TRANSIT ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT

I N S T I T U T E

  CONFERENCE AGENDA PROGRAM

 
TUESDAY MAY 3

 
 
8:00-8:30 am

NETWORKING & REGISTRATION

 
 
8:30-10:00 am

TOD - THINKING BIG & TRANSFORMING REGIONS

-Phillip Washington, LA Metro
-Andy Kunz, Transit Oriented Development Institute
-Rod Diridon, Mineta Transportation Institute
-Sean Brooks, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART)
-Mayor James Ledford, City of Palmdale


TOPICS: Sweeping Changes in City Living, Cultural Shift to Walkable Urbanism, Benefits & Challenges, Removing Obstacles, Winning Economics of TOD

 
 
10:00-10:30 am

NETWORKING BREAK

 
 
10:30-11:30 am

THE CASE FOR TOD - A NEW PARADIGM IN AMERICA

-Todd Litman, Victoria Transport Policy Institute
-Melissa DuMond, California High Speed Rail Authority

TOPICS: Huge Demand for TOD, Refocusing Development Patterns, Promoting Smart Growth, TOD Best Practices, Incentives, Mix of Uses, Re-Balancing Uses

 
 
11:30-1:00 pm

DESIGNING GREAT PLACES

-Michael Bello, Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
-John Torti, Torti Gallas & Partners Architects

-Peter Cavaluzzi, Perkins Eastman
-Stefanos Polyzoides, Moule & Polyzoides Architects & Urbanists
-Gunnar Hand, SOM


TOPICS: Creating a Great Public Realm and Spaces, Placemaking Details, Urban Design, Smart Codes, Human Scale Buildings & Places, Design for Walkability, Pedestrian-Only Streets, Retrofitting the Suburbs, Getting Parking Right, Design for Successful Retail & Sidewalk Cafe Districts

 
 
1:00-2:00 pm

NETWORKING LUNCH

 
 
2:00-3:00

CREATING COMPLETE COMMUNITIES

-Meea Kang, Domus Development
-Jenna Hornstock, LA Metro
-Beau Basse, LeBasse Projects

TOPICS: Creating Diverse, Affordable, Mixed-Use Communities, Promoting Multi-Modal Transportation, Encouraging Diverse Building Sizes & Types, Incorporating Art, Community Engagement

 
 
3:00-3:30 pm

NETWORKING BREAK

 
 
3:30-4:30

PLACE MANAGEMENT & MARKETING THE TOD LIFESTYLE

-Angela Fox, Crystal City BID
-Thea Selby, Next Steps Marketing
-David Nebinski, TransitScreen

TOPICS: Management & Role of BIDs, CIDs, Main Street Organizations, Programing Farmers Markets, Outdoor Festivals & Events, Marketing TOD and the Urban Lifestyle, Delivering Convenience & Enjoyment, Encouraging the Bicycle / Walking Culture

 
 
4:30-5:30 pm

CORPORATE AMERICA EMBRACES TOD

-Angela Fox, Crystal City BID
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Robert Sammons, Cushman & Wakefield
-Adam Ducker, RCLCO

TOPICS: Corporations Moving to Urbanism, Sweeping National Trend, Attracting Young Employees With Urbanism, The Value of Lively Mixed-Use Neighborhoods With Transit as Ideal Corporate Setting

 
 
6:30-8:30 pm

EVENING RECEPTION

 
 
WEDNESDAY MAY 4

 
 
8:30-10:00 am

ACCELERATING CHANGE & CATALYST PROJECTS

-Dr. John Renne, Florida Atlantic University
-Gerald Ollivier, The World Bank
-Brent Reynolds, NP International (Developer)
-Ernesto Vasquez, SVA Architects


TOPICS: Successful National & International Catalyst Projects, Project Design, TOD Models, Lessons Learned, Public and Private Roles and Incentives, Community Partners, Removing Obstacles to Rapid Rollout of TOD

 
 
10:00-10:30 am

NETWORKING BREAK

 
 
10:30-12:00 pm

PLACEMAKING & SHAPING URBAN FORM

-Andy Kunz, Transit Oriented Development Institute
-Michael Dieden, Creative Housing Associates
-Thomas Wulf, Lowe Enterprises
-Michael Bello, Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
-other speakers TBA


TOPICS: Elements of Placemaking, Project Design, Fixing Cities, Urban Design, Form-Based & Smart Codes, Human Scale Buildings & Places, Development Oriented Transit Station Design, Pedestrian-Only Streets, Retrofitting the Suburbs, Design for Sidewalk Cafe Districts, Encouraging High Quality Design

 
 
12:00-1:00 pm

FEDERAL, STATE, & REGIONAL ROLES IN TOD

-Suzanne Hague, California Strategic Growth Council
-Timothy McKay, Dallas Area Rapid Transit
-Jared Lombard, Atlanta Regional Commission
-other speakers TBA

TOPICS: TOD Incentives & Grants, New Funding Sources, Legislation Encouraging TOD, Changing Current Federal and State Policies, Regional Planning & Redirecting Transportation Investments

 
 
1:00-2:00 pm

NETWORKING LUNCH

 
 
2:00-3:30 pm

STATION DESIGN & AREA PLANNING

-Eric Eidlin, California High Speed Rail Authority
-Kate Iverson, Denver Regional Transportation District
-Vivian Rescalvo, LA Metro

TOPICS: Creating Great Stations, Major Upgrades, Joint Development at Stations, Lessons From Successful Stations, Public Engagement, Repositioning Existing Stations, Station Area Planning, Integrating Into Surrounding Community, Increasing Walkability, Encouraging Multi-Modal Design, Stations as Destinations & Community Centers

 
 
3:30-4:00 pm

NETWORKING BREAK

 
 
4:00-4:30 pm

FINANCING TOD & SOURCES OF EQUITY FUNDING

-Adam Ducker, RCLCO
-Brent Reynolds, NP International (Developer)

-other speakers TBA

TOPICS: New TOD Funding Sources, New Pool of Investment for TOD, Combining Multiple Funding Sources, Long Term Investments

 
 
4:30-5:30 pm

PLANNING FOR BICYCLES & MAXIMUM WALKABILITY

-Romel Pascual, CicLAvia
-Andy Clarke, Toole Design Group
-Jacob Lieb, LA Metro (invited)

TOPICS: Elevating Bicycles and Walking as Serious Transportation, Barriers to Walking and Biking, Station Site Layout, Principles & Case Studies, Delivering Convenience & Enjoyment, Encouraging the Bicycle Culture with City Bikeshare and Protected Bike Lanes, Lessons From New York City, Chicago, Washington DC, & Paris

 
 
THURSDAY MAY 5

 
 
9:00 am - 3:00

TOD PROJECT TOURS

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