The Luskin School of Public Affairs will be holding the Complete Streets for California conference at the Kyoto Grand Hotel (map) on Friday, March 2nd. The conference will highlight recent accomplishments, explore new research and present implementation examples and benchmarks to create multi-use street environments that promote vibrant, healthy and active communities. Anyone is allowed to attend the event and you can register online at the Complete Streets website.

The conference will provide information on Complete Streets issues for planners, elected and appointed public officials, engineers, non-profit organizations, advocates, consultants, students and others involved in the Complete Streets field.

Speakers include Gabe Klein (Transportation Commissioner, City of Chicago), Gil Penalosa (Executive Director, 8-80 Cities) and Brian D. Taylor (Director, Institute of Transportation Studies, UCLA). The conference will cover the benefits - including mobility, economic, public health, environmental and recreational benefits - of transforming cities into places where people can walk, bike, access transit and visit vibrant parks and other public places.

Let us know if you plan to attend!

UCLA Transportation is pleased to be a community partner for the 2012 Complete Streets for California conference.