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Upstate New York, 2006-present
Writer and Editor. Continued to publish Carfree.com while completing Carfree Design Manual. Published 50th issue of Carfree Times.
Cascais, Portugal, 2004-2006
Writer and Editor. Published Carfree.com and Carfree Times. Continued work on Carfree Design Manual. Continued to give presentations in Europe. Consulted on transport issues as they relate to the One Planet Living initiative of World Wildlife Fund.
School of Architecture, Universidade Independente
Lisbon, Portugal, 2004
Lecturer. Principles of Sustainable Urban Infrastructure, a one-semester course in urban planning for third-year students.
Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1999-2004
Writer and Editor. Established Carfree.com while completing Carfree Cities. Promoted carfree concept through articles in various Internet and print publications. Gave presentations and radio interviews in Europe and North America. Started work on Carfree Design Manual.
Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1990-1998
Designer. Developed Internet Web sites. Designed publications. Designed software prototypes and demonstrations. Also prepared business plans, proposals, and technical manuals. Continued development of carfree city plan. Began publication of Carfree Times on-line newsletter. Began writing Carfree Cities.
San Francisco, California, 1985-1990
Management Consultant. Designed and implemented database systems. Developed financial models for a large real-estate developer. Prepared venture-capital business plans. Began development of carfree city plan.
Burlingame, California, 1983-1985
Project Manager. Managed projects for this robotics manufacturer specializing in precision control of DC motors and automated handling of shipping containers.
The Scott Company
Hilton Head, South Carolina, 1981-1983
Director of Research. Managed research projects for this real-estate consulting firm. Researched a broad range of topics for the resort development industry, including land-use planning, market forecasting, marina design, transportation planning, and government regulation.
New Jersey Department of Transportation
Trenton, New Jersey, 1979-1981
Troubleshooter for Director of Rail Electrification. Resolved technical problems delaying $700 million electrification program. Earlier, served as ombudsman for a state-wide bus and rail system. Investigated and corrected operating problems revealed by customer complaints.
Division of Youth and Family Services
Bridgeton, New Jersey, 1975-1979
Child Protection Social Worker. Provided counseling to parents and children to resolve problems in their home environments. Initiated community development efforts.
Boston University School of Social Work
Boston, Massachusetts, 1973-1975
Master of Social Work. Specialized training in working with individuals and groups. Received extra training in leading task-oriented groups. Learned interviewing and leadership skills.
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland, 1965-1969
Bachelor of Liberal Arts. Concentration in Sociology.