Welcome to the designers, planners & engineers who are in PDX today for the 2009 Transportation Summit. These experts in the field of new urbanism are meeting to discuss the latest in cutting edge transportation reforms.
“The Project for Transportation Reform promotes the implementation of connected, multi-modal street networks as the answer to many of our transportation, safety, land use and urban design problems. Besides reducing carbon emissions, improved street network connectivity increases pedestrian safety, increases vehicular capacity, reduces emergency response times and creates the economic viability of cities, towns and main streets.”
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