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Implementing Routes to Destinations: Approaches in Rural Communities

Monday, May 3, 2021, 3:15 PM – 4:15 PMVirtual

Rural communities have their own unique circumstances to consider when implementing activity friendly routes to everyday destinations. This session will explore real-world rural examples and best practices for implementing routes to destinations approaches.


  1. Mark Fenton, MS Public Health, Planning, and Transportation Consultant Associate Adjunct Professor, Tufts University, Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy Scituate, MA
  2. Ramiro Gonzalez Director of Government & Community Affairs, City of Brownsville, Brownsville, TX
  3. Carolyn B. Minter, MS, APR Program Manager, REACH, North Central Health District, Hancock County, Sparta, GA
  4. Pam Stenz Marengo County Extension Coordinator, Alabama Cooperative Extension, Linden, AL

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify real-world examples and best practices for implementing Routes to Destinations approaches in rural areas, including walking/cycling on rural roads and rural complete streets
  2. Describe approaches for implementing long-term practice and policy change in rural communities, including implementation and maintenance funding

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