Agenda

Please note that this agenda is subject to change as we adjust to our new online conference format and dates of October 14-16, 2020.

Wednesday, 10/14

General SessionBolivar ABolivar BBolivar CMontecarlo AMontecarlo BMobile Workshop
1:00 – 3:00 pmSustaining and Growing Your Trail ProgramAnn Baker EaselyWaterloo Greenway: For the Benefit of AllPeter MullanGo Beyond The Road With TxDOTRebekah DobraskoMaking Bicyclists and Pedestrians COUNT in Texas: Why CountRobert Benz, Michael Martin, Shawn Turner, Phil Lasley, Bonnie Sherman, Ana Ramirez Huerta, Minh LeFHWA Bikeway Selection GuideAndy ClarkePilot your DestinationsJessica Brunson
3:15 – 5:00 pmContinued: Sustaining and Growing Your Trail ProgramAnn Baker EaselyImpactful Transportation EngineeringEric ViragTrail Inception and ManagementKent Browning, PE, Kevin Thuesen, Ph.D., George Cofer, Hill AbelContinued: Making Bicyclists and Pedestrians COUNT in Texas: Verifying CountsRobert Benz, Michael Martin, Shawn Turner, Phil Lasley, Bonnie Sherman, Ana Ramirez Huerta, Minh LeCaracara Trails Taking FlightRose M.Z. Gowen, M.D., Eva GarciaContinued:
Pilot your DestinationsJessica Brunson

Thursday, 10/15

General SessionBolivar ABolivar BBolivar CMontecarlo AMontecarlo BMobile Workshop
7:00 – 8:50 am• Opening Announcements
• Keynote Address: Half a Century of Playing in the Woods and Getting Paid for It – Charlie Dundas
9:00 – 10:15 amGetting It Built – Strategies to Fund Trail and BikewaysMr. Lenny HughesPlanning for an Equitable and Comfortable Active Transportation NetworkJeremy WilliamsBlue Zones Project Fort Worth: Creating an Environment for WellbeingRicky CottoBuilding the Multi-Faceted Violet Crown TrailButch SmithPowered by San Antonio: Getting to Carbon Neutrality Through Transportation & Climate InitiativesJulia Murphy, John Bailey
10:30 – 11:45 amDreams On Wheels: Encouraging Under Served CommunitiesVirtual Reality to Reality, Technology Applications in Trail DesignRussell ThommanWellness: Are We Well? Improve the Well-being of Your Community by Breaking Free of Business Silos and Exploring the Opportunities in Mother Nature’s GymMelanie Webb, B.S.Prioritizing Alternative Mode InvestmentsMonisha Khurana,
Mariana Raschke, Robert McHaney
Getting There from Anywhere: TDM Opportunities & ChallengesLiza Meyer, Jillian Harris,
Lisa Kay Pfannenstiel
noon – 1:20 pm• Keynote: Urban Hiking San Antonio: Highlights, Lessons, and ChallengesLiz Thomas
1:30 – 2:45 pmTechnical Trail BuildingCharlie DundasA Bold Initiative: The Great Springs ProjectBill Barker’sTrail Meets Tech: Leveraging Partnerships and Technology on the new 45SW TrailMike HeiligensteinTaking Bicycle Facilities from “Almost” to “Exemplary”Lauren SimcicProgramming, Education and Engagement Strategies for Austin’s Urban TrailsAna Seivert, Katie Robillard, Ivey KaiserBike Tour of the Salado Creek GreenwayBrandon Ross,
Adelyn Alanis
3:00 – 4:15 pmContinued: Technical Trail BuildingCharlie DundasA Unified Strategy for San Antonio’s Visionary GreenwaysKatie CoyneMaximizing Leverage with Public Private PartnershipsPhilip Hiatt HaighThe International Invisible CyclistFrank RotnofskyGetting Your Message Out in 2020 and Beyond: Social Media and Email Best PracticesSu WilcoxContinued: Bike Tour of the Salado Creek GreenwayBrandon Ross, Adelyn Alanis
4:15 to 6:00 pmExhibitor Reception
6:00 to 8:45 pm• Keynote: James Bass, TxDOT; Rodney Franklin, TPWD; Rodney Ellis, Harris County Precinct 1

Friday, 10/16

General SessionBolivar BBolivar CMontecarlo AMontecarlo BMobile Workshop
7:00 – 8:50 am• Keynote: Cycling for Everyone – Ralph Buehler
9:00 – 10:15 amMore Than Just A Mile: How a scrappy 0.9 mile trail navigated a path through local, state & federal oversight, a dozen acquisitions, 6 years of planning and one very tall bridge.Drew Carmen, Williamson County Commissioner Terry CookBuilding a Vision for a County-Wide Trail through Health Advocacy in the Paso del Norte RegionJana Renner, Jorge CastilloAccelerating Active Transportation Network Build Out in TexasLaura DierenfieldDesignating 130 miles of the Trinity River in DFW Area as a National Recreation Trail with plans to extend to the GulfAlex Dubovsky, Dale Harris
10:30 – 11:45 amFilling In The GapThe Amazing Layers of Health Benefits of Off-Road TrailsBill BarkerRecumbent Cycling: Making Cycling Accessible to AllJane KnightConnecting Seven Million: The DFW Veloweb Takes ShapeBud Melton,
Mr. Lenny Hughes
12:15 am – 1:30 pm• Keynote: The State of Our State – Active Transportation in Texas in 2020Jim Carrillo
1:45 – 3:00 pmVision Zero San Antonio: Big City, Bigger SolutionsMarco Hinojosa,
Greg Reininger
Bringing Municipalities Together to Build a Healthier Landscape & Improve Health EquityAmanda Davé, Alma Ochoa-Del ToroCreating Your Community’s Signature Trail – The Beginning of the Red Line ParkwayTom WaldManaging Construction Impacts on Active TransportationRyan Ward, Ryan Mooney, Mani Kumar, Paloma Amayo-RyanMission Reach TourMichael Gramley

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