NACTO

New York, NY, United States

4.39

(1077 reviews)

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Tuesday, December 31, 2019, 1:32 p.m. CST

Unsustainable? What the Growth in App-Based Ride Services Means for Our Cities

5

excellent panel!

Thursday, October 24, 2019, 3:45 p.m. CDT

Vision Zero Arterials & Intersections Workshop: Controlling Speeds to Save Lives

5

Very helpful to learn from a variety of cities; and the interactive workshop looking at several streets in Toronto was a good hands-on activity.

Monday, October 21, 2019, 12:17 p.m. CDT

The Evolving Village of Yorkville

5

Loved the discussion on loading zones!

Thursday, October 10, 2019, 10:24 a.m. CDT

Dibs? Fitting in Transit Priority & Better Bikeways on Crowded, Contested Streets

5

Good breakout sessions with applicable case study for Hamilton.

Sunday, September 15, 2019, 12:36 p.m. CDT

The Pricing is Right: Capturing the Value of Places, Curbs, and Trips

3

I enjoyed hearing Jeff Tumlin talk about how pricing for curb and traffic management intersects with equity concerns, and how to bridge the gap.

Sunday, September 15, 2019, 12:33 p.m. CDT

Data Tools for the Bottom-up City, with SharedStreets

4

I am so excited about the SharedStreets platform, and I look forward to using their code as well as their data in my work.

Sunday, September 15, 2019, 12:30 p.m. CDT

Advancing Equity in Government and Transportation

4

What I liked about this training was that the instructor brought big equity concepts down to specific exercises that can be incorporated in project planning and execution. I hope to include them in my work.

Friday, September 13, 2019, 7:56 a.m. CDT

Create Your Path: the West Toronto Rail Path

5

Intersection of street art and urban planning. How to activate space and reduce vandalism

Friday, September 13, 2019, 7:55 a.m. CDT

Toronto’s Ravines: Exploring the City’s Hidden Gems (cycling)

5

Interesting to see how natural elements of Toronto have been incorporated into the fabric of the city

Friday, September 13, 2019, 7:54 a.m. CDT

Don't Give Up at the Intersection

5

Excellent review of design options

Thursday, September 12, 2019, 7:34 a.m. CDT

The Life of a Great American Expat: Jane Jacobs in Toronto

5

Since Ken Greenberg had known and collaborated with Jane Jacobs, he sketched an extraordinarily rich account of her humanizing influence on the built environment in Toronto. Both speakers brought the tour group into the present, so it was possible to see how Jacob's influence continues through present day Toronto.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 10:37 p.m. CDT

It Takes Two (To Make a Thing Go Right)

4

Very helpful for thinking about how to build relationships to facilitate collaboration.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 3:08 p.m. CDT

The Life of a Great American Expat: Jane Jacobs in Toronto

4

Really inspiring lessons from the impact of Jane Jacobs. Lack of analysis of equity on his some of her principles have been applied.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 3:05 p.m. CDT

The Pricing is Right: Capturing the Value of Places, Curbs, and Trips

5

Very useful specifics on different pricing theories

Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 3:04 p.m. CDT

The Role of Streets in Creating Resilient Cities

4

Lots of presenters and little time for questions

Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 3:01 p.m. CDT

Caught in a Ride-Hail Storm?

4

Great to have all the cities sharing lessons. Would have liked to hear more details around specifics of what each city is doing around data and revenue

Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 2:58 p.m. CDT

Resurge: First Timeline – Indigenous Street Art by Old Mill Station

3

Interesting content

Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 2:56 p.m. CDT

Advancing Equity in Government and Transportation

5

The facilitator has background in government and gave very helpful tools on how to incorporate principles in government work

Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 2:55 p.m. CDT

Red Light, Green Light 1-2-3: A Live Signals Charrette

3

Too little time for the Charette work

Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 2:41 p.m. CDT

Unlocking Benefits by (Strategically) Talking Transit

4

Great case studies!

Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 2:34 p.m. CDT

Lights! Camera! Action! Toronto in the Movies

4

Interesting and thought-provoking insight into economic development vs. city functionality.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 12:47 p.m. CDT

Toronto's Emerging Waterfront: From Brownfields to Complete Streets

5

Best planning tour I’ve been on.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 5:57 a.m. CDT

Putting Transit to a Vote

5

Super insightful and articulate perspectives from Nashville, Houston and Atlanta about what it takes to get a ballot funding initiative off the ground and what strategies work best. Especially interesting to learn how tenuous the process can be and how such initiatives can fail to gain traction in minority communities that can benefit most from them.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 5:53 a.m. CDT

Caught in a Ride-Hail Storm?

