Thursday, October 8, 2009

Renew Lehigh Valley Traditional-Neighborhood Development (TND) Series

Last week I photographed the first of an ongoing series of brown-bag sessions held by Renew Lehigh Valley (RenewLV) at the Baum School of Art in Allentown. The topic for this brown-bag session was traditional-neighborhood development (TND), an approach to community design that seeks to create mixed-used, walkable places. This session discussed what the cities and other communities in the Lehigh Valley are doing on this front, why TND is important for the region, and the challenges in implementing TND.

The panel for this session included:

Becky Bradley, Director, Department of Planning & Codes, City of Easton
Michael Hefele, Director of Planning, City of Allentown
Darlene Heller, Director of Planning and Zoning, City of Bethlehem
Michael Kaiser, Executive Director, Lehigh Valley Planning Commission
Steven Bliss, Executive Director, Renew Lehigh Valley








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