Yonah Freemark

Conference and Workshop Presentations

Academic
  • Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, January 2019 (upcoming), Washington DC
    “Are cities prepared for autonomous vehicles? Planning for technological change by U.S. local governments,” with Anne Woodbridge Hudson and Jinhua Zhao.
  • Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning Annual Conference, October 2018 (upcoming), Buffalo NY
    “Urban development as a local political process: Projects in the Paris region.”
    Discussant for “Future of Transport: Prospects & Challenges”
  • MIT DUSP PhD Research Workshop, October 2018, Cambridge MA
    “The origins of monofunctionality: Postwar American public housing’s isolating project.”
  • Urban Affairs Association Annual Conference, April 2018, Toronto ON
    “The origins of monofunctionality: Postwar American public housing’s isolating project.”
  • Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, January 2018, Washington DC
    “Embedding Planning Principles into Autonomous Vehicle Deployment: An Urban Agenda,” with Jinhua Zhao (poster session).
  • Urban Affairs Association Annual Conference, April 2017, Minneapolis MN
    “What if upzoning doesn’t provoke a market reaction? Short-term impacts of Chicago’s 2013 TOD ordinance.”
  • American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, April 2017, Boston MA
    “Expanding access to retail for low-income households: Obstacles to mixed-use affordable housing.”
  • MIT DUSP PhD Research Workshop, March 2017, Cambridge MA
    “Expanding access to retail for low-income households: Obstacles to mixed-use affordable housing.”
  • MIT JTL, March 2017, Cambridge MA
    “An urban agenda for the deployment of autonomous vehicles: Research progress.
  • University of Illinois-Chicago, Urban Innovation Symposium, January 2015, Chicago IL
    AuthentiCity Panel with Daniel Kay Hertz and Pete Saunders
  • University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, Professor Paula Worthington, February 2014, Chicago IL
    Lecture on Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • University of Illinois-Chicago, December 2013, Chicago IL
    “Reversing Decline” at Urban Innovation Symposium
  • Society for City and Regional Planning Biennial Conference, November 2011, Baltimore MD
    “Private Aims, Redistributive Reality.”
  • MIT Sustainability Summit, April 2011, Cambridge MA
    Panelist on “Sustainability in Urban and Regional Planning”
  • Yale University Seminar, Professor Cynthia Horan, April 2009, New Haven CT
    “Comparing Approaches to Community Involvement in Development in Paris and New York
  • Society for Utopian Studies, October 2007, Toronto Ontario
    “A New Age in Chinese Housing Politics”
Professional
  • Regional Policy Dialogues, Inter-American Development Bank, September 2018, Miami FL
    “Are cities prepared for autonomous vehicles?”
  • Transport Chicago, June 2018, Chicago IL
  • Conversation at TransLoc, November 2017, Durham NC
    Moderated discussion
  • CITY Yale, October 2017, New Haven CT
    “Getting Transit Right.”
  • Remix Conference, October 2017, Atlanta GA
    “Getting Transit Right.” See video here.
  • University of Illinois-Chicago, Urban Innovation Symposium, January 2015, Chicago IL
    AuthentiCity Panel with Daniel Kay Hertz and Pete Saunders
  • Rail~volution, September 2014, Minneapolis MN
    “Legacy systems and TOD” session
    “Community Engagement + Corridor Development Initiative = Results” session
    Strong Towns “Talking Transit” event (listen to podcast)
  • Transport Chicago, June 2014, Chicago IL
    “Chicagoland TOD”
  • The Millennial Trains Project, August 2013, Chicago IL
    “MPC and Chicago’s Future”
  • Congress for the New Urbanism, May 2011, Madison WI
    “The Place of Transit: Reorienting the Transit Development Discussion.”
    Short interviews for Reconnecting America: How to build a successful blog; We shouldn’t be selling off valuable assets; Europe’s transit constituency
  • Durham Historic Preservation Society, 2006, Durham NC
    “The Good and Bad of Durham’s Renewal”
  • Durham Exchange Club, 2004, Durham NC
    “Race, Class, and Politics in Durham’s Attempts for Downtown Reconstruction”