Urban Transportation and Energy Consumption: What is the Role of Urban Planning?
Kleinman Center for Energy Policy Forum
220 S. 34th Street
Fisher Fine Arts Building
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Matt Turner and Robert Cervero will present an overview of some of the major issues in planning and energy consumption: the relationship between urban form and vehicle travel, the role of housing and transit-oriented development, low-waste and energy efficient developments, and the use of fossil fuels in cities. Their presentations will be followed by a discussion on the role of urban planning in urban transportation and energy consumption.
There will be a light reception preceeding the panel, beginning at 3:30 pm, and a networking reception afterwards.