#28 Creating Walkable Urban Thoroughfares: A New Urbanist Approach - Smith

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#28 Creating Walkable Urban Thoroughfares: A New Urbanist Approach - Smith

  1. 1. The  Elgin  Story:  Applying  the  Manual  
  2. 2. Plan  of  Elgin  1917  General  Improvements  Plan  prepared  by:    Elgin  Commercial    Club  
  3. 3. Applying  the  Manual  in  Elgin:   1)  NaEonal  Street  (C5)   2)  Nesler  Road  &Rt.  20  (C2)  
  4. 4. NaEonal  Street  Corridor  
  5. 5. NaEonal  Street  Metra  StaEon:  TOD  Study   Current  NaEonal  Street  Streetscape  
  6. 6. Proposed National Street Streetscape
  7. 7. U.S.  Route  20  ExisEng  CondiEons  
  8. 8. Livability  SoluEons    Technical  Assistance  •  Blue,  Springs,  MO  June  2012  day  long  workshop  to   apply  the  manual  to  Hwy  40  and  and  7.  •  hYp://www.cnu.org/streets/bluesprings  •  June,  2012  workshop  funded  in  part  by  the  U.S.  EPAs   Office  of  Sustainable  CommuniEes  under  their  Building   Blocks  for  Sustainable  CommuniEes  Program.  •  The  Building  Blocks  program  funds  quick,  targeted   assistance  to  communiEes  that  face  common   development  problems.  •  Webinar  on  all  tools  Friday,  Sept.  21,  2012,  1:00-­‐2:30  Eastern   hYps://epa.connectsoluEons.com/epasmartgrowth   No  pre-­‐registraEon  is  required.  •  ApplicaEons  Due  November  2,  2012  •  hYp://livabilitysoluEons.org/  for  more  informaEon  
  9. 9. More  InformaEon  •  www.cnu.org/streets  •  www.ite.org/css  •  Download  recommended  pracEce  report  (free)   –  Fact  sheets   –  Training  opportuniEes   –  AddiEonal  informaEon  about  CSS  •  Contact   –  Phil  Caruso,  pcaruso@ite.org,  (202)  785-­‐0060,  ext.  126   –  Heather  Smith  hsmith@cnu.org  312-­‐551-­‐7300  x15  

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