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Jeff Levine, AICP
 

Based in Portland, ME and Cambridge, MA

 

jlevine [at] levineplans.com

Education

 

1995  Masters of Planning (Economic Development)

Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs

University of Minnesota

 

1991 Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy

Departmental Honors

Wesleyan University

 

MIT Center for Real Estate Continuing Education Courses

 

 

Experience

2019-

Faculty Member

Department of Urban Studies & Planning

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, MA

2012-2019

Director of Planning & Urban Development

City of Portland, ME

2005-2012

Director of Planning & Community Development

Town of Brookline, MA

1998-2004

Office of Housing & Community Development

City of Somerville, MA

2002-

Adjunct Faculty/Lecturer

University of Southern Maine

Tufts University

University of Massachusetts- Amherst

Professional Memberships

1995-

American Institute of Certified Planners

2014-

Greater Portland Transit District Board

2005-2012

Somerville Redevelopment Authority

Skills

 

Land Use Planning

Mediation

Housing Policy

Code Development

Strategic Planning

Public Finance

Transportation Policy

 

 

Publications/Presentations

 

Training modules in “Leadership in Planning,” “Internal Management,” and “External Management” for Planetizen Courses, Los Angeles, CA, 2017.

”Promoting 21st Century Manufacturing,” presented at the 2017 EPA Brownfields Training Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

“Urban Development, Parking and Mobility: The Portland Story,” presented at the 2017 National Planning Conference, New York, NY.

Faculty, Planning Leadership Institute, American Planning Association, Seattle, WA and Phoenix, AZ, 2015-2016.

“Brookline as a Streetcar Suburb,” mobile workshop as part of the 2011 National Planning Conference, Boston, MA.

“Where is Research Informing Sustainability Planning?” presented at the 2011 National Planning Conference, Boston, MA.

“Planning Directors in the Hot Seat!” presented at the 2011 National Planning Conference, Boston, MA.

“Brookline–The Quintessential Streetcar Suburb,” mobile workshop with Michael Dukakis as part of the 2009 RailVolution! Conference, Boston, MA.

“Encouraging Affordable Housing that Fits,” presented at the 2008 Southern New England Planning Conference, Providence, RI.

Transportation and Public Participation Chapters in Preserving and Enhancing Communities, Elisabeth Hamin, Priscilla Geigis and Linda Silka (eds.), 2007.

Planning without a Comprehensive Plan, Planning Commissioners Journal, Fall 2002.

"Community Preservation" is Not Taking Hold in Poorer Communities, New England Planning, January 2002.

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