Tuesdays at APA–DC
Community Preference and Transportation Survey
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 • 5:30 p.m. ET
The discussion will focus on the results of the recent National Association of Realtors poll of residents in the 50 largest metropolitan areas in the U.S.
The poll focused on biking, walking, and transit use as well as the degree to which respondents would be willing to live in a smaller home if it meant they could walk to more places.
The large sample size, 3,000, provides an opportunity to examine the data though several demographic lenses.
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Hugh Morris, AICP, LEED, is manager of the Smart Growth Program for the National Association of Realtors. Morris has experience working on transit plans, travel demand forecasting models, and travel surveys. He spent 10 years with the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy with a focus on urban trails used for trip making as well as recreation. He has been with the National Association of Realtors for 10 years helping 1,400 local associations advance smart growth principles in their community. Morris contributed to APA's Planning and Urban Design Standards and Trails for the 21st Century: A Planning, Design, and Management Manual published by Island Press. He has a master's in planning from the University of California, Los Angeles.
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APA's Washington Office
1030 15th St., NW
Washington, DC 20005
APA's Washington, D.C., office is located on the corner of 15th and L Streets NW. Please use the entrance on 15th Street. Let security know you are there to attend an event at the American Planning Association and they will direct you to the elevator to the 7th floor.
Several public transportation lines are close by, including the red (Farragut North station) and orange (McPherson Square station) lines. Several Capital Bikeshare stations are also nearby (17th & K; Thomas Circle). Additionally, several paid parking garages are available nearby.
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