Martin Zimmerman

Green Mobility Planning Studio, USA
Director

Biography

Martin has published more than 120 articles and reviews on urban development topics in the Washington Times, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Urban Land, APA Planning, Blueprints Journal of the National Building Museum, the Charlotte Observer and other media. His emphasis at Green Mobility Planning Studio USA is on sustainable city research and policy, urban journalism and balanced transportation solutions. He capped off a career as an architect and urban designer as Director of Facilities Planning for UNC Charlotte (1992-2001) during which time the campus experienced unprecedented growth. His mission as ED for the Charlotte Area Bicycle Alliance (2003-2012) was to integrate bicycling and walking into an auto dominant travel culture. Martin is Vice Chair of BikeWalk North Carolina, Sustain Charlotte's Transportation Choices Alliance, and is a member of the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy. He travels to cities in the U.S. and abroad in search of urban innovation ideas. He does not own a car.

Articles

  • plancharlotte.org
    Jun 11, 2013
    Density is important in making neighborhoods walkable, but other things are, too, says author Julie Campoli. Her new book helps readers recognize them. (Photo: Used with permission, Julie Campoli © 2012)
  • ui.uncc.edu
    Jun 11, 2013
    Density is important in making neighborhoods walkable, but other things are, too, says author Julie Campoli. Her new book helps readers recognize them. (Photo: Used with permission, Julie Campoli © 2012)