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Building Transit-Oriented Suburban Communities: How Healthy, Equitable Development Can Leverage Transportation Investments

When

April 9, 2021
1:00 pm – 2:15 pm America/New York

Hear from experts who are moving beyond the suburban status quo and are at the vanguard of efforts to leverage transportation to catalyze and sustain healthy, equitable communities.

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All Types FREE $ 25.00

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As cities and regions assess priorities in the wake of the events of 2020, suburban areas are advancing ambitious multimodal transportation investments and initiatives to support public health, sustainability, and equitable community development. How are governments, developers, and others collaborating with residents to prioritize ​health in suburban community design? How is the coronavirus pandemic impacting the trajectory of transit investments and related community transformations? And how can cross-sector partnerships leverage transit to create walkable communities in formerly car-dominated places? Hear from experts who are moving beyond the suburban status quo and are at the vanguard of efforts to leverage transportation to catalyze and sustain healthy, equitable communities.

Speakers

Leslie Woo

Chief Executive Officer CivicAction + CivicAction Leadership Foundation

Leslie Woo CRE® is a respected leader with over 25 years of experience building sustainable communities and shaping urban development in Canada’s fastest-growing urban region, greater Toronto. Leslie assumed the role of CEO at CivicAction in September 2020. CivicAction is a premier civic engagement organization that convenes established and rising …

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Jeff Kingsbury

Managing Principal Greenstreet, Ltd.

Jeff Kingsbury is managing principal of Greenstreet Ltd., an Indianapolis-based strategic planning and real estate practice, and a principal of Ancora Partners, a Durham-based real estate development firm. Jeff’s experience includes over thirty years in the planning and development of urban, suburban, and rural communities throughout the United States, encompassing …

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Harriet Tregoning

Director New Urban Mobility Alliance

Harriet Tregoning is Director of NUMO, the New Urban Mobility alliance, a collaborative effort aimed at harnessing tech-based disruptions in urban transportation to make cities more sustainable, livable and just. Harriet is a former ULI Trustee; advises cities, states, foundations, corporations and NGOs; and previously served as Principal Deputy Assistant …

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Yvonne Yeung

Manager, Urban Design City of Brampton Planning, Building and Economic Development

Yvonne Yeung OALA CSLA MBA PMP LEED ND AP. Yvonne Yeung is an urban designer and landscape architect with over 20 years of experience advancing cross-functional collaboration and delivery of transit-oriented communities. Appointed as Vice-chair of the Urban Land Institute SDRC Product Council, board …

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