Enrique Peñalosa on Transportation Equity
At a packed auditorium in Detroit's Max Fisher Music Center, Enrique Peñalosa, former mayor of Bogota, Colombia, shared his views on making urban transportation more equitable for people of all economic levels. As mayor, he made dramatic changes to a city of 8 milliion people by making pedestrians, cyclists and mass transit an important part of the transportation picture. Bogota now has many inviting sidewalks, plazas, cycling paths, and an impressive rapid bus system. Peñalosa feels that Detroit is in a great position to make some of the same changes. Read more.
Convention Breakout Sessions Give Voice to Communities of All Sizes
This year's Convention sports an array of breakout sessions that should put a smile on the faces of all attendees. If you're from a rural community longing to be heard in legislative decisions or a larger city desiring to revamp your planning-zoning system to accommodate placemaking, we have something for all. You'll come away with ideas you can apply in your community. Get the details and register now.