From the Margins to the Mainstream:
Getting Transportation & Land Use Decisions that Create Walkable Communities with Mobility Choices

Marriott Orlando Downtown
January 30-31, 2008

Wednesday, January 30 2008 - Day 1


Welcome & Introductions

Scott Bernstein, President
Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT)
Chairman, Surface Transportation Policy Partnership (STPP)

Jacky Grimshaw, Vice-President for Policy, Transportation and Community Development
Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT)

8:30am Keynote Address Plenary Session

Mayor Rick Baker, St. Petersburg, FL

9:00am Making Transportation & Land Use Connections Real Plenary Session

A good land use plan is the foundation for a good transportation system. With an understanding of what integrating transportation& land use means, a panel of experts will discuss the value of integration from various perspectives. 

Anne Canby, President, President, STPP, Moderator
Rick Hall, President, Hall Planning & Engineering, Inc
Bruce Turner, Director of Planning Services, Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada
Jana Lynott, Strategic Policy Advisor, Transportation-Livable Communities, AARP

10:15am Break
10:30am Principles of Good Integration At the Region, Corridor & Project Levels Plenary Session

Providing mobility choices for communities of all sizes and densities is the key to good transportation & land use integration.  Resource experts will discuss the role network connectivity, land use mixes, densities, building & facility design and travel behavior play from the development of a long-range regional plan to project design and construction.

Linda Watson, Chief Executive Officer, Orlando Lynx, Moderator
Troy Russ, Principal, Glatting Jackson
Chris Sinclair, President,-Renaissance Planning Group

Noon Lunch & Tour of Baldwin Park Bus Trip

Box Lunch & Bus tour to see the integration of land use and transportation

Narrated by Chris Sinclair, Renaissance Planning Group

1:30pm Putting the Principles to Work-Part 1 Bus Trip

Field Trip to Downtown Hospital(s) and future rail station sites using a “place audit” tool.

Led by Kate Ange & Chris Sinclair, Renaissance Planning Group

2:45pm Return to Marriott
3:00pm Putting the Principles to Work-Part 2 Breakout Sessions

Interactive Exercise using info from field trip and tools.  Each group will work on proposals for one of the sites visited. 

Kate Ange, Renaissance Planning Group                              

4:30pm How Good Integration Can Make Mobility Choices Plenary Session

All groups will reconvene and report out on the strategies developed for integrating the new rail line and the surrounding land uses including redevelopment options.

6:00pm Reception

Wednesday, January 31 2008 - Day 2

8:00am Recap of Day 1 & Plan for Day 2
8:30am Getting a Planning Process that Works for Your Community Plenary Session

Works for Your Community
A panel of practitioners will describe their processes including: what technical tools you need to create the vision; how to get all the stakeholders (citizens to implementers) values into the equation; and how stakeholders ensure accountability and consistency with the adopted vision. 

Gary Toth, Senior Director for Transportation Initiatives, Project for Public Spaces, Moderator
Marlie Sanderson, Assistant Executive Director, North Central Florida Regional Planning Council
Alex Graziani, Executive Director, Smart Growth Partnership of Westmoreland Co, PA
Dan Reuter, Division Chief of Land Use Planning, Atlanta Regional Commission

10:15am Break
10:45am Bringing Developer Economics and the Vision Together Plenary Session

Developers will share their perspectives on how they evaluate markets, what motivates them, and what drives them away from a community.  How the elements of density, diversity, design and location work from a market perspective.  Examples of different development and redevelopment types will be discussed.

Troy Russ, Glatting Jackson, Moderator
David Pace, President, New Broad Street Companies
Sam Sherman, Managing Partner, New Urban Ventures, LLC

Noon Luncheon: Transit Oriented Development

Scott Bernstein, President, Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT)

1:00pm Putting these Principles into Practice in my Community Breakout Sessions

Participants will convene in small groups with one of the workshop experts to discuss what is most critical in their communities.  Working together, participants will identify
key actions to champion in their communities.

2:00pm Break
2:15pm Putting an Integrated Planning Process in Place Plenary Session

Each group will report on their discussions and the top challenges to a fully integrated land use and transportation planning process  in their communities.

2:45pm Creating High Value Places Plenary Session

Pulling it all together to create livable places with mobility choices for everyone.

Tom Murphy, Senior Resident Fellow, Urban Land Institute

3:15pm Closing