Dr. Appleyard is an Associate Professor of City Planning and Urban Design at San Diego State University (SDSU) where he helps people and agencies make more informed decisions about how we live, work, and thrive. Working from the human to regional/ecosystem scale, he is an author of numerous peer-reviewed and professional publications and is a global thought leader on urban quality, the future of transport, and reimagining & redesigning streets for livability, safety, and placemaking -- especially for pedestrians and bicyclists. His expertise also extends to coordinating housing, land use, transport to help places become more sustainable, livable, healthy, and equitable. He recently published Livable Streets 2.0, a 600+ page book about the conflict, power, and promise of our streets (https://bit.ly/LivableStreets).
Dr. Appleyard holds a Doctorate (as well as a Masters and Bachelors) from the University of California in the town of Berkeley where he grew up.