2020 AT Summit At-A-Glance

AT Summit

2020 Active Transportation Summit

March 17, 18 & March 19


Here are the session topics you can expect!

Tuesday, March 17

1 pm to 4:30 pm

Portland Building, 1120 SW Fifth Avenue

Transportation Equity and Justice Workshop

Led by Tamika Butler, Director of Planning, California, and Director of Equity and Inclusion, Toole Design; in partnership with Multnomah County's Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH); and the Portland Bureau of Transportation. Click here for more information. 



Wednesday, March 18

8 am to 5 pm

Oregon Convention Center

  • Keynote: Emma Marris, Climate Action and Transportation Choices

  • Plenary: Youth Activists--The Next Generation’s Transportation Choices

  • Race and Transportation: Guiding Principles to Equitable Community Engagement

  • Health equity and racial justice through transportation

  • The Big Jump Challenge: Lessons learned, locally and nationally

  • Building Mobility: Imagining Active Transportation’s Impact on Buildings

  • Oregon Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan Implementation Update

  • ODOT's Blueprint for Urban Design

  • Street design for Climate Change, Vision Zero, and Equity: Metro’s Designing Livable Streets and Trails Guide

  • Earthquakes, Human-Powered Mobility, and Community Resilience

  • Ride the Bus!: Making the bus the new shining mode of travel

  • Successful transportation: What we measure matters

  • Last Mile Solutions: Implementing New Mobility in the Suburbs (and urb-burbs)

  • Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail - Filling in the trail, one tunnel at a time

  • Transit fare policies - pricing for ridership and social justice

  • The road to jurisdictional transfers: history and evolution of highways in Oregon

  • Prioritizing Pedestrian Access to Transit: The TriMet Pedestrian Plan

  • Walking and cycling to transit – planning and designing comfortable and safe facilities for small-town and rural Oregonians.

  • Car-Free Streets

  • Let's Get (the Portland Region) Moving!

  • Getting There Together in 2020: Transportation Advocates Building Power

  • The best of the best: What 15 Oregonians learned at the National Safe Routes to School Conference

  • Climate Resilience through Safe Routes to School

  • Age-appropriate transportation education

  • We have a grant for that! ODOT’s Safe Routes to School, Trails, and other upcoming funding opportunities

4 pm - 6 pm

Bird E-Scooter Rodeo 

Your chance to e-scoot!


5:30 pm

Spirit of '77, 500 NE MLK Jr Blvd

No-host Transportation Happy Hour and Lightning Slides in partnership with YPT Portland Chapter

Thursday, March 19

9 am to noon

Central Portland locations

Tactical Urbanism Workshop

Back by popular demand, this workshop introduces "tactical urbanism," various terms used to describe it, and why this is such a valuable tool for making communities more people-focused. We will review several case studies that exemplify the various forms that these projects can take. Participants will design their own pop-up projects and work through challenges along the way.

9 am to 1:30 pm

ODOT Region 1, 123 NW Flanders 

Safe Routes to School Annual Meeting



Accommodation discounts are available

for a limited time with our hotel partner! 

Hotel Eastlund

Hotel Eastlund - click stay here to make your reservations during the 2020 Active Transportation Summit. Government rates are available to those with current, valid Government or Military ID, based on availability; book directly via email.