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#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
#33 Independent Walking, Biking, and Roaming by Kids - Lanza
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  • 1. IndependentNeighborhoodRoaming for KidsMike Lanza,Playborhood.commike@playborhood.com
  • 2. Do kids in your neighborhood roamon their own every day?
  • 3. Do you think it’s possible?
  • 4. I’ll show you that it’s possible.I’ll show you how to make it happen.
  • 5. Agenda AgendaTHE PROBLEM INSPIRATION SOLUTIONS
  • 6. THE PROBLEM
  • 7. Children andthe ElderlySuffer MostFrom aCar-CentricCulture.
  • 8. The Problemof Children’sLack ofMobility isInextricablyLinked toTheir Lack ofAutonomy.
  • 9. So what?
  • 10. IndependentMobility for KidsStarts With theNeighborhood.
  • 11. INSPIRATION
  • 12. Neighborhood Family Room Driveway Mural
  • 13. Neighborhood Family Room Picnic Table
  • 14. Neighborhood Family Room Sidewalk Art
  • 15. Neighborhood Family Room Fountain
  • 16. Neighborhood Family Room White Board
  • 17. Neighborhood Family Room Sand Box
  • 18. Neighborhood Family Room Play River
  • 19. Family Family Room Crappy Old Furniture
  • 20. Street in Front of Our House Lots and Lots of Laps
  • 21. Nature Hangout Our Creek
  • 22. NeighborsLots of Kids
  • 23. NeighborsHugh, the Magician
  • 24. Marco’s Village, Age 6Boundaries are Familiar Neighbors & Creek
  • 25. Marco’s Afternoon, Age 7 School to Barber to Bike Shop to Home
  • 26. Marco’s Independent Mobility, Age 8• Rides a vehicle 1-1/2 miles to and from school every day • Usually a bike, sometimes a scooter or rollerblades • With me to school, alone to home• Rides a bike or scooter or skateboard or rollerblades on our street alone or with his brothers every day• Visits nearby friends, neighbors, and our creek on his own a few times a week• Runs errands to stores on his own about once/week
  • 27. Nico’s Independent Mobility, Age 4-1/2• Rides his bike1-1/2 miles to school every day with me• Rides a bike or scooter or rollerblades on our street alone or with his brothers every day
  • 28. South Bronx, NY Play Street South Bronx, NY
  • 29. Play StreetSouth Bronx, NY
  • 30. Burlington,VTPlayborhood for a Special Needs Boy Burlington, VT
  • 31. Playborhood for a Special Needs Boy Burlington, VT
  • 32. Portland, ORIntersection Repaired Portland, OR
  • 33. Intersection Repaired Portland, OR
  • 34. Intersection Repaired Portland, OR
  • 35. Intersection Repaired Portland, OR
  • 36. Intersection Repaired Portland, OR
  • 37. SOLUTIONS
  • 38. Make a Neighborhood Hangout1 Make a Neighborhood Hangout
  • 39. What are the chances1 something’s going on right now?
  • 40. 5 Characteristics of Neighborhood Hangouts1 • fun for multiple ages • comfortable • visible • accessible • critical mass
  • 41. 2 Claim the Street
  • 42. Place Attractions in2 and Next to the Street
  • 43. Ask Government to Ban2 Cars From the Street
  • 44. . . . Or, Just Occupy2 the Street
  • 45. 3 Make a Village Make a Village
  • 46. All Neighborhoods3 Have Hidden Treasures
  • 47. Do You Have a3 Magician in Your Neighborhood?
  • 48. Ideas for Making a Village3 - Play with your kids in your front yard or street - Knock on neighbors doors - Walk and bike in your neighborhood - Run a neighborhood summer camp - Play a neighborhood scavenger hunt game
  • 49. 4 TEACH Self Reliance Skills From a Young Age
  • 50. 4 Make Regular Commutes by Bike or Foot
  • 51. Give a Little More4 Rope Day-by-Day
  • 52. 4 CHOOSE Commute-Friendly Alternatives
  • 53. 4 Frequent Friendly Local Retailers
  • 54. 4 Frequent Friendly Local Retailers
  • 55. 4 Send Your Kids to Your Neighborhood School
  • 56. 6 Walk the Walk
  • 57. 6 There are More Important Things Than Saving 20 Minutes a Day.
  • 58. 6No Excuses ParentsRaiseNo Excuses Kids
  • 59. Mike Lanza, Playborhood.commike@playborhood.com

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