Panel: Suburban Sprawl – Innovative approaches to managing suburban sprawl in Canada.

January 9, 2014 at 2:50 pm Leave a comment

The Canadian Urban Institute and Sustainable Prosperity in collaboration with Simon Fraser University City Program and the Urban Development Institute invite you to attend:

.

SUBURBAN SPRAWL: Innovative approaches to managing suburban sprawl in Canada.

Date: Monday, January 20, 2014

CUI/UDI Members: $95 / Non‐Members: $130

Time: 8 – 11 am

Location: Segal Building, SFU, 500 Granville Street

.

A new report issued by Sustainable Prosperity identifies the immediate and long‐term hidden costs of sprawl. The report represents a strong call to action for municipalities, asking them to adopt new policies and legislation to encourage efficient, healthy and resilient high‐density neighbourhood growth.

This panel event will use the findings of this report to address:
1.How is sprawl subsidized by Canadian cities?
2.How do we finance new expectations for development?
3.Can the Vancouver model of urban planning be expanded to include suburbs?
4.What policies will ensure that cities are not left with the tab after development charges are spent?
5.What incentives successfully motivate developers to build in central areas?
6.How can we make density attractive?

.

Moderator & Panelists

Gord Price, Director of the City Program at Simon Fraser University

David Thompson, Policy Director, Sustainable Communities, Sustainable Prosperity

Gordon Harris, FCIP, President & CEO, UniverCity, SFU Community Trust

Anne McMullin, President & CEO, Urban Development Institute

Larry Beasley, FCIP, Founding Principal, Beasley Associates

.

REGISTER HERE.

Advertisements

Entry filed under: Uncategorized.

Lecture: Australian planners compare Vancouver and Brisbane – Nov 21 Rethinking Transportation: Anne Golden from Toronto

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed



%d bloggers like this: