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.

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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 – 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.

9:45 am Breakout Sessions

  • The Bike Bill

  • Dockless E-scooters and Bike Share

  • Black Perspectives on Active Transportation

  • Transit Connections in Suburban and Mixed Land Use Environments

11:30 am Lunch Served

12:00 pm Lunch Keynote Speaker, Lynn Peterson, Metro Council President

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

  • Street Lighting, Vision Zero, and Racial Equity

  • New Safe Routes to School Funding

5:30 pm Pecha Kucha (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
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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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