Smart Growth

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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Ethnodrama and Youth Leadership

Topic: Inviting People to Share Their Stories In This Episode: 01:26  Guests Sahdiyah Simpson and Sarah Hobson are introduced. 01:39  Sarah describes Community Allies, ethnodrama, and the STL Youth Smart Growth Leaders program. 04:40  Sahdiyah shares her experience with the STL Youth Smart Growth Leaders program. 05:59  Sahdiyah states what her topic was. 06:19  Sarah…

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