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5
Aug

VIDEO: Vanguards In Urban Planning

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Time & Date

Monday, August 5, 2019, 7:00 pm

Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

Event Location

WBUR CitySpace890 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA 02215Open in Google Maps

Vancouver, Toronto and Minneapolis are flourishing. Through innovative housing, green space and transportation policies, plus shifts to renewable energy, these communities offer roadmaps for sustainable urban growth.

This free community event brought together three renowned chief city planners who are transforming their cities, tackling where and how people live and how they get around. Together, they offered lessons for our own region, revealing ready solutions to our shared challenges.

The discussion was moderated by Barbara Moran, WBUR Senior Producing Editor, Environment.

Panelists:

Gil Kelley, General Manager of Planning, Urban Design and Sustainability, City of Vancouver

Jennifer Keesmaat, Former Chief Planner, City of Toronto

Heather Worthington, Director of Long-Range Planning, City of Minneapolis