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Transportation planning enhances tourist and workforce mobility, improves air quality, reduces traffic con-gestion and fosters economic development in specific areas. These leading experts discuss award-winning program that incorporated mobility fees, incentives, smart growth planning for large county, campaign and stakeholder engagement strategies for new transit starts, and transportation infrastructure vulnerability assessments in New Jersey and Florida. Click on a specific presentation or click here to see the entire Transportation Planning Presentation album.
May 1, 9:30 to 10:30 Linking Transportation Financing to Economic Development and Smart Growth
Pasco County Commissioner Jack Mariano, Chief Assistant County Attorney David A. Goldstein, and Growth Management Administrator Richard Gerhing. Pasco County’s new program utilizes innovative strategies to help fund multiple modes of travel and encourage urban development, economic development, and transit oriented and traditional neighborhood development. The presentation focuses on the planning, financial and legal strategies used to develop this program.
Steve Tindale, CEO of Tindale Oliver & Associates and Nick Casalanguida, Growth Management Administrator for Collier County, Florida discuss how land use, mobility, economic policies and incentives can be used to enhance community health and the environment, reduce public infrastructure costs, and stimulate the tax base for local governments. Several Florida case studies will be examined, including recommendations being considered in Collier County as part of its Master Mobility Plan.
May 1, 11:00 to 12:30 New Transit Funding and Campaign Strategies for Municipalities
Moderator: David Singer, Holland & Knight, Panelists Alan Wulkan, Managing Partner, InfraConsult LLC and Jeffrey Boothe, Partner, Holland & Knight Washington, D.C., discuss strategies and best practices drawn from successful new transit start ups and define issues impacting planning, financing and effective community engagement.
Alan Wulkan, InfraConsult LLC, reviews principles, approaches for creating effective strategies and campaigns to gain the support of business stakeholders and community leaders and achieve successful transit referendums.
TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE AND CLIMATE
Chris Lynn, Manager, Office of Environmental Planning, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, Josh DeFlorio AICP, LEED AP, Cambridge Systematics, and Russel Jones,Stratus Consulting
Dr. Len Berry, Director, Florida Atlantic University Center for Environmental Solutions and Nicole Hammer, FAU CES present research from the new Florida Department of Transportation funded report.