Sustainable Streets tagged posts

The Prospects for Pedestrian Streets in the US

Transportation Choices Principal Dr. Joseph Kott gave a presentation on June 13th on the failure, success, and prospects of pedestrian streets and districts in the United States at the International Conference on Transport and Health. The conference was hosted by the Mineta Transportation Institute on the San Jose State University campus.

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Talk on Reforming Traffic Impact Analysis

Sandwich Symposium on Sustainable Transportation

 

Leveling the Playing Field for Sustainable Transportation: Reforming Traffic Impact Analysis to Support Mode Choice and Environmental Quality

 

Michelle DeRobertis, PE

Principal, Transportation Choices for Sustainable Communities Research and Policy Institute

 

Noon – 1 PM, Friday, December 5, 2014

Transform

436 14th St.

Oakland, CA 94612

The Sandwich Symposium on Sustainable Transportation is co-sponsored by Transform and Transportation Choices for Sustainable Communities Research and Policy Institute. For more information, visit http://www.transformca.org/ and http://transportchoice.org/

 

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Keynote Address to Urban Design Conference

Transportation Choices for Sustainable Communities Principal Dr. Joseph Kott gave the transportation keynote address at the 11th Annual North Carolina State University Urban Design Conference in Raleigh on March 7th. The title of this year’s conference was “Density in Place: Design Works.” Joe’s talk was entitled “Transforming Streets, Transforming Freeways: The Emerging Transportation System in America’s Communities and Metro Areas “.  Dr. Kott called the movement to create sustainable, multi-modal, context sensitive roadways “the next new frontier for sustainable cities and sustainable transportation”. Joe observed that “America is beginning to reverse the decades-long journey to automobile dependence described so well by Clay McShane in his brilliant book, ‘Down the Asphalt Path’...

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