Calendar of Trainings and Events

May
18
Wed
Tactical Urbanism: Taking Short-Term Actions to Generate Long-term Change
May 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

RegistrationRequirements: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7630682586790214670?source=sg-website

Other Notes: Pop-upparks, plazas, and full street redesigns have become powerful, adaptable,creative, and low-cost tools to drive lasting improvements in communities theworld over. 

Whether creating vibrant plazas seemingly overnight orre-imagining streets to better support transit, walking and cycling, thesetypes of projects, known as “tactical urbanism,” offer a way for communities togain support for infrastructure investment while inspiring residents and civicleaders to experience and shape their urban spaces in a new way. 

Join the Maryland Department of Planning and the SmartGrowth Network at 1:00 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, May 18, as Mike Lydon and AnthonyGarcia, authors of Tactical Urbanism: Short-term Action for Long-term Change,share the key findings from their book and what has changed since it was released.  

May
19
Thu
Roanoke Safety Seat Check Event
May 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

ParticipantRequirements: Review manual for safety seat and install as best as you canprior to arrival 

RegistrationRequirements:  none

May
24
Tue
The Web We Weave: Shorter, Longer? Higher, Lower?
May 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
May
26
Thu
Christiansburg Safety Seat Check Event
May 26 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

ParticipantRequirements:   Review manual forsafety seat and install as best as you can prior to arrival

RegistrationRequirements:  none

May
28
Sat
Fairfax Safety Seat Check Event
May 28 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am

ParticipantRequirements:   Review manual forsafety seat and install as best as you can prior to arrival

RegistrationRequirements:  none

Other Notes: Formore information please go to the Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office web page, https://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/sheriff/community-free-child-safety-seat-inspections 
You can also call 703-246-5005 for updates or email SHF-SafetySeatInspections@fairfaxcounty.gov 

 

Aug
11
Thu
Fact-Checking Backless Boosters and Side Airbags
Aug 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm