2018 National Planning Conference

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  • Saturday, April 21, 2018

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  R09
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    Suburbs are not destined to be defined by strip malls and excessive parking — many are reinventing themselves into walkable communities. Examine case studies and join a group discussion about how best to adapt sprawling areas into walkable mixed-use places.
    Activity ID: #9140438
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12:15 PM CDT
    Location:  213
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    Explore how to "wrangle" a complex and dated zoning code by simplifying and aligning it with current planning goals and federal laws. Learn how to start the effort, what tools to use, and how to get it adopted.
    Activity ID: #9140448
    CM | 1.50
    L | 1.50

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  R02
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    Latinos renovate their homes based on imagination, needs, and know-how — sometimes without proper permits — blurring lines between formal and informal development in the United States. We examine the visual, spatial, regulatory, and resiliency implications of this practice in planning multicultural communities.
    Activity ID: #9140571
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  R05
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    What does the anatomy of a low-carbon pathway for a big city actually look like? This story-driven session will contrast the processes, methods, assumptions, and insights used to create leading-edge low-carbon climate action plans for New York City and Toronto.
    Activity ID: #9140611
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  206
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    In response to civil unrest in Batlimore, a citizen and planning firm created a master plan using robust engagement founded on empowering residents to provide comprehensive community input and involving both public and private stakeholders across the city.
    Activity ID: #9140439
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  R08
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    Housing affordability has not always included the series of problems as we identify them today. "Today’s" solutions, however, are frequently based on "yesterday’s" conditions. How do we address these new, immensely more complex challenges and start a policy revolution?
    Activity ID: #9140480
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  207
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    Washington, D.C., is transforming as aging, auto-dependent suburbs are being revitalized through new suburbanism. Presenting a data-driven approach to transforming sprawl into walkable, sustainable communities, this session will offer insight into and proven methods for suburban design success.
    Activity ID: #9140590
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 5:15 PM CDT
    Location:  Great Hall B
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    Considering a sign-code update? Explore case law, research, and analysis on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Reed v. Gilbert, as well as two successful Louisiana case studies of comprehensive, content-neutral sign-code amendments.
    Activity ID: #9140429
    CM | 2.25
    L | 1.50

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Location:  222
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    We have seen the blossoming of Texas's and Louisiana's downtowns; however, downtowns currently face challenges due to changes in living, working, and moving. Examine downtown development with the planning directors of New Orleans and three Texas cities (Houston, Austin, and Dallas).
    Activity ID: #9140605
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Location:  R08
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    Utah’s Silicon Slopes economy has grown rapidly, pressuring infrastructure and affordability. Given geographic constraints and funding limitations, how does the region approach policy and long-range infrastructure, economic development, and land-use planning to ensure “broad and equal access to opportunity”?
    Activity ID: #9140499
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 21, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Location:  R02
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    Jet packs, massive skyscrapers, pod houses...the future city has been imagined in countless ways. Using Atlanta as a case study, we will look at futures of the city — both past and present — to discuss our changing perspectives of the future metropolis.
    Activity ID: #9140441
    CM | 1.25

  • Sunday, April 22, 2018

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Location:  222
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    Explore trends in millennial preferences and their effect on communities. Examine interventions within the built environment and planning processes that appeal to millennials, thereby empowering you to build inclusive, vibrant cities.
    Activity ID: #9140512
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Location:  207
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    Our aging population demands our attention. Is your community ready? Explore new pathways that include a future with “mobility as a service,” innovative tools to finance aging, and smart initiatives for cost-effective service delivery for successful aging-in-community.
    Activity ID: #9140490
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Location:  R07
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    The school choice debate impacts where schools are located and how students get to school, as well as racial/economic segregation. What lessons can we learn from NOLA's experience?
    Activity ID: #9140544
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  206
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    Scenario planning helps planning professionals prepare for an uncertain future. Learn how to develop a shared vision for the present and future by analyzing forces impacting planning issues such as health, transportation, land use, the economy, and the environment.
    Activity ID: #9140554
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  10:45 AM - 12 PM CDT
    Location:  R07
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    Examine the extraordinary housing affordability barriers in seasonal-vacation communities: from fair housing for seasonal employees to jobs-housing balance for year-round workers. Case studies focus on New England resort areas, placed in the context of national trends and innovations.
    Activity ID: #9140555
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  12 PM - 12:45 PM CDT
    Location:  206
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    Planning professionals are asking themselves if there are ways to design resiliency and navigation of future unknowns intentionally into planning practices to increase effectiveness. Scenario planning is a method providing precisely that, and the Consortium for Scenario Planning is the hub of this activity for the planning profession.
    Activity ID: #9145298

