Smart Growth

Street Soccer USA: Transforming Lives and Neighborhoods

Topic: The role of sports in increasing social mobility and improving communities Guest & Organization: Lisa Wrightsman is the Regional Program Manager of Street Soccer USA Sacramento and the Founder and Coach of Sacramento Lady Salamanders. Lisa earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication with a concentration in Digital Video from California State University,…

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Reconnecting Planning and Public Health

Topic: Making the connection between planning and public health Guest & Organization: Anna Ricklin, AICP is manager of the American Planning Association’s (APA) Planning and Community Health Center, where she oversees applied research and place-based initiatives to advance health-oriented planning practice. She has a background in health impact assessment, active transportation planning, and cross-sector collaboration,…

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Biking as a Way of Life

Topic: Making Urban Streets More Bicycle and Pedestrian Friendly In This Episode: 01:07  Guest Grace Kyung describes Trailnet. 01:16  Grace shares what motivated her to become a bicycle and pedestrian planner. 02:31  Grace tells what she’s learned and what we need to do to make communities more bikeable and pedestrian friendly. 05:18  Grace explains what…

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Inclusive Creative Place Making

Topic: Transforming a Community Through the Power of Art In This Episode: 01:44  Guests Linda Steele and Roseann Weiss are introduced. 02:44  Vernice shares her interest in place-making strategies through art and artistry. 03:39  Roseann tells of the work that is happening in St. Louis. 04:59  Linda tells of the work that is happening in…

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Green Stormwater Management

Topic: Incorporating Green Infrastructure into Street Design In This Episode: 01:57  Guest Corinne Kisner is introduced. 02:10  Corinne shares about the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO). 02:33  Mike tells about Island Press and NACTO’s book, “The Urban Street Stormwater Guide”. 03:17  Corinne explains why sustainable stormwater management matters and why transportation officials should…

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