Several hundred planners, lawyers and others attend this conference, primarily representing Colorado and other Western states. Jim was part of a panel on “Creating a Regional Transit Vision: Case Studies” with Dena Belzer, Urban Economist, Strategic Economics, Berkeley, CA; and Betsy Jacobsen, Transportation Demand Management Coordinator, Colorado Department of Transportation, Denver, CO.
The panel addressed “case studies throughout the West on successful regional efforts to implement more sustainable models of development and transportation options that provide greater flexibility for residents, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reliance on increasingly expensive oil. “ Jim’s topic was: “Challenges and Opportunities: Regional Approaches to Transportation Systems.”
Jim’s presentation, in PDF format, is available here:
18th Annual Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute Conference
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