Transforming Communities Through Tactical Urbanism

March 6, 2015 | 7:30-9:00 am | Southface Eco Office

Last summer, the Atlanta Regional Commission, along with many local partners, transformed two blocks of the Sweet Auburn neighborhood into an inclusive, walkable community – for two days. The Sweet Auburn Living Beyond Expectations project applied a technique called tactical urbanism, which uses low-cost, temporary installations of parks, bike lanes, pop-up dining and more to transform abstract concepts into a glimpse of a community’s potential.

Our panel of leaders involved in the Sweet Auburn project will describe what they learned from the process and how those lessons can be applied to your own neighborhood.

Moderator: Mary Blumberg - Program Manager, Atlanta Regional Commission
Jennifer Ball - Vice President, Central Atlanta Progress 
Panelist: Matt Garbett - Community Outreach Consultant
Panelist: Rebecca Serna - Executive Director, Atlanta Bicycle Coalition 

Date: Friday, March 6, 2015
Time: 7:30 - 9:00 am (doors open at 7:00 for networking)
Location: Southface Eco Office (241 Pine Street NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30308)


About the Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable

The Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable convenes once a month to discuss the region’s current environmental issues – from water to energy, urban planning to government policy, and much more. Members of the audience are encouraged to ask questions, make comments, network, and learn about Atlanta’s current and future opportunities for sustainable development. 

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