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Comprehensive New Urbanism<br />For Comprehensive Plans<br />
Agenda<br />Session Overview and Introductions<br />Comprehensive Plans in the Age of New Urbanism<br />Forces at Work:<br...
Presenters<br />Gianni Longo, ACP Visioning+Planning<br />Abigail Thorne-Lyman, Strategic Economics<br />Jennifer Carlat, ...
Introductions<br />
Comprehensive Plans in the Age of New Urbanism<br />
A Foretold Course of Events<br />“The Congress for the New Urbanism views disinvestment in central cities…<br />
A Foretold Course of Events<br />“the spread of placeless sprawl…<br />
A Foretold Course of Events<br />“increasing separation by race and income…<br />
A Foretold Course of Events<br />“environmental deterioration…<br />
A Foretold Course of Events<br />“loss of agricultural lands and wilderness…<br />
A Foretold Course of Events<br />“and the erosion of society’s built heritage…<br />
A Foretold Course of Events<br />“AS ONE INTERRELATED COMMUNITY BUILDING CHALLENGE.”<br />
A Foretold Course of Events<br />The comprehensive and principled approach offered by New Urbanism to that challenge shoul...
Things I Will Not Talk About<br />
I Will Not Talk About…<br />“Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men&apos;s blood”<br />
I Will Not Talk About…<br />“Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men&apos;s blood”<br />
I Will Not Talk About…<br />The erosion of a vision that is comprehensive and visual…<br />Standard Zoning Enabling Act of...
I Will Not Talk About…<br />The “Canonical Texts” thathaveguidedourpractice…<br />T.J. Kent: The Urban General Plan (1964)...
I Will Not Talk About…<br />The haphazard State Requirements we deal with…<br />Almost half of the states have 1920s vinta...
I Will Not Talk About…<br />APA’s Growing Smart initiative that attempts to remedy the situation and recommends a minimum ...
The Convergence<br />New Urbanism<br />Smart Growth<br />Sustainable Development<br />
The Charter of New Urbanism<br />Three geographic scales<br />Region: Metropolis, City, and Town <br />Neighborhood, Distr...
Smart Growth and Sustainable Development <br />A convergence of principles…<br />Mix Land Uses <br />Compact Building Desi...
Comprehensiveness of Plans<br />Prosperity<br />Place<br />People<br />
Innovations in  Comprehensive Planning<br />
Three Major Shifts in the Planning Practice<br />Evolution from land use designation to form and character<br />A rigorous...
Evolution From Land Use Designation to Form and Character<br />
Typical Land Use Map<br />
Established that Land Use Is Not the Same as Form and Character<br />
Established that Land Use Is Not the Same as Form and Character<br />
The Focus on Form and Character…<br />Identifies the uniqueness of a community<br />Allows for better integration of land ...
Linking Policy to Place<br />
Growth Opportunity Areas: Independence<br />Charter Homes, DPZ<br />
A Rigorous Approach to Analyzing and Designing Place<br />
Neighborhoods<br />
Districts<br />
Corridors<br />
The Transect<br />The Transect<br />
A Tool Both Rigorous and Flexible<br />
Policy Framework Implementation<br />
Deliberate  Integration of Land Use and Transportation<br />
The Linking of Land Use and Transportation<br />Large-scale pattern of origins and destinations allowing real transportati...
Lessons Learned<br />These innovations… <br />Move us away from “land use” designations<br />Enable us to deal with form a...
For More Informationglongo@ACP-planning.com<br />
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  • T.J. Kent: The Urban General Plan (1964)Focus on long-range physical developmentMove beyond recommendations to include data, analysis that support decisionsVision for future but not blueprint – flexibilityF. Stuart Chapin, Jr.: Urban Land Use PlanningGeneralized design for future use of landAnalytical approach to determining balance of usesBasis for more detailed “functional” plans
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    1. 1. Comprehensive New Urbanism<br />For Comprehensive Plans<br />
    2. 2. Agenda<br />Session Overview and Introductions<br />Comprehensive Plans in the Age of New Urbanism<br />Forces at Work:<br />Making the Invisible Visible: Understanding the Demographic and Economic Forces that Shape Land Use and Development<br />What the Public Wants: The Case for Visualizing<br />In Practice:<br />Nashville: Building Support for Form-Based Comprehensive Plans<br />Tahachapi: General Plan Update<br />Glendale: Getting Started: The North Glendale Community Plan<br />Challenges and Group Discussion<br />
    3. 3. Presenters<br />Gianni Longo, ACP Visioning+Planning<br />Abigail Thorne-Lyman, Strategic Economics<br />Jennifer Carlat, Metro Nashville-Davidson County Planning Department<br />Antony Perez, Moule & Polizoides<br />Alan Loomis, City of Glendale<br />
    4. 4. Introductions<br />
    5. 5. Comprehensive Plans in the Age of New Urbanism<br />
    6. 6. A Foretold Course of Events<br />“The Congress for the New Urbanism views disinvestment in central cities…<br />
    7. 7. A Foretold Course of Events<br />“the spread of placeless sprawl…<br />
    8. 8. A Foretold Course of Events<br />“increasing separation by race and income…<br />
