Dr. Linda L. Day is an emeritus Professor of City and Regional Planning, California Polytechnic State University -- San Luis Obispo, CA, a contributing faculty member of Walden University, a planner, and an author who writes about cities. She received her Masters in Architecture from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee and her Ph.D. in Urban Policy from the Maxwell School of Syracuse University. Dr. Day has taught political science, public administration, and city planning. She has published two books, journal articles, and blog posts. Her recent practice experience, from 2004-2009, was with the capital project implementation group of the University of California Office of the President. Dr. Day served on the Architectural Review Commission of the City of San Luis Obispo, California for four years, where she evaluated building and site design. Dr. Day recently published "This House is Just Right: A Design Guide to Choosing a Home and Neighborhood," a homebuyer's guide to choosing a higher density home in a location that is connected to job and activity settings by transit.