Other Affiliation: Former Staff Lead, Imagine Austin; Planner, NashvilleNext, Metro Nashville Planning Department
Other Affiliation: Planner, Planning and Development Review Department, City of Austin, TX
Other Affiliation: Manager, Public Engagement Division, City of Austin, TX
Austin, TX, exemplifies many challenges in planning for fast-growing Sun Belt cities. The process to create the recently adopted Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan shows the difficulty in matching the tools of traditional comprehensive plans with interrelated New Economy issues and best practices in community engagement.