New Webinar: Places for People: Highlights from the National Walking Summit-Columbus


Webinar Title: Places for People: Highlights from the National Walking Summit-Columbus

Webinar Date/Time: December 11, 2019 at 2pm Eastern, 11am Pacific


About the Webinar

Wish you could have been at the National Walking Summit-Columbus? America Walks has you covered. We will close out 2019 with examples from our National Walking Summit-Columbus program. Explore how Columbus is creating places for people to walk, move, and travel sans the automobile. This webinar is intended for those just starting out on the walking path as well as those interested in learning more about the topic.

Attendees of this webinar will be able to:

  • Give examples of how agencies and organizations are promoting walking and walkability in Columbus and the state of Ohio.
  • Describe specific projects and countermeasures being implemented in Columbus and the state of Ohio  to increase walkability.
  • Discuss ways walking advocates should be engaging with topics related to this work.
About the Panel (more to be confirmed) 

Planner and lawyer Sean Suder is Lead Principal of Calfee Zoning, a zoning consultancy affiliated with the Ohio-based law firm of Calfee, Halter & Griswold, LLP.  He leads the law firm’s zoning practice and consults with local governments across Ohio and the eastern United States to craft clear, consistent, usable and defensible zoning codes that respect existing while promoting desired development patterns.

From 2010 to 2014, he served as the Chief Counsel of Land Use and Planning for the City of Cincinnati where he represented the municipal corporation and its officials in all planning, land use, zoning, historic preservation and building matters.  In that role, Sean served as lead counsel for the award-winning Cincinnati Form-Based Code.  He also served as the lead counsel for the Cincinnati Land Development Code, a new take on the City’s remaining Euclidean zoning, and for the City’s award-winning Historic Preservation ordinance.

In addition to speaking on the topic of zoning at national, regional and local planning and zoning conferences, he has served as Ohio faculty for the Form-Based Code Institute, an adjunct professor of land use law at the University of Cincinnati College of Law, and has been a guest lecturer at the University of Cincinnati College of Design, Art, Architecture and Planning.  His articles have been published in the Cincinnati EnquirerMidwest Real Estate NewsCities & Villages MagazineOhio Planners News, and others.

Sean is licensed to practice law in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and the District of Columbia.  He was recognized by Chambers USA, Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use, 2019, and for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019 in the areas of Real Estate Law and Zoning Law.