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Public Input, Funding, Job/Volunteer Opportunities & More

Awards Opp: Nominations due for 2019 Indiana Park & Recreation Association Awards of Excellence (due 11/15)

Funding Opp: America Walks Community Change Grant program (due 11/2)

Funding Opp: Applications due for NRPA’s 10-Minute Walk Planning Grant and Technical Assistance (due 11/9)

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

Funding Opp: 2019 RWJF Culture of Health Prize (Applications due Thursday, November 1)

Funding Opp: INDOT call for projects for federal funds for local rural projects (due 12/7)

Input Opp: Thrive Indianapolis Priority Action Survey (closes 10/13)

Input Opp: Final public comments on the Marion County Land Use Plan (due 10/21)

Input Opp: Final public comments on the Indy Moves Plan (due 10/22)

Input Oppt: Comments dure regarding the INDOT North Split Alternatives Screening Report (due 10/29)

Input Opp: Michiana on the Move: 2045 Transportation Plan

Input Opp: INDOT Active Transportation Survey

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

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

Input Opp: Monroe County Rural Transit Public Survey

Job Opp: REACH Program Coordinator with the Marion County Public Heatlh Department

Job Opp: Coalition Leads for Statewide Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Activities with IUPUI

Job/Scholarship Opp: INDOT Scholarships and Jobs for Engineers in Training (due 12/31)

Presentation Opp: Request for Proposals for National Bike Summit (due 11/1)

Presentation Opp: Session Proposals for Prosperity Indiana Summit (due 11/2)

TA Opp: Local Foods, Local Places Technical Assistance Opportunity (due 10/22)

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

October is National Community Planning Month

Monday, October 15, 5:30 p.m. - Monroe County Rural Transit Public Meeting, Bloomington

Tuesday, October 16, 12 and 5:30 p.m. - Monroe County Rural Transit Public Meetings, Bloomington

Wednesday, October 17, 5:30 p.m. - Monumental Awards, Indy

Thursday, October 18, 2:00-5:30 p.m.- Accessible Health for All Workshop, Indy

Friday, October 19, 2018, 1-4 p.m.- IPRA Fall Trail Event, Developing an Adventure Bike Program and Facility, Indy

Saturday, October 20 - Indianapolis Greenways Partnership activities at Pogues Run Greenway and Pogues Run Art and Nature Park, Indy

Wednesday, October 24, 1 p.m. - Webinar: Winning Strategies to Engage Diverse Communities in Safe Routes to School

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

Tuesday, October 30, 1:00 p.m. - Webinar: Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons (RRFBs)

Wednesday, October 31, 1:00 p.m. - Webinar: From Asphalt to Aspiration: Activating support for bike infrastructure

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

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

Wednesday, November 7 - InSOPHE Fall Conference, Empowering Indiana: Confronting Social Injustice through Health Education, Indy

Wednesday, November 7, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. - Health by Design's Spirt & Place Event: At the Intersection of Identity and Walkability, Indy

Tuesday, November 13, 12 p.m. – Webinar, Prepared for Environmental Change: Identifying your Community’s Vulnerabilities to Environmental Change

Tuesday, November 13, 3:00 p.m. - Webinar: U.S. Federal Policy Briefing

Tuesday, November 13 - Indiana Chamber Annual Awards Dinner with keynote speaker J.D. Vance, author of Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

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

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - Prosperity Indiana Summit, Exploring Diverse Strategies to Build Individual, Organizational and Community Wealth, Indy

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

Monday - Thursday, March 4-7, 2019 - Purdue Road School, West Lafayette


National Events & Conferences

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

November, 12-14 - AARP Livable Communities National Conference, Charlotte, NC

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

March 5-7, 2019 - National Shared Mobility Summit, Chicago, IL

March 9-12, 2019 - National Bike Summit, Accelerating the Movement to Build a Bicycle Friendly America for Everyone, Arlington, VA and Washington DC

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

November 12-14, 2019 - Safe Routes to School National Conference, Tampa, FL

2020 - Walk Bike Places, Indianapolis, IN

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 will meet in October, on Monday, 10/15, at 2:30 p.m. at MIBOR.

There will not be a meeting in November.

In December, we'll have a holiday social. Stay tuned for details.

Committee and Workgroup Information