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Public Input, Funding, Job/Volunteer Opportunities & More

Job: Planner II with the City of Fishers

Job: Environmental Manager with INDOT's Seymour District (ID 616127; apply by July 19)

Job: Nutrition Coordinator with ISDH (ID 616834; apply by July 20)

Fall Internship: Indianapolis MPO

Funding Opp: US DOT - BUILD, formerly TIGER (Due July 19)

Funding Opp: INDOT – Rail Overpass Projects Through “Local Trax”

Funding Opp: CreatINg Places – Apply for the second round of funding

Funding Opp: People for Bikes Grant (Letters of Interest due July 23)

Funding Opp: USDOT Solving for Safety: Visualization Challenge (Ideations Due July 31)

Funding Opp: INDOT Community Crossings Call for Projects (Opens 8/6; Closes 9/28)

Funding Opp: National Recreation and Park Association Great Urban Parks Campaign Grant (Due August 3)

Input Opp: INDOT's Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP)

Input Opp: NIRPC 2050 Plan

Input Opp: City of Bloomington Transportation Plan (Survey closes July 23)

Input Opp: White River Vision Plan (Hamilton and Marion Counties)

Input Opp: Thrive Indianapolis, A Plan for Community Resilience and Sustainability

Volunteer Opp: Indiana Statewide Independent Living Council Membership (Closes July 22)

Volunteer Opp: National Recreation & Parks Association Conference in Indianapolis (September 23 - 27)

Thursday, August 9 – Deadline to submit applications for Bicycle Friendly Community status

Monday, August 20 (5:00 p.m.) - Deadline to submit education session proposals for the 2019 IPRA Conference & Expo

Thursday, August 30 – Deadline to submit applications for Bicycle Friendly University status

Wednesday, October 10 – Deadline to submit applications for Bicycle Friendly Business status

Partner Events

Ongoing: Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals webinars

Ongoing: ADA National Network webinars and trainings

Ongoing - Alliance for a Healthier Indiana State of Our Health Road Show

Ongoing: OCRA Main Street Education & Training Events

Ongoing: SAVI's Data Skills Trainings

Ongoing: Prosperity Indiana Regional Policy Lunches

Friday, July 20 - NIRPC Complete Streets Policy Workshop, Portage

Tuesday, July 24, 2 p.m. - Webinar: Safe Routes to School and Parks and Recreation Month

Wednesday, July 25, 2 p.m. - #MoveEquity Tweetchat on Equitable Access to Quality Parks

Wednesday, July 25, 3:00 p.m. - APBP Webinar: U.S. Federal Policy Update

Wednesday, July 25, 5:30 p.m. - INDOT ADA Community Advisory Working Group, Vincennes

Thursday, July 26, 11 a.m. - Webinar: The Health Opportunity and Equity (HOPE) Initiative Launch

Thursday, July 26, 1 p.m. - American Trails Webinar: Engage Your Elected Officials! The Important of Political Leadership, featuring Mayor Tom Henry (Fort Wayne)

Wednesday, August 8, 2 p.m. - America Walks Webinar: Act Fast: The Growing Call for Slower Speeds

Thursday - Friday, August 9 & 10 - Mid-America Institute on Aging and Wellness (Keynote with Jeff Speck: Wellness, Walkability and Community Design), Evansville

Wednesday - Thursday, August 29 & 30 - Indiana Bike & Walk Summit, Indy

Thursday - Friday, September 6 & 7 - Indiana Health and Wellness Summit, Sharing Your Wellness Story, Indy

Thursday, September 13 - Indiana Healthy Weight Initiative Annual Meeting, Indy

Tuesday - Thursday, September 25-27 - Indiana MPO Conference, Planning without Boundaries, Evansville

Wednesday & Thursday, September 26-27 – IHCDA Indiana Housing Conference, Indy

Tuesday - Thursday, October 2-4 – Aim Ideas Summit, French Lick

Wednesday - Friday, October 3-5 - OKI Regional Planning Conference, Cincinnati

Wednesday, October 10 - Walk To School Day

Wednesday - Friday, October 10 - 12 - Indiana Council on Specialized Transportation (INCOST) Annual Conference, Lawrenceburg

Friday - Sunday, November 2-11 - Spirit & Place Festival, Intersection, Indy

Sunday - Tuesday, November 4-6 – INSHAPE State Conference, Westfield

Saturday, November 17 - HEC's Greening the Statehouse Forum, Wabash

Tuesday - Thursday, February 19-21, 2019 – IPRA Conference & Expo, French Lick Resort


National Events & Conferences

September 13-14 - Transportation and Communities 2018: Academy Edition, Portland, OR

September 16-19 - Walk/Bike/Places, New Orleans, LA

September 23-26 - American Public Transportation Association Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN

September 25-27 - NRPA Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN

October 1-3 – BusCon: Buses & Buses & Buses!, Indianapolis, IN

October 19-22 - American Society of Landscape Architects Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA

October 21-24 - Rail~Volution, Pittsburgh, PA

November 10-14 - APHA Annual Meeting and Expo, San Diego, CA

December 5-6 - Capital Ideas, Transportation for America’s State Policy Conference, Atlanta, GA

August 25-28, 2019 - APBP Conference, Portland, OR

Health by Design Coalition Meetings

The Health by Design Coalition typically meets the third Monday of the month, 2:30-4:30 PM, at the MIBOR REALTOR® Association. For more information, contact Kim Irwin (kirwin [at]

Join us for our summer social and networking event on Monday, July 16, from 4-6 p.m., at the Rathskeller in downtown Indy.

We'll meet again as a full coalition on Monday, August 20, at 2:30 p.m.

Committee and Workgroup Information