Webinar: Fostering Healthy Communities through Active Transportation — Promising Practices in Action
Part 3 of 3 in the Creating Healthy, Sustainable Communities webinar series offered in partnership by FCM and the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s Healthy Canada by Design CLASP initiative
Thursday, September 27, 2012
1‒2:30 p.m. EDT
Promoting active transportation in urban, suburban and rural settings can present challenges for municipalities — and inspire innovative solutions.
Learn about three of Canada's leading active transportation projects. Speakers will:
- present their project goals, methodologies and outcomes
- highlight the challenges and opportunities they encountered and the lessons they learned along the way
- discuss how these projects have helped their communities change the percentage of trips made through various modes, while improving their residents' health and mobility
- Jacky Kennedy, Director, Canada Walks, Green Communities Canada
- Luc Rabouin, Executive Director, Montréal Urban Ecology Centre, QC
- Sue Shikaze, Health Promoter, Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit, ON
The views expressed in this webinar series represent the views of the speakers, and do not necessarily represent the views of the project funders.
- Children's Mobility, Health and Happiness
- A Green, Active and Healthy Neighbourhood
- Active Transportation in Rural Ontario