Local Street Networks and the Future of the Claiborne Avenue

Start: Tue, 12/06/2011 (All day)
End: Tue, 12/06/2011 (All day)
Location: Louisiana Humanities Center, 938 Lafayette Street, New Orleans, LA 70113

Event is free and open to the public.  A reception will begin at 6:00 p.m. followed by lecture and discussion at 6:30 p.m.

Join the Claiborne Corridor Improvement Coalition and Congress for the New Urbanism for a discussion on the future of Claiborne Avenue.  Street design expert Eric Dumbaugh will discuss the Corridor’s current design as well as present research on the efficiency and safety of connected street networks.  Local experts such as UNO's John Renne, Tulane's Jonathan Tate and Director of Place-based Planning Bill Gilchrist will also present research and reflections on the future of Claiborne.

Participants include:
Eric Dumbaugh, Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University
William Gilchrist, City of New Orleans Director of Place-based Planning 
John Norquist, Congress for the New Urbanism President & CEO 
Councilmember Kirstin Gisleson Palmer
John Renne, Ph.D., AICP, University of New Orleans 
Jonathan Tate, Professor of Architecture, Tulane School of Architecture

Event is free and open to the public.  A reception will begin at 6:00 p.m. followed by lecture and discussion at 6:30 p.m.
Free parking is available at the rear of the building.

Host Organization(s): Claiborne Corridor Improvement Coalition and Congress for the New Urbanism
Contact name: Caitlin Ghoshal
Contact phone and/or email: cghoshal@cnu.org