Free Online Conference on Pedestrian Access

News Brief

May 3 , 2010

CHAPEL HILL , NC — Easter Seals Project ACTION (ESPA) will present an Online Conference on Pedestrian Access, another in ESPA's series of Promising Practices and Solutions in Accessible Transportation, scheduled for three free, 90-minute sessions May 18 - 20. The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) is co-hosting the online conference with ESPA and the National Center on Senior Transportation.

Session 1: Tuesday, May 18
2 - 3:30 p.m. Eastern time
Policy, Design and Importance of Accessible Pedestrian Environments for Livable Communities
Jana Lynott, AARP’s Public Policy Institute
Scott Windley, U.S. Access Board

Session 2: Wednesday, May 19
2 - 3:30 p.m. Eastern time
Making Streets Accessible to All
Michael Ronkin, Consultant

Session 3: Thursday, May 20
2 - 3:30 p.m. Eastern time
The Power of 25
Peter Lagerwey, Toole Design Group

Registration deadline is May 11, 2010. Registrants can participate in any combination of sessions that they choose, but only one registration is required. For more details and to register for the conference, please visit