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WALKABILITY, PEDESTRIAN SAFETY, AND INCLUSIVE PLANNING IN INDIAN COUNTRY - Shared screen with speaker view
Michia Casebier
05:38
Welcome to everyone in the Waiting Room for Session 1 of today's Planning track, "Walkability, Pedestrian Safety, and Inclusive Planning in Indian Country."We will begin promptly at 10:30 a.m. PDT.
Pamela Jurney
07:03
https://arcg.is/j8zG9
Carolyn Yee
39:31
Nothing in chat
David Hadwiger, NMDOT
39:40
Not in chat yet.
Pamela Jurney
39:55
https://arcg.is/j8zG9
Dani S
40:06
safe and pleasant places where people can walk or roll
Josh Behnke
58:35
The Mohegan Sun is huge!!!
Ian Thomas
59:22
Please introduce yourselves here in the Chat, and feel free to react to what you are hearing.
Michia Casebier
59:34
runningmedicine.org
Josh Behnke
01:01:06
Josh Behnke, Forest County Potawatomi Community Roads Department, Northern Wisconsin
Debbie Dry
01:02:34
Debbie Dry, Wyandotte Nation
Bechtel, Mark (FTA)
01:03:21
Mark Bechtel, Federal Transit Admin, Kansas City
Pamela Jurney
01:03:29
https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/7c36c41a6c1d4da3a9dbff70d378701f
Collins, Darcel (FHWA)
01:03:35
Thanks Pam!
Collins, Darcel (FHWA)
01:04:01
Darcel Collins, Tribal Coordinator, Office of Tribal Transportation
Jason H.
01:04:26
Jason Hollinday - Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa
Carolyn Yee
01:04:37
Pamela: Thank you.
Kristine Nemec
01:04:49
Kristine Nemec, University of Northern Iowa Tallgrass Prairie Center
Doyle, Gerri (FTA)
01:07:54
Gerri Doyle, FTA, Region 7
Kimberly Latender
01:09:40
Kimberly Latender, Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin Community Development Department
Michia Casebier
01:16:33
William T. Barnes, Thanks for sharing so deeply from your heart, and my deepest sympathies for the losses to your community and to you personally.
Pamela Jurney
01:22:28
I'm not ignoring Ian - the video doesn't turn on after I turn it off.
Shana George-Perry
01:26:22
That is beautiful, Thank you for sharing Michia
Sixtus Dominguez
01:30:03
Very well done Michia!! nice to hear you and thank you for sharing so much expertise in a short time
Dani S
01:36:07
The MUTCD needs to be amended to prioritize pedestrian safety as well
Michia Casebier
01:36:59
Yes, yes, yes, Dani S, and America Walks has done a webinar on that topic.
Dani S
01:37:12
we can't always build better roads if the BIA refuses to fund it through the Tribal shares funding because it's not compliant with MUTCD regulations.
Ian Thomas
01:45:14
How have pedestrian fatalities and injuries impacted your community?
Ian Thomas
01:45:37
What factors do you consider when planning for pedestrian infrastructure, and what low-cost efforts has your community tried?
Ian Thomas
01:45:56
What research do we need to do to better understand pedestrian safety in tribal areas?
Tam Lutz, Native CARS, NPAIHB
01:55:50
We only got through the first two questions
Michia Casebier
02:00:31
We recognize that our session ends at noon PDT, but will stay on as long as folks would like to continue talking.
Jason H.
02:05:28
Fond du Lac work worked with a local county and the state DOT get a speed limit reduced on a local CSAH from 50 to 35.
Bechtel, Mark (FTA)
02:05:31
Want to congratulate Dani on talking with two Feds in her breakout group including herself. What I have noted in FTA Region 7 is that tribal planners are vital to tribal nations as they keep up with all the discretionary funding opportunities such as RAISE from US DOT Sec Office and from FTA and FHWA.
Michia Casebier
02:06:29
Thanks for sharing, Jason H. Very inspiring!
Tam Lutz, Native CARS, NPAIHB
02:06:56
solar lighting
Michia Casebier
02:08:16
Good points, Mark Bechtel, and way to go, Dani!
Tam Lutz, Native CARS, NPAIHB
02:09:54
Q2. For the community I'm enrolled, we placed roundabouts in the our roads of greatest concern, lowered speed limit, solar lighting, widened shoulders, raised walking areas or other sidewalk clearly off the road, sidewalks.
Michia Casebier
02:09:55
I just wanted to give a shout out to Billy Connor for his work on dust abatement/dust palliatives and their application in Alaska Native Villages.
Michia Casebier
02:10:18
RIP Jay Walljasper!
Dani S
02:10:45
We didn't get to that question but I'd say research needed is on the links between active infrastructure and indian people's health outcomes, it was mentioned in this event that tribal communities have very high rates of health difficulties but what strategies will actually help change that?
David Hadwiger, NMDOT
02:11:05
I agree with Pam about the need for research on rural pedestrian safety. US 491 in New Mexico is a pedestrian kill box year after year.
David Hadwiger, NMDOT
02:11:30
Also could use research on tribal capacity to apply for federal funding for pedestrian countermeasures.
Bechtel, Mark (FTA)
02:12:31
Thanks Michia - we at FTA R7 send out DOT/FTA NOFOS to all our transit systems and tribal nations but up to the systems/nations to submit applications. Those tribes with planners like Dani tend to submit more apps.
Kimberly Latender
02:12:53
We are adding more sidewalks in neighborhoods, adding trails and connecting sidewalks to Museum, adding curb and gutter, sidewalks and bike lanes on our major highway through our downtown. We are also adding more lighting to this main street.
Jason H.
02:13:22
The University of Minnesota did a study called "Understanding Roadway Safety in American Indian Reservations:Perceptions and Management of Risk by Community, TribalGovernments, and Other Safety Leaders" in 2018. This was for Tribes in Minnesota.
Sixtus Dominguez
02:14:18
the other important item I left off was linking pedestrian safety to fall prevention in regard to older adults
David Hadwiger, NMDOT
02:14:34
David.hadwiger@state.nm.us
Rebecca Blackwood
02:15:04
rebeccablackwood75@gmail.com
Michael Petesch (MnDOT)
02:15:09
michael.petesch@state.mn.us
Nicole Smith
02:15:15
nsmith@npaihb.org
Billy Connor
02:15:15
bgconnor@alaska.edu
Alouis
02:15:23
uabilltech@poamail.org
Adrien Carretero - MnDOT Tribal Affairs
02:15:25
Adrien.carretero@state.mn.us
Adrien Carretero - MnDOT Tribal Affairs
02:15:30
Thank you!
Sixtus Dominguez
02:15:32
Sixtus Dominguez, MCRPRarámuri/ApacheTribal Injury Prevention regional ProgramAlbuquerque Area Southwest Tribal Epidemiology Center (AASTEC)ASDominguez@aaihb.org
Jodee Dennison
02:15:35
jdennison@aaihb.org Jodee Dennison
Debbie Dry
02:15:38
ddry@wyandotte-nation.org
Jason H.
02:15:59
jasonhollinday@fdlrez.com
Tam Lutz, Native CARS, NPAIHB
02:16:51
Tam Lutz, tlutz@npaihb.org, Native CARS, NPAIHB
Bechtel, Mark (FTA)
02:17:01
Mark.Bechtel@dot.gov with FTA Region 7 (MO, IA, NE, KS and western IL) Includes Ponca, Winnebago, Omaha, Santee Sioux, Pottawattamie, Kickapoo and Sac and Fox Nations
Larsen, Adam (FHWA)
02:17:04
Adam LarsenSafety Engineer & Safety Program ManagerOffice of Tribal TransportationFederal Highway AdministrationAdam.Larsen@dot.gov360-619-2601https://highways.dot.gov/federal-lands/programs-tribal/safety/http://www.TribalSafety.org/
David Hadwiger, NMDOT
02:17:52
Ron Shutiva highlighted the need for more planning and grantwriting capacity for some tribes and also the constrained federal funding that forces tribes to prioritize vehicle traffic over pedestrians, etc.
Carolyn Yee
02:21:27
Ian: Question. If the road is paid for by federal funds through tribal lands it is considered a public road. So is it still possible for tribal governments to install roundabouts on it? Recently, during the COVID-19 pandemic, 2 tribal governments closed those roads through their tribal lands as a community safety measure, but a judicial order was issued for them to open those roads in 1 or 2 days. Consequently, tribal governments do not have any control on the use of those roads.
Carolyn Yee
02:27:12
Adam Larsen: Same questions sent to Ian. Question. If the road is paid for by federal funds through tribal lands it is considered a public road. So is it still possible for tribal governments to install roundabouts on it? Recently, during the COVID-19 pandemic, 2 tribal governments closed those roads through their tribal lands as a community safety measure, but a judicial order was issued for them to open those roads in 1 or 2 days. Consequently, tribal governments do not have any control on the use of those roads.
Larsen, Adam (FHWA)
02:27:34
Thanks everyone for the discussion; I have another meeting that I need to join.
Pamela Jurney
02:27:43
Carolyn: for tribes to use TTP funds, the roadway must be public and official within the National Tribal Transportation Facility Inventory. Tribes could fund a roundabout but would require the appropriate MOAs if its is city, county, or state owned.
Larsen, Adam (FHWA)
02:28:10
Carolyn, let's talk later.
Sixtus Dominguez
02:32:43
Thank you everyone great webinar and inter activeness.
Carolyn Yee
02:34:29
Pamela & Michia: Thank you.
Jason H.
02:35:09
Thank you!
Pamela Jurney
02:35:09
Thank you Michia!
Bechtel, Mark (FTA)
02:35:17
Thanks - very informative session!
Carolyn Yee
02:35:27
Everyone: Thank you.
William, RRW
02:35:37
THANK YOU ALL!
Collins, Darcel (FHWA)
02:35:38
Thanks so much!
Shaffer, Barbara (FHWA)
02:35:42
barbara.shaffer@dot.gov; 717-221-3704
Shaffer, Barbara (FHWA)
02:35:48
Great session, thank you!
William, RRW
02:35:51
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William, RRW
02:36:06
William@rrwlife.com
Michael Petesch (MnDOT)
02:36:14
thank you!
Kimberly Latender
02:37:46
kalatender@mitw.org