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New Tactics for Vision Zero: Tactical Urbanism and Quick Build Strategies

To ensure that street improvements and safety remains an active element of their transportation programs, many cities have looked to tactical urbanism, or quick build, projects to pilot innovative designs efficiently, using materials that can easily be modified and adapted. This session will showcase examples of quick build installations from across North America, including a detailed look at the Tactical Urbanism program championed by Arlington County, Virginia. It will also be the unveiling of the Complete Streets Council’s Quick Build Practitioners Case Study Database.
Learning Objectives
  • Give a basic definition of tactical urbanism and "quick build" strategies
  • Apply demonstrated quick build concepts to achieve specific goals with respect to safety concerns on local roadways
  • Identify the required resources and planning process steps associated with implementing a quick build strategy
Facilitator:
Claude Strayer, Senior Transportation Engineer, Fehr & Peers, San Diego, CA
Speakers:
  • Ryan McClain, Principal, Fehr and Peers, Walnut Creek, CA
  • Mike Tassano, Traffic Engineer, City of Pleasanton, Pleasanton, CA
  • Dara Soum, Design Engineer, Arlington County, Arlington, VA
  • Sergio Viricochea, Design Engineer, Arlington County, Arlington, VA