2018 National Planning Conference

Full Program


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  • Saturday, April 21, 2018

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  227
    Cost Included in Registration

    Through the use of lively presentations, hands-on exercises, and walking tours, this session will explore a variety of topics designed to dig deep into the role of urban design in making our communities more walkable, vibrant, and valuable.
    Activity ID: #9140542
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 4:30 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $55.00

    Tour New Orleans historic districts with representatives of the New Orleans Historic District Landmarks Commission Architectural Review Committee and explore completed projects that highlight the challenges, successes, and failures of the design-review process.
    Activity ID: #9140511
    CM | 1.50

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Location:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Renowned experts in the fields of transit planning, economics, development, design, history, and vehicle technology will engage in debate questions raised by the autonomous vehicle in this century, while reflecting on the impact that the car had on the last.
    Activity ID: #9140652
    CM | 1.25

  • Sunday, April 22, 2018

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  7:30 AM - 10:30 AM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $70.00

    Tour NOLA on bike and explore exciting planning projects that promote sustainability in the Crescent City. See the city like it is meant to be seen (on two wheels!) and learn from local planners along the way.
    Activity ID: #9140664
    CM | 2.50

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Location:  219
    Cost Included in Registration

    Help define the concept of embodied culture from an urban-planning perspective. Two case studies from revitalizing historic neighborhoods in Salt Lake City are used as examples to illustrate the concept.
    Activity ID: #9140671
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $20.00

    Explore local transit with the advocacy organization Ride New Orleans. See firsthand how public engagement and community action have impacted transit investments, including the Algiers Ferry terminal, downtown transit hub, Cemeteries Transit Center, and the RTA strategic mobility plan.
    Activity ID: #9140653
    CM | 2.50

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    The Metro-Orlando area of Florida consistently ranks at or near the top of the “Dangerous by Design” list for pedestrian safety. Learn how Central Florida is working to reverse dangerous trends by planning for and implementing complete streets.
    Activity ID: #9140584
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  12:45 PM - 3 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $39.00

    New Orleans is bouncing back, and many of the planning strategies that have revitalized the city can be applied to other communities. Learn how during this tour of the booming biomedical district.
    Activity ID: #9140380
    CM | 1.50

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  210
    Cost Included in Registration

    Legare Bridge in Charleston, S.C., provides a critical link to the city's downtown — but only if you're driving. After years of effort, what will finally change that? Hear from four perspectives: city leadership, local advocate, neighboring suburbia, and regional planning.
    Activity ID: #9140673
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    Bring light, art, and activity to the public realm! Learn how outdoor media and public-private partnerships can create unique experiences at urban spaces in New York’s Times Square, West Hollywood’s Sunset Strip, the Denver Theater District, and Atlanta’s downtown.
    Activity ID: #9140654
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $60.00

    Public art and civic design reflect the values of our communities and chart our cultural history for generations to come. Tour public-art sites around New Orleans while learning about past and current programming, as well as the process of monument removal.
    Activity ID: #9140699
    CM | 2

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    Four streets in Eugene, Oregon, are reimagined to promote active transportation in an autonomous-vehicle future. The design ideas aim to enhance safety and accessibility through complete-street principles and the potential opportunities provided by autonomous vehicles.
    Activity ID: #9143826

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    Transportation networks can encourage active living and promote the movement of people regardless of age, ability, or method of transportation. Learn the tools and philosophies necessary for successful multi-modal transportation in the United States by examining Denmark and Amsterdam.
    Activity ID: #9143829

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    This study will evaluate the performance of different types of bikeways in Chicago vis-à-vis safety. This study will combine Chicago bike routes and crash data to analyze bicycle-related crash locations and how different types of bikeways affect bicycle-related crashes.
    Activity ID: #9143830

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    Getting neighborhood activists behind projects that prioritize moving people instead of cars can be challenging. In Boston, a series of Mobility Action Plans are using new techniques to enlarge the tent and build support for big changes.
    Activity ID: #9143860

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    This poster highlights a planning studio experience at the University of Georgia's Master of Environmental Planning and Design program in fall 2017. This project mimicked a client-professional experience within the context of a transit-oriented development proposal for Gwinnett County, Georgia.
    Activity ID: #9143878

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    Like many other cities, Kansas City is experiencing significant revitalization and renewed interest in the urban core. With the proposed expansion of the Kansas City Streetcar, urban design principles that enhance the public realm should guide transit-oriented development investment.
    Activity ID: #9143885

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    What’s changed for bicycling and walking in New Orleans since APA’s last visit in 2010? Hint: LOTS! This count-program data provides key insights into the who, how, when, and where of the city’s rise as an active transportation destination.
    Activity ID: #9143895

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn about a planning process — proven to attract outside funding — that develops, prioritizes, and creates a funding and implementation strategy for projects using a performance-based process, with guidance and leadership from local stakeholders.
    Activity ID: #9143921

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    Does street design impact mode choice differently among genders? This cross-sectional study in New Orleans, where fewer than one-third of bicyclists are women, finds evidence of strong relationships between six streetscape factors and the presence or absence of female bicyclists.
    Activity ID: #9143922

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn how the Cobb County Greenways & Trails Master Plan combines multiple shared-use trail typologies to enhance connectivity and ensure comfort for all users across a spectrum of settings. See sample graphics, strategies for growing the network, and examples of community input.
    Activity ID: #9143924

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  216
    Cost Included in Registration

