What Works, What Doesn't: Transport Lessons Learned from other Places and Regions

Tue, 24 Feb 2015 7:00 PM

San Francisco transportation planner Jeffrey Tumlin can challenge and inspire with a career's worth of great stories and lessons gleaned from his experience as a principal with Nelson\Nygaard, one of North America's most innovative consultants. Given this critical moment of decision in Metro Vancouver, what do we need to know about the experience of other places and regions? Come find out with Jeffrey as your guide.

Date: Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 7–8:30 pm

Admission: Free, but reservations are required.  Reserve

Venue: Room 1200, SFU Segal Building, 500 Granville Street, Vancouver

Related topic: Community Building

About the speaker

Jeffrey Tumlin is principal and director of strategy with Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates.

For more than 20 years, Tumlin has led award-winning plans in cities from Seattle and Vancouver to Moscow and Abu Dhabi. He helps balance all modes of transportation in complex places to achieve a community’s wider goals and best utilize their limited resources. He has developed transformative plans throughout the world that accommodate millions of square feet of growth with no net increase in motor-vehicle traffic.

Tumlin is renowned for helping people define what they value and building consensus on complex and controversial projects. He provides residents and stakeholders the tools they need to evaluate their transportation investments in the context of achieving their long-term goals.  

Tumlin is the author of Sustainable Transportation Planning: Tools for Creating Healthy, Vibrant and Resilient Communities (Wiley, 2012).

Sponsors

The City Program | SFU Continuing Studies

Questions

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