When: August 23 7pm - 11pm
Free public lecture, Q&A
with Dan Burden and Robert Ping
Creative Santa Fe and the Metropolitan Planning Organization announced a public lecture and discussion with national walkability and bikeability experts Dan Burden and Robert Ping of the Walkable and Livable Communities Institute. This public talk is a continuation of Creative Santa Fe’s CONNECT and Walk [Santa Fe] initiatives - demonstrating simple, affordable, and practical solutions to increasing walkability, bikeability, and livability in Santa Fe.
Dan Burden and Robert Ping will discuss ways they inspire, teach, and support communities in their efforts to improve health and well-being through better built environments, and explore ways to make Santa Fe a more livable, walkable, and bikable community.
In 2001, Dan Burden was named by TIME magazine as "one of the six most important civic innovators in the world." Burden has personally helped 3,500 communities throughout the world become more livable and walkable.
Robert Ping A self-described 'bikeaholic' and a passionate transportation advocate, has become well known throughout the country for his work in Safe Routes to School program and policy change, and helps communities and advocates to improve the built environment and increase safety, social equity, and physical activity through bicycling and walking.