Workshop: Federal funding to improve bicycling and walking in your community 02.04.2014

 

Advocacy Advance – a partnership between the League of American Bicyclists and Alliance for Biking & Walking – is facilitating a Navigating MAP-21 Workshop in Concord, NH on Thursday, March 20, 2014.  These workshops bring together advocates, agency staff, and elected officials and are designed to ensure that participants have the knowledge, skills and resources to access un- or under-utilized federal funding sources at the state, regional and local level to build bicycling and walking infrastructure and programs. With a focus on the new transportation bill, participants will learn how to maximize funding in the new Transportation Alternatives program and utilize all MAP-21 funding programs for bike/ped at the state and local levels.

We invite you to register for this one-day workshop, locally hosted by the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human ServicesBike-Walk Alliance of New Hampshire, and HEAL NH

 

Navigating MAP-21 Workshop attendees will:

  • Learn how to maximize funding in the new Transportation Alternatives program
  • Learn how to utilize all MAP-21 funding programs for bike/ped at the state and local level
  • Learn the key characteristics, requirements, and opportunities of these programs
  • Discuss favorable factors for bicycling and walking investments
  • Understand the important role of advocates, agency staff, and elected officials in securing this funding
  • Share knowledge and experiences in the local context, working together to develop a list of local priorities and strategies for funding bicycle and pedestrian projects and programs

Meeting Details:

  • Date: Thursday March 20, 2014
  • Location: NH Department of Health and Human Services, 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03301
  • Time: Breakfast and registration check-in starts at 8:30am. Workshop begins promptly at 9am and ends at 4:30pm. Happy Hour/ networking event to follow off-site.

To register for this free workshop, click here...