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1997 Season Past Lecture:

Pathways to a Walkable City

This two-part event included a professional development workshop and a public lecture that led Ottawa-Carleton professionals in an exploration of how to create a truly pedestrian-friendly community. Attendees were treated to a review of pedestrian planning principles, design criteria and practices to reduce car use, approaches to retrofitting urban and suburban streets, public involvement techniques and ways to lead communities and government.

Dan Burden, showcased practical ways to plan, design and build better streets and neighbourhoods. Mr. Burden is an internationally known expert in walkable communities with 25 years of experience as the State of Florida’s Bicycle & Pedestrian Coordinator, planning consultant to U.S. federal, state and local governments, and leader of hundreds of training courses and charettes.


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