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AARP to Host Dan Burden in Detroit

By Andrea Palmer, AARP-MI In recent AARP research, nearly 90% of the 45+ population indicated they would like to stay in their community for as long as possible and that it is important for them to remain near their family and friends, and be able to access services they need. Livable Communities are places where […]

MDOT Hosting Walking Audits With Dan Burden in 17 Communities

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is promoting a series of “walkability” audits in 17 communities around the state, designed to provide a hands-on evaluation of the walking conditions in a portion of the community, with active discussion of design improvement ideas. There is no charge for participants to take part in a walk or […]

Delta Twp., Douglas & Holland to Host Dan Burden Walking Audits

The Charter Township of Delta is pleased to announce that Delta Township was chosen as a host community for a Walking Audit with Dan Burden along with two presentations of the findings of that walk. Dan Burden is the nation’s most recognized authority on walkable communities, bicycle & pedestrian programs, street corridor & intersection design, […]

Dan Burden Presentation – New Principles For a Sustainable World

Dan Burden’s Michigan Recap

Earlier this month, our friends at the Michigan Municipal League hosted a walkability workshop with nationally renowned expert Dan Burden.  In addition to the full day workshop, Dan Burden facilitated walking audits in several Michigan communities.  Below are links to the workshop materials and media coverage the various events received. Dan Burden’s Workshop Materials: Part […]

Dan Burden Seminar in Lansing – Feb 12, 2010

Dan Burden, an international expert on walkability, will lead a workshop on how physical design and walkability are at the core of creating and sustaining 21st century communities. See firsthand why Time Magazine listed him as one of the six most important Civic Innovators in the World. Participants will walk away with an expanded tool […]

Michigan Walkability Audits by Dan Burden

Michigan Department of Transportation, in collaboration with Michigan State Housing Development Authority, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and Michigan Department of Community Health, is pleased to offer the opportunity for you to attend a walkability audit in a Cool City, City of Promise, Port City and/or a Building Healthy Community near you.

Michigan Department of Transportation Promotes Walkability Audits:

Interested in making your neighborhood or community more conducive to walking? The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is promoting a series of “walkability” audits in seven communities around the state, designed to provide a hands-on evaluation of the walking conditions in a portion of the community, and a discussion of design improvement ideas. The walkability […]

Oxford Village Council unanimously passes a Complete Streets resolution

The Oxford Village Council unanimously voted to adopt a Complete Streets Resolution at its January 25, 2011 Council Meeting. The Resolution, originally drafted by the Economic Restructuring Committee of the Downtown Development Authority was unanimously supported by the DDA Board and forwarded to the Village Council for consideration of passage. According to Holly Madill, Michigan […]

What is the future of bicycle use around and within Downtown Holland?

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9 9:30 – 11:30 am Holland City Hall, 270 River Avenue, Holland Please join a lively presentation and discussion concerning how we can make Downtown Holland more welcoming to bicycle riders of all ages and levels of expertise and how the bicycle can become the travel mode of choice for more folks coming […]