Building Transit, Building Opportunity event on October 11

Focus on developing great transit communities

Interested in learning more about building thriving transit communities?

Join us on October 11 to explore innovative techniques and best practices in creating successful transit oriented communities affordable to all.  

The event will be on October 11, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Plaza Roberto Maestas in Seattle.

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Program highlights:

  • Keynote speaker Marilyn Strickland, Mayor of Tacoma, Sound Transit Board Member, ULI Trustee
  • Plenary panels focused on Developers’ Perspectives on Transit Oriented Development, and New Roles for Sound Transit and other Transit Agencies in Promoting Equitable Transit Oriented Development
  • Breakout panels on Improving the Pedestrian Realm in Station Areas, Case Studies of Best Practices in Planning and Development from around the region, and other topics
  • Guided walking tours of Plaza Roberto Maestas and the Beacon Hill Light Rail Station Area

A final program will be available later this month. 

Registration is $25 and includes lunch. For organizations and individuals with limited financial means, there is a $5 Reduced Cost Registration available.