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Trent Lethco, AICP

New York, NY
Trent Lethco is a Principal with Arup’s Integrated Planning Group. He has over 15 years of experience in New York, Boston, Washington DC, Los Angeles, Chicago, and San Francisco. Trent’s background is in transportation planning, policy, and funding issues. His mission is to create a lasting legacy of positive change in the cities where we live, learn, work, and play. Trent’s strengths lie in his ability to articulate the connections between land use and transportation policy and planning, and bring about consensus among a variety of stakeholders. His primary focus is on effectively linking transportation and land use policy to achieve fiscal, environmental, and social sustainability. As a key component of achieving this balance, Trent encourages safe, accessible and inviting streets that place people above vehicles.

Trent holds a master's degree in urban planning from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a bachelor's degree in American History from University of California, Berkeley. He is on the board of directors for the Regional Plan Association in New York, and is a member of the Transportation Research Board's committee on transportation issues in major U.S. cities. Trent also lectures at Columbia University in the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation.