2019 National Planning Conference

Fruitvale Station: Community Based TOD

Saturday, April 13, 2019, 2:30 p.m. - Saturday, April 13, 2019, 6 p.m. PDT

CM | 2.75

Cost: $30.00

Activity Type: Offsite Tours and Programming

Activity ID: NPC190019

Location: Depart from Moscone West - Mobile Workshop Departure Area

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Learn how to better work with community groups to achieve a better outcome.
  • Learn how to plan a TOD in a urban area.
  • Discover techniques for supporting environmental justice objectives, while also providing community resources and housing.

MORE SESSION DETAILS

Learn from community leaders how Frutivale Village went from an idea to a nationally recognized example of environmental justice. The tour is led by Chris Chris Iglesias, who as head of the Unity Council led efforts to not just stop the construction of a parking garage but create a TOD in an underserved community. Hear the history of the village and see how it is still growing.Visit the public library, the construction site for Casa Arabella, phase 2.

Session Speakers

Chris Iglesias
The Unity Council
Oakland, CA