DDI Speaker Series

DDI Speaker Series

Innovative ideas that catalyze conversation and explore forward-thinking concepts for downtown Durham, followed by a networking reception.

The Urban Freeway Removal Movement

Presented by: McAdams

August 29 • 4-6 p.m.

The Carolina Theatre • 309 West Morgan St.

Guest Speaker: Ian Lockwood
Livable Transportation Engineer, Toole Design Group

It seems counterintuitive, right? Rip out the freeway through the middle of your metropolis and you’ll be rewarded with not only less traffic, but safer, more efficient cities? But it’s true, and it’s happening in places all over the world. 

Downtown Durham, Inc. is committed to supporting rich discussions that will help our community achieve its amazing potential. The first of DDI’s new Speaker Series brings Ian Lockwood, PE who is a leader in urban freeway removal policy and design. Ian will share case studies from cities of all sizes around the US that have reunited their cities through urban freeway removal projects.

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4 - 5 p.m.

Free & Open to the Public

No RSVP Needed • Space Is Limited

Network with the Speaker

5 - 6 p.m.

$35 per person

This event is made possible by the support of McAdams and our Partners in Progress.