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). He also coordinated a study to improve bike and pedestrian access to transit oriented districts for the County of Los Angeles, and has researched and reported on opportunities to leverage energy efficiency investments to create jobs for disadvantaged residents. Mr. France provides training materials and ongoing analytic support on the dissolution of redevelopment agencies. He previously worked for a media consulting firm, where he assisted on social action campaigns, including partnership development and the strategy 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.