Access, Urbanism and the Future of Cities*


Despite the existence of the ADA and Federal Fair Housing Act, many who need it continue to encounter a lack of accessibility. Many new urbanists fear the loss of traditional building types while accessibility advocates believe they can create accessibility without destroying urban character. What is wrong with the process and what are the solutions? This session will review ways to adjust to legislative and demographic realities while ensuring diversity and social justice in new urbanist communities.

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AccessandUrbanism1.mp312.31 MB
AccessandUrbanism2.mp312.31 MB