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NOVEMBER 16, 2020

Sarasota/Manatee Safety Policy Panel

November 16, 2020
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for a panel discussion on how to reduce traffic-related fatalities and serious injuries in the Sarasota/Manatee region. The panel convenes leaders in the realms of transportation planning, public health, engineering, as well as policy, community advocacy, and the private sector to develop and share promising strategies and to support strong, distributed leadership that make Vision Zero a reality. RSVP Today!

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NOVEMBER 17, 2020

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D-Lite

November 17, 2020
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Join us for an exclusive sneak peak, as Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), Puerto Rico Highway Transportation Authority (PRHTA), Florida Division of Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Florida LTAP Center present the essentials of accessible design for transportation professionals. 

Sarasota/Manatee Virtual Tour

November 17, 2020
2:00 PM - 2:10 PM

Join the Sarasota/Manatee MPO Transportation Planners on a tour of the Sarasota/Manatee region's trails, parks, downtowns, and beaches.  

NOVEMBER 18, 2020

Welcome to Sarasota/Manatee and Opening Keynote,

November 18, 2020
8:30 AM

This year’s virtual Gulf Coast Safe Street Summit will kick off with Hillsborough MPO Executive Director passing of the baton to the Sarasota/Manatee MPO Director followed by the MPO Chair Mayor Shirley Groover Bryant welcoming guests and introducing the keynote speaker, Jan Spence. 

Session 1: Turning Data into People: The magic of Transportation Data and Community Engagement

November 18, 2020
10:00 AM

Learn how to transform transportation data into real world applications.

Session 2: Bikeways and Planning Strategies

November 18, 2020
11:00 AM

How to appropriately accommodate bicyclists in different contexts is a key part of Complete Streets.

Session 3: Walk a Mile in Their Shoes: Helping People Outside of Cars

November 18, 2020
1:30 PM

Hear about different methods to engage people of all ages.

Session 4: How to Plan a Safe Transportation System for All Users Using a Systems Approach

November 18, 2020
2:30 PM

Thinking outside the box by using strategies from multiple disciplines is key to planning safe transportation for all road users.

Session 5: When you build it, will they come?

November 18, 2020
3:30 PM

Discover different tips for developing a working educational library; a sampling of videos produced; suggestions for observing human behavior on your own local trails/multiuse pathways; and next steps for education, engineering and enforcement.

After Hours: Survey Says…! Virtual Happy Hour

Let loose with guests and meet the APA Emerging Planners Group. The night will begin with a little networking. Go to different “tables” to talk with guests on a variety of topics. End the night by engaging in a data professional’s favorite activity, Surveys! Test your knowledge for your chance to win an amazing prize!

Starting at 5:00PM

NOVEMBER 19, 2020

The Champions

November 19, 2020
8:30 AM

Secretary Nandam and Secretary Gwynn will give their addresses to guests with an update on state activities within their respective districts. The session will close with three elected officials describing plans, projects, or programs in their area that they championed to achieve safe roads for all modes.

Session 1: Where all my people at? Engaging the public virtually and equitably

November 19, 2020
10:00 AM

How can we continue to receive quality public engagement in the digital renaissance?

Session 2: What Seems to be the Problem? Identifying System Dangers to Target Solutions

November 19, 2020
11:00 AM

On average, two people are killed or severely injured each day while traveling in Pinellas County. Safe Streets Pinellas is the Forward Pinellas effort to address this (problem).

Session 3: Is it just me, or could it be safer out here?

November 19, 2020
1:30 PM

Understand how to create safer streets at the federal, state, and local levels.

Session 4: You CAN Get There From Here: Complete Connectivity and Management

November 19, 2020
2:30 PM

Multi modal connectivity on a local scale is often difficult to implement due to the historic overlay of regional thoroughfares through established neighborhoods. 

Session 5: Take it for a spin before you go all in: Real world experience lessons

November 19, 2020
3:30 PM

In the past year Manatee County has collaborated with University of South Florida (USF), the Center for Urban Transportation (CUTR), and the Community Sustainability Partnership Program (CSPP) on a variety of areas of safety concern.

Bring Your Party Hats!

Join Forward Pinellas, Hernando/Citrus MPO, Hillsborough MPO, Pasco MPO, Polk TPO, and the Sarasota/Manatee MPO in a closing ceremony, awarding their regions heroes!

Starting at 5:00PM

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