Planning for Streetcar Success, A collaborative process

APA Arizona Chapter

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Friday, November 6, 2015
9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. MST

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Overview

 

Take-Away: As the Sun Link Streetcar celebrates its millionth

 

 

 

 

passenger, learn about the interdisciplinary collaboration

 

involved in positioning major capital improvement projects for

 

success.

 

 

 

 

Description: The collaboration involved in implementing

 

 

 

 

any fixed-rail transit system is paramount to its success.

 

From marketing campaigns and design charrettes to the

 

development of streetscape design guidelines and land use

 

incentives, hear from planning professionals involved in

 

helping the Sun Link Streetcar exceed ridership expectations

 

and spur unprecedented public and private reinvestment in

 

downtown Tucson. Guests will also get a glimpse into Tucson’s

 

future transportation planning with an update on High

 

Capacity Transit projects to be included and prioritized in the

 

2045 Regional Transportation Plan.

 

 

 

 

Moderator: Brian Underwood, Planner/Project Manager, The

 

 

 

 

 

Planning Center

 

 

 

 

 

Presenters: Joan Beckim, Project Manager, Kaneen Advertising

 

 

 

 

 

& Public Relations; Linda Morales, CEO, Principal, The Planning

 

Center; Jim Mazzocco, Planning Administrator, City of Tucson

 

Planning and Development Services Department; Patrick Hartley,

 

Transportation Planner, Pima Association of Governments (PAG)

Speakers

Jim Mazzocco

Planning Administrator, City of Tucson