Cars and Communities: An Event Sponsored by Transit for Livable Communities and The Metropolitan Design Center
Join Transit for Livable Communities and The Metropolitan Design Center for "Cars and Communities," a workshop that examines the history of traffic in towns, illustrated by examples
of some remarkable new approaches to safety and traffic management. The workshop will feature Ben Hamilton-Baillie, a specialist in urban design and traffic engineering, and director of Hamilton-Baillie Associates.
"Cars and Communities"
Featuring Ben Hamilton-Baillie
Tuesday, March 20, 2007 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Coffman Memorial Union, Campus Club, Conference Room ABC
301 19th Avenue S., Minneapolis, MN 55455
Parking available at the 19th Avenue Ramp and the 21st Avenue Ramp
The workshop will feature ideas about gateways and transition zones, speed management and safety, and the relationship between urban design, engineering and behavioral psychology. Ben Hamilton-Baillie will draw on recent examples from several European countries to suggest ways in which traffic engineering and urban design might combine to enhance the prosperity, vitality and safety of the public realm.
The workshop is free, however, please RSVP to David Lowe at 612-625-9000
or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org by March 15, 2007. For more information, please see: CLICK HERE