City Staff Attend the Pro Walk/Pro Bike Conference

The sixteenth international symposium on walking and biking took place in Chattanooga, Tennesse the week of September 13-17.  Amanda Thompson, Planning Director and Gregory White, Interim Director Decatur Active Living attended the conference.  The theme of this year’s conference: Bringing Livable Communities and Regions to Scale.  The Pro Walk/Pro Bike conference brings together the fields of Public Health, Planning and Transportation with the idea that transportation can and should make us healthier and happy.   Chattanooga once pegged as one of the dirtiest cities in the United States, Chattanooga has transformed itself into one of the best places in the country to “live, work and play according to Outdoor Magazine.

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