Gideon Berger

Gideon Berger

Director of the Daniel Rose Fellowship Program
The National League of Cities

Twitter: @leagueofcities@theRoseCenter

Gideon Berger is an urban planner with eight years of combined experience in the public, non-profit and private sectors whose practice has focused on using transportation infrastructure to help communities achieve their broader goals. As director of the Daniel Rose Fellowship program at the ULI Rose Center, Berger is responsible for developing fellowship programming, recruiting faculty and guest experts, and supporting the fellows with their city’s land use challenge and their own professional development opportunities.

Located in Denver, Colorado, Berger has been a transportation consultant for Fehr & Peers, a city planner for the City of Denver—where he led complete streets and transit-oriented development (TOD) planning initiatives—and a TOD planner for the Denver Regional Transportation District’s FasTracks program, and an adjunct planning professor at the University of Colorado Denver’s College of Architecture and Planning. Before becoming an urban planner, Berger spent a decade in public affairs communications.

Berger earned his Master of City Planning from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in Communication from American University. He has published articles on planning in the journal The Next American City, National Journal magazine, The Hill newspaper and Planetizen website, has been a guest expert on NPR’s “All Things Considered,” and is a certified planner by the AICP. He currently serves on the boards of Walk Denver and the Denver Transit Alliance.

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