NH Green Eggs: Growing Sustainable Transportation
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$10 for members and $15 for non-members
Join us to hear from two members of the Central NH Regional Planning Commission as they explain how their work aims to create and maintain a safe, dependable, environmentally sound transportation system that promotes liveable communities and the efficient movement of people and goods throughout the region. The Transportation Planning program at CNHRPC offers planning, analysis, and data collection services in a number of areas: traffic, transit, congestion management, bicycle and pedestrian planning, pavement management, and in-depth transportation studies.
Topics involving building a sustainable transportation network will be discussed including: local zoning, street design, bicycling and pedestrian education, multi-use trails and how to encourage active participation.
Don’t miss this exciting event and our last Green Eggs before the summer break! Green Eggs will resume in September.
Nicholas Coates is a Regional Planner with the Central New Hampshire Regional Planning Commission, a non-profit organization comprised of 20 municipalities in and around Concord and staffed by professional planners. He is the co-founder of CNHBC, New Hampshire Businesses for Transportation and Infrastructure and the Capital Area Wellness Coalition. Nik also serves as the Coordinator for the Program for Alternative Transportation and Health (PATH). In that capacity, he works with employers to encourage employees to carpool, bicycle, walk and use public transportation to work. He also organizes the Commute Green New Hampshire and Fossil Fuel Free Fridays celebrations and manages a dozen Safe Routes to School programs in the region among other transportation and energy projects.
Craig Tufts is a GIS and Transportation Planner with the Central New Hampshire Regional Planning Commission. At the Planning Commission he has spearheaded regional trails efforts in the Concord area including rail trails that will someday connect to the Merrimack River Greenway Trail. He is an author of the City of Concord 2011 Bicycle master plan and the Regional Bicycle and Pedestrian plan, helps staff the Program for Alternative Transportation and Health (PATH), and is a member of Concord’s bicycling committee, TPAC-Bicycling.
About Green Eggs and To Register:
Green Eggs is the Chapter’s monthly breakfast forum featuring a speaker and topic relevant to green buildings. Networking and breakfast, featuring a full breakfast – local and creative, will take place from 7:30 – 8:00 followed by a 45 minute presentation and a 15 minute queston, answer & discussion period. Attendance is limited and pre-registration with payment is recommended. Attendance is $10 for members and $15 for non-members.
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