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Imagine Austin Speaker Series
Dec 06, 2016 - 02:28 pm CST
Dr. Deborah Cohen, author and senior scientist at the RAND Corporation, presents about neighborhood parks and community health. In her talk, we explored key findings from several recent studies focused on understanding how parks are used and how park policies, practices, features, and characteristics are associated with park use and park-based physical activity.
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Nov 23, 2016 - 02:03 pm CST
Jana Lynott of AARP Policy Institute presented synthesized data using AARP's Livability Index to illustrate challenges and opportunities for Austin's aging population. Councilperson Anne Kitchen,...
Tagged: Age-Friendly Austin
Oct 27, 2016 - 09:07 am CDT
Chuck Marohn of Strong Towns discusses the relationship between mobility, household affordability, and suburban sprawl, including the pitfalls of auto-...
Sep 28, 2016 - 11:18 am CDT
Gullivar Shepard of Michale Van Valkenburgh Associates Inc. discusses complicated landscape contexts and strategic thinking that have enable the realization of transformative projects for several...
Sep 28, 2016 - 10:58 am CDT
An Integrated Water Resource Plan to Meet Our Community's Future Water Needs
Austin is one of the fastest growing cities in the country. With a rapidly growing city and a changing...
Tagged: austin water
Jun 01, 2016 - 08:37 am CDT
Urban parks play a vital role in cities as a critical part of civic infrastructure that promotes community engagement, improves health outcomes, drives economic development, and contributes to...
Mar 28, 2016 - 12:46 pm CDT
Mick Cornett Oklahoma City Mayor Mayor implemented a series of changes in Oklahoma City. Installing new sidewalks, parks and other place making Features and amenities...
Tagged: Healthy Austin
Dec 28, 2015 - 03:17 pm CST
On December 9th, Imagine Austin hosted an inspiring and engaging talk with Dr. Antwi Akom, Associate Professor of Environmental Sociology, Public...
Dec 28, 2015 - 03:12 pm CST
On October 30th Imagine Austin and CNU hosted a morning with co-founder of Dover, Kohl & Partners Town Planning based in Coral Gables, Florida, ...
Jul 01, 2015 - 11:49 am CDT
Panelists from this Speaker Series event included Greg Meszaros, the Director of Austin Water Utility, and John Hofmann, Executive VP with the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA), where they...
Tagged: Water conservation