This session encompases a panel of four speakers and topics:
Karen Clawson, MARC (15 minutes) Topic: Overview of Smart Moves Regional Transit and Mobility Plan, with emphasis on "Fast-and-Frequent" corridors and mobility hub strategies.
Beth Dawson, MARC (15 minutes) Topic: Transit Oriented Development Economic Impact Study, with focus on strengths of urban corridors as catalysts for mobility hubs, TOD, and economic development, in general.
Beau Williams, Kansas City, MO (15 minutes) Topic: Kansas City, MO's TOD Policy and how the policy will advance TOD in the city, highlighting specific examples.
Doug Johnson, City of Overland Park (15 minutes) Topic: Presentation on the Downtown Overland Park planning and development, (a mobility hub in the Smart Moves Plan), and integration of transit and other mobility services.
Doug Johnson, AICP
Doug has been a practicing planner for 38 years, including work in both the private and public sectors. For the past 30 years he has worked for the City of Overland Park, Kansas, where he has served in a variety of positions. He is currently the Manager of GIS and ... Read More
Gerald "Bo" Williams, AICP
A senior Urban Planner with the City of Kansas City, Missouri, Gerald has more than 21 years of experience in long-range and comprehensive planning. Specializing in urban design, land use and transportation planning, Gerald has overseen numerous area plans and other long range planning projects. Mr. Williams holds a Bachelor ... Read More
Beth's work is focused on furthering regional sustainable development through land use analysis and managing the Planning Sustainable Places (PSP) program. The PSP grant program promotes concepts consistent with sustainable communities and advancement of site specific and project specific activities within a centers-and-corridors planning framework. She earned a Bachelor ... Read More
Karen Clawson, AICP
Karen Clawson is a Senior Transportation Planner for the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) in Kansas City, MO with over 12 years of experience in transit and transportation planning. She manages long-range transit planning, including the development and implementation of the Smart Moves Regional Transit and Mobility Plan, in partnership with ... Read More