May 15, 2010 RA, DCRA, and Supervisor's Office Sponsored TOD Workshop


Transit Oriented Development: A Tale of Two Counties and How a Connected
Street Network Can Support a More Attractive and Walkable Reston

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Co-hosted by
Supervisor Catherine Hudgins, Hunter Mill District
Dulles Corridor Rail Association
Reston Association

Time: 9 - 11 a.m.

South Lakes High School, Seminar Room
11400 South Lakes Drive
Reston, VA 20191

  1. Planning at Metro Stations: Case Studies and Lessons Learned by John Carter, Montgomery County
  2. Street Network design Presentation by Ian Lockwood, Principal, Design and Planning, AECOM
  3. 40 Years of Transit Oriented Development by Robert Brosnan, Arlington



John Carter

John Carter is presently the Chief of the Urban Design and Preservation Division and the former Chief of Community-Based Planning Division of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC).  He has been an employee of the M-NCPPC for over 25 years.  During this time, he has been involved in all phases of community planning and urban design in Montgomery County including work in the Bethesda, Friendship Heights and Silver Spring Central Business Districts.  He has extensive experience in transit oriented development and the revitalization of older commercial centers.  Mr. Carter received the Silver Award for Excellence from the Rudy Bruner Foundation for Planning in Silver Spring, and other planning awards from the Maryland State Planning Chapter and the National Capital Chapter of the American Planning Association for planning and urban design projects in Montgomery County, Maryland.  He also received an international award for the design of high technology buildings in Saudi Arabia from Progressive Architecture Magazine.

Ian Lockwood

Ian Lockwood, P.E., is a Principal and Senior Transportation Engineer with AECOM (formally Glatting Jackson). Mr. Lockwood has Bachelor and Masters Degrees in Civil Engineering from Carleton University in Canada. He is a pioneer and leader in the fields of context-sensitive solutions and traffic calming.Mr. Lockwood is a nationally recognized expert in the growing field of traffic calming. In 1997, Mr. Lockwood won the Past Presidents' Award of the Institute of Transportation Engineers for his Traffic Calming Plan for Route 50. He is well published and has been an expert panelist and speaker at conferences and seminars both in the United States and abroad. Mr. Lockwood also enjoys giving guest lectures at universities; conducting workshops for various professional organizations; and reviewing transportation planning research.

Robert Brosnan

Mr. Brosnan has been the Planning Director for Arlington County since 1988 and has worked in Arlington since 1977.   In his capacity as the Planning Director he is responsible for overseeing the Development Review Process, Comprehensive Planning, and Zoning Administration.  Much of his career with Arlington has been focused on planning for two transit corridors that bisect the County and he has been closely involved in planning for and developing land use and zoning tools to encourage development as well as negotiating development proposals.  This work was recognized when Arlington was awarded the first National Award for Smart Growth Achievement by EPA in 2004 and a 2005 Sustainable Community Award from the National Association of Counties. 


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