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Jorge Cáñez
Jorge Cáñez

Jorge Cáñez

Position: Planning Coordinator
Country: USA
Organization: KDI
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Jorge is passionate about the power of public spaces to promote equity and help communities thrive with dignity. At KDI, Jorge supports the planning team in envisioning and implementing transportation equity projects, playstreets, the activation of vacant lots, anti-displacement proposals, and environmental justice policies. Before joining KDI, Jorge worked in his hometown Mexico City, developing walking, biking, parking, and transit policies at the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP). Then, he worked for Mexico City’s government, leading the participatory process of the first official road safety program. Jorge earned his Master’s degree in Urban Planning from UCLA.

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