Connecting to Opportunity Summit

Connecting to Opportunity summitHosted by GoTriangle, Triangle J Council of Governments, and Gateway Planning | Durham Performing Arts Center | February 6, 2018

Session Topics and Presentation Slides

Steps Ahead: Jennifer Robinson, Cary Town Council and Chair, GoTriangle Board of Trustees

Steps Ahead


Gateway Station + Patterson Place: A Case Study in Opportunity and Place-Based Economic Development: Tony Sease, Civitech; Patrick McDonough, GoTriangle; Scott Polikov, Gateway Planning; Brandon Palanker, 3BL Strategies

Gateway + Patterson Place Case Study


#Housing4all: John Hodges-Copple, Triangle J Council of Governments, Moderator; Meea Kang, Related California; Karen Lado, Durham; Loryn Clark, Chapel Hill

Equitable Transit-Oriented Communities: Case Studies and Strategies


Connecting to Opportunity summitJoint Development, Financing and Placemaking in the TOD Context: Brandon Palanker 3BL Strategies, Moderator; Linda McMahon, CEO of the Real Estate Council of Dallas; Geoff Green, GoTriangle; Tyler Niess, Red Propeller

Realities with TOD and Affordable Housing Development


Small can be Big - Small Residences and Accessory Units in Walkable neighborhoods: Scott Polikov, Moderator: Peter French, Rising Barn and Jonathan Coppage, R Street Institute

Small Can Be Big

Accessory Dwelling Units: A Citizen’s Contribution to Affordable Housing


Shrinking the Region by Growing Together Near Transit: Patrick McDonough, moderator; Wendy Jacobs, Durham County Commissioner and DCHC-MPO Vice Chair; Damon Seils, Carrboro Alderman and DCHC-MPO Chair; Michael Goodmon, Capitol Broadcasting; Roger Perry, East West Partners

Shrinking the Region: Access to Jobs Along the Light Rail Corridor


Media Coverage and Social Media Discussion