This spring’s series of discussions examining current issues and challenges of urban planning and transportation is now available for viewing online. The talks, featuring Loeb Fellows and guests, were curated and moderated by Aaron Naparstek, Livable Streets advocate and founder of Streetsblog.org.
Wikicity: How Web-Enabled, Citizen-Driven Planning and Design is Changing the City
Web-enabled, citizen-driven “tactical urbanism” concepts like Park(ing) Day are changing the way we plan, design and program urban public space
Mike Lydon, Principal of the Street Plans Collaborative and co-author of Tactical Urbanism Volumes I & II
Aurash Khawarzad of DoTank and co-author of Tactical Urbanism Volumes I & II
Ben Berkowitz, CEO of SeeClickFix.com
Erin Barnes, CEO of ioby.org
Moderated by Aaron Naparstek and Jean Brownhill Lauer
Become a Super Designer/ Making the Transportation, Planning, and Land Use Connection
Insights on becoming an effective and powerful change agent and design professional--a must-see for anyone who wishes to save Metropolis from destruction!
Panelists: Ian Lockwood, former City Transportation Planner in West Palm Beach and Livable Transportation Engineer at AECOM, Peter Park, former City Planning Director in Milwaukee and Denver, and Aaron Naparstek
View the Super Designer video
London/Tucson: The Art and Politics of Urban Transformation
Two very different urban settings show how transportation and planning policies can enhance a city’s economy, development, quality of life, and long term outlook.
Guests: Isabel Dedring, Deputy Mayor for Transportation, City of London, and Steve Farley, Arizona state legislator, professional designer and public artist and candidate for U.S. House of Representatives
View a video of the London/Tucson conversation