart Urban Futures; Melbourne, Australia
22-23 International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure (ICSI); Prague, Czechia
26-28 Main Street Now Conference; Kansas City, MO
26-29 Aging In America; San Francisco, CA
28-29 Walk-Bike New York; Schenectady, NY


3-4 Intersections: Creating Culturally Complete Streets; Nashville, TN
4-6 Society for Public Health Education; Columbus, OH
4-7 Urban Affairs Association; Toronto, ON
5-6 U.S. Cargo Bike Summit; Bethesda, MD
8-11 The Play Conference; Clemson, SC
10-12 SAE World Congress; Detroit, MI
10-14 American Association of Geographers (AAG); New Orleans, LA
14-15 Global Health and Innovation Conference; New Haven, CT
16-19 Transport Research Arena; Vienna, Austria
17-18 Ontario Bike Summit; Toronto, ON
21-24 American Planning Association (APA); New Orleans
22-24 Lifesavers National Conference on Highway Safety Priorities; San Antonio, TX
22-26 National Association of County Engineers; Wisconsin Dells, WI
23-26 National Outdoor Recreation Conference; Burlington, VT
25-27 National Environmental Justice Conference; Washington, DC
26-27 New England BIke-Walk Summit; Boston, MA
29-30 Washington Bike Summit; Spokane, WA
29 - 5/2 Automated People Movers; Tampa, FL


1-3 Urban Land Institute Spring Meeting; Detroit, MI
1-3 Places for Bikes; Indianapolis, IN
2-4 Partnership for a Healthier America; Washington, DC
6-9 American Public Works Assn. (APWA) North American Snow Conference; Indianapolis, IN
7-9 Smart Cities Week Silicon Valley: Santa Clara, CA
9 National Bike To School Day
14-15 European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans; Nicosia, Cyprus
16-18 WTS International; San Diego, CA
16-19 Congress For The New Urbanism (CNU); Savannah, GA
16-19 International Association for Impact Assessment; Durban, South Africa
17-20 American Society of Highway Engineers; Cleveland, OH
21-24 AASHTO Spring Meeting; Franklin, TN
23-25 International Transport Forum (ITF); Leipzig, Germany
29 - 6/1 International Conference for Road Engineers; Jeju Island, Korea
31 - 6/1 NACTO Sister Cities Bikeways Roadshow; Columbus, OH
31 - 6/3 Reunions; Princeton, NJ


1 Transport Chicago; Chicago, IL
1-2 Michigan Bicycle Conference; Grand Rapids, MI
2 National Trails Day
3-6 National Association of Regional Councils; Orlando, FL
3-6 American Society of Safety Engineers; San Antonio, TX
4-7 ITS America; Detroit, MI
6-8 International Transportation and Economic Development; Washington, DC
8-11 Conference of Mayors; Boston, MA
10-13 National Travel Monitoring; Irvine, CA
10-13 Canadian Association of Road Safety Professionals; Victoria, BC
11-14 International Bridge Conference; National Harbor, MD
12-15 Velo-City; Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
13-16 International Cycling History Conference; London, UK
16-20 National Sheriffs Association; New Orleans, LA
17-20 National ADA Symposium; Pittsburgh, PA
18-20 National Bus Rapid Transit Conference; Los Angeles, CA
18-21 World Transport Convention; Beijing, China
20-21 Praxis Conference Pedestrian Protection; Bergisch Gladbach, Germany
21-22 Summer Conference on Livable Communities; Kalamazoo, MI
21-23 American Institute of Architects (AIA); New York, NY
24-27 International Conference on Transport and Health; Mackinac Island, MI
25-29 World Gas Conference; Washington, DC
26-28 Making Space for Mobility in Booming Cities; Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
27-29 Snow and Ice Management Association; Cleveland, OH


4-5 Science and Cycling; Nantes, France
10-12 Automated Vehicles Symposium; San Francisco, California
11-13 Alliance For Community Media; Baltimore, MD
13-16 National Association of Counties (NACO); Nashville, TN
15-18 Transportation Law; Cambridge, MA
15-18 Pipelines Conference; Toronto, ON
17-19 National Access Management Conference; Madison, WI
19-22 Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP); Winnipeg, MB
28-31 International Municipal Signal Association (IMSA); Orlando, FL
29-8/1 Association for Commuter Transportation; Anaheim, CA
30 - 8/1 2WALKandCYCLE; Palmerston North, New Zealand
30 - 8/2 Nat'l Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) - Legislative Summit; Los Angeles, CA


8-11 International Association of Fire Chiefs / Fire-Rescue Int'l; Dallas, TX
12-15 International Traffic Records Forum; Milwaukee, WI
20-23 Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE); Minneapolis, MN
21-23 American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators; Philadelphia, PA
21-24 Pedestrian and Evacuation Dynamics; Lund, Sweden
25-29 Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA); Atlanta, GA
26-29 American Public Works Association (APWA); Kansas City, MO


3 Mackinac Bridge Walk; Mackinaw City, MI
4-7 National Bike Share Conference; Portland, OR
5-7 Global Tolling Summit; Salzburg, Austria
16-19 Walk/Bike/Places; New Orleans, LA
17-21 Intelligent Transportation Systems World Congress (ITS); Copenhagen, Denmark
19-21 Urban Transport and the Environment; Seville, Spain
20-24 AASHTO; Atlanta, GA
23-26 American Public Transportation Association (APTA); Nashville, TN
23-26 International City/County Management Association (ICMA); Baltimore, MD
23-27 Highway Engineering Exchange Program; Lincoln, NE
24-28 Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (AMPO); San Antonio, TX
25-27 NRPA - National Recreation and Park Association; Indianapolis, IN
30 - 10/3 Transportation Association of Canada; Saskatoon, SK


1-4 NACTO Designing Cities; Los Angeles, CA
8-11 Urban Land Institute (ULI); Boston, MA
10 International Walk To School Day
10-12 European Transport Conference; Dublin, Ireland
12-15 Annual Civil Engineering Conference (ASCE); Denver, CO
14-16 International Bridge Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA); Baltimore, MD
15-17 Driver Distraction and Inattention; Gothenburg, Sweden
15-19 Walk21; Bogota, Columbia
19-22 American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA); Philadelphia, PA
21-24 Rail~Volution; Pittsburgh, PA


7-10 National League of Cities - City Summit; Los Angeles, CA
10-14 American Public Health Association (APHA); San Diego, CA
12-15 TRANSED - Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons; Taipei, Taiwan
14-18 Gerontological Society of America; Boston, MA
18-21 Canadian Urban Transit Association; Toronto, ON


5-7 Res/Con Global Resilience Summit; New Orleans, LA
5-8 National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Capitol Forum; Washington, DC

Perils For Pedestrians 252

  • We talk with the head of Walk-Bike Nashville.
  • Nashville, Tennessee, has a new sidewalk law.
  • A doctor discusses obstacles to walking in Nashville.
  • Nashville is improving bicycle facilities.
  • We talk with the head of Walk-Bike Frankfort.
  • We look at pedestrian access to a Frankfort, Kentucky, shopping center.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Perils For Pedestrians 251: Memphis

  • We visit a new bicycle and pedestrian path on the Union Pacific Railroad bridge over the Mississippi River at Memphis: The Big River Crossing.
  • We look at public space improvements in the Medical District of Memphis.
  • We drop in on a meeting of the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (APBP).
  • We listen to Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland's remarks at the APBP meeting.