Expand Your Streets Knowledge at Upcoming Conferences
Over the next couple months, there are number of upcoming local conferences that L.A. Streetsblog readers might be interested in:
UCLA Lewis Center’s Digital Cities Smarter Transportation
Thursday, March 20th, 2014, 8 am – 7:30 pm
Japan American National Museum, DTLA
This conference explores the way mobile technology is changing transit, parking, food, and more – and the role of public and private institutions in managing these technologies.
Registration $179 – Streetsblog special: limited quantity of $129 tickets available – use discount code “sbla“
Move L.A.’s Imagining Measure R2 … and Thriving L.A. County Communities
Friday, March 28th, 2014, 8:30 am – 4 pm
Cathedral Center, DTLA
This conference explores how Southern California communities can come together around investing in a robust transit system.
Registration $25-$75; scholarships available
Open Streets Project’s (with CicLAvia) Open Streets National Summit
Friday, April 4th – Sunday, April 6th, 2014
Line Hotel, Koreatown, L.A.
Learn the ins and outs of hosting open streets ciclovía events – from marketing to outreach to fundraising to route selection. Includes observation of and participation in the April 6th Iconic Wilshire Blvd CicLAvia festival.
Registration $395 (earlybird rate good until midnight tonight)
Urban Land Institute’s 14th Annual Urban Marketplace
Wednesday April 23rd, 2014, 7:30 am – 12 pm
Dorothy Chandler Pavillion, DTLA
This conference and expo are designed to explore development strategies for L.A.’s lower income and higher poverty neighborhoods. Topics will include infill development, L.A. River revitalization, and development around USC and UCLA. More information as Urban Marketplace approaches. (L.A. Streetsblog is a media partner.)
And, a couple of conferences hosted a bit farther away:
- Transform’s Transportation Choices Summit – April 22-23, 2014, in Sacramento, CA
- Congress for New Urbanism’s CNU 22: The Resilient Community – June 4-7, 2014, in Buffalo, NY – click on the ad banner above!
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