Reconnecting America Policy Director Sarah Kline will be in St. Louis, Missouri, Oct. 19-22, for the annual convention of the Association of Metropolitan Planning Agencies. Kline will moderate a discussion of how MPOs and transit agencies are working together to create more sustainable communities.
Reconnecting America Policy Director Sarah Kline will address the Friendship Heights Transportation Management District Advisory Committee on Dec. 11. Kline will make a presentation entitled "Transit oriented development and ‘complete communities’."
Reconnecting America Policy Director Sarah Kline will make a presentation during the regularly scheduled meeting of the Silver Spring Transportation Management District Advisory Committee on Jan. 10. Kline will discuss how to create better communities, with a focus on transit-oriented development and defining what makes a "complete community."
Reconnecting America Policy Director Sarah Kline is quoted in Streetsblog Capitol Hill post discussing recent changes in the federal transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) program.
Reconnecting America Policy Director Sarah Kline will be in Dallas, June 5-6, for the American Public Transportation Association 2012 Rail Conference. On June 5, Kline will be moderating a panel on "Mobility Management for Sustainable Communities." On June 6, she will be participating in a panel discussion on "Station-Area Planning." More information on the conference is available here.
Reconnecting America's Policy Director Sarah Kline will be participating in the Federal Transit Administration's Livability and Planning Workshops on May 15 and 16 in Washington, DC. On Tuesday, Kline will be discussing the Center for Transit-Oriented Development's upcoming FTA-sponsored booklet, TOD 205: Families and Transit-Oriented Development. On Wednesday, she will address a workshop on Working With Federal Grantees.
Reconnecting America Policy Director Sarah Kline and Project Manager Elizabeth Wampler will be participating in the American Planning Association Annual Convention in Chicago on April 15. Wampler will be participating in a panel that answers the question "Can Kids Live Downtown." (The answer, of course, is yes.) Kline will participate in a panel entitled "The New Role of Local Transportation Financing." More about Kline's panel is available here. Information about Wampler's panel is available here. More about the convention can be found here.
Reconnecting America Policy Director Sarah Kline will be participating in the National Rural Assembly conference in Bethesda, MD, June 25. Kline will be a member of a panel in a breakout session discussing the MAP-21 transportation legislation in order to illustrate the federal rule-making process. The principles of rule-making that will be reviewed apply to any issue area. The National Rural Assembly is a movement of people and organizations devoted to building a stronger, more vibrant rural America for children, families, and communities.