The Economic Value of Creating Walkable Places — Why it Makes Dollars and Sense
While there has been much discussion on the health and social importance importance of creating universal walkable places, decision makers want to know the bottom line. What are the economic outcomes of investment in the walkable public realm, and is creating walkable places the right thing to do from a resident, business, and community perspective? This webinar with transportation specialist Todd Litman of the Victoria Transport Policy Institute explores the economics of investment in walkable infrastructure and communities, and will provide innovative and practical ways to communicate walkability benefits to politicians, decision-makers, and the public.
- May 9, 1-2:30 pm PDT
- Free webinar. Register on Eventbrite.
- SFU's Next-Generation Transportation Certificate is designed to help mid-career professionals use next-generation transportation strategies to create livable and sustainable cities for the future. Learn more at our May 11 info-session.
- Courses can be taken individually without committing to the full certificate. The first course, Next-Generation Cities and Transportation, starts October 1.
- SFU's Next-Generation Transportation Webinar Series is an ongoing series — watch previous webinars on our YouTube playlist.