Join us for the Quarterly Coalition Meeting on Nov. 1!
Monday, November 1 will be the final Coalition Meeting for 2021. Join us virtually from 2-4:00 p.m. ET for updates on active living work from around the state. Partners in all health, public space, and active transportation-related fields are welcome to join the conversation. We'll hear from Noah Lenstra, Assistant Professor of Library Science with University of North Carolina Greensboro about his research on public library partnerships. Register here!
Presented in partnership with the Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities, the inaugural Indiana Mobility Summit will help advocates, riders, service providers, public agencies, and any interested individuals better understand Indiana’s current transportation system and related challenges facing Hoosiers.

This action-oriented summit will identify next steps to improve transportation and mobility options for Hoosiers of all ages, abilities, income levels and backgrounds.
Join us for the 2021 Indiana Mobility Summit on November 16, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. ET & 1-4:30 p.m. and Nov. 17, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ET For more information and registration click here.
Indy: Kick off Year of the Trails with the Nickel Plate Trail!
This Saturday, October 23rd at 2 p.m., join Binford Redevelopment and Growth and Rails-to-Trails Conservancy at Bier Brewery for a Nickel Plate Trail Walk. See the impact of volunteer clean-ups along the trail and celebrate the Year of the Trails! This is a family event, food and drinks will be available. Join the event at 5133 E. 65th Street by RSVPing here!
Congratulations to the City of South Bend for winning the 2021 Driehaus Award! The City of South Bend was selected by Smart Growth America's Form-Based Codes Institute as the winner of their Richard H. Driehaus Form-Based Code Award for achievement in the writing and implementation of a stellar form-based zoning code. Their updated Zoning Ordinance took home the prize.
[Image description: A grid of 4 illustrations and maps from the City of South Bend Zoning Ordinance.]
The Indiana Sustainability and Resilience Conference will take place October 26-27. The virtual event will bring together sustainability professionals, educators, and students over two half-days, with free admission. This conference will train individuals on taking climate action in their community, and provide small-group consulting to sustainability professionals at Indiana organizations. Get your free ticket today at here.

[Image description: An icon of the conference logo, which consists of a blue torch with a globe on top instead of a flame. It is surrounded by yellow stars.]
The Central Indiana Ride Guide from IMPO has been released! The guide includes resources throughout Marion County, as well as trails and greenways in Hamilton, Hendricks, Hancock, Boone, Morgan, Shelby, and Johnson Counties. You can view the interactive map here!

[Image description: A graphic featuring illustrated trees and a woman riding a bicycle on a yellow road. Text above the images says, "The Indianapolis Metropolitan Planning Organization Central Indiana Ride Guide. A resource for your neighborhood bike racks, repair stations, low stress routes and trails."]
Upcoming HbD Meetings

Program and Policy Committee Meeting
Tuesday, October 26| 9-10:30 a.m.

Health Equity Action Team Meeting
Thursday, October 28| 1:30-3 p.m.

Transit/COVID-19 Best Practices & Coordination Meeting
Friday, October 29| 8:30-9:45 a.m.

Quarterly Coalition Meeting
Monday, November 1 | 2:00 p.m.

*All meetings in Eastern time.*

Find out about Indiana Public Health Association meetings
that may be of interest online here.
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Public Input:
  • America Walks Walking Advocacy Survey (To identify organizations that support walking)
  • New Indiana Heritage Trail Input Survey
  • Columbus Parks & Recreation Master Plan: Survey coming soon
  • Town of Wakarusa Comprehensive Plan Open for public comment (due 11/3)