Peer-Learning Webinars for Climate-Friendly, Inclusive Redevelopment

Monthly Webinar Series/ Peer Learning Cohort in 2023

2nd Thursdays 12:30 to 2 p.m. on Zoom for teams of local leaders guiding Large Site & Transit Oriented Developments

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Thanks for completing our short survey to RSVP for your team to share what your team is working on & topics of interest to guide our choice of speakers! 

Audience & Focus – Support peer learning among teams of city staff, elected leaders city & commission volunteers to work with developers on large site and transit-oriented developments to advance

Low-Carbon, Equitable & Resilient – Zoning, Buildings, Energy, Transportation & Green Space

Co-sponsor the Series – We’re inviting businesses, nonprofits & public sector organizations to become annual RCC organizational members/ partners/sponsors

Session One: Green Redevelopment – Towerside Innovation District
Thurs June 8 12:30pm to 2pm we learned from Towerside’s example how to sustain a team to guide sustainable local redevelopment

– Recording and PowerPoints

Session Two: City Policies & Zoning Guiding Green Development , Thurs July 13 on Zoom   RSVP

MN Commercial Building Energy Code Improvements impacts on new developments

Successful re-developments using district geothermal – Andy Hestness, Seward Redesign, 28th & Lake , U of MN Medical Center Michael Ahern, EverGreen Energy

New Project Financing Tools, Tax Credits PACE Green Bank (MNCIFA) & engaging developers to use them Peter Klein, V.P. Finance, St. Paul Port Authority

Session Four: MOBILITY HUBS Thurs Sept 14 12:30 to 2 p.m. Mixed Use, Multi Modal Access, Parking, E.V. Charging, Shared Use Electric Mobility on Zoom Please RSVP

Session Five: STORMWATER and GREEN SPACE Thurs Oct 12 12:30 to 2 p.m.   Stormwater Re-Use, Public Space, Trees, Habitat Restoration on Zoom Please RSVP

Session Six: Thurs Nov 9 Equitable Redevelopment Please RSVP to receive zoom link

Anti Displacement Initiatives – Blue Line LRT Extension

Blue Line Coalition

Brooklyn Center Opportunity Site – equitable engagement

Session Seven: BENEFITS OF Transit Oriented Development Thurs Dec 14 12:30 to 2 p.m. New Report: Benefits of TOD for Increasing Local Tax Base Met Council TOD study on Zoom Please RSVP

District Heating and Cooling Opportunity Sites in MN

Arden Hills – Rice Creek Commons

Duluth – Superior Ave Reconstruction

Minneapolis – Towerside, Hi-Lake, Nicollet/Lake, Upper Harbor Terminal

Rochester – Medical Destination Center

St. Paul – Hillcrest, Ford Site

The 21st Century Development Matrix

(open source) AIA MN, UMN CSBRColloqate  from standard to regenerative,7 Areas: Place, Water, Energy, Health + Happiness, Materials, Equity, & Beauty