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This course aims to provide an introduction into Urban Design Sketching focused on how to hand draw master plans using a mix of colored markers and black ink to create plans that are detailed and expressive enough to use both in academic and professional presentations.
This course reviews the efficacy of regulatory strategies (such as prohibitions and mandates), pricing strategies (such as peak period pricing), and education and information strategies (such as real-time ride-hailing apps).
The second course in the Urban Design for Planners series provides training on two important tools: SketchUp and QGIS.
From unsanctioned crosswalks to city-led "Pavement-to-Plaza" programs, instructor Mike Lydon describes the success of short-term, temporary projects in influencing long-term physical and policy changes in cities across the United States and Canada.