Session 2D: Transit-Oriented Development: North America

30 October 2017
11:15 AM – 12:45 PM

Transit oriented development practices have transformed the relationship between tall buildings and transit in cities around the world. This session investigates these applications in North America, examining how various planning regimes in the United States and Canada have positively reinforced the role of transit connectivity in creating livable cities. Presentations will highlight exemplary transit oriented projects on the continent.

Chair: Aicha Woods
Senior Associate, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, New Haven
Mark Shoemaker
Principal, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, New Haven
James Parakh
Urban Design Manager, City of Toronto Planning Department, Toronto
Steven Baldridge
President, Baldridge & Associates Structural Engineering, Inc. (BASE), Honolulu