This is a 2-hour course that deals with street design and how urban planners can create streets that encourage positive community growth. This includes creating streets that are safe for drivers and pedestrians, encourage physical activity, provide appropriate parking solutions, increase connectivity, and promote economic growth. LEED ND credits that pertain to street design are discussed, along with their benefits.
What you will learn
- Describe traditional and contemporary street design philosophies
- Analyze elements of street design and how they promote various goals
- Describe LEED ND credits that are impacted by street design
- Analyze a case study project for street design strategies and outcomes
1 thought on “Right-of-Ways: Designing Safe, Healthy, and Sustainable Streets”
With an increase in street accidents, it has become very important to design safe and sustainable streets. This course literally changed my view and gave me so much more!