Class 2011-01 held from March 2 - April 13, 2011
the regional success of Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) in the Metro
Denver area by providing relevant & timely information to help policy
makers, business leaders, and the general public make informed decisions
regarding transportation and community development investment.
o Actively educate other citizens regarding transit oriented development.
o Actively educate other citizens regarding transportation infrastructure
o Actively gather, analyze and summarize relevant data.
o Support efforts to secure public and private funding.
o Develop and use active listening skills to bring shared meaning to the
vocabulary associated with TOD.
The Citizens' Academy will be held on Wednesdays,
6 to 9 pm beginning on March 2 and ending on April 13.
Session 1: Welcome & Introductions
Welcome & Transit Alliance Introduction
Kathleen Osher, Transit Alliance - presentation
Cady Dawson, Transit Alliance - presentation
Five Why's Exercise - results
RTD Presentation & FasTracks Update
Pauletta Tonillas, RTD FasTracks Public Information Manager - presentation
Session 2: Reshaping the Denver Metro Region - overview
Reshaping the Denver Metro Region
Peter Park, City and County of Denver - presentation
Session 3: A Vision for the Future – Regional Planning - overview
MetroQuest World Café Exercise
Jill Locantore, Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) - presentation and results
Session 4: Land Use & Transportation Planning - overview
Transportation and Land Use Planning Charette - presentation
Jacob Riger & Jennifer Valentine, Charlier Associates
Session 5: Transportation & the Built Environment - overview
Denver Union Station Walking Tour
The Built Environment and Public Health - Dr. Sandra Stenmark, Kaiser Permanente - presentation
Session 6: Individual Action Plan Presentations
Session 7: Individual Action Plan Presentations