Walkable and Healthy Communities: Tactics and Case Studies

When
March 6, 2013   6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Where
The Center for Architecture
536 LaGuardia Place (btwn W. 3rd & Bleecker)
Manhattan
Cost
$10 for non-Members
Free for AIANY Members
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Sam Schwartz Engineering, the transportation engineering and planning firm, and America Walks, the national pedestrian advocacy organization, have just published a new guide, Steps to a Walkable Community: A Guide for Citizens, Planners, and Engineers, which features pro-walking tactics and case studies that have successfully improved and encouraged walking in communities around North America.

The synergy of Sam’s strategies with those of New York City’s Active Design Guidelines and related research will be underscored by introductory presentations by Karen Lee MD and Ernie Hutton AICP Assoc AIA.

Speakers
Sam Schwartz, Principal, Sam Schwartz Engineering
Laura MacNeil, Sam Schwartz Engineering
Karen Lee MD, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Ernie Hutton AICP Assoc AIA, Hutton Associates Inc.

Respondent Panel
David Burney FAIA Commissioner, NYC Dept of Design and Construction

Cost Free for Members
$10 for non-Members

Organized by AIANY Planning and Urban Design Committee