I thought some of you might be interested in attending this:
The National Congress of Pedestrian Advocates will be held August 16-
18 in Oakland, California. According to a release from Ellen
Vanderslice of America Walks, "More than just a conference, the
National Congress of Pedestrian Advocates will be a hands-on, feet-on-
the-ground training camp for building pedestrian power." It will kick-
off a campaign by America Walks to recognize at least forty active
pedestrian advocacy groups nationwide by the end of 2002.
"The Congress will also be an opportunity for delegates from the
member groups of America Walks to take collective action to frame
positions on pedestrian issues of national significance. Attendance
at the Congress is limited by the capacity of our facilities to 150
Contact: Register on-line or on the phone:
>, 1-800-788-7077, <convene@...