Wednesday, January 28, 2009

National Urban Planning/Transit Expert Speaking Friday: Sign Up Ends Today

Today is the final day to sign up for the Friday, January 30th conference being presented by the South Suburban Chamber of Commerce, in Oak Creek, and Transit NOW.

The subject is transit's investment benefit.

Registration information at the Building Wealth event button here.

The main speaker is Scott Bernstein, president and founder of the Chicago-based Center for Neighborhood Technology, known nationally for its cutting edge planning and research.

You do not want to miss Bernstein's talk.

From the conference announcement:

"How do transit investments build wealth and thriving neighborhoods, and create jobs and economic prosperity? Historic transit decisions will be made in SE Wisconsin in the coming months that will shape our ability to create wealth in our communities. Mr. Bernstein will share his expertise to shed light on our opportunities and potential pit falls."

Also on the program: Ken Yunker, newly-promoted executive director of the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission. He will discuss the Kenosha-Racine-Milwaukee commuter plan.

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