Creating Great Cities

APA Florida Chapter, Emerald Coast Section

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Thursday, May 29, 2014
10:45 a.m. - noon CDT

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Overview

Gil Penalosa, Executive Director 8-80 Cities, will deliver a keynote address at the Transportation Symposium. The speaker will describe the benefits of transforming cities into places where people can walk, bike, access transit and visit vibrant parks and public places, no matter their age, ability, or social status. He will provide concrete examples of the benefits of putting people first when planning cities from the point of view of public health, environment, recreation, mobility, and economic development. The most innovative case studies from cities around the world will be presented along with five key elements to achieving positive change.