Rethinking Parking with Brian Canepa, Principal Nelson/Nygaard

Sunnyvale, CA

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 Rethinking Parking. Thursday, November 8, 7- 8:30 PM; Sunnyvale Heritage Park Museum, 770 E. Remington Drive, Sunnyvale.  Brian Canepa, Principal at Nelson\Nygaard Transportation Consulting,brings an analytical eye to parking practices that so often go unexamined.  How have parking practices shaped our cities and transportation choices?  How much does parking really cost?  What are the trade-offs in providing too much or too little parking?  How can parking requirements be set based on empirical data?  What are other cities doing to update parking practices and what are the results? What strategies and policies can be considered to make parking requirements more flexible? Snacks provided. Free. 

Brian Canepa (M.A. Urban and Regional Planning, Transportation Planning and Policy Specialty) is a transportation planner specializing in innovative parking regulations andstrategies, transit-oriented development (TOD), and Transportation Demand Management (TDM) programs. He has developed parking management and alternative mode plans for down towns, transit centers, and individual developments in conjunction with members of the public, city and county planning staff, and transit officials. Brian emphasizes planning approaches that include cost-effective policies, multi-modal connectivity, and community participation. He has recently developed several parking and TDM plans for districts and developments in San Carlos, San Jose, Marin County, Sacramento, Orange County and other cities both inside and outside California. Brian's experience also includes the crafting of transportation form-based codes and campus transportation plans for academic institutions.

This free presentation is made possible by a generous grant from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. 

Hosted by Sunnyvale Cool. Co-sponsored by the Sierra Club Loma Prieta Chapter, Transform, Transition Silicon Valley, Greenbelt Alliance, GreenTown Los Altos, Acterra, the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, and the American Planning Association California Northern Section.    AICP CM 1.5 pending