On September 19, 2017, KieranTimberlake and Metropolis Magazine will host a Think Tank discussion on Pedestrians, Bikes, and Cars: Designing a Balanced Multi-Modal 21st Century City.
Can we re-envision a historic city like Philadelphia to balance the needs of pedestrians, cyclists, and automobiles?
In 2015, several square miles of Center City Philadelphia were blocked for a Papal visit. Suddenly, citizens glimpsed urban space relieved of the usual congestion, smog, and anxiety caused by car traffic. The event sparked regularly-scheduled free street events that opened areas for people to engage the city differently. It also raised broader questions: How can we holistically reimagine our streets to improve quality of life and the environment? And what would such a radical transformation look—and sound—like?
4:00 pm Discussion
5:30 pm Networking & Refreshments
Free | 1.5 AIA CEU HSW credits available
To RSVP for the event, click here.
James Timberlake, FAIA
Co-Chair, 5th Square PAC
Alan Greenberger, FAIA
Department Head and Distinguished Teaching Professor
Department of Architecture Design & Urbanism
Vice President of Planning and Economic Development, University City District
Sarah Clark Stuart
Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia
Susan S. Szenasy
Director of Design Innovation, Metropolis