NPC17 Program: 2017 National Planning Conference

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Sunday, May 7, 2017
Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 7:45 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $55.00
CM | 5
#9113297
Sunday, May 7 | 7:45 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Departs from: New York Marriott Marquis, 3rd Floor

Visit several communities analyzed in a recent regional planning initiative, themed “Cultivating Opportunities for Sustainable Development,” that evaluated the desire and readiness for transit-oriented development in many pre- and post-World War II communities in Nassau County, New York.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 | 8:15 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $85.00
CM | 7
#9107397
Sunday, May 7 | 8:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. Departs from: New York Marriott Marquis, 3rd Floor

In the 1940s a group of young New York professionals were inspired to create a community with Frank Lloyd Wright. Come learn more about and tour the Usonia Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Monday, May 8, 2017
Monday, May 8, 2017 | 7 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $100.00
CM | 9
#9113050
Monday, May 8 | 7 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Departs from: New York Marriott Marquis, 3rd Floor

Explore how one town initiated redevelopment of a downtown, tourist destination and economically depressed community.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 8 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $35.00
CM | 2.50
#9114554
Monday, May 8 | 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. Departs from: New York Marriott Marquis, 3rd Floor

Gain an insider’s view of the nation’s largest and busiest train station and learn about its history and plans for its future. Visit the newly opened Moynihan Station Lower Concourse, the first phase of the Moynihan Station Project to convert the historic Farley Post Office into the Moynihan Train Hall.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $45.00
CM | 3.50
#9118320

Explore Washington Heights, a classic ‘port of entry’ neighborhood in Upper Manhattan at the New York foot of the George Washington Bridge. It has now become a social and political center for the growing Dominican and other Caribbean communities in the New York area.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $45.00
CM | 4
#9113581
Monday, May 8 | 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Departs from: New York Marriott Marquis, 3rd Floor

The critical modernization of LaGuardia Airport (LGA) has begun. Tour this leading airport and see up close how the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is collaborating with private partners to revitalize and unify terminals, increase airfield efficiency, and redevelop LGA into a world-class gateway.

Richard Smyth | Lysa Scully | Patty Clark | Ryan Marzullo | Frank Scremin

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 8:15 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $45.00
CM | 3
#9121406
Monday, May 8 | 8:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Departs from: New York Marriott Marquis, 3rd Floor

Participatory budgeting (PB) has engaged hundreds of thousands of diverse New Yorkers in directly deciding how to spend hundreds of millions of capital dollars. Tour PB-funded projects in the Chinese and Latinx immigrant enclave of Sunset Park, Brooklyn, which boasts NYc's highest per capita participation in PB. Learn how your municipality can adopt this civic engagement innovation.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $75.00
CM | 7
#9113184
Monday, May 8 | 8:15 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Departs from: New York Marriott Marquis, 3rd Floor

A shuttle/walking tour through three neighborhoods in the City hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy, focusing on the resiliency aspects implemented post-Sandy. Along the route, experts on key resiliency aspects will join us. Lunch will be included.

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 8:30 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $55.00
CM | 4
#9113326
Monday, May 8 | 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Departs from: New York Marriott Marquis, 3rd Floor

Once Long Island’s most economically distressed community, Wyandanch is in the midst of a complete transformation that serves as a nationwide model for new transit-oriented development brought about by a ground-up community-based approach to neighborhood revitalization.

Sean Sallie, AICP | Jonathan Keyes | Russell Albanese | Steve Bellone

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $55.00
CM | 5
#9113941
Monday, May 8 | 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Departs from: New York Marriott Marquis, 3rd Floor

Tour fabled Roosevelt Island, a unique town-within-a-city located between Manhattan and Queens. Explore this close-knit urban enclave and learn about its historic significance and current period of dynamic change.

