TOD Lunch Talks
TOD Lunch Talks, held from January 2007 through May 2008, provided a unique opportunity for interested individuals to learn about local government plans for implementing TOD.
- May 2008: A Tale of Two Cities
- This TOD Lunch Talk featured the cities of Greenwood Village and Centennial. Steve Hebert, city planner for Greenwood Village, and Wayne Reed, director of planning and development for Centennial, spoke about their respective approaches and philosophies toward entitlements, zoning, parking and other challenges.
- Feburary 2008: Aurora's Dawning TOD Opportunities (presentation not available)
- The City of Aurora shed light on its current and future TOD planning opportunities and challenges along the I-225 and East corridors. Vision, community goals, parking in a suburban environment, EIS and station area planning, and corridor branding were just a few of the topics that were covered.
- October 2007: Lessons Learned in Lakewood (presentation not available)
- The City of Lakewood showcased current and future planning strategies including Lakewood’s Transit Mixed Use Development Manual and the station area plans created to guide their efforts.
- April 2007: Transit Orienting Denver
- Peter Park, manager of community planning and development for the City and County of Denver, Catherine Cox-Blair, principal city planner, and Chris Yake, senior city planner, shared lessons learned as they have climbed the learning curve on TOD.
- January 2007: Placemaking in a FasTrack's World
- John Desmond, vice president, urban planning and environment for the Downtown Denver Partnership will speak about placemaking and lessons learned in downtown Denver.