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2011 Smart Growth Summit [Part 6 of 6]




Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Louisiana, Maine

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-08

Duration: 00:52:08

Subjects: Louisiana Smart Growth Summit | Center for Planning Excellence | City planning | Transportation | Street-railroads | Local transit | Housing


  • Renne, John Speaker
  • Bernstein, Scott Speaker
  • Martin, Robert Speaker


The sixth part of a six-part series of presentations from the Louisiana Smart Growth Summit sponsored by the Center for Planning Excellence in Baton Rouge in August 2011. In this session: John Renne of the UNO Transportation Institute advocates for a light rail system; Scott Bernstein, the president and co-founder of the Center for Neighborhood Technology discusses the quarter rule for housing and the hidden transportation costs of housing; and Robert Martin of Strategic Equity Partners describes the benefits of rail in Maine, including preservation and ridership.