Amy Crader | Mary Miltimore, AICP | Judy Berdy | Colin Koop | Susan Rosenthal | Erica Spencer-EL | Sally Minard | Stephen Martin | Matt Carmody | Andrew Winters

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 9 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $55.00
CM | 4.50
#9113697
Monday, May 8 | 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Departs from: New York Marriott Marquis, 3rd Floor

Explore the famed (but long-neglected) Coney Island waterfront and explore how resilience and community planning are redefining how New York responds to rising sea levels and threats from climate change to the area. Learn about the area's history, strategic initiatives, and economic development goals, as well as promising projects in the pipeline.

Elijah Hutchinson | Gillian Connell | Catherine Nguyen

Monday, May 8, 2017 | 9:30 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $55.00
CM | 5
#9113944
Monday, May 8 | 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Departs from: New York Marriott Marquis, 3rd Floor

Take an Uptown train to the now-thriving Melrose neighborhood of the Bronx, devastated by New York’s fiscal crisis of the 1970s. The tour will focus on how developing affordable housing helped revitalize the neighborhood, which saw most of its original housing stock damaged by arson during the fiscal crisis and eventually razed by the city.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 8 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $55.00
CM | 5
#9113200
Tuesday, May 9 | 8 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Departs from: New York Marriott Marquis, 3rd Floor

The "Bay Park Unified: Integrated Perimeter Flood Protection" project is one of a kind that utilizes state-of-the art flood protection while creating more and better public and park space. This project sets an example for flood-prone areas along the eastern seaboard.

Peter Glus | Joseph Davenport | Jill Popowich | Douglas McCoach

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $100.00
CM | 10
#9114581
Tuesday, May 9 | 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Departs from: New York Marriott Marquis, 3rd Floor

Learn how historic Poughkeepsie, N.Y., is capitalizing on natural and community assets like the Walkway Over the Hudson and the Poughkeepsie Train Station to revitalize its waterfront and main street and create a connected greenway waterfront trail.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 8:15 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $100.00
CM | 9.50
#9114071
Tuesday, May 9 | 8:15 a.m. - 7 p.m. Departs from: New York Marriott Marquis, 3rd Floor

Take a 35-mile ride on a popular rail-trail and learn about bicycle tourism, increasing non-motorized mobility through bike-on-transit programs, and leveraging other grant programs to bring success to trailway projects. The ride ends at the regionally acclaimed Captain Lawrence Brewery for some beer tasting. (Transportation will be provided back to NYC.)

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 8:30 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $45.00
CM | 4
#9114549
Tuesday, May 9 | 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Departs from: New York Marriott Marquis, 3rd Floor

Join a walking tour of Lower Manhattan’s evolving East Side waterfront —the locus of a series of transformational coastal-protection initiatives. Representatives of the NYC Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency and others will highlight key efforts to help protect the shoreline and its inhabitants from climate change-related threats.

TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $45.00
CM | 4
#9113512
Tuesday, May 9 | 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Departs from: New York Marriott Marquis, 3rd Floor

Learn about New York’s multimodal freight network on this walking tour of the South Brooklyn waterfront. Stops will include the 65th Street Rail Yard, Brooklyn Army Terminal, Bush Terminal, and South Brooklyn Marine Terminal. Enjoy a picnic in Bush Terminal Piers Park at the tour's end.

Patrick Thrasher | Andrew Genn | William Stein | Dave Aneiro | Ryan White | Jeffrey Brauner

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 9 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $35.00
CM | 2.50
#9106434

Participants will ride the Subway to Brooklyn, where they will ride 2 Select Bus Service routes. The tour will lead by PROJECT managers from MTA New York City Transit and NYC DOT, as well as by a BRT Task Leader from Parsons Brinckerhoff’s NYC Office. Participants will learn best practices, challenges and valuable takeaways about implementing BRT in a very dense, and vibrant, urban environment.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 | 10 a.m.
TICKET REQUIRED
Regular $25.00
CM | 2
#9112981
Tuesday, May 9 | 10 a.m. - noon Departs from: New York Marriott Marquis, 3rd Floor
NPC Topic: Aging

This mobile workshop is a tour of East Harlem, Senior hotspot and NYC’s first Aging Improvement District, where participatory planning launched a comprehensive East Harlem Neighborhood strategy to create new affordable housing and improve the health and wellbeing of residents