2019 Active Transportation Summit


The Oregon Active Transportation Summit is our annual conference featuring inspiring mobile workshops, plenary sessions, professional training, and networking with keynote speakers, thought leaders, and passionate professionals.

Register here for the 2019 Oregon Active Transportation Summit!

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Where: The Oregon Zoo


1:00 pm Designing for Disability

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

Where: The Oregon Zoo

7:00 am Registration: Light Continental Breakfast

8:10 am Conference Welcome

8:20 am Keynote Address – Anthony Foxx, served from 2013-2017 as the 17th United States Secretary of Transportation, leading an agency with more than 55,000 employees and a $70 billion budget, whose primary goal was to ensure that America maintains the safest, most efficient transportation system in the world. Among many accomplishments during his tenure, the DOT established a first-ever policy framework for the safe integration of self-driving vehicles and leveraged $350 million in public and private funding to demonstrate how smart technology can change cities and local communities.

9:45 am Breakout Sessions

  • The Bike Bill

  • Dockless E-scooters and Bike Share

  • Black Civic Engagement Matters! 

  • Transit Connections in Suburban and Mixed Land Use Environments

11:30 am Lunch Served

12:00 pm Lunch Keynote Charles Brown, senior researcher with the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center (VTC) and adjunct professor at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, both at Rutgers University. Mr. Brown has 15 years of public and private sector experience in transportation planning, policy, and research. He launched the Walking Toward Justice webinar series in collaboration with America Walks to provide an open forum for exploration of the intersection of history, race, class, gender, and politics with mobility.

1:00 pm Breakout Sessions

  • Let’s (Not) Talk About Congestion

  • Equity Through Citywide Pedestrian Planning

  • Seattle’s Multimodal Success

  • Creating Bike Networks

  • Evaluating Pedestrians and Bike Systems

2:00 pm Breakout Sessions

  • Marketing Travel Options

  • Equitable Access to Outdoor Recreation

  • Inclusive Bike and Scooter Share

  • Integrating Equity Into Safe Routes

2:45 pm Network and Snack Break

3:15 pm Breakout Sessions

  • Active Transportation and Health

  • Vision Zero Partnerships

  • Transit Prioritizations

  • Voices From Williams Avenue

4:15 pm Breakout Sessions

  • Rethinking Safety

  • Building Support for Active Transportation

  • Designing Safe Streets for Pedestrians of Color: The Intersection of Equity Engineering and Vision Zero

  • New Safe Routes to School Funding

5:30 pm Pecha Kucha, sponsored by Lancaster Engineering (no-host) Happy HourRock Bottom, 206 SW Morrison St, Portland


Friday, April 26, 2019

8:30 am Tactical Urbanism Workshop

8:30 am Designing Transit Networks & Complete Streets 2.0

9:30 am Safe Routes to School Annual Meeting

1:00 pm Safe Routes To School Funding Workshop

Mobile Workshop

1:30 pm Better Blocks Mobile Workshop

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Cancellation Policy
  • Cancellations made 30 days or more in advance of the conference date will receive a 100% refund. Cancellations made within 14 days of the conference will receive a 50% refund. Cancellations made within 48 hours of the conference will receive a 25% refund. Send registration cancellation to greg@thestreettrust.org.

  • Hotel Modera - click "stay here" enter group code 235190424ACTIV or dial 1-877-484-1084 and identify yourself as Active Transportation Summit attendee when calling.


Oregon Zoo

Wednesday afternoon’s workshop and Thursday’s conference will take place at the Oregon Zoo. The Oregon Zoo is located at 4001 Southwest Canyon Road in Portland, Oregon. Friday’s conference proceedings will be at various locations around central Portland. Map of the Oregon Zoo

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