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CNU President and CEO John Norquist joins members of the CNU board for the latest on CNU’s agenda for change in federal laws and practices. Special guests include the Center for Neighborhood Technology's Scott Bernstein — who will describe urbanist opportunities in the HUD and DOT Sustainable Communities partnership, on which he's consulted extensively — and Nick Donohue, Virginia Assistant Secretary of Transportation, who has helped supply Gov. Tim Kaine with the right combination of reform ideas and value propositions to usher in a set of new policies requiring better connected local street networks, identified urban development areas, and coordinated land use and development planning where the state makes transportation investments. The Virginia experience offers lessons for taking similar pro-urban policies to other states and the federal level, including the message that only when transportation design moves beyond an exclusive focus on mobility to consider mobility and proximity together can truly cost-effective and lasting solutions emerge. Moderated by Jacky Grimshaw.