2018 Wyoming Bike Walk Trails Summit
We had a great time at the 2018 Wyoming Bike Walk Trails Summit in Jackson, WY, meeting and interacting with the wonderful speakers. presenters and attendees. It made for an informative and fun event. We thank all who attended and hope that they will bring what they learned back to their communities to make them more prosperous, healthier and more livable. We have posted presentations from the Summit and links to other valuable materials on our Summit Resources page, should you like to download them.
Our Event Sponsors:
Calling all Biking, Walking, & Trail Advocates, Wyoming Elected Leaders, Planners, Engineers, Transportation & Recreation Leaders, Public Health Practitioners, and Tourism Professionals
Please Join Wyoming Pathways, Platte River Trails and Friends of Pathways For The 2018 Wyoming Bike | Walk | Trails Summit – “Pathways to Prosperous Communities” May 21-23, 2018, Snow King Resort, Jackson, Wyoming
Join leaders in engineering, health and livable community design at this statewide Summit and leave with information and tools to develop and implement beneficial biking, walking and trails initiatives in your community!
(Download the full agenda)
Monday, May 21st:
- PechaKuchaPresentations: 12 slides in 6 minutes from 8 organizations across the state. Learn from your peers and neighbors about ways to build a healthier community. Prizes awarded!
- Welcome Banquet & Keynote Speaker Dan Burden, Director of Innovation & Inspiration at Blue Zones: How to Live Longer and Happier Lives Through Livable Communities, Snow King Resort
Tuesday, May 22nd:
- Building Active & Prosperous Communities Panel Discussion: Representatives of Wyoming Department of Transportation, Wyoming Department of Health, Wyoming Office of Outdoor Recreation, Wyoming State Parks and the Wyoming Business Council.
- Joe Gilpin, Alta Planning+Design: The 2018 Bicycle and Pedestrian System Task Force Report: Understanding the opportunities, benefits and challenges in Wyoming.
- Promoting Active Living Panel Discussion: Improve Health Outcomes with Active Living Programs with various Wyoming health care experts.
- Community Builders: Making the Economic Case for Active Transportation.
- Mobycon: From Living City to Living Street: Dutch solutions for walking and biking in the US .
- Active Field Trips: Explore Jackson’s world-renowned trail & pathway system.
Wednesday, May 23rd:
- Community Builders Workshop – Bring Home a Plan for Your Community Main Street
- Mobycon Workshop – Vision Zero + Complete Streets in Action: Safe streets for All Road Users
Blue Zones, Dan Burden
Dan Burden, Director of Innovation and Inspiration at Blue Zones and co-founder and former Executive Director of the Walkable and Livable Communities (WALC) Institute: In his work, Dan brings together many disciplines and issues — such as street design, public safety, economic development and land-use planning — to create a holistic vision for healthy communities that are pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly. He is considered an international expert in walkability, bikeability, traffic calming, and road diets. Dan was recently named one of the “Top 100 Urbanists of all time”.
Alta Planning+Design, Joe Gilpin
Joe Gilpin, Vice-President, Alta Planning+Design: Joe’s work with small towns and rural communities across the country will provide key insight into many of the issues and potential solutions for Wyoming Communities. His engineering and planning experience includes bicycling, walking, and trails projects, and has included the creation of facility design guidelines and standards for agencies across North America.
Mobycon, Johan Diepens
MobyCon is an independent research and consulting company with more than 25 years of experience. They provide services related to managing traffic, transportation and mobility. By integrating transportation systems, they are working to create healthy and livable communities prepared for the future.
Community Builders, Clark Anderson
Community Builders is a neighborhood catalyst. They develop housing for families and seniors and invest in local businesses and public amenities that strengthen neighborhoods. With partners, they bring diverse experience and comprehensive expertise to every community where we work.
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Get special Summit lodging rates at the Snow King Resort: https://www.wyopath.org/book-a-room-for-the-bike-walk-trails-summit/.
Scholarship Opportunity: Attendees combining Summit registration with reserving a room at Snow King Resort additionally qualify for scholarship assistance – equal to one nights lodging. If you would like to be considered for a scholarship, please complete this application form. Reserve early, scholarships are limited.