Urban Resilience Series – public transit that reflects your values
Guest & Organization:
Jarrett Walker is an international consultant in public transit network design and policy, with 25 years of experience planning public transit in North America, Europe, Russia, Australia, and New Zealand. His firm Jarrett Walker and Associates, based in Portland, Oregon, provides transit planning and executive advice to clients worldwide.
He has worked in about 100 cities, including successful network redesign projects in Houston, Anchorage, Canberra, and Auckland. His firm is currently undertaking network design studies in Philadelphia and Dublin, among many others.
He is a frequent keynote speaker, both at conferences and at events building a city’s interest and understanding of the public transit challenge.
He is a well-known innovator in describing transit issues to the public, in building values-based policies and standards, and in running interactive design processes for transit plans. His training programs range from executive workshops to two-day intensive courses.