I Want to Ride My Bicycle: Exploring the Career of the Legendary Dan Burden

Dan Burden joins The Planning Commission Podcast for a look back on his career, his accomplishments, and what's next for The Johnny Appleseed of Walkability.

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January 30, 2024, 8:00 AM PST

By Don Kostelec

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Dan Burden has led a life every planner dreams of. He has riden his bicycle around the world, worked in tens of thousands of cities and towns, and been named one of the Top 100 planning minds of all time. We sat down with the humble legend to talk about his career, what he thinks of the modern planning profession, and what gets him excited about the work he does. This titan of urban planning is not just an industry expert, but a human being that exudes the kinds of qualities we should all strive to posses. We were grateful for Dan taking time out of his busy schedule to share a bit of himself to our audience.

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