By Celis Brisbin, Programs Manager
Come join us for a discussion on Location and Transportation as it relates to the LEED system. We will be hearing a short presentation whch will be folloed by a group discussion. Breakfast will be provided. This is a great networking opportunity as well as a way to dig into subject matter through a discussion.
September 23rd, 2015 8:30 AM through 9:30 AM
50 Milk St, 17th Floor
Hercules Conference Room
This session will discuss the elements that make up a comprehensive multimodal transit system and how to integrate sustainable transit into a LEED project. To begin, Carrie Havey will take an in-depth look at the LEED v4 Location and Transportation (LT) credits. She will start with an overview of this new credit category and then take a closer look at some of the credits and how to achieve them. Discussion will include: credit options, cost implications, and tips for documenting credits. In the second half of this session, Alyson Fletcher will discuss designing communities that balance the needs of those who walk, bike, take transit and drive. Concepts such as complete streets, sustainable parking policies and best practices, downtown and regional mobility, transit-oriented development, and transportation demand management will be discussed.
Carrie Havey, LEED AP BD+C Project Manager at The Green Engineer, Inc.
Carrie Havey is a Project Manager with The Green Engineer, Inc. and has over fourteen years of experience in the fields of planning, landscape architecture, and sustainable design. As a project manager, she works with development and design teams from the visioning stage through construction completion, managing the LEED certification process and providing sustainable design guidance. Carrie is on the USGBC Massachusetts Board of Directors, is a member of the Collaborative for High Performance Schools Operations and Metrics Subcommittee, and is a member of the USGBC Location and Transportation Technical Advisory Group.
Alyson Fletcher Associate at NelsonNygaard
With a background in landscape architecture and architecture, Alyson brings an interdisciplinary approach to transportation planning. She has specific expertise in multimodal, parking, and transportation demand projects as well as drafting designs for improved intersections and streetscape facilities. Before joining NelsonNygaard as a transportation planner, Alyson was an intern on the Neighborhood Bikeways Campaign at the Active Transportation Alliance in Chicago and a Public Landscape Design and Management Intern at the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society in Philadelphia.