    Unlike recent auto/tech industry-dominated discussions of autonomous vehicles — focused on technology, traffic, safety, adoption rates, or economic impact — this panel addresses public space and how cities, designers, engineers, and others can build a civic agenda, create tools, and set priorities.
    Activity ID: #9140391
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    “The Right of Way” tells the story of a fallen cyclist’s impact on the loved ones he left behind, intertwined with the history of the car's rise and role in daily life. Learn how to engage your community through artistic interpretation.
    Activity ID: #9140564
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  R06
    Cost Included in Registration

    Communities and companies share space and common interests in creating places that are attractive, enjoyable, and accessible. Hear how global businesses are pushing for transportation investments in response to dynamic shifts in company culture and building community relationships.
    Activity ID: #9140410
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Location:  Great Hall B
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planners, designers, regulators, and policy makers: Join this charrette-style deep-dive session to debate and anticipate the potential impacts of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs)within the cities in which we live and work.
    Activity ID: #9140443
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Location:  219
    Cost Included in Registration

    Through the use of lively presentations, hands-on exercises, and walking tours, this session will explore a variety of topics designed to dig deeper into the role of urban design in making our communities more walkable, vibrant, and valuable.
    Activity ID: #9140545
    CM | 2.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Location:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    Mining cell phone data is exciting, powerful, and tricky but accessing the data is expensive. Explore the robust nature of cell phone information for transportation master planning and other types of planning projects as well as useful ArcGIS tools for analytics.
    Activity ID: #9140423
    CM | 1.25

  • Monday, April 23, 2018

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:15 AM - 1 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $90.00

    Tour the New Orleans Garden City—Lake Vista via the Lafitte Greenway and city park—on two wheels.
    Activity ID: #9140485
    CM | 4

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Location:  R09
    Cost Included in Registration

    Development density is an instrumental factor in shaping more livable, transit-supportive, sustainable communities. However, not all density is created equal. This panel discussion focuses on specific design tools and strategies to achieve dense development that advances community goals and aspirations.
    Activity ID: #9143845
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Location:  R02
    Cost Included in Registration

    Denver is rethinking how to best utilize limited right-of-way as the number of people moving through the city skyrockets. A new set of innovative plans is setting the course for complete networks with modal priorities and context-sensitive solutions.
    Activity ID: #9140525
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Location:  R07
    Cost Included in Registration

    Planners and engineers have new resources available to them to create solutions for equitable and safe mobility in small towns, suburbs, and urban centers. Review groundbreaking work in active transportation and complete streets programs.
    Activity ID: #9140676
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    Self-driving cars are coming — and fast. Hear from a public works director, national researcher, and national consultant who examine two key areas where planners should be focusing on autonomous vehicle impacts: street design/management and parking-garage design/management.
    Activity ID: #9140516
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    Why "Vision Zero"? Hear about this innovative approach to traffic safety, and learn about the bold engineering and programmatic actions that Denver and Seattle are taking to make streets better and safer for all.
    Activity ID: #9140617
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  R08
    Cost Included in Registration

    This session will highlight key findings from original research, focusing on how the design of place can help rebuild trust, revitalize neighborhoods, and support interaction among diverse groups.
    Activity ID: #9140427
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Location:  R05
    Cost Included in Registration

    Most people are aware of single pop-up demonstration projects implemented by citizens, but what happens when other entities get involved in the pop-up game? Learn about four different types of demonstration project efforts from around the country.
    Activity ID: #9140437
    CM | 1.25

  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Location:  222
    Cost Included in Registration

    Learn how Seattle and Portland, Oregon, are keeping momentum strong while striving for design quality and community support during a busy development cycle. Hear how each city will transform its design review and balance public engagement and collaboration.
    Activity ID: #9140628
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Location:  213
    Cost Included in Registration

    The area outside of a train station's fare gates are often "no man's land"— parking lots or driveways connecting to the nearest street. Learn how BART's stations aim to be different by prioritizing the passenger experience and balancing the needs of all modes.
    Activity ID: #9140385
    CM | 1.25

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 12:30 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $50.00

    Learn about New Orleans' approach to green infrastructure and how it supports the city's existing drainage system, explore demonstration projects, and learn about large-scale innovative urban water management projects that support the region's vision of "living with water".
    Activity ID: #9144440
    CM | 3.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  9 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $61.00

    Take a walking tour of the Lower Garden District and explore the history and architecture of this 200-year-old neighborhood as well as major changes to it in the last 40 years.
    Activity ID: #9140686
    CM | 2.50

  • Ticket Required

    Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  9:45 AM - 3 PM CDT
    Location:  Mobile Workshop Departure Area
    Regular
    $83.00

    Experience the renaissance of downtown Baton Rouge. Learn about the developments, partnerships, and catalytic projects that changed the landscape of downtown and brought a mostly abandoned district back to life in little more than a decade.
    Activity ID: #9140687
    CM | 4.50

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Location:  R01
    Cost Included in Registration

    Differing techniques, language, and cultures can be an obstacle for planners and artists working together to improve their built environments through creative placemaking. Help APA and partners bridge the gap in a fun, interactive session with a local flavor.
    Activity ID: #9140407
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 24, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Location:  R03
    Cost Included in Registration

    Public Square is the historic center of Cleveland, but roads have made it a place of transportation instead of activity. Learn about the city's extraordinary new park that's been around for years.
    Activity ID: #9140376
    CM | 1.25