PowerPoint Slides Now Available from the SRTS TARC February 12th Webinar

Slides of TARC’s February 12, 2014 webinar, “Preparing for the Active Transportation Program Upcoming Call for Project,”  are now available.  This webinar was presented to assist local public health departments and other organizations to prepare for the Active Transportation Program (ATP) Call for Projects expected to be released at the end of March 2014.  The ATP was enacted in September 2013 via Senate Bill 99 and is a new program to fund walking and bicycling infrastructure and non-infrastructure projects throughout California. The webinar will include an overview of the draft ATP Guidelines; a review of past SRTS application questions, scoring, tips, and tools; understanding California disadvantaged communities criteria under ATP; how to conduct student walk/bicycle tallies and survey parents for baseline data; how to access data from the University of California, Berkeley Safe Transportation Research and Education Center’s (SafeTREC) SRTS Pedestrian and Bicycle Collision Maps and a review of the National Center for Safe Routes to School document “A Comparative Analysis of SRTS Program Elements and Travel Mode Outcomes” that outlines four key factors for successful SRTS non-infrastructure programs.  Webinar presenters included TARC staff as well as Jeanie Ward-Waller from the SRTS National Partnership, Erika Rincon Whitcomb from Policy Link, and Swati Pande from SafeTREC.

A video recording is available here.  The Q & A Log will also be posted when it becomes available.  To view the PowerPoint slides, please click here.