Submitted on Wed, 2014-05-28 17:08 by Christine Green
Recently, staff and elected leaders of nine municipalities from Prince George’s County attended a National Complete Streets Coalition workshop to learn more about the steps needed to write, adopt, and implement an effective Complete Streets policy.
Submitted on Wed, 2014-04-30 19:03 by Marty Martinez
Last week, the same week as Earth Day, San Francisco celebrated their sixth annual Bike and Roll to School Week. It was one of a number of events in the Bay Area in the past few months that are working to improve the environment and safety in the Bay Area.
Submitted on Mon, 2013-07-08 19:10 by Margo Pedroso
While schools are out for summer and many Americans head out on vacation, things on Capitol Hill have been heating up. I’ve got updates on a range of federal policy topics to share with Safe Routes to School advocates.
Submitted on Fri, 2013-04-05 00:38 by Marty Martinez
New data released from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), the Bay Area’s Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), shows that rates of bicycling and walking have increased throughout the region.
Submitted on Wed, 2012-12-19 16:29 by Marty Martinez
Right now my work in the Bay Area region is at a very exciting phase. While earlier in the year our efforts were concentrated on our metropolitan planning organization (MPO)—the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)—our work now needs to focus on the nine counties of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Co-authored with Kathy Cooke, network coordinator - One of the most common interests shared by staff at the National Partnership is a love of books. Reading books, belonging to book clubs, haunting book stores when we're not working -- you name it.
Submitted on Thu, 2012-08-30 14:39 by Marty Martinez
One of the things I’m most excited about in my position as Bay Area policy manager is how perfectly the work fits my interest in public health. As someone who spent almost a decade working in public health policy, the shift to transportation-related policy such as working on Complete Streets was indeed a change. But in another way it wasn’t a change at all.