Carl Sandburg Middle School
8428 Fort Hunt Road
Alexandria, VA 22308
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Cooley is pleased to sponsor this SFDC event.
The Southeast Fairfax Development Corporation (SFDC) is pleased to present "New Trends in Green Development," a community event aimed at discussing the environmental aspects of revitalization with the citizens of Mount Vernon and Lee Districts. This event will feature presentations from public and private sector experts in several fields representing a diverse set of perspectives. The summit will focus on how good development can enhance the natural environment.
- County initiatives to improve stormwater quality and reduce runoff
- Plans and ordinances that improve water quality and reduce VMT
- How revitalization can reduce impervious surface, treat stormwater, reduce VMT, etc., to improve air and water quality
- Discussion of energy efficiency, LEED, environmental design
- Discussion of TOD and relationships between higher density, walkability/transit, and air quality improvements
- Barriers to achieving better environmental outcomes
- Ideas for using Richmond Hwy revitalization to improve the environment
For more information, please visit the event website