Data management and translation – specifically working with community feedback as data to qualify designs and inform planning options for walking and cycling projects
Community engagement process planning
Partnership development skills
Strategizing for different policy contexts
Evidence-informed decision-making (for example, bridging population level health evidence with local context to more accurately assess potential health impacts)
Up to date urban design strategies and guidelines for walking and cycling
This spring, Ryerson’s Chang School is once again offering Planning Active Transportation (CVUP 115). Developed and taught by Car Martin, TCAT Participatory Design Consultant, and Mikey Bennington, former TCAT Project Manager, this course will explore how co-design and community engagement contribute to the built environment and health equity. Through case studies, the course will look at how these practices provide the basis for planning streets and public spaces that are safe, active, and healthy. The course is designed for built environment professionals and students from a variety of backgrounds, including urban planning, public health, transportation engineering, sustainability, and community development.
Students will gain the following skills:
This course is intended for community organizers, advocates, built environment, transportation, active living or health professionals or anyone interested in active transportation and co-design techniques.
When: Thursdays, 6:30-9:00pm, March 21st – May 2nd, 2019, and one Saturday, 9:30am-1:00pm, April 13, 2019
Where: Ryerson University
Cost: $430.64 (Subsidies available through TCAT for students, young professionals and anyone for whom cost is a barrier. Please contact us.)
Last year’s course filled up quickly, so be sure to reserve your spot!