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The Walkable City at Harvard University

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What makes a place walkable? What do design professionals, engineers, developers, and public officials need to know if they are to make, streets, landscapes, and communities more attractive to pedestrians? Join walkability expert Jeff Speck, author of Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time and Walkable City Rules: 101 Steps to Making Better Places (Planetizen Top 10 Urban Planning Books of 2018), for a comprehensive two-day course on the most effective arguments, techniques, and tools for reshaping places in support of walking, biking, and transit, including a design charrette with Somerville chief planner George Proakis.

Thursday, June 20 - Friday, June 21, 2019 | $1,500 | Register Now

CEUs: 14 AIA/CES (HSW) | 14 AICP/CM | 14 LA/CES (HSW)

Jeff Speck, AICP, CNU-A, LEED-AP, Honorary ASLA | Principal, Speck & Associates LLC
George Proakis, AICP | Chief Planner, City of Somerville

Learn more about The Walkable City with Jeff Speck and other exciting Harvard Graduate School of Design Executive Education programs at