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Barbara Gray, manager of the Transportation Systems Design and Planning group for the Seattle Department of Transportation, will speak on Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at the University of Washington.

December 30, 2010

Barbara Gray, manager of the Transportation Systems Design and Planning group for the Seattle Department of Transportation, will speak on Wednesday, January 12, 2011 at the University of Washington. Gray has 20 years of professional experience in community design and transportation planning. Her presentation is titled, "The Seattle Pedestrian Master Plan: Integrating Health and Transportation Planning."

This presentation is free and open to the public and is sponsored by the Healthy Places Research Group. The Healthy Places Research Group is a joint effort of NWCPHP and the University of Washington's Department of Urban Design and Planning. This group welcomes public health and planning researchers, students, practitioners, faculty and others interested in exploring the relationship between the built environment and the health of communities.

Gray's areas of expertise include urban design, street design for pedestrians and bicycles, land use planning, transit-oriented development, and neighborhood planning. She led the staff effort to develop Seattle's Complete Streets Ordinance, managed Seattle's first citywide Pedestrian Master Plan, and played a significant role in developing the Seattle Bicycle Master Plan.

Gray's presentation will be at the University of Washington in the Health Sciences Center, Room T473, from 3:30–5:00 p.m. on January 12, 2011, and will be followed by open discussion.

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