Rightsizing Streets for People and Development

APA Oklahoma Chapter

#9112135

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. CDT

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Overview

Creating more complete streets is a focus for many in the planning field. However the notion of what makes a street complete continues to evolve as communities become larger and more diverse. In this session, an urban planner, traffic engineer, and landscape archtiect discuss their experiences on best practice projects which includes: Roadway space reallocations, road diets, parking reconfigurations, and bicycle and pedestrian facilities. The goal of this session is for particiapnts to learn how traffic engineering and urban design can be better balanced to create streets that function for all users of a corridor including daily commuting, commerce, deliveries, and special events.

 

Speakers

Wendy Shabay, AICP

Invited Speaker

Wendy D. Shabay, AICP is Vice President/Principal and manager of the Urban Planning + Design group at Freese and Nichols, Inc., an architecture/engineering/planning firm founded in 1894. She is an award-winning planner for urban development, comprehensive planning, transit-oriented development, corridor planning, downtown redevelopment, and campus planning. Her exceptional ... Read More

Cody Richardson

Invited Speaker

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Kevin St. Jacques

Invited Speaker

Kevin St. Jacques is a Senior Transportation Engineer with Freese and Nichols in Dallas, TX. His experience includes: regional transportation and mobility planning; corridor planning and design; bicycle and pedestrian system planning and design; site development planning and design; traffic engineering; signal design and timing plans; roadway design and constructon ... Read More