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Wednesday, June 28 • 9:30am - 11:00am
Walking and Biking in Memphis: A Local Primer

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This session will provide an overview of the Memphis biking and walking story.  I'll provide a look at how the active transportation movement began to build traction locally about six years ago, and how Memphis arrived at the state it's in today.  The presentation will focus on the development of infrastructure, but also touch on programming and community partnerships.  This will be a helpful session for both out-of-town visitors and locals new to the biking and walking scene, and offer background information beneficial to have for the other locally themed conference sessions.

Speakers
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Bridget McCall

Coordinator, Bike Walk Memphis
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Nicholas Oyler

Bikeway & Pedestrian Program Manager, City of Memphis
Passionate about cities in general and his hometown of Memphis in particular, Nicholas left home for a number of years in search of lessions on the topic of great cities.  This pursuit of knowledge and experience rewarded him with a Master of Urban Planning degree as well as four... Read More →
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John Paul Shaffer

Executive Director, BLDG Memphis
John Paul Shaffer, AICP is the Executive Director for BLDG Memphis, whose planning and advocacy work supports more equitable transportation and land use policies and greater public participation in planning and development. John Paul holds a Masters in City and Regional Planning from... Read More →


Wednesday June 28, 2017 9:30am - 11:00am
Hernando Desoto (Peabody Hotel) 149 Union Ave, Memphis, TN 38103

Attendees (7)