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06/11/2015
ON THE STREET
Conversation

Photo: Zachary Tyler Newton
Photo: Zachary Tyler Newton
Photo: Zachary Tyler Newton
Photo: Zachary Tyler Newton
Photo: Zachary Tyler Newton
Photo: Zachary Tyler Newton
Photo: Zachary Tyler Newton
Photo: Zachary Tyler Newton
Photo: Zachary Tyler Newton
Photo: Zachary Tyler Newton
Photo: Zachary Tyler Newton
Photo: Zachary Tyler Newton
Photo: Zachary Tyler Newton
Photo: Zachary Tyler Newton
Photo: Zachary Tyler Newton
Photo: Zachary Tyler Newton
Photo: Zachary Tyler Newton
Photo: Zachary Tyler Newton
Photo: Zachary Tyler Newton
Photo: Zachary Tyler Newton
Photo: Zachary Tyler Newton
Photo: Zachary Tyler Newton

How will the streetscape look and function in 20, 50, and 100 years?

The urban streetscape is facing increasing demands for space from a variety of users – pedestrians, cyclists, drivers, a spike in deliveries to homes and offices, food trucks, mobile commercial spaces, and more – without recalibrating the permitting or design. This event featured a series of presentations that asked urban planners, designers, architects, and others: What is the street of the future? We reviewed new visions for pleasant, productive streetscapes that balance the needs of transportation infrastructure, commercial activity, and residents young and old.

Presented with the Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management. The Rudin Center for Transportation at NYU’s Wagner School aims to strengthen our understanding of all modes of transportation through research, public forums, and educational programs.

Participants: Neil Giacobbi, executive director, Public Affairs at AT&T; Sarah Kaufman (moderator), digital manager and assistant adjunct professor of planning, NYU Rudin Center for Transportation; Anthony Townsend, futurist and senior research scientist at NYU Rudin Center for Transportation; Rodney Stiles, director of research and evaluation at New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission; Stacey Hodge, director of the Office of Freight Mobility, NYCDOT; Sean Basinski, director of the Street Vendor Project; Jeff Risom, partner and managing director, Gehl Studio; Dani Simons, director of corporate communications and external affairs at Motivate

This event was designated for AIA CES (2 LU) and ASLA CES PDH/HSW (2 LU)