Meet Charlie Gandy: Workshops on Livable Community Design

On Friday, April 27th join Charlie Gandy for an interactive discussion on Livable Community Design, with a focus on economic development and the creation of walkable and bikable communities. Both sessions are offered back to back in the City of Redding Council Chambers, 777 Cypress Avenue.

Please RSVP to or 229-8243.
1:30 – 2:50 pm: Livable Community Design Part I: Economic & Other Benefits
Charlie will talk about the big picture concepts and benefits of livable community design. His perspective combines economic development with strategies to improve walkability and bikability. Charlie will offer his experience in implementing complete streets in a way that everyone wins. This talk is geared toward business, development, real estate, advocates, and the general community.

3:00 – 4:30 pm: Livable Community Design Part II: Implementation Tools
This discussion will focus on the practical implementation of livable community design and the creation of walkable and bikable communities. Charlie will share what tools other communities are using, including concepts on how to design facilities to accommodate various modes of transportation, how to implement Complete Streets, funding mechanisms, policies and practices, level of service criteria and more. This discussion will focus on practical implementation tools for engineers, designers, planners, and community leaders.

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These talks are being offered free of charge by Shasta Living Streets, with the generous support of Shasta Regional Medical Center, City of Redding Transportation Department, Rader Excavating, Healthy Shasta, Best Western Plus Hilltop Inn, and many generous individual donors.