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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 25, 2013
Contact: Curtis Lum, Public Information Officer, Department of Planning and Permitting, 768-8284.
Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell announced today the selection of veteran transportation planner Harrison Rue as the Administrator of the City’s Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Program. Rue currently is a principal with ICF International, a Virginia-based consulting firm.
“I am excited to have someone who knows
At ICF International, Rue’s areas of expertise include transit and TOD planning, integrated transportation and land use planning, and public participation and communications.
Prior to joining ICF International in 2008, Rue was the Executive Director of the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission in
“My wife and I are grateful to be able to come home to
Rue is the founding director of the Citizen Planner Institute in
The City’s Transit-Oriented Development Program is under the Department of Planning and Permitting. As a community-based planning effort, TOD encourages multiple transportation options, rather than just the automobile, and preserves the local character of a community. The City began creating the eight TOD Neighborhood Plans in 2007. For more information about TOD, visit www.todhonolulu.org.