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GDCI Webinar Series – 1

Catch all the details and presentations of the first of the Global Streets Webinar Series held on April 26 2016.

Webinar Series

Speakers  included Dávid Vitézy (Urban Mobility Expert, former CEO of the Centre for Budapest Transport, Hungary),
Dr. Soo-Hong Noh (Professor, Dept. of Environmental Engineering, Yonsei University, South Korea),
and Kate Fillin-Yeh (Director of the Bike Share Program. NACTO, USA).

The session showcased short presentations of exciting projects and practices from Seoul, Budapest, and New York City, by members of the Global Designing Cities Expert Network and our team at NACTO.


SEOUL

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Cheonggyecheon Project by Dr. Soo-Hong Noh 
Dr. Noh presented the transformational project along the Cheonggyecheon stream restoration, where a 10-lane roadway and a 4-lane elevated highway were dismantled to daylight a buried stream, and to create an environmentally sustainable, pedestrian oriented public space.

* Click here to find the presentation.

BUDAPEST

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Urban Mobility in Budapest by Dávid Vitézy 
In the ’70s, a number of important intersections and public spaces in Budapest were rebuilt to only serve the automobile. The city is now reclaiming its public spaces and Dávid‘s presentation explores how the status quo has changed in favor of pedestrians, transit users and cyclists in recent years.

* Click here to find the presentation.

NEW YORK CITY

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NACTO’s Bike Share Siting Guide by Kate Fillin-Yeh 
This presentation showcased NACTO’s hot off the press publication on design guidance for bike share station placement. This document provides a framework for cities to increase access and make streets safer.

* Click here to find the presentation. 

Stay tuned for more information regarding our upcoming webinars across the year, and feel free to write to us at global@nacto.org for more information or suggestions regarding themes and topics you would like to see covered by our global panelists.

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