Richard France


Richard France assists our clients with strategic planning, visioning, and community and economic development. His work includes authoring a report on the current state of human development in Los Angeles for the Goldhirsh Foundation (LA2050) and reporting on strategies to foster resilience in Los Angeles County’s most vulnerable communities for the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region. His work in active transportation includes coordinating a study to improve bike and pedestrian access to transit oriented districts for the County of Los Angeles, and working with the Southern California Association of Governments to host tactical urbanism events throughout the region. Mr. France serves as an Advisor for Investing in Place, a nonprofit organization examining transportation finance, social equity, public health, and environmental sustainability. He previously worked for a media consulting firm, where he assisted on social action campaigns, including partnership development and day-to-day execution of active campaigns.  Mr. France received his M.A. in Urban Planning from UCLA and a Bachelor of Environmental Design from University of Colorado at Boulder.