On October 24-26, 2012, the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) will host Designing Cities: Leading the Way to World Class Streetsat the NYU Kimmel Center. The conference, which is being hosted in coordination with the NYU Rudin Center for Transportation, will bring together elected officials, transportation leaders, and key stakeholders from the public and private sector
The conference marks an opportunity to crystallize and accelerate the transportation programs and priorities of major cities around the US. Topics of interest to transportation engineers include:
Complete Streets in Constrained Corridors: Balancing demands for bikes, buses, streetcars, pedestrians, cars, trucks and light rail within a constrained right-of-way (both as a panel & a workshop)
Parking Pricing and Management: Optimizing the city's greatest transportation demand management tool
Performance Measures for Sustainable Streets:Integrating new tools and methods to meet new definitions of success
Transit Priorities in Street Design
A series of walking tours showcase New York City’s living laboratory of sustainable street design projects.
For more information, visit http://nacto.org/designingcities/ or register now athttp://designingcities.eventbrite.com/.