Lecture by Jeffrey Tumlin - Sustainable Mobility (Palo Alto, 3/11, 4:00 p.m.
Speaker Series #3
Planning for Sustainable Development
Ten Easy Steps to Ease Congeson, Earn Money, and Solve Global Climate
City of Palo Alto Council Chambers
Thursday - March 11, 2010
4:00 - 6:00 pm
This is the third in a series of presentations sponsored by the Palo Alto
Department of Planning & Community Environment to provide insight and
guidance for preparing the Comprehensive Plan amendment.
Jeffrey Tumlin, Principal and Multimodal/Transit Oriented Development
Practice Leader at Nelson/Nygaard in San Francisco, will discuss how
transportation should support individual and collective goals by striking
a balance between mobility and accessibility transportation objectives.
Mr. Tumlin will describe how our transportation decisions have serious
implications on our efforts to curb global warming and discuss ten steps
that could make a significant impact in reducing CO2 emissions and achieve
Jeffrey Tumlin is an expert with 17 years of experience in multimodal
transportation planning, with an emphasis in minimizing the impacts of
growth, and is the co-author of BART’s Station Access Guidelines and
Transit Oriented Development Guidelines. He has managed Transit Oriented
Development projects and station area plans for four dozen rail station
areas, Transportation Master Plans for downtowns and cities,
Transportation Management Plans for major projects, and Parking Management
Strategies for multiple jurisdictions. He is also the recipient of the
City of Palo Alto’s “Consultant of the Year” award in 2000 and was
instrumental in the development of Stanford’s Office Transportation
Programs’ innovative transportation management strategies.
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