Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space

"A community’s physical form, rather than its land uses, is its most intrinsic and enduring characteristic." [Katz, EPA] This blog focuses on place and placemaking and all that makes it work--historic preservation, urban design, transportation, asset-based community development, arts & cultural development, commercial district revitalization, tourism & destination development, and quality of life advocacy--along with doses of civic engagement and good governance watchdogging.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

One more bike thing... tonite's presentation at the National Building Museum

Forgot to include this in the previous roundup:

Build it and they will ride
D.C. Builds
May 11, 2011, National Building Museum, Washington, DC
6:30 - 8:00 pm

Washington, D.C., has increased the number of bicyclists riding for transportation by creating bicycling infrastructure throughout the city. A panel of experts discusses future plans for Washington, D.C.’s bicycle infrastructure as well as potential challenges for implementation. Panelists include:

Jennifer L. Toole, AICP, ASLA, principal, Toole Design Group
Shane Farthing, executive director, Washington Area Bicyclist Association
Jim Sebastian, supervisory transportation planner, Active Transportation Branch, District Department of Transportation.
Barbara McCann, Executive Director, National Complete Streets Coalition (Moderator)

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