Fw: Come to Chicago! AICP Training Workshops July 13-16, 2005
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Come to Chicago!
AICP Training Workshops
July 13-16, 2005
How can you make new urbanism a reality in your town? Can the political
minefield of parking be safely navigated? Which planning tools enhance
public safety and prepare communities for natural hazards? What’s new in
Find the answers in four new AICP workshops. Come to Chicago next month to
discuss innovative ideas and best practices with experts in parking,
zoning, safe growth, and new urbanism.
Forward this message on to your colleagues, co-workers, and associates and
encourage them to join you for this exciting professional development
opportunity. Register by June 22 for the lowest rate.
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Learn how to estimate supply and demand, select sites, and project costs,
and develop a fee schedule. Find out how to pay for alternative
transportation programs with savings on parking structures and reform
codes to establish maximum instead of minimum parking requirements. Get
details on automated parking facilities, design requirements for SUVs,
entry/exit requirements, truck parking, and parking at transit stops, plus
big-picture ideas on aesthetic and architectural standards and zoning
requirements for parking.
Learn more about the Parking workshop:
Review the basics of zoning -- structure, format, and organization -- then
go beyond to learn how to integrate performance requirements and form-based
codes into traditional zoning regulations. You'll leave ready to draft more
effective zoning regulations and unified development codes. Find out how
the First Amendment and recent case law affect zoning at the local level.
Get ideas for regulating big-box development, parking, truck traffic,
transit-oriented development, land re-assembly, and environmental
Learn more about the Zoning workshop:
CPTED, Hazard Mitigation, and Security Design
Be prepared to deal with crime prevention, disaster mitigation, and all
the aspects of safe growth. Learn the best ways to assess and respond to
various risks and to relate safety to land use, urban design, and
environmental protection. Find out how to use CPTED (Crime Prevention
Through Environmental Design) to create spaces that are secure and
aesthetically pleasing. Get proven strategies for mitigating natural
hazards and ensuring compliance with the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000.
Learn more about the Safe Growth America workshop:
New Urbanist Codes
This workshop will show you how to turn the ideals of new urbanism into
built projects. Experienced practitioners will help you apply lessons from
other communities’ successes to your own town. Take home ideas for
education and participation that will help you win support from the public
and policymakers. The workshop also will cover techniques for stimulating
infill development and evaluating the environmental and transportation
impacts of new urbanism.
Learn more about the New Urbanist Codes workshop:
Turn Your Training into a Mini-Vacation!
Chicago is a great place for summer fun for visitors of all ages. Enjoy
the city with your family while you're in town for the AICP workshops.
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