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Thank you for participating at the ASCE-MN Transportation Committee meeting of March 9, 2018, where Mark Nolan (City of Edina) and Antonio Rosell (Community Design Group) provided an overview of the 2018 City of Edina Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan.

This is the place to access and download videos, links to resources, and additional reference materials mentioned in the presentation.

Thank you for attending Antonio Rosell's October 13 presentation "Making Implementable and Lasting Change Through Community Engagement" at the 2017 Minnesota Recreation and Parks Association's conference in Cragun's Resort and Conference Center in Brainerd, Minnesota.

This is the place to access and download videos, links to resources, and additional reference materials mentioned in the lecture.

Lecture notes

CDG participated at the 2016 Youth Bike Summit, a national conference held in Saint Paul this year. The conference, active since 2010, was originally conceived as means of engaging young people in the ongoing national dialogue about cycling education and advocacy.

CDG presented at the 2016 Winter Cycling Congress, which was held this February in Minneapolis and which was the international conference's first convening in the United States.

CDG Director Antonio M. Rosell, P.E., AICP was recognized as 2015 Planner of the Year by the Minnesota Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA) at this year's statewide conference. The conference, which took place in Bemidji from September 23 to 25, featured the participation of hundreds of planners working in public and private practice throughout the state.

We are happy to welcome Juan José Arrué to CDG, who is joining us as Project Coordinator for projects in Mexico, Peru and elsewhere in Latin America.

CDG Director Antonio M. Rosell, P.E., AICP presented at the IX Congreso Internacional de Transporte Sustentable (International Congress for Sustainable Transportation) organized by CTS Embarq México, a Mexican NGO that is part of the EMBARQ-WRI international network of Centers for Sustainable Transport and which acts as a social, financial and environmental catalyst in the search for solutions to problems of urban mobility.

CDG Director Antonio M. Rosell, P.E., AICP presented at the first International Bicycle Urbanism Symposium, held from June 19 to 22, 2013 at the University of Washington's College of Built Environments, in Seattle.

The Symposium brought together academics, designers, policy makers and advocates to envision the 20-30 year future of bicycle-friendly cities.

CDG Director Antonio M. Rosell, P.E., AICP is teaching a new graduate-level course on Sustainable Transportation at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs.

The course explores techniques, best practices and methods for pedestrian and bicycle planning, including how to better integrate sustainable transportation options into our present transportation context and developing mobility frameworks that improve the social, economic and environmental sustainability of our cities.

CDG continued a successful set of collaborations with Minneapolis Public Schools and Arts for Academic Achievement. During the 2011-2012 school year, we worked closely with teachers and 5th grade students at Emerson Spanish Immersion School to explore urban planning and design topics. The classes were structured around a larger community dialogue called "Plan it Hennepin” which sought to imagine a re-energized and refreshed Hennepin Avenue as a walkable and unified cultural corridor stretching from the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden to the Mississippi Riverfront.

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