Sessions by Time

As of August 22, 2013

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The program spans three days with a dynamic mix of close to 60 plenaries, breakouts, implementation workshops, MindMixer sessions, and other optional events and special features. It will also feature exciting tours of local model projects and programs throughout the Sacramento region, and a robust youth engagement component. Close to 200 speakers from across the country will present.

There will be something for everybody, from veteran experts to SRTS novices. Learn from dozens of speakers who share insights, valuable tools and strategies for making Safe Routes to School a success in your community.

Approved continuing education credits for AICP are indicated under session titles with “CM #” code.

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Safe Routes to School National Partnership Annual Meeting
4:00 PM – 6:00 PMConference Pre-Registration
5:00 PM – 6:00 PMSafe Routes Social
7:30 AM – 5:30 PMConference Registration
8:30 AM – 12:00 PMConcurrent Optional Tours of Local Model Projects
10:30 AM - 11:45 AMConcurrent Morning Breakouts
Mapping Out State Strategies Responding to the New Transportation Law
Successful Safe Routes: Top Down or Bottom Up
A Step Ahead: Integrating Safe Routes Planning into School Construction and Expansion
Addressing SRTS in School District Policies: How to Work with School Boards
A Lifetime of Bike Safety Learning from Elementary School to College
Middle School Maladies: Identifying and Overcoming Barriers to SRTS Implementation
Shared Use of Public Facilities and Efforts to Make Our Shared Spaces Safer
Evaluating Complete Streets Benefits
11:45 AM – 1:30 PMLunch Break – (Participants Are On Their Own)
1:30 PM – 1:45 PMWelcome and Acknowledgements
Welcome and Acknowledgements
1:45 PM – 3:15 PMKick-off Plenary
Building Partnerships to Grow the Walking Movement
3:15 PM – 3:45 PMCoffee Break
3:45 PM – 5:00 PMConcurrent Afternoon Breakouts
Increasing Volunteer Engagement through Incentives: Legality, Best Practices, and Lessons Learned
Active Minds: Safe Routes to Schools in the Classroom
ECO2school High School Leadership Program
Evaluation and Launching a Statewide Network = Sustainable Programs
3:45 PM — 5:00 PMConcurrent MindMixer Sessions
Emmys, Oscars, and Safe Routes: Passion-Driven Docudramedy Featuring Seven Zealous Advocates
Three Ways to Boost Your Program’s Effectiveness With Internet Tools
Stepping Up Urban & Rural SRTS Programs through Events, Programs, & Busing Policies
Broadening Outreach of Safe Routes to School to Children with Disabilities
5:00 PM – 6:30 PMEvening Keynote Dinner
Taking “Steps” Toward Healthier Communities
6:30 PM – 8:30 PMOptional Evening Activities
7:30 AM – 5:30 PMConference Registration
7:30 AM – 8:30 AMContinental Breakfast
Coordinated Networking Activities
8:30 AM – 9:45 AMMorning Plenary
Maximizing Opportunities for Safe and Active Transportation
9:45 – 10:15 AMMorning Break
10:15 AM – 11:30 AM Concurrent MindMixer Sessions
Securing Stable Safe Routes to School Funding: Creative Financing Examples
Around the U.S. With Six Proven Bike Education Programs
New Tools and Approaches for Mapping Routes, Neighborhood Organizing, and More
Walking and Bicycling to School Success Stories from Across the Nation
Interactivity Lab: Hands on for Feet First
10:15 AM – 11:30 AMConcurrent Morning Breakouts
Improving Community Health through Joint Use Agreements
East To West: Overcoming Obstacles with Creatively Engaging Youth in Rural Communities
Analyze This! Appropriate Evaluation Design for SRTS Programs
11:30 AM – 1:30 PMLunch Break – (Participants Are On Their Own)
1:30 PM – 8:00 PMDavis Mobile Workshop (Tour 4)
1:30 PM – 2:45 PMConcurrent Afternoon Breakouts
Partnering with Parents, Students, and Other Stakeholders to Create Sustainable SRTS Programs
Fleets and (Bike Education) Geeks: Oregon’s Youth Bike Program from Start To Finish
Implementation Impossible? How to Implement SRTS Curriculum in Schools
When Communities Speak Up! Equity & Empowerment in SRTS Efforts
Regional Safe Routes: How MPOs Can Build and Sustain SRTS Programs
The Fifth E: Evaluation and Institutionalization of SRTS Programs
Methods to Tame Arrival and Departure Chaos and Identify Safe Walk Zones
Beyond Traditional Infrastructure - Implementing Innovative and Green Routes to School
2:45 PM – 3:15 PMCoffee Break
3:15 PM – 5:15 PMConcurrent Implementation Workshops
Creating an Equation for Success in Urban SRTS Programs
Achieving and Expanding the Five E's: Best Practices in New York City
Teen Bicycle Culture and Advocacy Captured in High School Physical Education
Establishing Safe Routes to School Policies in Diverse Rural and Tribal Settings
Monkey Money: Helping At-risk Kids, and Mobile Bike Repair/Education Hub
Engaging Teens in High School Active Transportation Programs
Interactive Workshop for Identifying Issues and Solutions in (Your City Here)
Creating the Funds: Workshop on Crowdfunding and Fundraising
5:15 PM – 7:00 PMDinner Break – (Participants Are On Their Own)
6:30 PM – 8:30 PMAdvocacy Day Briefing by SRTSNP, Transform and WALKSacramento
7:30 PM – 9:00 PMOptional Evening Networking Activities
7:00 AM – 1:30 PMConference Registration
7:30 AM – 8:30 AMContinental Breakfast
Coordinated Networking Activities
8:30 AM – 9:45 AMConcurrent Morning Breakouts
Breaking Isolation: Walking School Bus Success Stories
Making Rural Routes Safe – Bringing Big Ideas to Small Town Idaho
Youth Rule! Engaging Youth in Middle School Safe Routes to School Programs
There’s an App for That! SRTS and Mobile Technology
New Tools For Schools: How to Achieve Smart School Siting
A Long View of Safe Routes: National Trends and California Program Impacts
More Than Crossing Streets: Statewide Approaches to Crossing Guard Programs
Danish Education Model Imported to Influence Chicago Bike Camps
9:45 AM – 10:15 AMMorning Break
10:15 AM – 11:30 AMConcurrent Late Morning Breakouts
Strong, Successful, Statewide: Growing SRTS throughout the State
Maximizing Walkability, Diversity, and Educational Equity in U.S. Schools
Policies, Programs and Passionate Promoters: District-Level Efforts Produce Street-Level Impact
SRTS in Tribal Nations and Rural Communities: Successful Strategies and New Resources
What Parents Say/What Kids Want: Perceptions and Motivations Affecting SRTS
Family Bicycling: Empowering Tomorrow’s Leaders
Moving Beyond K-5: Tools for Partnering with Teens to Improve Ped/Bike Safety
Promoting Safe Passages to School: Addressing Concerns of Violence in Communities
11:30 AM – 1:00 PMClosing Keynote Luncheon
How to Become an Active Living Superhero!
12:45 PM – 5:00 PMCalifornia Advocacy Day at State Capitol (offsite)
1:00 PM – 4:30 PMConcurrent Optional Tours of Local Model Projects