Agenda: Accelerating Active Transportation Change in Northern Virginia

9-9:30amMeet and Greet -
Open session where participants can chat.
Moderated by Debbie Spiliotopoulos, Northern Virginia Regional Commission
9:30-9:40amWelcome and Introduction
Josh Cantor, George Mason University
9:40-10amWelcome Speaker
Jeffrey C. McKay, Chair, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors (Bio)
10:00-11amMorning Keynote Speaker
Charles T. Brown, MPA, CPD, President/CEO, Equitable Cities, LLC (Bio)
11:15am-12:30pmPanel: Accelerating Change
Moderated by Adam Tuss, NBC4 Washington (Bio)
Dalia Palchik, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, Providence District (Bio)
Michael R. Turner, Loudoun County Board of Supervisors, Ashburn District (Bio)
Justin Wilson, Mayor, City of Alexandria (Bio)
12:30-1pmLunch Break
1-2pmConcurrent Break Out Session #1
Session #1The Business Case for Active Transportation
Moderated by Chloe Ritter, City of Fairfax
Ralph Buehler, Virginia Tech (Bio)
Jay Corbalis, JBG Smith (Bio)
Tom Kaiden, Visit Alexandria (Bio)
Christopher Zimmerman, Smart Growth America (Bio)
Session #2Teaching Transportation: Integrating Travel-related Lessons Throughout PreK-12 Education
Moderated by Gillian Burgess, Founder, Kidical Mass Arlington & President, Arlington Families for Safe Streets (Bio)
Alison Dewey, League of American Bicyclists (Bio)
Kristin Donley, M.Ed., NBCT, Alexandria City Public Schools (Bio)
Lauren Hassel, Arlington Public Schools (Bio)
Kori Johnson, The Safe Routes Partnership (Bio)
Session #3Data Analytics: Accessing and Leveraging Meaningful Data
Moderated by Mike Doyle, Northern Virginia Families for Safe Streets (NoVAFSS) (Bio)
Christine Berthet, NYC Crash Mapper (Bio)
Lama Bou Mjahed, Mobility Lab (Bio)
Jack Trainor, Virginia Tech, Graduate School of Urban Planning
Mike Doyle, NOVA Families for Safe Streets
2:15-3:15pmConcurrent Break Out Session #2
Session #4Safe and Accessible By Design
Moderator: Sonya Breehey, Coalition for Smarter Growth
Mark Cole, VDOT (Bio)
Andy Clarke, Toole Design (Bio)
Rachel O'Dwyer Flynn, Deputy County Executive, Fairfax County (Bio)
Session #5How to Promote Equitable Outreach in Your Community
Moderated by Delia Johnson, George Mason University
Renée Moore, City of Alexandria (Bio)
Jennifer Roberts, University of Maryland (Bio)
Bill Threlkeld, Cornerstones (Bio)
Session #6Health and Active Transportation
Moderated by Henry Dunbar, Bike/Walk Arlington (Bio)
Danielle Arigoni, AARP (Bio)
Torsha Bhattacharya, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (Bio)
Anna Ricklin, Fairfax County Department of Health (Bio)
3:30-4pm Afternoon Keynote Speaker
Senator Scott A. Surovell (Bio)
4-4:30pm Report Out of Break-Out Sessions
Josh Cantor
4:30-5pmQ&A and Close