On October 28-31, 2015, the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) will hold the fourth annual Designing Cities conference at the JW Marriott in Austin, Texas.
The Designing Cities conference convenes transportation leaders and practitioners from across the country to discuss key trends in urban street design and transportation policy.
Local leaders working on the ground to revitalize city streets exchange best practices with major city transportation stakeholders and private sector entrepreneurs committed to a common vision for healthier, more sustainable, economically vibrant cities of tomorrow.
Local leaders working on the ground to revitalize city streets will exchange best practices with major city transportation stakeholders and private sector entrepreneurs committed to a common vision for healthier, more sustainable, economically vibrant cities of tomorrow.
“Our growing annual conference has become the place to be for thought leaders in city transportation,” said Linda Bailey, NACTO Executive Director. “This October is an exciting opportunity for us to visit Austin, a real leader in great street design in the Sunbelt.”
“We’re thrilled to have Austin host the nation’s most cutting-edge conference on the design of transportation systems for cities,” said Robert Spillar, Director of the Austin Transportation Department. “We’ll share our innovations with more than 400 professionals as we gather ideas for fresh solutions emerging nationally.”
Designing Cities will draw practitioners and leaders from NACTO‘s 39 member cities, as well as forward-thinking transportation professionals from all sectors.
“We welcome NACTO member cities to Austin to celebrate the best of active transportation, urban design, and placemaking,” said Laura Dierenfield, Active Transportation Program Manager for the Austin Transportation Department. “Together we are transforming our cities into great places for people.”