IU South Bend College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

An Accessible Region through Active Transportation

FEBRUARY 27 An Accessible Region through Active Transportation Alaina Parrish, Active Transportation Planner, Michiana Area Council of Governments (MACOG) & Zach Dripps, Deputy Director, MACOG The daily decisions we each make on how to travel has an impact on our communities, the broader region, and beyond. MACOG is working to create an accessible, connected active transportation network that can provide individuals with more choices throughout the region. By developing long-range plans, funding active transportation projects, creating a regional trail brand, and providing technical assistance to local governments, MACOG is envisioning a healthier future.    Alaina Parrish joined MACOG in 2018 in the new Active Transportation Planner position created to implement the vision of the Regional Active Transportation Plan and support local communities. She holds a BS in City and Regional Planning with a minor in Global Public Health from The Ohio State University. In her spare time, she enjoys running and exploring the Michiana region. Zach Dripps has been with MACOG for 10 years and has a variety of experiences ranging from transportation to community planning and active transportation plans to watershed management. Currently, he is the Deputy Director and oversees all planning activities at MACOG. He enjoys spending time with his wife and 7 young children.
Start
Wednesday February 27, 2019 07:00 PM
End
Wednesday February 27, 2019 08:30 PM
Location
Wiekamp Hall - DW 1001
Contact Email
kob@iusb.edu