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Public Input, Funding, Job/Volunteer Opportunities & More

Job: Healthy Communities Coordinator with the Marion County Public Health Department (Apply Here)

Job: Deputy Director of Department of Public Works – Complete Streets with the City of Detroit

Job: Complete Streets Project Manager with the City of Detroit

Job: Senior Planner in the Indianapolis MPO Long Range Planning Section

Job: Planner-Long Range with the City of Indianapolis (through August 17)

Jobs: IndyGo, including Manager of Engagement

Funding Opp: The Safe Streets, Smart Cities Academy (Due August 19)

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

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

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

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

Input Opp: NIRPC 2050 Plan

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

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

Input Opp: Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC) coordinated public transit human services transportation plan (Survey Online Here)

Input Opp: IndyGo Purple Line Survey

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

Sunday, August 19 - Applications due for the Safe Streets, Smart Cities Academy

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

Friday, September 14 - Nominations due for the Federal Highway Administration 2019 Environmental Excellence Awards (EEA) Program

Friday, October 5 - Application deadline for Indianapolis Thriving Schools Challenge

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

Ongoing: NIRPC 2050 Plan Summer Pop-Up Event Series

Sunday - Monday, August 12 & 13 - Indiana Water Summit, Indy

Wednesday, August 15, 1-3:30 p.m.- Safe Routes to Parks Equity Training and Action Plan Workshop, Indy

Saturday, August 18 - Thrive Community Day, Indy

Tuesday, August 21, 2 p.m.- Webinar: Building Healthy, Equitable Communities Through Comprehensive Long-Range Planning

Wednesday - Thursday, August 22 & 23 - Indiana Brownfields Workshop Series, Indy

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

Wednesday September 5, 11 a.m. - Building Equitable Cities with Henry Cisneros: How to Drive Economic Mobility & Regional Growth, 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

Thursday, September 13 - Climate Leadership Summit 3, Indy

Monday, September 17 - Regional Mobility Council Annual Transportation Summit, Louisville

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

Wednesday, September 26, 2 p.m. - Webinar, Walking Towards Justice: Connecting and Allying with the Disability Rights Movement

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

Thursday, October 25 - Indiana Public Health Celebration & Hulman Health Achievement Awards, Indy

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 4-7 – Moving Forward Together, Portland, OR

September 11–12 - APA Water and Planning Connect, Kansas City, MO

September 11-13 – State of Black Health National Conference, Atlanta, GA

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

September 15-16 – Open Streets Summit, Gretna and New Orleans, LA

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

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

September 23–25 - APA Policy and Advocacy Conference, Washington D.C.

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]

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

Committee and Workgroup Information