García, Anthony

Anthony García (b. 1980, Miami): A Principal of Street Plans Collaborative, García leads the firm’s Miami office. Prior to which he was Project Director at the Dover Kohl & Partners affiliated architecture firm Chael Cooper & Associates, and from 2008 to 2012 he was the Publisher and Managing editor of the transportation blog He is a nationally recognized architect, writer, speaker and advocate in the field of transit, pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure. He is a coauthor of the globally acclaimed series Tactical Urbanism: Short-Term Action, Long-Term Change Vol. 2, and together with Mike Lydon is the recipient of the 2017 Seaside Prize and co-author of Tactical Urbanism. A part-time adjunct faculty member at the University of Miami School of Architecture, Tony  is currently Chairman of the Green Mobility Network, the largest bicycle pedestrian advocacy organization in South Florida. He co-founded the Ludlam Trail project, which will result in the addition of over 50 acres of new park space in Miami-Dade County. Among the many professional organizations he is active with are the Association of Bicycle and Pedestrian Professionals and the Congress for the New Urbanism. He lectures and leads workshops on the topics of architecture, urban design, smart growth, tactical urbanism, and complete streets/active transportation. Tony holds a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture and Urban Design from New York University and a Masters in Architecture from the University of Miami. (CINTAS for Architecture & Design, 2017-2018)

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