The guide’s strategies and design principles will be further explored this week at NACTO’s conference, “Designing Cities: Leading the Way to World Class Streets,” being held at New York University’s Kimmel Center from Oct. 24 - 26. The conference features keynote addresses by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, among transportation leaders and thinkers from across the nation.
Other featured speakers include Bruce Katz, vice president, Brookings Institution; Andrew Altman, former chief executive, London Legacy Corp., 2012 Olympics; Jay L. Kriegel, former executive director, NYC2012.
A panel discussion on Friday will be moderated by Chris Hayes, host, MSNBC’s “UP w/Chris Hayes.” A panel on Thursday will be moderated by Tom Vanderbilt, journalist and author of the
best-selling book, "Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us)."