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Links to presentations on smart growth, smart codes, parking, pedestrian-friendly development, density and design, transit-oriented development, bicycling, transportation options, livable communities and related topics are provided below.
 
 

Active Transportation
 
Promoting Safe Walking & Cycling to Improve Public Health, by John Pucher,  professor of urban planning at the Rutgers University Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center, on April 2, 2007 at the University of Louisville (KY) School or Urban and Public Affairs



Bicycling
 
Promoting Safe Walking & Cycling to Improve Public Health, by John Pucher,  professor of urban planning at the Rutgers University Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center, on April 2, 2007 at the University of Louisville (KY) School or Urban and Public Affairs



Code Issues
 
Smart Codes for a Livable Redmond, a presentation on form-based codes in an Oregon context by Joe Dills at a TGM workshop in Redmond, Oregon, on June 9, 2011. 

College and University Integration into Neighborhoods


Integration, Revitalization & Transportation: Smart Growth Opportunities for a Small City Campus, a presentation by David C. Bagnoli, AIA, at the Building a Better Bend Lecture Series on October 23, 2012


Damascus Smart Growth Conference with Realtors
 
Building the New Damascus: A Smart Growth Conference for Realtors, Community Leaders, and Citizens took place May 7, 2009 in the City of Damascus, Oregon.  Co-sponsored by the Oregon Transportation & Growth Management Program (TGM), East Metro Realtors Association, City of Damascus, Oregon Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, and Damascus Christian School, the conference featured presentations by:

 

Density and Design: Infill Ideas for Troutdale's Future
 
Density and Design: Infill Ideas for Troutdale's Future, by Tim Smith, Director of Urban Design for SERA Architects in Portland, for the City of Troutdale at a Transportation & Growth Management Workshop in June 2010
 
Pocket Neighborhoods as Urban Infill, by Sarah Susanka, Ross Chapin, and Ben Brown, at the New Partners for Smart Growth Conference in 2011
 

Downtown & Main Street Revitalization
 
Main Street Revitalization, a presentation by Alison Wildman, SERA, Inc., and Bob Wise, Cogan Owens Cogan, at a TGM workshop in Weston, Oregon, in February 2011
 
Toward a Thriving Downtown, by Tim Smith, Director of Urban Design at SERA Architects, at a TGM workshop in Monmouth, Oregon, in 2007

Parking
 
The High Cost of Free Parking (Part 1Part 2), by Donald Shoup, author of a book by the same name, at a forum sponsored by the Oregon Transportation & Growth Management Program in Eugene, Oregon, on February 5, 2007

School Siting and Safe Routes to School
 
Safe Routes to School, a presentation by Alison Wildman, SERA, Inc., and Bob Wise, Cogan Owens Cogan, at a TGM workshop for the Weston-Athena School District in Oregon in February 2011. 
 
School Buildings and Community Building, a presentation by Matthew Dalbey, Ph.D., U.S. EPA Smart Growth Program, at a January 19, 2010 symposium on school siting at the Nashville Area School Siting Symposium. 
 

Smart Growth
 
Moving Forward Together, a smart-growth conference held in Eugene, Oregon, on June 11, 2008 by the Oregon Transportation & Growth Management Program (TGM) with the National and Oregon Associations of Realtors  (link to presentations presentations by John FregoneseBob McNamaraJoe CortrightReid Ewing, Governor Parris Glendening, and others)
 
Smart Growth and Transportation, a primer on transportation-related smart growth principles by the New York State Department of Transportation
 
New Partners for Smart Growth conferences: Click here to access presentations made at the New Partners conferences in each of the last nine years.   
 
Click here to see presentations from the 2011 conference in Charlotte, N.C.  Presentations include talks on: 


Street Planning
 
Local Residential Streets (Skinny Streets), by Matthew Crall, planner, Oregon Transportation and Growth Management Program

Transit-Oriented Development
 
How to Create an Integrated Station Area, by Jeffrey Tumlin of Nelson/Nygaard, at the 2007 Rail-Volution Conference
 
Medford West Main Street Transit-Oriented Development Principles," by Otak, on December 14, 2006 to the City Council/Planning Commission

Transportation Choices
 
Re-Cycling City Infrastructure, a presentation by Ian M. Lockwood, P.E., of AECOM (presentation includes discussions of traffic calming and street connectivity (slides 32-36) as well as compare-contrast images of  pedestrian friendly vs. auto-centric retail development (slides 37-44)
 
Transportation and Successful Places, a video & audio presentation by Ian M. Lockwood, P.E., of AECOM at the International Council of Shopping Center's (ICSC) Oregon Alliance Program in Portland, Oregon, on July 21, 2011
 
TGM:  Better Ways to Better Places

Wood Village (Oregon) Outreach Workshop
 
presentation by Alison Wildman of SERA, Inc., and Bob Wise of Cogan Owens Cogan at the June 7, 2011 TGM outreach workshop in Wood Village, Oregon.  Issues addressed: connectivity, location of town center, retail market issues as they relate to transportation