Come and join us in the Big Easy for North America's largest active transportation and placemaking conference. Walk/Bike/Places will take place September 16-19 at the Downtown Sheraton in New Orleans, and will feature 3+ days of over 100 breakout sessions, poster displays, general sessions and of course, mobile workshops that will explore the city’s rich historic and cultural landscape. All sessions will explore topics relating to the conference outcomes that were specified through our Call for Proposals process:
Focusing on current and pressing topics relating to walking and biking in urban environments, every two years this major event joins together over 1200 city planners, transportation engineers, public health professionals, placemakers, elected officials, community leaders, and professional walking and biking advocates for a common belief that walking and bicycling will create healthier individuals, cohesive neighborhoods, and vibrant communities.
Full conference registration rates are as follows: Presenters ($532 USD); members of APBP or Alliance for Biking and Walking ($556 USD); and Conference Delegates ($630 USD). Take a look at our registration page for additional options. Early Registration will close Friday, May 25 at 8pm Eastern.
Reminders of why New Orleans is a place like no other:
New Orleans’ 2 Mile Pop-Up Bikeway (Walk/Bike/Places)
6 Tips for Biking During Mardi Gras (Bike Easy)
Culture wars led to New Orleans’ most peculiar experiment in city management (Richard Campanella, The Times-Picayune)
A monorail for New Orleans? That was the bold 1950s plan for metro transportation (Richard Campanella, The Times-Picayune)
New Orleans embraces green infrastructure: Walk/Bike/Places 2018 update (Project for Public Spaces)
Art and Archetype: on Symbolism and Public Space (Arts Council New Orleans)