4

Great perspectives especially from London and Mexico about experiences collecting data, exacting fees, and regulating this fast evolving industry.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 5:47 a.m. CDT

King West's Intricate Ballet: Pedestrians, Sidewalk Cafés, and Vibrant Streets

5

Outstanding walkshop, impeccably planned. Highlight was visit at end to Stack Market, a newly completed neighborhood market built with cargo containers.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 5:16 p.m. CDT

Public Art: Extending the Life of the Street

5

Absolutely great!

Monday, December 17, 2018, 5:39 p.m. CST

Prioritizing Projects with the Most Impact for Your City

5

As someone who works with federal and state agencies on multimodal project prioritization, it was great to hear about some of the innovative data-informed decisionmaking that some leading cities are undertaking.

Monday, December 17, 2018, 5:36 p.m. CST

The Road Ahead

5

I think many people in the room appreciated the amount of female leadership represented by the panel. This was commented upon and the crowd applauded with enthusiasm - good to see!

Monday, December 17, 2018, 5:34 p.m. CST

SharedStreets: Powering Collaboration for Better Streets

5

I thought Stephanie Dock was a fine speaker.

Monday, December 17, 2018, 12:35 p.m. CST

Traffic Signals 302: Timing Streets for Transit

5

Excellent and practical session

Friday, December 7, 2018, 2:18 p.m. CST

The Road Ahead

5

Great presentation and fantastic speakers!

Monday, December 3, 2018, 9:15 a.m. CST

Making the Advocates Your Advocates

5

This was a fantastic session! It addressed partnerships that aren't always the focus when we think about advancing transit in our communities and building broad coalitions.

Monday, December 3, 2018, 9:12 a.m. CST

Training: Telling a Compelling Story

4

It is important in every position to understand how to tell a compelling or demonstrative story in order to persuade others of its value. This is especially helpful in projects and engaging with the public.

Monday, November 5, 2018, 9:20 a.m. CST

The First-Choice, First-Mile Connection: Walking to Transit

2

This lacked reference to complete streets policies and/or funding programs - has this fallen out of favor?

Monday, November 5, 2018, 9:17 a.m. CST

Managing Shared Active Transportation

5

APA should look to this panel to develop a PAS report on the topic

Monday, October 29, 2018, 4:43 p.m. CDT

Workshop: Vision Zero Arterials & Intersections

4

good presentations. great breakout workshops

Monday, October 29, 2018, 8:10 a.m. CDT

Unsustainable? What the Growth in App-Based Ride Services Means for Our Cities

4

This was highly relevant material for cities faced with the explosion of TNC services. Excellent panel

Thursday, October 18, 2018, 7:54 a.m. CDT

Agency Culture: Building Resonance, Achieving Results

5

Great format, informative and knowledgeable speakers!

Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 8:26 a.m. CDT

Measuring for Happiness, Equity, and Access

3

This session had good potential but did not come through in all the areas. The equity discussion with public health was the most thorough and interesting. The happiness discussion left something to be desired.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 3:01 p.m. CDT

Vibrant Streets Mean Modern Parking Policies

5

Amazing to hear what mid-sized cities are doing to combat parking regulation and management, and creating innovative policies to uphold access and equity for all.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 3 p.m. CDT

Unsustainable? What the Growth in App-Based Ride Services Means for Our Cities

5

Great to understand and hear how major cities are tackling the emergence of app-based providers and managing them.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 12:44 p.m. CDT

The Stucture of Success (or DOTs are from Venus, Transit Agencies are from Mars)

3

Different than I was expecting

Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 12:42 p.m. CDT

The Road Ahead

5

Great speakers

Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 12:41 p.m. CDT

Global Cities: Inspiring Lessons from Around the World

5

very interesting and compelling stories

Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 3:25 p.m. CDT

Transit Fundamentals: Priorities, Trade-Offs, and Service that Works for Your City

5

This was an excellent panel.

Thursday, October 4, 2018, 6:20 p.m. CDT

Meaningfully Defining, Measuring, and Addressing Equity

5

Great session with a lot of useful information, plus inspiration!

Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 6:52 p.m. CDT

Meaningfully Defining, Measuring, and Addressing Equity

5

Really great to hear directly from the community-based organizations!

Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 9:03 p.m. CDT

Priced to Move: Setting Value on the Street

5

Excellent mix of information and insight from a variety of cities.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 7:48 p.m. CDT

Managing Speed through Automated Enforcement

5

Excellent session with a range of approaches explored.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 7:46 p.m. CDT

Agency Culture: Building Resonance, Achieving Results

3

Great resource people but format was too fragmented.

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