of California, Irvine, where he served as chair of the Planning, Policy, and Design Department from 2003 through 2006. He is coauthor with Randall Crane of Travel by Design: The Influence of Urban Form on Travel (2001). Dr. Boarnet is managing coeditor of the Journal of Regional Science; associate editor of the Journal of the American Planning Association; and editorial board member of Papers in Regional Science, the Journal of Planning Literature, and the Journal of Transport and Land Use. He has won the Best of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP) award for one of three best papers presented at the ACSP meeting in 1997 and the Fannie Mae Foundation Prize for best paper on housing and community development, presented at the ACSP meeting in 2000. He has authored or coauthored several refereed journal articles on land use–travel behavior interactions, the link between urban development patterns and transportation infrastructure, econometric models of intrametropolitan growth, and local economic development policy. Dr. Boarnet has conducted funded research for the California and U.S. Departments of Transportation, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the World Bank, among others. He received a BA in physics from Rice University and a master’s degree in public affairs and a PhD from Princeton University.


Dianne R. Brake is President of PlanSmart NJ in Trenton, New Jersey. With degrees in sociology and planning, she was hired in 1985 to run the Regional Forum, a multidisciplinary public–private partnership that developed a 10-point action plan for central New Jersey. In 1990 she was made President of PlanSmart NJ, and with the board, she has presided over many organizational changes, such as the growth from a regional to a statewide organization and the creation of many innovative planning tools and strategies designed to improve the results of land use plans, regulations, and infrastructure investments. Ms. Brake has developed in-depth knowledge of land use planning in central New Jersey, as well as in statewide transportation, housing, and state plan



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