Ben ColemanAICP


Ben is a certified professional planner specializing in multi-modal transportation and long-range planning. He is experienced in grant writing, plan and land entitlement process review, data analysis, feasibility studies, and stakeholder and agency coordination. Ben’s long-range planning experience complements his responsibility for code and policy research. This ensures plan and project implementation meet site development and land use regulations. In addition, Ben’s city and regional planning background provides an understanding of a project’s broad, inter-disciplinary impact.

Ben in Homer, AK.
Masters of Regional Planning, Cornell University
B.A. Intercultural Studies, Crown College
American Institute of Certified Planners, American Planning Association
American Planning Association
Valley Transit Board of Directors
Industry Experience
5 years
  • What places are on your travel bucket list?
    Cairo/Giza, Peru (Machu Picchu), Cambodia (Angkor Wat), Easter Island, Chichen Itza...a whole lot more.
  • What is a fun fact few people know about you?
    I was born in the Philippines.
  • What are you curious about?
    How incentive systems influence human behavior.
  • If you could choose a superpower, what would it be?
    Multitasking - those people are definitely on another level.
  • What are your favorite books?
    Robinson Crusoe (Defoe), The Hobbit (Tolkien), The Book on Rental Property Investing (Turner), And Then There Were None (Christie) and Dilemmas in a General Theory of Planning (Rittel & Webber).
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