Webinar: Unlocking Multimodality in N America

Webinar: Unlocking Multimodality in N America

In recent years, some urban planners have begun to explore ways to unlock Dutch-style multimodality, hoping to utilize the bicycle as a tool to increase public-transit ridership and decrease car dependency. In fact, the case could be made that—with the right conditions—bikes are better placed to deal with the lower population densities and longer distances traveled in North America.

Intergalactic Design - Applying Social Design to Sustainability

Intergalactic Design - Applying Social Design to Sustainability

Designer and strategist Cheryl Heller will discuss social design, a new approach to navigating uncertainty and strengthening collaboration. She shares the principles and process of social design as well as case studies from her new book The Intergalactic Design Guide; Harnessing the Creative Potential of Social Design. Matt Enstice, President and CEO of Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, joins her. 

Webinar: Saving Our Suburbs (Part 1)

Webinar: Saving Our Suburbs (Part 1)

The formulas that guided suburban growth for more than 60 years no longer work. How can suburbs adapt to increasingly complex social, economic, fiscal, and environmental demands? What new approaches can help them secure their futures?

Saving Vaquita: Considerations in the Race Against Extinction

Saving Vaquita: Considerations in the Race Against Extinction

As Brooke Bessesen writes in her new book, Vaquita: Science, Politics, and Crime in the Sea of Cortez, “Conservation is messy business.”

Walkable City Rules Webinar

Walkable City Rules Webinar

Jeff Speck is an urban designer and author of several books on urban mobility. In this session, Jeff brings in concepts from his new book Walkable City Rules, 101 Steps to Making Better Placess. In his book he shares 101 rules for making a city more than just walkable, but more sustainable, equitable, and livable.

Resilience for All Webinar with Barbara Brown Wilson and ioby

Resilience for All Webinar with Barbara Brown Wilson and ioby

In this webinar presentation, in association with Barbara Brown Wilson and ioby, we explore community driven design through two ioby projects. The first project is in Detroit and the takes place in Memphis. The catalysist for the projects, along with project leaders from ioby, are featured in the presentation. Author of Resilience for All, Barbara Brown Wilson, presents on the idea of community-driven design and then moderates the discussion.

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Designing Climate Solutions for Post-Carbon Cities Webinar

Designing Climate Solutions for Post-Carbon Cities Webinar

This 90-minute webinar, Designing Climate Solutions for Post-Carbon Cities Webinar, explored three pressing questions that relate to climate change: 

What are the top priority emissions reduction policies that should be implemented now?
What role do cities play in implementing and influencing these policies?
How should these policies be designed to address the needs of vulnerable communities?

Karen Firehock and Strategic Green Infrastructure Planning

Karen Firehock and Strategic Green Infrastructure Planning

Karen E. Firehock, MUEP, and Adjunct Professor at the University of Virginia's School of Architecture discusses her landmark publication, Strategic Green Infrastructure Planning: A Multi-Scale Approach. Professor Firehock shares how both transportation planning and design needs to encompass green infrastructure practices.

Roads were not Built for Cars Webinar

Roads were not Built for Cars Webinar

Biking has a long and winding history, with modern bikes coinciding directly with the advent of modern cars and our modern roads system. In this fascinating webinar learn about the history of biking from author of Bike Boom and Roads Were Not Built For Cars, Carlton Reid. Reid dissects how the inseparable history of bicycles and roads can be a catalyst to bringing about greater tolerance and multi-purpose use of modern roads. 

Three Revolutions Webinar

Three Revolutions Webinar

There are Three Revolutions that can transform the passanger transit sector: autonous cars, electric vehicles, and the sharing economy. The benefits to society of the three revolutions will be massive: trillions of dollars in cost savings globally, sharply reduced greenhouse gas emissions, and more mobility for everyone, including thoes who are disadvantaged. But, can we get there? In this 90-minute webinar, panelists Robin Chase, Co-founder of Zipcar, and Dr.

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