Placemaking with Complete Streets

APA Northern New England Chapter


Thursday, June 8, 2017
3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. EDT

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A walkable and connected street network not only gets us where we need to go, but also drives economic development. See how communities in Vermont are leveraging older and historic buildings, street networks and community and recreational facilities in town centers to attract investment to renew vitality. Learn what it takes to get people out of their cars and make Vermont’s downtowns and villages more walkable, bikeable and economically successful. 




Joshua Schwartz

Joshua Schwartz, Mad River Valley Planning District Executive Director Joshua is the Executive Director of the Mad River Valley Planning District, a unique three-town planning entity developed by the towns of Fayston, Waitsfield and Warren and Sugarbush Resort to carry out a program of planning for the Mad River Valley ... Read More

Claire Tebbs

Claire Tebbs, Addison County Regional Planning Commission Senior Planner Claire owes her appreciation for complete streets and compact villages from growing up in Yeovil, England, within a five-minute walk to school, the playing fields and the candy store. After studying landscape architecture and planning at the University of British Columbia ... Read More

Kelly Stoddard-Poor

Kelly Stoddard-Poor Vermont AARP, Associate State Director Kelly joined the AARP Vermont team in 2013 as the Associate State Director. Kelly’s background is in public policy and community organizing with a strong commitment to social justice. She leads the livable community work for AARP VT - establishing a vision and ... Read More

Jon Kaplan

Jon Kaplan, VTrans Bicycle and Pedestrian Program Manager Jon Kaplan has been the Bicycle and Pedestrian Program Manager at the VT Agency of Transportation (VTrans) since 2009 and has worked in the program since 2000. He was the Vermont Safe Routes to School Coordinator for 2 years during the formative ... Read More

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