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CDM Smith at APA's 2014 National Planning Conference

Presenting to annual meeting's 5,000 attendees in Atlanta

April 25, 2014

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts—CDM Smith is proud to sponsor and participate in the American Planning Association’s 2014 National Planning Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, from April 26 through 30. Join our experts as they discuss what’s trending in urban planning.

CDM Smith employees listed in italics.


9:00 – 10:15 a.m.
Meeting Demand for Downtown Living
| David Sousa, Martin Connor and Susan Westa

  • Ways to make your city’s “Main Street” more desirable.

1:00 – 2:15 p.m.
Managed Stormwater, Greener City
| William Cesanek, Elizabeth Naskret and Jessica Noon

  • An update on Philadelphia’s (Pennsylvania, USA) 25-year Green City, Clean Waters program that manages stormwater and reduces sewer overflow.


5:30 – 6:45 p.m.
Fast, Funny and Passionate
| Oliver Sellers-Garcia, E. V. S. Carmichael, Janet Lynn Wright, Rachel Downey, Andrew Boenau, Alexis Kane Speer, Jennifer Minner and Alison Wright

  • A sense of humor goes a long way toward solving planning issues. These eight speakers will address common planning challenges in a rapid fashion.


4:00 – 5:15 p.m.
Why Cycling is Key to Resurgent Cities
| William Cesanek, David Sousa and Charles Brown

  • Exploring three issues: user-preferred bicycle and pedestrian improvements, how bicycle improvements can be low cost, and whether improved bicycle travel really transforms cities.

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