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Health Impact Assessment Call for Proposals, Health Impact Project (Deadlines for program grant brief proposals: September 14, 2012; Deadline for demonstration project grant proposals: September 28, 2012)

About: The Health Impact Project, a collaboration of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and The Pew Charitable Trusts, announced a call for proposals for grants to conduct health impact assessments (HIAs). HIAs identify and address the health impacts of decisions in other sectors.

Policy Outreach Director at Rails-to-Trails Conservancy in Washington, D.C.; open until filled.

Summary: Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) is a national nonprofit organization working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors to build healthier places for healthier people. Founded in 1986, RTC is one of the most respected trail, walking and bicycling advocacy organizations in the nation with more than 150,000 members and supporters. After helping create more than 23,000 miles of rail-trail over the last 26 years, RTC has an ambitious goal for the future: By 2020, 90 percent of Americans will live within three miles of a trail system. RTC is headquartered in Washington, D.C., with regional offices in the Northeast, the Midwest, the West and Florida.

New York City's Active Design Guidelines: Process and Best Practices January 25, 2013, 12:00 p.m. – 1 p.m. EST

The presentation and discussion session will: Explore the relationship between health and the built environment; Provide an overview of the Guidelines and its list of urban design and building design strategies; Examine synergies between Active Design, environmental sustainability, and universal design; share details on the LEED Innovation Credit for Physical Activity; and Highlight best practices and current planning and policy initiatives.
Featured Speaker: Ernest Hutton, FAICP, Assoc. AIA, Principal, Hutton Associates, Inc. Register at http://goo.gl/vekva.

Toward Zero Deaths: Strategies for Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals Webinar January 31, 2013, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. EST

About:
The webinar will discuss the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center’s (PBIC) list of key Towards Zero Death strategies that are considered to be among the most effective in reducing pedestrian- and bicycle-related deaths and serious injuries on our nation's streets and highways. Presenters: Charlie Zegeer, PBIC Director, and Carl Sundstrom, PBIC Program Manager Register at https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/860927866.

Online training for the WHO/Europe Health Economic Assessment Tool (HEAT) for Walking and Cycling February 22, and March 15, 2013 (select one date only)

Time 15:00–16:00 (that’s 3 to 4 p.m.) Central European Time

The International Bicycle Urbanism Symposium Call for Abstracts (Deadline February 1, 2013) www.be.washington.edu/bicycleurbanism

The Symposium will take place at the College of Built Environments, University of Washington, Seattle from June 19 to June 22, 2013. Submit abstracts for papers addressing Ways that cities can best encourage and accommodate bicycle use 20–30 years into the future Research on bicycle use and effects of infrastructure and program innovation Best practices and how these can inform long-term planning for bicycle use. Intended participants include planning and design professionals, researchers, bicycle advocates, and public officials.


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