Join Us at the 2016 Missouri Chapter APWA Spring Conference
Complete Streets: Plan, Policy & Performance
1:45 - 2:35 pm, Monday, April 25, 2016
Branson Convention Center
Complete streets are mostly known as a philosophy that considers all transportation modes equally in the planning and design of transportation networks. Complete streets are intended to improve transportation choice but can also improve community factors like public health, safety, energy conservation, air quality, land values, economic vitality, livable neighborhoods, civic space and human interaction, and access to jobs, goods and services. This multi-agency panel takes participants through the experiences and programs of locations within and outside the Missouri APWA area, and provides examples of how to instill complete streets in a plan, create adoptable policies that encourage long-term implementation, and understand factors to measure performance for complete street applications.
Frank Miller, AICP, Missouri Department of Transportation, Southwest District
David Hutchison, PE, City of Springfield, MO
Jim Townsend, AICP, Wilson & Company, Kansas City, MO
Meet Our Presenter
Jim Townsend, AICP, navigates complex and high-profile studies or programs, often first-time efforts for clients. His planning and operations background provides community direction and proven cost effective sustainable solutions. He has a B.S. degree in Urban and Regional Planning from California State Polytechnic University, and is certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners.