regional planning

New Urbanism and Comprehensive Plans*

Description:  Explore innovative applications of the Charter of the New Urbanism to comprehensive plans. This session will review how to de- emphasize land use and focus on typology, character, and condition of place. Using case studies from across t... read more »

Friday Evening Plenary; Regionalism: the Third Layer of New Urbanism*

Description:  Sam Sherman, partner, New Urban Ventures, will introduce Hon. Edward G. Rendell, Governor, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Governor Rendell will speak about reinventing in our urban centers, the importance of funding mass transit, and his... read more »

The Region

Description:  The Tri-State Region has the longest history of regional planning in the United States. In this plenary Robert Yaro will give an inside look at the legacy of the region’s foresight and what is happening in New York today. This Slides... read more »

Opening Session

Description:  Welcome and Message from the Chairman of the Board; Welcome from the Local Host Committee and Introduction to New York: From Neighborhood to Region; Welcome and Introduction of Keynote Speakers; As the Governor of Maryland and Chair... read more »

New Urbanism 101

Description:  This New Urbanism primer includes an illustrated introduction to the movement’s history and principles, as well as techniques from zoning to street design. Lecturers include some of the movement’s leading figures, with a special foc... read more »