50 Years and Counting: Planning Strategies That Helped Shape Toronto

APA Florida Chapter, Broward Section

#9170876

Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 6 p.m.
Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 7 p.m. EST

Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

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Overview

Paul Bedford is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Planners with more than 45 years of experience in urban planning. As Toronto's Chief City Planner for eight years, he championed numerous planning strategies with Jane Jacobss such as a new City Wide Official Plan and a Plan for the Central Waterfron District. He will disuss the key moves that made a difference in propelling Toronto to one of the wold's most liveable cities.  

The presentation will feature a candid discussion of challenges and opportunities during the timeline between initiation and implementation of innovative planning tools and policies.  The lecture will conclude with present and future issues presented in light of the lessons learned and their relevance to city and regional planning and quality of life in the North American context.

Speakers

Paul J Bedford FCIP, RPP

Paul Bedford is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Planners with more than 45 years of experience in urban planning. As Toronto’s Chief City Planner for eight years, he championed numerous planning strategies with Jane Jacobs for the King-Spadina and King-Parliament districts, a new City-wide Official Plan and ... Read More

Contact Info

Marilyn Mammano, mmammano@comcast.net