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Strategies for Older Suburbs Roundtable Series


Create More Effective Signs for Your Community
Strategies for Older Suburbs Roundtable Series

DVRPC's Strategies for Older Suburbs Roundtable Series highlights challenges older suburbs and downtowns are facing. The series provides a means for networking and exchanging ideas with similar organizations encountering the same concerns. This roundtable will feature presentations followed by peer discussion.


Friday, December 6, 2013
9:00 am – 11:30 am

Breakfast will be provided
Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission
8th Floor | ACP Building
190 N. Independence Mall West | Philadelphia, PA 19106

Please RSVP by Wednesday, December 4 to kpcilurso@dvrpc.org.



9:00 am — Coffee and Networking

9:30 am — Welcome and Introduction

9:45 am — Presentations

Negative Impact of Signs on Your Community – Mary Tracy, Scenic Philadelphia

Developing Better Sign Codes for Traditional and Nontraditional Signs –
David Hickey, Vice President of Government Relations, International Sign Association

Wayfinding Signage: What Every Community Needs To Know –
Amy Agurkis Rees, Graphic Designer

10:45 am — Peer Discussion – Hear from your colleagues as we share strategies and ideas on what your community is doing to create better signs. Participants will be invited to share challenges as well as brainstorm answers to colleagues' tough questions.


About the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission
DVRPC is dedicated to uniting the region's elected officials, planning professionals, and the public with a common vision of making a great region even greater. Shaping the way we live, work, and play, DVRPC builds consensus on improving transportation, promoting smart growth, protecting the environment and enhancing the economy.

DVRPC serves a diverse region of nine counties: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia in Pennsylvania; and Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Mercer in New Jersey. DVRPC is the federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization for the Greater Philadelphia Region - leading the way to a better future.


AICP Certification Maintenance Credit
Pending approval from APA, this event may be eligible for up to 2 CM credits.


DVRPC fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities. DVRPC public meetings are held in ADA and transit-accessible facilities. Auxiliary services can be provided to individuals who submit a request at least seven days prior to a meeting. For more information please visit the DVRPC website (www.dvrpc.org ) or call (215) 592-1800.

PHONE: 215.592.1800
FAX: 215.592.9125
WEB: www.dvrpc.org