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  R06
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    New Orleans and New York City are working to harness grassroots policy activism and mandatory inclusionary zoning to chip away at affordable-housing shortages. Explore how governments have interfaced with community-led affordability plans in each city.
    Activity ID: #9140372
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  216
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    Planning for farms and food is a bread-and-butter issue. Forecast impacts of climate change and development, discover if your community is farm-friendly, and learn how an Iowa county preserved farmland and protected farms.
    Activity ID: #9140634
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  R01
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    Learn what the "Journal of the American Planning Association" has to say on topics like informal housing, networks of local plans, AirBNBs, declining auto traffic, "makers" in the local economy, mega-event planning, and urban agriculture and food justice.
    Activity ID: #9140635
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    The 8Twelve Coalition, formed in 2015 to address disinvestment and blight within Muncie, Indiana's south-east neighborhoods, developed a plan that was used to successfully raise over $1 million in support of grassroots efforts to revitalize the 8Twelve target area.
    Activity ID: #9143814

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Our research will improve existing transit service in rural areas in Georgia. Over 80 individual, disconnected sub-recipients serve its rural communities. New routes in underserved areas can link employment centers, health services, and regional urban areas to those in need. ,
    Activity ID: #9143815

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Strategic placement of workforce housing can be used as poverty-fighting and economic development tools. Placement near opportunity areas and transit corridors stand to improve metropolitan areas and help disperse concentrated areas of poverty. Poster includes a case study of metropolitan Milwaukee.
    Activity ID: #9143818

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Big box retail stores have recently suffered from the severe downturn in sales. Although technology and demographic changes exacerbate the crisis, the urbanization of suburbia — converting the stores into new mixed-use centers — can attract young families with children seeking affordable environments.
    Activity ID: #9143842

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    What role does strategy play in the demolition of Baltimore’s historic but undervalued alley houses? University of Maryland Planning and Preservation students present a methodology for identifying alley houses and decision making based on physical condition and objective and subjective significance.
    Activity ID: #9143844

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Many mountain resort communities like Ketchum, Idaho, lack sufficient workforce housing. There are several policies and planning tools to grow the workforce housing supply and capture the economic benefits of vacation homes and short-term rentals while minimizing negative impacts.
    Activity ID: #9143872

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Housing stock has become increasingly bifurcated with the majority of units taking the form of single-family homes or apartments and condos. This study analyzes the relationship between the variety of housing types and neighborhood sustainability.
    Activity ID: #9143873

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    This poster showcases an interactive plan of Spring Creek Town Center and provides solutions for people to manage change in their communities by using open source, in-browser visualization tools. The plan unifies planned and existing communities with various socioeconomic backgrounds.
    Activity ID: #9143877

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Missing-middle housing units add choice to housing markets that have little of it. This study identifies specific development code regulations that limit housing diversity and have caused an overall shortage of affordable residential units in Eugene, Oregon.
    Activity ID: #9143890

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    How can planners encourage inclusive growth in Hawaii in the face of climate change and economic vulnerability? This University of Hawai'i-Manoa student-designed site plan aims to leverage state-owned land to encourage culturally sensitive transit-oriented development along Honolulu’s new rail corridor.
    Activity ID: #9143893

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    The Pan-Arab Highway is under construction in Lebanon, bringing conflict and change. We will delineate threats and opportunities emerging from the marriage of an International highway and towns shaped by historic trade routes in Beqaa, Lebanon.
    Activity ID: #9143901

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Explore the institutional evolution of urban regeneration in Beijing's inner city from the 1990s to the present, revealing the general principles and present dilemmas of community-level regeneration.
    Activity ID: #9143908

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    Cities are partnering with private developers to create “workforce” housing for low- and moderate-income households in areas of California characterized by high amenities and high housing costs. Learn design, regulation, and finance takeaways from public/private partnerships that could work in your community.
    Activity ID: #9143833

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    The city is a full algorithm coordinator, grounding the flows of virtual services, and commodity according to proximity. It has an in and out, flows on multiple scales across territories. Planning its proximities is critical for managing on demands urbanism.
    Activity ID: #9143932

