· December 8 – North Carolina Chapter – Step by Step: Catalyzing Walkable Redevelopment – Speakers: Ben Hitchings, AICP, Adam Lovelady, John Richardson, Todd DeLong
A growing number of North Carolina communities are transforming suburbia. What strategies are working well, and what aren’t? Planners from Charlotte and Chapel Hill will present experiences using redevelopment to turn suburban districts into more walkable places. Participants will learn how form-based codes can create a compelling entitlements framework and how a municipality can serve as a master developer.