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Metro’s Westside Cities First/Last Mile Workshop

September 13 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Metro’s Westside Cities First/Last Mile Workshop
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
This is the only First/Last Mile Workshop on the Westside with a chance to see some interesting First/Last Mile solutions along the Expo line and ask Santa Monica staff about their challenges and lessons learns. Learn how to plan and design pedestrian and cyclist connections to transit facilities, and obtain active transportation funding for your First/Last Mile improvement projects. First/Last Mile Planning involves a variety of policymakers and city staff, so be sure to share this opportunity with your colleagues and prepare for an engaging and immersive experience! Visit our Training Website for more information.
Background:
First/Last Mile planning aims to improve the transit user experience by providing attractive, convenient, safe and recognizable routes to and from transit stations, with an emphasis on walking, biking, transit and other sustainable options.
A One-Day, In-Depth Curriculum:
The Workshop Agenda includes activities utilizing a demonstration project location in Santa Monica’s Pico District linking to the Bergamont/26th Street Station of the Metro Expo Line.

Objectives:
Community development, planning, transportation, public works and city administration staff from the Westside Cities Council of Governments region and local partners will be trained in a methodology that is useful for local scale mobility improvements, even if transit is not the focus. They will also be trained in a methodology that is an American Planning National Best Practice.

Target Audience:
City staff and officials interested in First/Last Mile planning efforts around transit stations and/or learning First/Last Mile planning methodology. Community Partners vested in First/Last Mile planning and transit-related sustainability initiatives are welcome.

Training Date and Location: Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and wear sunscreen or a hat for our station walk audit.
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Metro Rail Fleet Services/
Division 14
1955 S. Centinela Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90404

REGISTATION IS FREE
Our September 13 Workshop attendance is limited to 50 participants. This will be the only First/Last Mile workshop in the Westside region this year, don’t miss this opportunity.

REGISTER HERE https://www.metro.net/projects/sustainability-training-workshops/first-last-mile-training-workshop-registration/ 

Additional 2017 training dates will be announced by email and on the website!
Register for the First/Last Mile Training Workshop
For questions, please email sustainabilityplanning@metro.net.

 

Details

Date:
September 13
Time:
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Westside Cities