On May 18th, Bike Fort Collins hosted Charles Brown as part of a speaker series, presented by Kaiser Permanente in conjunction with their sponsorship of BFC’s Active Living program.
Charles Brown, MPA is a senior researcher with the Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center (VTC) and adjunct professor at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, both at Rutgers University. He has 15 years of public and private sector experience in transportation planning, policy, and research, and extensive experience in community development across three states: Mississippi, Florida and New Jersey.
He is considered a national thought leader and a leading voice in bike equity, environmental justice, open streets, and complete streets policy adoption and implementation. His work has been featured by or quoted in the New York Times, NPR, Streetsblog Los Angeles and Chicago, CityLab, and various other national and local media outlets.
He was recently interviewed for the Bike Nerds Podcast and published a widely lauded series for the Better Bike Share blog on “Silent Barriers to Bicycling.” You can follow Charles on twitter at @ctbrown1911.