Diversifying Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning

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This presentation was given by Tiffany Robinson, The RBA Group, at the 2010 APA-NJ Planning Conference on November 5, 2010. It is the overview for the conference session titled "Dipping Your Bicycle Wheel into the Melting Pot." The session was one of a series of sessions put together by the APA-NJ's Ethnic and Cultural Diversity Committee (ECDC) in an effort to highlight the need for more diversity in the field of Planning.

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Diversifying Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning

  1. 1. Armani Betsey Johnson
  2. 2. J. Crew Marie Claire GQ Saks 5th Avenue
  3. 3. Fendi
  4. 4. http://www.pedbikeimages.org/ • •
  5. 5. “Planners can continue to make a positive impact on bricks and mortar design issues, but we must also become well-versed in matters of race and culture so that our plans and implementation programs can ensure equity…And maybe one day, we’ll stop referring to struggling areas as those communities but instead…our communities.” – APA-NJ President-Elect Charles Latini, Jersey Planner Newsletter, September – October 2010
  6. 6. • Need more diverse images in our image libraries and in our plans • Diversity should be seen as the norm, not a special tag • Complete Streets for ALL users • Programs designed for inclusion and outreach to the underserved populations, especially non-English speaking residents
  7. 7. trobinson@rbagroup.com www.rbagroup.com Hold that thought!

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