SUN-B10: Putting “Public” Back Into The Right-of-way: Re-balancing Mobility and Streetlife

Registration Eligibility
ASLA Online Learning opportunities are open to all. ASLA members may purchase this presentation at a reduced rate.
Start Date
01/01/2017
End Date
01/01/2019
Description
Over the past century, North American cities have prioritized their streets for cars, trucks, and buses at the expense of social and cultural aspects of streetlife. Current trends towards urbanization have re-awakened our interest in making streets multi-functional places. Panelists will discuss successful projects and methods for measuring these transformations
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Transportation
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
Explore trends leading to current public realm challenges and the changes in cultural values, mobility, and technology that provide the opportunity to reconsider the public realm within our rights-of-way.
Analyze the social function of streets to understand how existing or planned infrastructure can better accommodate pedestrian and bicyclist use.
Examine how shared spaces prioritize pedestrian activity, while still promoting bicycling and public transport.
Learn about transformative projects that have positively altered how people use the public right-of-way.
Instructors
Sarah Cawrse, Andrew Irvine, Nate Cormier, Blaine Merker
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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