Join your host Wes Blackman as he welcomes Anthony Garcia to the High Noon in Lake Worth studios.Anthony leads many of the Street Plans Collaborative local projects, and is a leader in the field of pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure. Prior to launching the firm’s Miami office, Anthony was Project Director for six years at the architecture firm of Chael Cooper & Associates. His work there gave him a strong background of urban planning that includes urban design, policy writing and code analysis. He has experience in hosting public meetings, and has completed a number of bicycle and pedestrian plans at the scale of city, neighborhood, and campus and contributed to the codes and policies that help shape the resulting spaces.
As a writer, and advocate, Tony’s work has appeared in or been featured by The Daily Business Review, Atlantic Cities, Next American City Magazine, New Urban News, The Real Deal, Momentum Magazine, Streetsblog, the Miami Herald, the El Paso Times, and The Miami New Times, among other publications.
Most recently he was invited to be part-time adjunct faculty at the University Of Miami School Of Architecture, teaching an online New Urbanism class, as well as architecture studio. From 2008 to 2012 he was the Publisher and Managing editor of the transportation blog TransitMiami.com, a web journal dedicated to public participation and discourse in South Florida. He is on numerous Miami-Dade based organizations that advocate for greater use of active transportation throughout the region, including the Green Mobility Network and Bike/Walk Coral Gables.