Colorado Downtown Streets: A Tool for Communities, Planners & Engineers

APA Colorado Chapter

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Thursday, October 5, 2017
1:40 p.m. - 5 p.m. MDT

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Overview

Savvy local leaders understand that a vibrant, walkable downtown is essential to a strong local economy and that great streets are essential to a successful downtown. In this workshop participants will learn about the connection between street design, physical health and economic development; how to diagnose barriers and identify appropriate design solutions for creating safe multimodal main streets as well as best practices for collaborating with the Colorado Department of Transportation.

Learning Objectives:
1. How street design, physical health and economic development are connected.
2. How to diagnose barriers and identify appropriate design solutions for creating safe multimodal main streets
3. Best practices for collaborating with the Colorado Department of Transportation.

Speakers

Andrea Hill

Invited Speaker

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Betsy Jacobsen

Invited Speaker

Cate Townley

Invited Speaker

Cate Townley is the Built Environment Specialist for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE). Cate works with community organizations, local public health agencies, state agencies and local governments on policy and environmental change efforts to promote active living, reduce ultraviolet radiation (UV) exposure, and prevent chronic disease ... Read More

Contact Info

Shelia Booth, sbooth@apacolorado.org

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