Education & Outreach Committee


2013 Healthy Communities Speaker Tour

The Education and Outreach Committee of the Oregon Chapter of the American Planning Association, along with the Oregon Transportation and Growth Management Program is proud to present the 2013 Healthy Communities Speaker Tour with Jeffrey Tumlin, author of Sustainable Transportation Planning and a principal with Nelson/Nygaard, a San Francisco-based firm.Tumlin has worked for nearly two decades leading plans for transit station areas, downtown revitalization, and university campuses, and has delivered lectures and led classes around the world. In his projects, he focuses on reducing traffic congestion, greenhouse gas emissions, and air pollution, while boosting economic vitality and improving the livability of communities and neighborhoods.

JeffTumlin Tumlin will speak in several locations around Oregon between Tuesday, April 23rd and Friday, April 25th. His lecture, entitled "Eight Steps to a Walkable, Wealthier, Healthier City," will demystify complex transportation planning concepts and discuss how advocates of sustainable communities can contribute more effectively to transportation decision-making.

Tumlin's projects have won awards from the General Services Administration, American Planning Association, American Society of Landscape Architects, Congress for the new Urbanism, and Urban Land Institute. He is the author ofSustainable Transportation Planning: Tools for Creating Healthy, Vibrant and Resilient Communities, published by Wiley in 2012.


Statewide sponsors of this event are the Education and Outreach Committee of the Oregon Chapter of the American Planning Association, the Oregon Transportation and Growth Management Program, Building a Better Bend, the City of Eugene, the City of Salem, the City of Gresham, and Metro.

 

Jeffrey Tumlin will be speaking around the state at the following locations (all events are free).

  • Tuesday, April 23: Portland, OR  
     
    5:30 pm to 7:00 pm 
    Metro
    600 NE Grand Ave., Portland, OR 97232-2736
    For more information, contact Dana Lucero or Alexandra Eldridge at (503) 797-1839.
    Local sponsor is Metro.  CM: 1.5
  • Wednesday, April 24: Salem, OR 
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm 
    Lecture and Brown Bag Lunch
    Salem Public Library - Loueks Auditorium
    585 Liberty St SE, Salem,OR 97301
    kfitzgerald@cityofsalem.net 
    Local sponsors are the City of Salem and the Oregon Transportation & Growth Management Program (TGM). CM: .5

  • Wednesday, April 24: Eugene, OR
    5:00 pm to 5:45 pm - Reception 
    5:45 pm to 7:00 pm - Lecture and question and answer 
    Eugene Public Library, Bascom-Tykeson Room
    100 W 10th Avenue Eugene, OR 97401
    For more information, contact Terri Harding, City of Eugene, (541) 682-5635.
    Local sponsors are City of Eugene.
    CM: 1.0Dear OAPA Members,

Due to a personal emergency, we must cancel the Healthy Communities Speaking Tour of Jeffrey Tumlin scheduled in Bend tonight (Thursday, April 25). Chris Yake from Nelson Nygaard will be speaking in place of Mr. Tumlin in Gresham. Please do plan on attending the Gresham presentation:

Friday, April 26: Gresham, OR
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Lecture and Brown Bag Lunch
Gresham Civic Center - City Council Chambers
1333 NW Eastman Parkway, Gresham, OR 97030
For more information, contact Brian Martin at (503) 618-2266.
Local sponsors are the City of Gresham and Metro. CM: .5

Sorry for the inconvenience,
Becky Steckler, AICP
Healthy Communities Speaker Tour Organizer

 


AICP CM credits have been approved.

Files are available at http://www.yousendit.com/download/UVJnZHloZ1BRYS92bk1UQw
Sustainable Transport Tumlin 2013.pdf - 4.87 MB
Smart Parking.pdf - 2.18 MB
Expires: Files will be available for download until May 07, 2013 14:55 PDT
 

Statewide sponsors of this event were the Education
and Outreach Committee of the Oregon Chapter of the
American Planning Association and the Oregon
Transportation and Growth Management Program. 

TGM  OAPA 

For more information about the Healthy Communities Speaker Tour, contact Becky Steckler at (503) 889-6536, or becky.steckler@gmail.com. To get involved with the Education and Outreach Committee of the Oregon Chapter of the American Planning Association, contact Angela Lazarean, Chair at (503) 373-0050 x286

 

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