Urban Planning

Scott Peters

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Scott Peters

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Member of Congress (CA-52)

Congressman Scott Peters serves California’s 52nd Congressional District, which includes the cities of Coronado, Poway and most of northern San Diego. First elected in 2012, he currently serves on the House committees on Armed Services & on the Science, Space, & Technology Committee. ... Read more about Scott Peters

Eri Kameyama

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Eri Kameyama

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Senior Project Manager - Civic San Diego

Eri Kameyama is the Senior Project Manager at Civic San Diego, formerly Centre City Development Corporation, where she oversees and underwrites a variety of affordable housing developments in downtown San Diego, ranging from high-rise and mixed-use developments to supportive housing for the special needs population.  Since Ms. Kameyama joined Civic SD in 2007, she has originated and underwritten loans over $80 million to various affordable housing and commercial projects, helping to create over 1,000 affordable housing units in downtown San Diego.  Ms. ... Read more about Eri Kameyama

Debbie Raune

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Debbie Raune

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Senior Vice President, Real Estate Division - San Diego Housing Commission

Debbie Ruane is responsible for Acquisitions, Rental Housing Development Loans and Grant Programs, Property Management, Asset Management, Loan Management, and Construction Services. Ruane's division was responsible for launching SDHC's innovative Finance Plan in 2009 and raising $95 million in low-interest Fannie Mae and FHA mortgages by leveraging the equity of its former public housing properties to create additional affordable rental housing in the City of San Diego-810 units as of 2012. ... Read more about Debbie Raune

Allan Jones

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Allan Jones

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Chief Development Officer, Energy and Climate Change of the City of Sydney

Allan is Chief Development Officer, Energy and Climate Change of the City of Sydney. Allan is also a Board member of the National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility. Prior to his appointment Allan was Chief Executive Officer of the London Climate Change Agency and prior to that Woking Borough Council’s Director of Thameswey Limited. Allan’s role at the City is to deliver its Green Infrastructure Plan and major energy and climate change projects, including trigeneration, renewable energy, advanced waste treatment, automated waste collection and decentralised water. ... Read more about Allan Jones

Vincent Mudd

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Vincent Mudd

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Committe Chair - San Diego 2024 Exploratory Committee

Mudd is Principal and Chief Operating Officer at Carrier Johnson + Culture, long known as one of San Diego's preeminent architectural, urban design, interior design and brand strategy communications firms. Mudd is also a licensed general contractor. Mudd is Chairman of San Diego's 2024 Exploratory Committee - the organization responsible for studying the feasibility of hosting the 2024 Summer and Paralympics Olympic Games in San Diego.  The Committee will submit a final proposal the be selected as America's host city to the United States Olympic Committee in November. ... Read more about Vincent Mudd

Charles Stoll

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Charles Stoll

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Director of Land Use and Transportation - SANDAG

Charles Stoll, more commonly known as "Muggs", is the Director of Land Use and Transportation Planning for the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) in San Diego, California. He directs a team of over 30 professionals in developing critical land use and transportation planning initiatives for the San Diego region, such as the 2050 Regional Transportation Plan and the first Sustainable Communities Strategy pursuant to Senate Bill 375 in the State of California. Previously, Stoll was the TransNet Program Manager and interim Communications Director for SANDAG. ... Read more about Charles Stoll

Craig Jones

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Craig Jones

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Chief Operating Officer – Interfaith Community Services

In his work career Craig has been a city planner for several California cities, and has also worked at United Way of San Diego. Craig continues to volunteer his private time for community needs including transportation system improvement, quality of life in his own neighborhood, and peace/social justice initiatives. ... Read more about Craig Jones

Alan Hoffman

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Alan Hoffman

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Mission Consult

 

 

He has consulted on a wide range of transit, parking, and urban redevelopment studies and has contributed to regional long-term planning in cities around the world, in addition to serving as a frequent workshop and conference speaker on transit markets, planning, and transit-oriented development. A former professor of management at the INCAE Business School in Central America, Mr. Hoffman has also consulted to the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the US Agency for International Development. ... Read more about Alan Hoffman

Resilient Cities Week 06: Building Resilient Transportation and Transit

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Resilient Cities Team

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World cities, home to most people, to add 2.5 billion more by 2050: U.N.

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Mirjam Donath
High-rise office buildings are seen during sunset in Tokyo December 10, 2013.
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(Reuters) - More than half of the world's seven billion people live in urban areas, with the top "mega cities" - with more than 10 million inhabitants - being Tokyo, Delhi, Shanghai, Mexico City and Sao Paulo, according to a United Nations report on Thursday.

That proportion is expected to jump, so that more than six billion people will be city dwellers by 2045, the U.N.'s World Urbanization Prospects report said. link.reuters.com/buj42w ... Read more about World cities, home to most people, to add 2.5 billion more by 2050: U.N.

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