Webinar Series 

USVI Walkability Institute: 

Improving Walkability for a Healthy & Resilient Territory

A webinar on Best Practices and Demonstrations of Multi -Modal Design in the US VI

This webinar will focus on the Best Practices and Design guides from the Federal Highway Administration and the USVI Department of Public Works.  Highlights of the webinar will include how public transportation drives health by creating a more active lifestyle and the role public transportation plays during a pandemic.

Date: October 7, 2020

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. AST

Zoom Meeting ID: 873 0082 9845

USVI Walkability Institute: 

Improving Walkability for a Healthy & Resilient Territory

Presentation to Rotary International Leadership Health and Wellness - Districts 720,730

Date: November 6, 2020

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. AST

USVI Walkability Institute: 

Improving Walkability for a Healthy & Resilient Territory

Presentation to Rotary Club of St. Croix, West

Date:  January 26, 2021

Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. AST

Meeting ID: 587 410 906
Passcode: 980807

USVI Walkability Institute: 

Improving Walkability for a Healthy & Resilient Territory

Improving Community Resilience with Sustainable, Walkable Design

Date: January 29, 2021

Time: 1:00 p.m. AST

Join the USVI Walkability Institute and the University of the Virgin Islands Hazard Mitigation Planning team for an inter-active discussion on how to achieve sustainable development through modes of transportation, lifestyle, mental and physical well-being in the US Virgin Islands. Participate in a mapping and photo-voice exercises highlighting challenges and opportunities in the territory.  Target audience includes front-line emergency personnel from the USVI Department of Health, USVI Department of Human Services, USVI Economic Development Authority, and the USVI Department of Parks and Natural Resources, realtors, community organizations, and activists.  View previous USVI HMRP: Webinars — USVI HMRP (resilientvi.org)

Send photos of good and challenging places to walk in the USVI! Click here for more information. 

Link to webinar recording: https://youtu.be/WLk51JFkBnY

USVI Walkability Institute: 

Improving Walkability for a Healthy & Resilient Territory

Presentation to Rotary Club of St. Croix, Mid-Island

Date: February 10, 2021

Time: 7:00 a.m. AST

USVI Walkability Institute: 

Improving Walkability for a Healthy & Resilient Territory

Presentation to the University of the Virgin Islands Environmental Science Students

Date: February 16, 2021

Time: 2:00 p.m. AST

USVI Walkability Institute: 

Improving Walkability for a Healthy & Resilient Territory

Presentation to the Rotary Club of St. John

Date: February 17, 2021

Time: 5:30 p.m. AST

USVI Walkability Institute: 

Improving Walkability for a Healthy & Resilient Territory

Presentation to Rotary Club of St. Thomas

Date: February 18, 2021

Time: 12:00 p.m.  AST

USVI Walkability Institute: 

Improving Walkability for a Healthy & Resilient Territory

Presentation to Rotary Club of St. Croix

Date: March 18, 2021

Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. AST

USVI Walkability Institute: 

Improving Walkability for a Healthy & Resilient Territory

 

Utilizing Walkability to Support Workplace Safety and Increase Foot Traffic

Date: March 26, 2021

Time: 11:00 a.m. AST

Join the USVI Walkability Institute and staff from the UVICELL’s Safety in Paradise to discuss how businesses can bridge the gap between safety and walkability to increase foot traffic to their storefront. Learn about OSHA’s rules for Walking-Working surfaces and fall protection standards, including preventative measures to reduce incidents and the financial impact of injuries to the employer. The webinar will also explore how to design and create a safe environment to accommodate bikes, pedestrians walking from parking areas to the building safely; how efforts support physical activity, and the need to implement a Complete Streets policy for the US Virgin Islands. 

Register Here

Welcome to Safety in Paradise (uvi.edu) 

Link to webinar recording: 

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The USVI Walkability Institute is made possible through a partnership with TEPHINET, a program of The Task Force for Global Health (TFGH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the USVI Department of Health (USVIDOH). Its contents are the sole responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of The Task Force for Global Health, Inc., TEPHINET, or the CDC.

For more information, email usviwalkabilityinstitute@gmail.com

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