FORA.tv Speaker - Elizabeth Deakin
Elizabeth Deakin is Professor of City and Regional Planning at UC Berkeley, where she is also an affiliated faculty member of the Energy and Resources Group and the Master of Urban Design group. She served for 10 years as director of the UC Transportation Research Center, the UTC for Federal Region 9, and for four years as co-director of UC Berkeley's Global Metropolitan Studies Initiative, which involves nearly 70 faculty members from 12 departments.
Deakin's research focuses on transportation planning, urban development policy, environmental impacts, and political and institutional factors in policy implementation. She has published over 200 articles, book chapters, and reports on these topics. She served for nine years on the City of Berkeley Transportation Commission and was one of the founding members of the Alameda County Transportation Tax Authority. She also served for four years as the Legislature's representative on the California Vehicle Inspection and Maintenance Committee.
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