Cities around the world are trying to mitigate the effects of COVID-19, this often includes allowing residents to travel and recreate while maintaining physical distancing. Some cities are taking advantage of temporary but steep reductions in car traffic to reserve select streets for pedestrians and cyclists. Join us to learn what goes into closing streets to cars during a pandemic, and what the benefits are.
DATE: Mon, Apr 27, 2020
TIME: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM CDT
Speakers will include:
– Robin Hutcheson, Director of Public Works, City of Minneapolis
– Keith Benjamin, Director of Transportation, City of Charleston, SC
– Mike Lydon, Principal, Street Plans – Carlos Pardo, Pilots, NUMO