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      • Engineering & Infrastructure
      • I. Design & Implementation: A Process
      • II. Language:
        • a. Engineering vs. NU Planning Language
        • b. Local versus Universal
      • Lessons applied to New Town Liberty
      Anthony M. Sease, PE, NCARB www.civitech.com
    • The Street
      • “ Every trip begins with a step”
      “ Life takes place on foot” – Jan Gehl
    • The Charter of the New Urbanism The region: metropolis, city, and town The neighborhood , the district, and the corridor The block , the street , and the building
    • Sustainable: over what period of time? Equitable: for whom?
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    • The post-charrette plan
    • Following the master plan
    • After the charrette
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    • Pervious pavers planned in March, now installed
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    • NU planner says: Language of Practice Civil engineer hears:
      • Slow Streets
      What the planner meant:
      • 25-35 mph
      • 10-25 mph
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    • Health, Safety & Welfare
    • NU planner says: Language of Practice Civil engineer hears:
      • Slow Streets
      • Tight centerline radii
      • Tight curb radii
      • Traffic calmed streets
      • Offset intersections
      • Street trees
      • Houses near the street
      • Joint trenching
      • Naturally sloped alleys
      • Attractive Inlets
      • Two-way alleys
      What the planner meant:
      • 25-35 mph
      • 180’ – 200’
      • 15’ – 20’
      • Speed humps
      • 150’ offset
      • Trees along the r.o.w.
      • 20’ setbacks
      • 10’ shared easement
      • Straight short profiles
      • Smooth concrete
      • 18’ paving
      • 10-25 mph
      • 50’- 89’
      • 5’ -15’
      • Deflected vistas
      • Sidewalks/views align
      • Planting strips
      • 8’-15’ build-to-lines
      • Single trench
      • Natural grade
      • Civic art
      • 11’-12’ lane, no signs
    • Defining the Thoroughfares: Integrator A Integrator B Neighbourhood Connector
    • Locally specific ‘ Local’ versus ‘Universal’ Engineering Universal items
      • Utility Hierarchy
      • Typical Utility Practices
        • Sewer
        • Meter boxes
      • Garbage collection mechanism
      • Emergency response equipment
      • Incident management philosophy
      • Stormwater: peaks & frequency
      • Soil types/variability/percolation
      • Construction materials: asphalt/concrete
      • Urban tree species & planting
      • Bike accommodation
      • Construction techniques/cost
      Engineering
      • Street Design
        • widths, radii, vehicle tracking
      • Final grading
      • Basic utilities
      • Lot sizes, porches, service, garbage
      • Commercial access
      • Emergency response ‘network’
      • Water as a resource
      • Water as civic art
      • General sequence of construction
      • Preeminence of pedestrian
      • Five-minute walk
      • Bike/Ped modal splits
      • General principals of safety
    • Insert image cotton district
    • Architecture ‘ Local’ versus ‘Universal’ Engineering Engineering
      • Design Architect
      • Architect of Record
      • Consulting Engineer
        • versus:
        • Design Engineer/
        • Engineer of Record
    • Lessons applied to New Town Liberty
    • Lessons applied to New Town Liberty
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    • New Town Liberty
    • Lessons applied to New Town Liberty
    • Anthony M. Sease, PE, RA
      • Civitech, Inc.
      • 1107-B West Main Street
      • Durham, North Carolina 27701
      • 919-338-1050
      • www.civitech.com
      • [email_address]