    9. 9. A Foretold Course of Events<br />“environmental deterioration…<br />
    10. 10. A Foretold Course of Events<br />“loss of agricultural lands and wilderness…<br />
    11. 11. A Foretold Course of Events<br />“and the erosion of society’s built heritage…<br />
    12. 12. A Foretold Course of Events<br />“AS ONE INTERRELATED COMMUNITY BUILDING CHALLENGE.”<br />
    13. 13. A Foretold Course of Events<br />The comprehensive and principled approach offered by New Urbanism to that challenge should have elevated the comprehensive plan as the tool of choice to further the practice of New Urbanism<br />And it has, but sloooowly<br />
    14. 14. Things I Will Not Talk About<br />
    15. 15. I Will Not Talk About…<br />“Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men&apos;s blood”<br />
    16. 16. I Will Not Talk About…<br />“Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men&apos;s blood”<br />
    17. 17. I Will Not Talk About…<br />The erosion of a vision that is comprehensive and visual…<br />Standard Zoning Enabling Act of 1926<br />Standard City Planning Enabling Act of 1928<br />Model Subdivision Regulations, 1936<br />Section 701 program of federal Housing Act of 1954<br />Etc.<br />
    18. 18. I Will Not Talk About…<br />The “Canonical Texts” thathaveguidedourpractice…<br />T.J. Kent: The Urban General Plan (1964)<br />F. Stuart Chapin, Jr.: Urban Land Use Planning<br />Etc.<br />
    19. 19. I Will Not Talk About…<br />The haphazard State Requirements we deal with…<br />Almost half of the states have 1920s vintage state laws on local planning<br />Most state statutes allow local governments to ignore local planning provisions if they wish <br />Land use is the most required Element<br />Many important plan elements are omitted and not mandated in many state planning laws<br />
    20. 20. I Will Not Talk About…<br />APA’s Growing Smart initiative that attempts to remedy the situation and recommends a minimum of mandatory elements:<br />Issues and Opportunities<br />Land-use<br />Transportation<br />Community Facilities<br />Economic Development<br />Critical and Sensitive Areas / Natural Hazards<br />Optional Elements (forest/agriculture/scenic preservation; historic preservation, human services, community design)<br />
    21. 21. The Convergence<br />New Urbanism<br />Smart Growth<br />Sustainable Development<br />
    22. 22. The Charter of New Urbanism<br />Three geographic scales<br />Region: Metropolis, City, and Town <br />Neighborhood, District, and Corridor<br />Street, block, and building <br />Canons of Sustainable Architecture and Urbanism<br />
    23. 23. Smart Growth and Sustainable Development <br />A convergence of principles…<br />Mix Land Uses <br />Compact Building Design<br />Housing Opportunities and Choices<br />Strong Sense of Place <br />Farmland, Open Space & Environmental Preservation <br />Direct Development Towards Existing Communities <br />Transportation Choices <br />Predictable & Fair Development Decisions <br />Community and Stakeholder Collaboration <br />
    24. 24. Comprehensiveness of Plans<br />Prosperity<br />Place<br />People<br />
    25. 25. Innovations in Comprehensive Planning<br />
    26. 26. Three Major Shifts in the Planning Practice<br />Evolution from land use designation to form and character<br />A rigorous approach to analyzing and designing place<br />Deliberate integratioof land use and transportationn<br />
    27. 27. Evolution From Land Use Designation to Form and Character<br />
    28. 28. Typical Land Use Map<br />
    29. 29. Established that Land Use Is Not the Same as Form and Character<br />
    30. 30. Established that Land Use Is Not the Same as Form and Character<br />
    31. 31.
    32. 32.
    33. 33.
    34. 34. The Focus on Form and Character…<br />Identifies the uniqueness of a community<br />Allows for better integration of land use and urban design<br />Focuses effort on areas of change<br />
    35. 35. Linking Policy to Place<br />
    36. 36. Growth Opportunity Areas: Independence<br />Charter Homes, DPZ<br />
    37. 37. A Rigorous Approach to Analyzing and Designing Place<br />
    38. 38. Neighborhoods<br />
    39. 39. Districts<br />
    40. 40. Corridors<br />
    41. 41. The Transect<br />The Transect<br />
    42. 42. A Tool Both Rigorous and Flexible<br />
    43. 43. Policy Framework Implementation<br />
    44. 44. Deliberate Integration of Land Use and Transportation<br />
    45. 45. The Linking of Land Use and Transportation<br />Large-scale pattern of origins and destinations allowing real transportation alternatives<br />Mid-scale pattern of streets and activities allowing walkability, livability, accessibility<br />Small-scale patterns manifested through design of street network, site, building and open space design<br />Source: FTB<br />
    46. 46.
    47. 47.
    48. 48. Lessons Learned<br />These innovations… <br />Move us away from “land use” designations<br />Enable us to deal with form and character <br />Provide for a rigorous and principled approach to comprehehnsive planning<br />Establish the regulatory geography to set the stage for coding<br />
    49. 49. For More Informationglongo@ACP-planning.com<br />
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