Webinar on Planning Equitable Corridors and Transit-Oriented Development
Please join us Tuesday July 19 at 2pm EST for the Center For Transit-Oriented Development webinar “Planning Equitable Corridors and Transit-Oriented Development.” This webinar session is sponsored by The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and is open to planners, practitioners, housing advocates, MPOs, local, state and federal DOT’s, transit agencies, sustainable communities grantees, advocates, as well as elected officials and other decision makers.
- Abby Thorne-Lyman, Project Director at Reconnecting America and CTOD
- Catherine Cox Blair, Program Director at Reconnecting America and CTOD, Denver Region
- Jonathan Sage-Martinson, Director, Central Corridor Funders Collaborative, Twin Cities
- Danyell Diggs, Red Line Coordinator, City of Baltimore
Description: This webinar focuses on introducing participants to the benefits of land use and community development planning at the transit corridor scale, and offering on-the-ground examples of how to make corridor planning work. Planning at the corridor scale provides an important means for understanding how transit investments can influence the character of nearby communities. It integrates knowledge about both local and regional contexts, coordinates key stakeholders, and can support regional growth. Participants will hear from three different regions that have demonstrated successful and equitable corridor planning and the outcomes of these efforts thus far.
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Title: Planning Equitable Corridors and Transit-Oriented Development
Date: Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Time: 2PM - 3:30 PM EDT
- Introductions and Remarks – Jeff Price, Community Planner, FTA
- Abby Thorne-Lyman – Overview and Introduction of Panel
- Catherine Cox Blair – Planning for the West Corridor, Denver, CO
- Jonathan Sage-Martinson – Central Corridor Planning Initiatives, Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN
- Danyell Diggs – Red Line and the Community Compact, Baltimore, MD
- Discussion and Q&A
- Closing Remarks
If you have any questions please contact Kelley Britt
This webinar is sponsored by the Federal Transit Administration and facilitated by the Center for Transit-Oriented Development. The Center for Transit-Oriented Development (CTOD) is the only national nonprofit effort dedicated to providing best practices, research and tools to support equitable market-based transit-oriented development. CTOD partners with both the public and private market sectors to strategize about ways to encourage the development of high performing communities around transit stations and to build transit systems that maximize development potential. CTOD works to integrate local and regional planning, generate new tools for economic development, real estate and investment issues, improve affordability and livability for all members of the community, and respond to imperatives for climate change and sustainability. The Center for TOD is a partnership of Reconnecting America, the Center for Neighborhood Technology, and Strategic Economics. For more information go to CTOD’s website at CTOD.org
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