Planning field trips

2014: New Orleans

  • Trip planning in progress.
  • Planning committee:
    • Desi S.
    • Jason R.
    • John K.
    • Kerry T.
    • Mieka L.

2013: Portland

  • No details available

2012: Las Vegas

  • Stayed at the Flamingo
  • Regional Transit Commission
  • Zappos
  • The Strip and small-scale retail
  • The Downtown Project
  • Lakes, dams, and water resource management
  • Planning department

2011: New York

  • Density, diversity, and culture
  • High Line
  • Affordable housing & tenements
  • Legacy of Robert Moses

2010: Detroit

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  • Decline
  • Heidelberg Project: transforming abandoned homes and lots into public art
  • City Planning Department
  • Data Driven Detroit
  • Immigration
  • Walking tours

2009: Chicago

  • 100th anniversary of Daniel Burnham’s plan
  • Architecture, transportation, social housing, sustainability
  • Met with city staff, entrepreneurs, academics

2008: Mexico City

  • Transportation
  • Ecology
  • Public spaces and neighbourhoods
  • Santa Fe Business District

2007: Pittsburgh

  • No details available

Earlier trips

  • Boston
  • St. Louis
  • Portland
  • Vancouver
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