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:15 PM - 2:45 PM CDT
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    We evaluate the number of eligible participants and program costs for an anti-displacement property tax fund. We find that using household-level data and machine-learning techniques result in more accurate and considerably higher projections than the original proposal.
    Activity ID: #9143941

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  R09
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    Is your downtown empty and dull after 5 p.m. and on the weekends? Learn how planners and business-district pros in Boston, New Orleans, and Washington, D.C. are working to transform their central business districts into vibrant mixed-use hubs.
    Activity ID: #9140444
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  R02
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    America’s cities are undergoing a resurgence after decades of decline. But poor families, often swept up in gentrification’s wake, grapple with issues of housing insecurity/displacement. Learn how Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Oakland (California), and Atlanta are harnessing gentrification’s momentum towards social-impact projects/policies.
    Activity ID: #9140607
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Location:  R08
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    How does a rapidly growing city with rising housing costs plan for an equitable future? Learn from Denver planners about innovative policies to preserve affordability, mitigate displacement, and advance the vision for an inclusive city.
    Activity ID: #9140484
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Location:  210
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    Discover trends in e-commerce and their potential impacts on land-use planning. Learn how e-commerce is changing the requirements for commercial/industrial real-estate developments. This panel will explore future urban spatial form, land uses, and zoning requirements in the digital age.
    Activity ID: #9143852
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Location:  223
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    Planners everywhere are grappling with an affordable-housing crisis. Inclusionary housing, which requires private development to provide affordable units, is becoming an increasingly popular tool to address this crisis. Explore the latest trends from cities on the front lines.
    Activity ID: #9140537
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Location:  206
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    How can planners and policymakers think beyond development of affordable housing to incorporate people- and place-based solutions that create opportunity for social and economic mobility? This panel will explore emerging strategies to promote inclusive growth and concrete metrics for evaluation.
    Activity ID: #9144844
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 22, 2018 Time:  4:15 PM - 5:30 PM CDT
    Location:  R05
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    New Ruralism is the small-town answer to new urbanism. What are the keys to sustainable, locally grown initiatives that are helping certain small towns to thrive? How can we enhance, proliferate, and preserve those characteristics? Join the discussion.
    Activity ID: #9143896
    CM | 1.25

  • Monday, April 23, 2018

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Location:  R06
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    Hear from transit agency development staff on how new policies are creating diverse communities, where agencies have successfully partnered with local cities — and discuss where more collaboration and progress can be made.
    Activity ID: #9140625
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  8:30 AM - 9:45 AM CDT
    Location:  R08
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    Transportation/development corridors spanning jurisdictional boundaries need not lead to inter-municipal competition. Learn how two governments and one developer are collaborating to transform Virginia’s Crystal City/Potomac Yard Corridor, one of the fastest-growing and most concentrated development corridors in the country.
    Activity ID: #9140424
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Location:  R09
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    Natchez, Mississippi, has an international reputation for antebellum architecture that draws thousands annually, yet the community struggles with many economic and racially based challenges. Learn how a recent downtown master plan funded by over 300 citizen donations is addressing this issue.
    Activity ID: #9140475
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Location:  230
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    Living and playing are more important than just serving as drivers for today’s downtowns. Learn how an urbanizing suburb has created a city center and how a suburban city has redefined its city center as places of community and economic development.
    Activity ID: #9140616
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Location:  210
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    Placemaking, revitalization, active transportation — sounds great, right? Unfortunately, these terms are often synonymous with gentrification — both real and perceived. Join the dialogue to explore this issue in more depth and to develop and share solutions.
    Activity ID: #9140536
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  10:15 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
    Location:  216
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    The traditional "areas of stability and change" approach is aging in the face of unprecedented growth in Denver. Learn about a new change-management tool that integrates equity, access, and placemaking to respond to changing demographics and preferences.
    Activity ID: #9140505
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  1 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
    Location:  R02
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    East New York, Brooklyn, is a gentrifying neighborhood where speculation, scams, and foreclosures threaten low- and moderate-income homeowners and their renters. Find out what drives homeowner displacement, where owners move when they leave, and what policies can promote homeowner stability.
    Activity ID: #9140506
    CM | 1.25

  • Date:  April 23, 2018 Time:  2:45 PM - 4 PM CDT
    Location:  R06
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    In the midst of the housing crisis in the San Francisco Bay Area, learn about San Francisco's city-community collaboration in the Mission District — one of the neighborhoods with the highest eviction rates — to address this major urban challenge.
    Activity ID: #9140435
    CM | 1.25

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