2020 National Planning Conference

2020 National Planning Conference

  • Examining Informal and Emerging Microtransit Services

    New York City is home to a commuter van system that serves approximately 90,000 daily riders, primarily in immigrant communities. Learn about NYC’s approach to understanding and regulating private transit in the context of a broader microtransit discussion.
    April 25, 2020, 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. CDT
    • Kenny Fennell
    • Christina Blackston
    • Christopher Henry, AICP
    CM | 1.25
  • Planning Can’t Forget Freight

    What good is a walkable neighborhood if the corner store you walk to is out of milk? This session focuses on how to integrate freight into land-use decisions to support livable communities while minimizing the negative impacts of freight.
    April 26, 2020, 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. CDT
    • Daniel Studdard, AICP
    • Jeffrey Wojtowicz
    CM | 1.25
  • Vision Zero Texas: Challenges and Solutions

    The Texas Department of Transportation has set a goal of cutting the state's number of traffic deaths in half by 2035. Four cities have adopted a Vision Zero approach. Learn from the innovative solutions they have implemented to achieve zero roadway fatalities.
    April 26, 2020, 12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. CDT
    • Lauren Grove
    • Lewis Leff
    CM | 1.25
  • Screen Time: Digital Engagement in Transportation

    Panelists will share their experiences with new solutions in transportation engagement including mobile advertising, 3D visualization, web-based mapping, and online surveying. What is the impact of language and technology access on the effectiveness of these solutions when introducing them in diverse communities?
    April 28, 2020, 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. CDT
    • Jefferson Grimes
    • Susan Howard
    • Jeremy Wyndham
    • John Norton, AICP
    CM | 1.25
  • Sunnyside Yard: Planning for 2050

    The Sunnyside Yard Master Plan envisioned a future neighborhood decked over a functioning rail yard in Queens, New York City. Learn how the city developed a project unprecedented in scale, complexity, and time horizon through a community-driven process.
    April 28, 2020, 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. CDT
    • Adam Meagher
    • Katherine Ward
    • Skylar Bisom-Rapp
    CM | 1.25

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